13 days in Kerala Itinerary

13 days in Kerala Itinerary

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13 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Dimapur
Fly:  16​h
1
Mararikulam
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Thekkady
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Munnar
— 3 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  3​h
4
Kovalam
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  1​h 30​min
5
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Dimapur

1
day
Mararikulam

Mararikulam ©
If you're looking for soft sand and warm water, plan a vacation in Mararikulam.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Andrew's Basilica Arthunkal and then kick back and relax at Marari Beach.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Mararikulam trip planner .

Dimapur to Mararikulam is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Thekkady.

Things to do in Mararikulam

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

St. Andrew's Basilica Arthunkal
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach

3
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Spend the 27th (Tue) exploring nature at Periyar National Park. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, admire all the interesting features of Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, and admire the natural beauty at Abraham's Spice Garden.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Thekkady day trip app .

Traveling by car from Mararikulam to Thekkady takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Periyar National Park ©
Periyar National Park

3
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.
Spend the 3rd (Sat) exploring nature at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, take in the dramatic scenery at Keezharkuthu Falls, admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, and get great views at Top Station.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Munnar trip planner .

You can drive from Thekkady to Munnar in 2 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Munnar can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Munnar

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Napier Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, then make a trip to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, and finally see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach and then stroll through Kovalam Beach.

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Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Munnar to Kovalam takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Kovalam are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Kovalam

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

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 6th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mattancherry Palace, wander the streets of Jew Town, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, then make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Francis. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Mattancherry, explore and take pictures at Kerala Kathakali Centre, then admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, then look for gifts at Anokhi, and finally stroll through Marine Drive.

To find maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) road trip app .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kovalam to Kochi (Cochin) in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In March in Kochi (Cochin), expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods, #Parks
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre

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