14 days in Kerala Itinerary

14 days in Kerala Itinerary

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14 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Mararikulam
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Pothamedu
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Thekkady
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Kovalam
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: New Delhi

3
nights
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.
Treat yourself to a day of pampering on the 3rd (Fri) at some of the best spas. The adventure continues: make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, take a stroll through Jew Town, kick back and relax at Fort Kochi Beach, and admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) day trip site .

New Delhi to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from New Delhi in May: highs in Kochi (Cochin) hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Mararikulam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Spas Beaches Parks
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Spas
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Jew Town ©
Jew Town

1
night
Mararikulam

Mararikulam ©
If you're looking for soft sand and warm water, plan a vacation in Mararikulam.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mararikulam Mahadeva Temple, enjoy the sand and surf at Mararikulam Beach, and then kick back and relax at Marari Beach.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Mararikulam online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Mararikulam takes 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Mararikulam can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Pothamedu.

Things to do in Mararikulam

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach
Mararikulam Mahadeva Temple ©
Mararikulam Mahadeva Temple

2
nights
Pothamedu

Pothamedu ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at C.S.I Christ Church, then see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, view the masterpieces at Mistletoe art Gallery, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ottakathala Medu Mountain Range, and finally take a peaceful walk through Photo Point.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Pothamedu trip planner .

Traveling by car from Mararikulam to Pothamedu takes 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in May, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Pothamedu

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Munnar
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

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, look and learn at Green land spice garden, explore and take pictures at Spice Cloud, and get great views at Chellarkovil Viewpoint.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Thekkady vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Pothamedu to Thekkady by car takes about 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Spas
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake

4
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.
Explore Kovalam's surroundings by going to Varkala Beach (in Varkala) and Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) (Napier Museum & Shanghumukham Beach). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, don't miss a visit to Methan Mani, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple, and admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kovalam sightseeing website .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Thekkady to Kovalam in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May in Kovalam, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 30°C at night. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), Varkala Beach
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

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