30 days in Kerala Itinerary

30 days in Kerala Itinerary

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30 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + Drive:  10​h 45​min
1
Kasaragod
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Kannur
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Kochi (Cochin)
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
4
Thrissur
— 3 nights
train + taxi:  2​h 30​min
5
Munnar
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Thekkady
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: New Delhi

3
nights
Kasaragod

Kasaragod ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Bekal Beach and Kappil Beach. Madhur Temple and Swami Nithyanand Ashram are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Kasaragod: Anandashram (in Kanhangad), Azhithala Beach (in Nileshwar) and Valiyaparamba Backwaters (in Bekal).

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kasaragod online trip planner .

New Delhi to Kasaragod is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from New Delhi in June, things will get slightly colder in Kasaragod: highs are around 34°C and lows about 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kannur.

Things to do in Kasaragod

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Bekal, Anandashram, Azhithala Beach
Highlights from your plan
Bekal Beach ©
Bekal Beach
Kappil Beach ©
Kappil Beach
Madhur Temple ©
Madhur Temple

5
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Thottada Beach and Thalassery Sea Bridge. Museum-lovers will get to explore Kunjali Marakkar Museum and Arakkal Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Kannur: Thalassery Fort (in Thalassery), Kozhikode (Payyoli Beach, Sabrang Ethnic Boutique, & more) and Lokamalayar Kavil Ambalam @ Lokanarkavu temple (in Vadakara). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Parassinikadavu Muthappan Temple, contemplate the long history of Mridanga Saileswari Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Peralassery Sri Subramanya Temple, and kick back and relax at KIzhunna Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kannur vacation builder app .

You can drive from Kasaragod to Kannur in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Kannur

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Kozhikode, Vadakara, Parassinikadavu Muthappan Temple, Shri Gopalakrishna Temple, Thalassery Fort
Highlights from your plan
Thottada Beach ©
Thottada Beach
Parassinikadavu Muthappan Temple ©
Parassinikadavu Muthappan Temple
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach ©
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach

5
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.
Shop till you drop at David Hall Gallery & Cafe and LuLu Mall. Get some cultural insight at Chottanikkara Devi Temple and Edappally Church Complex. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kochi (Cochin): Cherthala (St. Mary's Forane Church & St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam), Vaikom Mahadeva Temple (in Kottayam) and Marari Beach (in Mararikulam). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiva Temple Ernakulam , don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace, and browse the exhibits of Kashi Art Gallery.

Plan my trip to Kochi (Cochin) with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Kannur to Kochi (Cochin) takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Kochi (Cochin) are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Thrissur.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Cherthala, Shiva Temple Ernakulam , Vaikom Mahadeva Temple, Marari Beach
Highlights from your plan
Chottanikkara Devi Temple ©
Chottanikkara Devi Temple
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Edappally Church Complex ©
Edappally Church Complex

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram and Venkitachalapathy Temple. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Vadakkunnathan Temple and Parthasarathy Temple. Change things up with these side-trips from Thrissur: Pazhayannur Bhagavathy Temple (in Pazhayannur), Guruvayur Temple (in Guruvayur) and Vilwadrinatha Temple (in Thiruvilvamala). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Vaidyaratnam Ayurveda Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shatrughna Temple, and don't miss a visit to Varikkassery Mana.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Thrissur travel route planner .

Traveling by train from Kochi (Cochin) to Thrissur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in June, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Munnar.

Things to do in Thrissur

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Guruvayur, Varikkassery Mana, Vilwadrinatha Temple, Pazhayannur Bhagavathy Temple
Highlights from your plan
Vadakkunnathan Temple ©
Vadakkunnathan Temple
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram ©
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram
Parthasarathy Temple ©
Parthasarathy Temple

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.
Shop till you drop at Kalari Kshethra and Tata Tea Outlet. Let the collections at Tea Museum and Mistletoe art Gallery capture your imagination. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, walk around Blossom Hydel Park, get great views at Lockheart gap, and shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Munnar itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of train and taxi from Thrissur to Munnar in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Munnar are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum
Kalari Kshethra ©
Kalari Kshethra

4
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Get a sense of the local culture at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum and Mangala Devi Temple. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Abraham's Spice Garden and Clay Art Cafe. Venture out of the city with trips to Sabarimala (Malikkappuram Devi Temple & Pampa Ganapathy Temple) and Pattumala Matha Church (in Vagamon). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Periyar Interpretation Centre, steep yourself in history at Shiny Tours & Travals, identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, and explore the activities along Periyar Lake.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Thekkady trip maker .

Traveling by car from Munnar to Thekkady takes 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Sabarimala, Clay Art Cafe, Pattumala Matha Church
Highlights from your plan
Abraham's Spice Garden ©
Abraham's Spice Garden
Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum ©
The Periyar Interpretation Centre ©
The Periyar Interpretation Centre

5
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Kovalam Beach and Varkala Beach. Do your shopping at Asparagus and Saphalyam Shopping Complex. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum): Kovalam (Lighthouse Beach & Adimalathura Beach), Varkala (Janardhana Swami Temple & Spas) and Meenmutty Waterfalls (in Kallar). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Priyadarshini Planetarium, don't miss a visit to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Mahadeva Temple, and visit a coastal fixture at Vizhinjam Lighthouse.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) journey planner.

You can drive from Thekkady to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Varkala, Kovalam, Meenmutty Waterfalls, Ponmudi Hill Station
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

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