15 days in Kerala Itinerary

15 days in Kerala Itinerary

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15 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  5 h 15 min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Guruvayur
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
3
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
4
Thekkady
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h
End: New Delhi

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.
Paradesi Synagogue and St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from the city and head to Marari Beach and Cherai Beach. Step out of Kochi (Cochin) with an excursion to Pulickattil The Handicraft Shop in Alappuzha--about 58 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: browse the different shops at LuLu Mall, take in the exciting artwork at Durbar Hall Art Gallery, get engrossed in the history at Antique Museum Kochi, and browse for treasures at Indian Industries.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) online driving holiday planner .

New Delhi to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from New Delhi in October, expect nights in Kochi (Cochin) to be a bit warmer, around 28°C, while days are slightly colder, around 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Guruvayur.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trips

Marari Beach, St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam, Pulickattil The Handicraft Shop
Highlights from your plan
LuLu Mall ©
LuLu Mall
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach

2
nights
Guruvayur

Guruvayur ©
Guruvayur stands as one of the holiest and most important pilgrimage centers in the state, with its Sri Krishna Temple among the most frequented temples in the country.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Triprayar Sri Rama Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vadakkunnathan Temple, then browse the different shops at Sobha City Mall, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Thiruvambadi Krishna Shrine. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta), take in the spiritual surroundings of Parthasarathy Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Venkitachalapathy Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Narayanamkulangara Temple, then admire the landmark architecture of Guruvayur Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Guruvayur online trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Guruvayur in 2.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Guruvayur can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Munnar.

Things to do in Guruvayur

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Thrissur, Triprayar Sri Rama Temple
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Guruvayur Temple ©
Guruvayur Temple
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram ©
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram
Triprayar Sri Rama Temple ©
Triprayar Sri Rama Temple

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 1st (Fri), see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, then stop by Tata Tea Outlet, then get into the urban bustle at Kalari Kshethra, and finally admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Munnar trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Guruvayur to Munnar in 5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Munnar can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Shopping Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Kalari Kshethra ©
Kalari Kshethra
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam

4
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Get in touch with nature at Periyar Tiger Reserve and Elephant Junction. Mangala Devi Temple and Shiny Tours & Travals will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: stop by Kerala Crafts, see the interesting displays at The Periyar Interpretation Centre, identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, and pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Thekkady trip planner .

You can drive from Munnar to Thekkady in 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

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.
Visit Varkala Beach and Hawa Beach for some beach relaxation. Head to Moon Stone Arts and Mall of Travancorefor plenty of shopping. Venture out of the city with trips to Kovalam (Lighthouse Beach, Kovalam Beach, & more) and Varkala (Asparagus & Varkala Light House). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, explore the engaging exhibits at Chacha Nehru Children’s Museum, see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, and engage your brain at Kerala Science and Technology Museum.

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Getting from Thekkady to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. In November in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Varkala Town, Kovalam
Highlights from your plan
Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

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