25 days in Kerala Itinerary

25 days in Kerala Itinerary

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25 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  4​h
1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Kollam
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Pathanamthitta
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Thekkady
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Munnar
— 3 nights
taxi + train:  2​h 30​min
6
Thrissur
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
7
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
8
Kannur
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kovalam (Lighthouse Beach & Kovalam Beach). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, have fun and explore at Chacha Nehru Children’s Museum, and don't miss a visit to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip itinerary planning tool .

Mumbai to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kollam.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Kovalam
Highlights from your plan
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Spas

3
nights
Kollam

Kollam ©
The bustling old port city of Kollam has long stood as a center of international trade and mercantilism, and the center of town continues the tradition with its lively scenes of commerce.
Explore Kollam's surroundings by going to Varkala (Kappil Beach, Shalimar Weaves, & more), Hanging Bridge Punalur (in Punalur) and Sri Mahaganapathi Temple, Kottarakara (in Kottarakkara). The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Palaruvi Falls, visit a coastal fixture at Thangassery Light House, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Cross Church, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Infant Jesus Cathedral.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Kollam trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Kollam takes 2 hours. In August in Kollam, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can go by car to Pathanamthitta.

Things to do in Kollam

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Varkala Town, Hanging Bridge Punalur, Ashtamudi Lake, Sri Mahaganapathi Temple, Kottarakara
Highlights from your plan
Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach
Palaruvi Falls ©
Palaruvi Falls
Thangassery Light House ©
Thangassery Light House

2
nights
Pathanamthitta

Pathanamthitta ©
Pathanamthitta is a town and a municipality situated in the Central Travancore region in the state of Kerala, south India, spread over an area of 23.50 km2. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): make a trip to Chengannur Mahadeva Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Subrahmanya Swamy Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagavathy Temple, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Thomas Ecumenical Church, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Valiyakoikal Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at St.George Orthodox Church (Chandanapally Valiyapalli ), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Malayalappuzha Devi Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sabarimala Sri Dharmasastha Temple.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Pathanamthitta online road trip planner .

You can drive from Kollam to Pathanamthitta in 2 hours. In August in Pathanamthitta, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Pathanamthitta

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chengannur Mahadeva Temple
Highlights from your plan
Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple ©
Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple
Sabarimala Sri Dharmasastha Temple ©
Malayalappuzha Devi Temple ©
Malayalappuzha Devi Temple

4
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: look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, relax in the rural setting at Spice Cloud, see the sky in a new way at Green land spice garden, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mangala Devi Temple.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Thekkady trip planner.

Getting from Pathanamthitta to Thekkady by car takes about 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

3
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.
Step out of Munnar with an excursion to Meesapulimala in Idukki--about 1h 25 min away. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, get great views at Munnar Hill Station, admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, and see the interesting displays at Tea Museum.

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Getting from Thekkady to Munnar by car takes about 3 hours. In August in Munnar, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Thrissur.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Meesapulimala
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©

3
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.
Explore Thrissur's surroundings by going to Marthoma Pontifical Shrine - Cradle of Christianity India (in Kodungallur) and Guruvayur (Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram & Guruvayur Temple). Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Athirappilly Water Falls and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kurumbakavu Temple.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Thrissur driving holiday planning website .

Getting from Munnar to Thrissur by combination of taxi and train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. August in Thrissur sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can catch the train to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thrissur

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Guruvayur, Marthoma Pontifical Shrine - Cradle of Christianity India
Highlights from your plan
Guruvayur Temple ©
Guruvayur Temple
Athirappilly Water Falls ©
Athirappilly Water Falls
Vadakkunnathan Temple ©
Vadakkunnathan Temple

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Marari Beach in Mararikulam (about 1h 20 min away). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, buy something for everyone on your list at LuLu Mall, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and find something for the whole family at Wonderla Amusement Park.

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Traveling by train from Thrissur to Kochi (Cochin) takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Kochi (Cochin) are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kannur.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Theme Parks Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Marari Beach
Highlights from your plan
Wonderla Amusement Park ©
Wonderla Amusement Park
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kannur: Shri Gopalakrishna Temple (in Nileshwar), Sree Ramaswami Temple (in Thalassery) and Anandashram (in Kanhangad). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach, step off the mainland to explore Dharmadam Island, steep yourself in history at Mridanga Saileswari Temple, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kannur holiday builder website .

You can drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Kannur in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kannur

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Shri Gopalakrishna Temple, Sree Ramaswami Temple, Madayi Kavu, Anandashram, Parassinikadavu Muthappan Temple
Highlights from your plan
Anandashram ©
Anandashram
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach ©
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach
Spas

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