14 days in Kerala Itinerary

14 days in Kerala Itinerary

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14 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Guwahati
taxi + Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Munnar
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h 45​min
5
Alappuzha
— 3 nights
6
Alappuzha
— 2 nights
+3
train + taxi + Fly + taxi:  8​h 45​min
End: Guwahati

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): examine the collection at Napier Museum and then don't miss a visit to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) journey planner.

Guwahati to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 6-hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also drive; or take a train. When traveling from Guwahati in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum): temperatures range from 36°C by day to 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kovalam
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

3
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.
Kochi (Cochin) is known for historic sites, shopping, beaches, museums, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, kick back and relax at Cherai Beach, and take a stroll through Jew Town.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) itinerary website .

You can fly from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Kochi (Cochin) in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue

1
night
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 26th (Thu), admire the natural beauty at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, take some stellar pictures from Chellarkovil Viewpoint, then contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Thekkady travel planner.

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Thekkady takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

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

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 27th (Fri): admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, then take some stellar pictures from Munnar Hill Station, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Rose Gardens and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Munnar trip site .

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Munnar takes 3 hours. In December, daytime highs in Munnar are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Marari Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Alleppey Backwaters.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Alappuzha trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Munnar to Alappuzha takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Marari Beach
Highlights from your plan
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing

2
nights
Alappuzha

Alappuzha ©
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): make a trip to Alappuzha Lighthouse and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Kumaramangalam Subramanyaswamy Temple, explore the activities along Vembanad Lake, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jain Temple, Alleppey, then deepen your understanding at Kathakali, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Alappuzha road trip planner .

Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Kumarakom, Mararikulam Beach, Vembanad Lake
Highlights from your plan
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach
Vembanad Lake ©
Vembanad Lake
Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple ©
Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple

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