11 days in Kerala Itinerary

11 days in Kerala Itinerary

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Munnar
— 3 nights
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Thekkady
— 1 night
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Kovalam
— 1 night
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Alappuzha
— 1 night
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Thrissur
— 2 nights
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Kannur
— 2 nights

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Munnar

Munnar ©

Southern Spice

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.
Take a break from Munnar with a short trip to Meesapulimala in Idukki, about 1h 25 min away. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, admire the sheer force of Chinnakanel Water Falls, see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, and take some stellar pictures from Munnar Hill Station.

To see reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Munnar trip itinerary tool.

Ahmedabad to Munnar is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. When traveling from Ahmedabad in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Munnar: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks · Nature · Museums · Shopping

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Must see
Tea Gardens
4.7

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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 28th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve and then identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Thekkady holiday builder site.

Traveling by car from Munnar to Thekkady takes 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kovalam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks · Wildlife
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Wildlife Area
Elephant Junction
3.3
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Wildlife Area
Periyar Tiger Reserve
3.2

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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.
On the 29th (Mon), make a trip to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, then admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lighthouse Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kovalam journey planner.

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Kovalam takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, daytime highs in Kovalam are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Kovalam

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

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Architectural Building
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
4.4

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Alappuzha

Alappuzha ©

Venice of the East

Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple, then enjoy the sand and surf at Alappuzha Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Alappuzha trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kovalam to Alappuzha in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or fly. In July in Alappuzha, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Thrissur.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

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Beach
Marari Beach
3.9

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Thrissur

Thrissur ©
One of the oldest and largest cities in the center of the state, Thrissur hosts a wealth of festivals throughout the year.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): stroll through Snehatheeram Beach and then take in the dramatic scenery at Athirappilly Water Falls. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vadakkunnathan Temple, admire the landmark architecture of Guruvayur Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Paramekavu Bhagavathy Temple.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Thrissur journey website.

Traveling by car from Alappuzha to Thrissur takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can drive to Kannur.

Things to do in Thrissur

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

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Religious Site
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram
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Architectural Building
Guruvayur Temple
4.6

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Kannur

Kannur ©

Land of Looms and Lores

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.
On the 2nd (Fri), kick back and relax at Payyambalam Beach, visit a coastal fixture at Cannanore Lighthouse, then take in the views from Thalassery Sea Bridge, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Sri Rajarajeswara Temple, enjoy the sand and surf at Dharmadam Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Thottada Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Kannur sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Thrissur to Kannur in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kannur

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