14 days in Kerala Itinerary

14 days in Kerala Itinerary

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14 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + train:  2​h 15​min
2
Thrissur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Munnar
— 1 night
bus:  2​h 45​min
5
Alappuzha
— 3 nights
Drive:  15​h 15​min
End: Hyderabad

4
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.
Attractions like Kovalam Beach and Poovar Island make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum): Lighthouse Beach (in Kovalam) and Varkala (Varkala Beach & The Art of India). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, make a trip to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, get to know the resident critters at Thiruvananthapuram Zoo, and explore the engaging exhibits at Chacha Nehru Children’s Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) day trip website .

Hyderabad to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) when traveling from Hyderabad in October, with lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Thrissur.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kovalam, Varkala
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach

2
nights
Thrissur

Thrissur ©
One of the oldest and largest cities in the center of the state, Thrissur hosts a wealth of festivals throughout the year.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Camp Sanctuary, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Guruvayur Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram. On your second day here, admire the sheer force of Athirappilly Waterfalls, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Triprayar Sri Rama Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vadakkunnathan Temple.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Thrissur online trip maker .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Thrissur in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Thrissur can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thrissur

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Guruvayur, Triprayar Sri Rama Temple
Highlights from your plan
Elephant Camp Sanctuary ©
Elephant Camp Sanctuary
Guruvayur Temple ©
Guruvayur Temple
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram ©
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram

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 13th (Sun): get great views at Chellarkovil Viewpoint, then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, and then identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Mon): look for gifts at Abraham's Spice Garden, explore the activities along Periyar Lake, and then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve.

For photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Thekkady planner .

Traveling by car from Thrissur to Thekkady takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Munnar.

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

1
night
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 15th (Tue): see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at C.S.I Christ Church, then take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Chinnakanel Water Falls.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Munnar trip site .

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Munnar takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can catcht the bus to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Chinnakanel Water Falls ©
Chinnakanel Water Falls
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam

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.
On the 16th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple, kick back and relax at Mararikulam Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Marari Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Alappuzha Beach, then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jain Temple, Alleppey.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Alappuzha trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Munnar to Alappuzha takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October in Alappuzha, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Mararikulam
Highlights from your plan
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach

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