13 days in Kerala Itinerary

13 days in Kerala Itinerary

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13 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Dammam
Fly + Drive:  10​h
1
Guruvayur
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Alappuzha
— 1 night
bus:  2​h 45​min
3
Munnar
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Thekkady
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Kovalam
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
6
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Dammam

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta), take in the spiritual surroundings of Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram, and then admire the striking features of Guruvayur Temple. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vadakkunnathan Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Triprayar Sri Rama Temple, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Snehatheeram Beach.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Guruvayur trip maker site .

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Guruvayur is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Dammam to Guruvayur, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Dammam, expect cooler days and slightly colder nights in Guruvayur, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Guruvayur

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

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

1
night
Alappuzha

Alappuzha ©
Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple, then kick back and relax at Alappuzha Beach, and then stroll through Marari Beach.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Alappuzha planner .

You can drive from Guruvayur to Alappuzha in 4 hours. In August, daytime highs in Alappuzha are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to catcht the bus to Munnar.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Marari Beach
Highlights from your plan
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach
Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple ©
Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Chinnakanel Water Falls and then explore the striking landscape of Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Green Field Spices and Herbal Garden, then take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Anayirankal Dam Reservoir.

For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Munnar road trip app .

Getting from Alappuzha to Munnar by bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. In August in Munnar, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Anayirankal Dam Reservoir
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©
Anayirankal Dam Reservoir ©
Anayirankal Dam Reservoir

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 25th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction and then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, then take some stellar pictures from Chellarkovil Viewpoint, and finally identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Thekkady trip planning website .

Drive from Munnar to Thekkady in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake

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.
On the 27th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hawa Beach. On the 28th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Samudra Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Adimalathura Beach, and then explore the activities along Vellayani Lake.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Kovalam trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Thekkady to Kovalam by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach
Hawa Beach ©
Hawa Beach

3
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.
Bring the kids along to Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple and Poovar Island. Change things up with these side-trips from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum): Varkala (The Art of India & Varkala Beach). The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Magic Planet Theme Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Mahadeva Temple, stroll through Shanghumukham Beach, and don't miss a visit to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip itinerary planning website .

Drive from Kovalam to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Varkala Town
Highlights from your plan
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach
Poovar Island ©
Poovar Island

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