13 days in Kerala Itinerary

13 days in Kerala Itinerary

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13 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
1
Guruvayur
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Alappuzha
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Thekkady
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Mumbai

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.
On the 28th (Mon), 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 Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Triprayar Sri Rama Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arattupuzha Sree Sastha Temple, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Kauthuka Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Guruvayur sightseeing app .

Mumbai to Guruvayur is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. When traveling from Mumbai in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Guruvayur, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Guruvayur

Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Thrissur, Triprayar Sri Rama Temple
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Guruvayur Temple ©
Guruvayur Temple
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram ©
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram
Kauthuka Park ©
Kauthuka Park

4
nights
Alappuzha

Alappuzha ©
Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
Take a break from Alappuzha with a short trip to Vaikom Mahadeva Temple in Kottayam, about 1 hour away. Spend the 1st (Fri) exploring at Kerala Backwaters. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kanichukulangara Devi Temple, admire the striking features of St. Andrew's Basilica Arthunkal, and stroll through Alappuzha Beach.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Alappuzha trip maker tool .

You can drive from Guruvayur to Alappuzha in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Kerala Backwaters, Marari Beach, Vaikom Mahadeva Temple
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Kerala Backwaters ©
Kerala Backwaters
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach

3
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Thekkady is known for wildlife, nature, nightlife, parks, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, browse the exhibits of Green land spice garden, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mangladevi Temple.

To find out how to plan a trip to Thekkady, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Alappuzha to Thekkady in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can drive to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum): Kovalam (Lighthouse Beach & Kovalam Beach) and Varkala (Varkala Beach & The Art of India). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, make a trip to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, kick back and relax at Shanghumukham Beach, and step off the mainland to explore Poovar Island.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Thekkady to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Varkala, Kovalam
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple

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