11 days in Kerala Itinerary

11 days in Kerala Itinerary

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11 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Pathanamthitta
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Thrissur
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
5
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Drive:  14​h 30​min
End: Hyderabad

1
night
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) ©
Situated among a collection of low hills that lead up to the coastline, state capital Thiruvananthapuram acts as a base for exploration of the southern tip of the country.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): examine the collection at Priyadarshini Planetarium and then look for all kinds of wild species at Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, then kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, then kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, and finally admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) route planner.

Hyderabad to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Pathanamthitta.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kovalam
Highlights from your plan
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

2
nights
Pathanamthitta

Pathanamthitta ©
Pathanamthitta is a town and a municipality situated in the Central Travancore region in the state of Kerala, south India, spread over an area of 23.50 km2. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Valiyakoikal Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhagavathy Temple, then pause for some serene contemplation at St.George Orthodox Church (Chandanapally Valiyapalli ), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kodumon Chilanthiyambalam Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Trichennamangalam Mahadevar Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sabarimala Sri Dharmasastha Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Malayalappuzha Devi Temple, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Thomas Ecumenical Church.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Pathanamthitta driving holiday planning website .

Traveling by car from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Pathanamthitta takes 2.5 hours. In August in Pathanamthitta, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Pathanamthitta

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Trichennamangalam Mahadevar Temple
Highlights from your plan
Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple ©
Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple
Sabarimala Sri Dharmasastha Temple ©
Sabarimala Sri Dharmasastha Temple
Malayalappuzha Devi Temple ©
Malayalappuzha Devi Temple

2
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction and then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mangala Devi Temple, contemplate the long history of Shiny Tours & Travals, then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Thekkady trip maker site .

Getting from Pathanamthitta to Thekkady by car takes about 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Thrissur.

Things to do in Thekkady

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

2
nights
Thrissur

Thrissur ©
One of the oldest and largest cities in the center of the state, Thrissur hosts a wealth of festivals throughout the year.
On the 15th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Triprayar Sri Rama Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram, then admire the landmark architecture of Guruvayur Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Venkitachalapathy Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Narayanamkulangara Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parthasarathy Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chowallurpady Siva Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kurumbakavu Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Vadakkunnathan Temple.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Thrissur trip itinerary site .

Getting from Thekkady to Thrissur by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In August in Thrissur, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thrissur

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Guruvayur, Triprayar Sri Rama Temple
Highlights from your plan
Guruvayur Temple ©
Guruvayur Temple
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram ©
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram
Triprayar Sri Rama Temple ©
Triprayar Sri Rama Temple

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.
On the 17th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chottanikkara Devi Temple, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cherai Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Francis. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Jew Town, then admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Edappally Church Complex.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) planning site .

Traveling by train from Thrissur to Kochi (Cochin) takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Chottanikkara Devi Temple ©
Chottanikkara Devi Temple

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