15 days in Kerala Itinerary

15 days in Kerala Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kannur
— 1 night
2
Thrissur
— 2 nights
3
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
4
Varkala Town
— 1 night
5
Kovalam
— 2 nights
6
Thekkady
— 3 nights
7
Munnar
— 2 nights

1
night
Kannur

Kannur ©
A cultural capital on the state's relatively quiet northern coast, Kannur has long been associated with textile production and temple rituals, earning it the nickname, the "Land of Looms and Lores." Most Kannur itineraries will include observing theyyam rituals performed at the temples, where the traditions have origins dating back thousands of years.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Cathedral Church and then kick back and relax at Payyambalam Beach. On the 19th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Ettikulam Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kottiyoor Mahadeva Temple, admire the sheer force of Kanjirakoli Waterfall, thentour the pleasant surroundings at KIzhunna Beach, and finally browse the different shops at G Mall.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Kannur trip itinerary planner.

Mumbai to Kannur is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Thrissur.

Things to do in Kannur

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Payyambalam Beach ©
Payyambalam Beach
Kanjirakoli Waterfall ©
Kanjirakoli Waterfall
KIzhunna Beach ©
KIzhunna 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 20th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vilwadrinatha Temple, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Lourdes Metropolitan Cathedral, make a trip to Kudakkallu Parambu, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shatrughna Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ivor Madom Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram, admire the striking features of Guruvayur Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Thiruvambadi Krishna Shrine.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Thrissur journey builder.

Getting from Kannur to Thrissur by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. October in Thrissur sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can take a train to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thrissur

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Guruvayur, Vilwadrinatha Temple
Highlights from your plan
Guruvayur Temple ©
Guruvayur Temple
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram ©
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram
Thiruvambadi Krishna Shrine
Thiruvambadi Krishna Shrine

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.
Spend the 23rd (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, deepen your understanding at Kerala Kathakali Centre, take a stroll through Jew Town, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) trip planner.

You can take a train from Thrissur to Kochi (Cochin) in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October in Kochi (Cochin), expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Varkala Town.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre

1
night
Varkala Town

Varkala Town ©
A calm and quiet town offering long sandy beaches on the Arabian Sea, Varkala features a variety of beach activities.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): stroll through Kappil Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, thenkick back and relax at Varkala Beach, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Papasnanam Beach/Varkala Beach, and finally look for gifts at Jewels Sky.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Varkala Town holiday maker app.

Drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Varkala Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Varkala Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach
Spas
Papasnanam Beach/Varkala Beach ©
Papasnanam Beach/Varkala Beach

2
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.
On the 26th (Tue), admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, thensee the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Here are some ideas for day two: step off the mainland to explore Poovar Island, thenstroll through Lighthouse Beach, thenkick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kovalam Avaduthura Devi Temple.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Kovalam journey planner.

You can do a combination of train and taxi from Varkala Town to Kovalam in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October in Kovalam, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Spas

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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, contemplate the long history of Shiny Tours & Travals, experience rural life at Spice Cloud, and explore the activities along Periyar Lake.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Thekkady attractions tool.

Drive from Kovalam to Thekkady in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Fun & Games Nature
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Thekkady Rose Park ©
Thekkady Rose Park

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 31st (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Lakkam Waterfalls, thenadmire the natural beauty at Carmelgiri Botanical Garden, thensee human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Keezharkuthu Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Thoovanam Falls, take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ottakathala Medu Mountain Range.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Munnar travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Thekkady to Munnar in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Lakkam Waterfalls
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Carmelgiri Botanical Garden ©
Carmelgiri Botanical Garden

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