14 days in Ernakulam District & Kanyakumari District Itinerary

14 days in Ernakulam District & Kanyakumari District Itinerary

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14 days in Ernakulam District & Kanyakumari District Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Kalady
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Kochi (Cochin)
— 7 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Kanyakumari
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

1
night
Kalady

Kalady ©
Kalady or Kaladi is a census town located east of the Periyar river, in the Ernakulam district of Kerala, India, not far from Cochin International Airport. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Adi Shancharachaya Temple.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Kalady trip planner .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Kalady is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. October in Kalady sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Kalady

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trips

Malayattoor Church, Illithodu
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Shri Krishna Temple ©
Shri Krishna Temple
Birthplace of Sri Adi Shankara ©
Birthplace of Sri Adi Shankara

7
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.
Kids will enjoy Cherai Beach and Chottanikkara Devi Temple. Pack the 10th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Wonderla Amusement Park. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, kick back and relax at Fort Kochi Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Francis, and admire the striking features of Kerala Folklore Museum.

To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) road trip tool .

You can drive from Kalady to Kochi (Cochin) in 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Tours Historic Sites Theme Parks
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Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Chottanikkara Devi Temple ©
Chottanikkara Devi Temple

5
nights
Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari ©
Located at the most southerly point of mainland India, Kanyakumari has long attracted pilgrims and those keen to see the end of the road.
Bring the kids along to Vivekananda Rock Memorial and Kanyakumari Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Kanyakumari side-trips: Muttom Beach (in Muttom), Nagaraja Temple (in Nagercoil) and Padmanabhapuram Palace (in Thuckalay). There's still lots to do: pause for some photo ops at Thiruvalluvar Statue, steep yourself in history at Vattakottai Fort, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sunset View Point, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Marungoor Murugan Temple.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kanyakumari route maker website .

Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Kanyakumari by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Kanyakumari are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Padmanabhapuram Palace, Muttom Beach, Nagaraja Temple
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Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach
Thiruvalluvar Statue ©
Thiruvalluvar Statue

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