11 days in Kerala Itinerary

11 days in Kerala Itinerary

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11 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Ranchi
Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
1
Kasaragod
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Kannur
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Guruvayur
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Ranchi

2
nights
Kasaragod

Kasaragod ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Swami Nithyanand Ashram, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Anandashram, then steep yourself in history at Bekal Fort, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Bekal Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Kappil Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Malik Deenar Mosque, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Madhur Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Ananthapura Lake Temple.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Kasaragod trip planning app .

Ranchi to Kasaragod is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Kasaragod when traveling from Ranchi in October, with lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Kannur.

Things to do in Kasaragod

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Bekal, Anandashram
Highlights from your plan
Bekal Beach ©
Bekal Beach
Kappil Beach ©
Kappil Beach
Madhur Temple ©
Madhur Temple

2
nights
Kannur

Kannur ©
A cultural capital on the state's relatively quiet northern coast, Kannur has long been associated with textile production and temple rituals, earning it the nickname, the "Land of Looms and Lores." Most Kannur itineraries will include observing theyyam rituals performed at the temples, where the traditions have origins dating back thousands of years.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): kick back and relax at Thottada Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at KIzhunna Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Fort St. Angelos, tour the pleasant surroundings at Chal Beach Park, and then kick back and relax at Azhikkal Beach.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kannur journey builder tool .

Drive from Kasaragod to Kannur in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Guruvayur.

Things to do in Kannur

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Azhikode
Highlights from your plan
Thottada Beach ©
Thottada Beach
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach ©
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach
Azhikkal Beach ©
Azhikkal Beach

2
nights
Guruvayur

Guruvayur ©
Guruvayur stands as one of the holiest and most important pilgrimage centers in the state, with its Sri Krishna Temple among the most frequented temples in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Triprayar Sri Rama Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Parthasarathy Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Guruvayur Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kurumbakavu Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shatrughna Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chowallurpady Siva Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Venkitachalapathy Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Narayanamkulangara Temple.

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Drive from Kannur to Guruvayur in 5.5 hours. In October in Guruvayur, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Guruvayur

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Thrissur, Triprayar Sri Rama Temple
Highlights from your plan
Triprayar Sri Rama Temple ©
Triprayar Sri Rama Temple
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram ©
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram
Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta) ©
Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta)

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 12th (Sat), kick back and relax at Njarackal Arattuvazhi Beach and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue. Keep things going the next day: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chottanikkara Devi Temple, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cherai Beach.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) holiday tool .

Traveling by car from Guruvayur to Kochi (Cochin) takes 2.5 hours. October in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

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

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, then kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, and finally examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Hawa Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then steep yourself in history at Kanakakunnu Palace & Grounds.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) online holiday planner .

Fly from Kochi (Cochin) to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

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

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