11 days in Kerala Itinerary

11 days in Kerala Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
2
Munnar
— 2 nights
3
Thekkady
— 1 night
4
Alappuzha
— 3 nights
5
Kovalam
— 2 nights

2
nights
Kochi (Cochin)

Kochi (Cochin) ©
A flourishing port city and magnet for the spice trade since the 15th century, Kochi (Cochin) proudly bears its distinct international influence and local Keralan culture.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): deepen your understanding at Kerala Kathakali Centre, make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cherai Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the different shops at LuLu Mall, admire the masterpieces at Kerala Folklore Museum, take a stroll through Jew Town, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, and finally admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) planner.

New Delhi to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from New Delhi in September, you will find days in Kochi (Cochin) are slightly colder (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre

2
nights
Munnar

Munnar ©
Sitting at the point where three mountain rivers meet, the hill station of Munnar has become known as a tea-growing center in the south of the country.
On the 29th (Sun), admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam and then explore the striking landscape of Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Munnar Hill Station, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, thenadmire the natural beauty at Rose Gardens, and finally look for gifts at Tata Tea Outlet.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Munnar trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar takes 4 hours. September in Munnar sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Shopping
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park

1
night
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 1st (Tue), explore the activities along Periyar Lake and then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Thekkady journey builder tool.

Getting from Munnar to Thekkady by car takes about 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake

3
nights
Alappuzha

Alappuzha ©
Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
On the 2nd (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vaikom Mahadeva Temple, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Alappuzha Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Subramanya Swami Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple, and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Alappuzha online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Alappuzha takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Alappuzha, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kovalam.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Vaikom Mahadeva Temple, Marari Beach
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing

2
nights
Kovalam

Kovalam ©
Famous for the groves of coconut trees from which it takes its name, Kovalam offers a long, white sandy beach on the Arabian Sea.
Venture out of the city with trips to Poovar Island (in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)) and Kanyakumari (Kanyakumari Beach & Vivekananda Rock Memorial). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lighthouse Beach, make a trip to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Kovalam online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Alappuzha to Kovalam takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. October in Kovalam sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), Kanyakumari
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial

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