15 days in Kerala Itinerary

15 days in Kerala Itinerary

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15 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 45​min
2
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Mararikulam
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Kannur
— 3 nights
6
Kannur
— 2 nights
7
Kannur
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Pune

2
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, then kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) vacation planning app .

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Abu Dhabi to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Abu Dhabi in December: high temperatures in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) hover around 36°C and lows are around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Munnar.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kovalam, Varkala Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach

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.
On the 16th (Mon), admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, then take some stellar pictures from Munnar Hill Station, and then see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Munnar road trip planning site .

Getting from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Munnar by combination of flight and taxi takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Mararikulam.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Munnar Hill Station ©
Munnar Hill Station

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 17th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam, kick back and relax at Mararikulam Beach, and then stroll through Marari Beach.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Mararikulam trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Munnar to Mararikulam in 4.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Mararikulam

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam
Highlights from your plan
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): kick back and relax at Cherai Beach, make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, and then deepen your understanding at Kerala Kathakali Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Thu): admire the striking features of Jeevamatha Church, admire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, don't miss a visit to Jew Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, then admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) route site .

Traveling by car from Mararikulam to Kochi (Cochin) takes 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

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

3
nights
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.
On the 20th (Fri), visit a coastal fixture at Cannanore Lighthouse, then snap pictures at Thalassery Sea Bridge, then stroll through Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Thottada Beach. On the next day, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Parassinikkadavu Snake Park, don't miss a visit to Sri Rajarajeswara Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Parassinikadavu Muthappan Temple, and finally contemplate the long history of Tellicherry Fort.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kannur travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Kannur in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. On the 22nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kannur.

Things to do in Kannur

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Parassinikadavu Muthappan Temple
Highlights from your plan
Thottada Beach ©
Thottada Beach
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach ©
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach
Parassinikadavu Muthappan Temple ©
Parassinikadavu Muthappan Temple

2
nights
Kannur

Kannur ©
On the 22nd (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Dharmadam Beach and then contemplate the long history of Fort St. Angelos. On the next day, explore the activities along Valiyaparamba Backwaters and then admire the verdant scenery at Palakkayam Thattu.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kannur trip itinerary maker tool .

Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Kannur.

Things to do in Kannur

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Valiyaparamba Backwaters
Highlights from your plan
Dharmadam Beach ©
Dharmadam Beach
Ezhara Beach ©
Ezhara Beach
Meenkunnu Beach ©
Meenkunnu Beach

3
nights
Kannur

Kannur ©
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Baby Beach and then cool off at Vismaya Water Park.

Plan a trip to Kannur easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kannur

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Baby Beach ©
Baby Beach
Choottad Beach ©
Choottad Beach
Vismaya Water Park ©
Vismaya Water Park

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