37 days in Kerala Itinerary

37 days in Kerala Itinerary

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37 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly + taxi:  4​h
1
Munnar
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Thekkady
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Pathanamthitta
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Kottayam
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Kochi (Cochin)
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
7
Thrissur
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
8
Kalpetta
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Kannur
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Hyderabad

4
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.
Munnar is known for parks, nature, museums, nightlife, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, examine the collection at Tea Museum, and get great views at Munnar Hill Station.

To find other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Munnar day trip app .

Hyderabad to Munnar is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. October in Munnar sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Tours
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©

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: identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, delve into the lush surroundings at Gavi Forest, explore the activities along Periyar Lake, and pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Thekkady online route planner .

Traveling by car from Munnar to Thekkady takes 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Thekkady

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

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum): Vivekananda Rock Memorial (in Kanyakumari), Varkala Beach (in Varkala) and Kovalam (Lighthouse Beach & Kovalam Beach). And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Thiruvananthapuram Zoo, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and step off the mainland to explore Poovar Island.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) vacation planner .

You can drive from Thekkady to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. In October in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can go by car to Pathanamthitta.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kovalam, Holy Land, Vivekananda Rock Memorial, Varkala Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach

3
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. Venture out of the city with trips to Konni Elephant Training Centre (in Konni), Thiruvalla (Parumala Church, Sree Vallabha Temple, & more) and Sri Mahaganapathi Temple, Kottarakara (in Kottarakkara). There's more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sabarimala Sri Dharmasastha Temple.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Pathanamthitta attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Pathanamthitta takes 2.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kottayam.

Things to do in Pathanamthitta

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Thiruvalla, Sri Mahaganapathi Temple, Kottarakara, Konni Elephant Training Centre
Highlights from your plan
Sabarimala Sri Dharmasastha Temple ©
Parumala Church ©
Parumala Church
Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple ©
Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple

4
nights
Kottayam

Kottayam ©
The first Indian city to achieve a 100 percent literacy rate among its citizens, Kottayam has as much of a reputation for its educational standards as for its massive rubber industry.
Venture out of the city with trips to Sree Kumaramangalam Subramanyaswamy Temple (in Kumarakom) and Vagamon Kurisumala (in Vagamon). Spend the 21st (Mon) exploring at Kerala Backwaters. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Vembanad Lake, identify plant and animal life at Vagamon, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Dominic's Cathedral, and don't miss a visit to Kumaranalloor.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kottayam trip itinerary builder app .

Drive from Pathanamthitta to Kottayam in 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Kottayam

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kerala, Sree Kumaramangalam Subramanyaswamy Temple, Vagamon Kurisumala
Highlights from your plan
Vagamon ©
Vagamon
Kerala Backwaters ©
Kerala Backwaters
Kumaranalloor ©
Kumaranalloor

4
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.
Explore Kochi (Cochin)'s surroundings by going to Marari Beach (in Mararikulam) and Alappuzha Beach (in Alappuzha). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cherai Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Mattancherry Palace.

Before you visit Kochi (Cochin), use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Kottayam to Kochi (Cochin) takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Thrissur.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Marari Beach, Alappuzha Beach
Highlights from your plan
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue

4
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Thrissur: Palakkad (Kalpathy Temple, Malampuzha Garden and Dam, & more), Guruvayur (Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram, Guruvayur Temple, & more) and Triprayar Sri Rama Temple (in Thriprayar). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Athirappilly Water Falls, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vadakkunnathan Temple, appreciate the history behind Bible Tower, and enjoy the sand and surf at Snehatheeram Beach.

To find where to stay and tourist information, go to the Thrissur travel tool .

Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Thrissur by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. October in Thrissur sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to Kalpetta.

Things to do in Thrissur

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Guruvayur, Palakkad, Triprayar Sri Rama Temple
Highlights from your plan
Athirappilly Water Falls ©
Athirappilly Water Falls
Guruvayur Temple ©
Guruvayur Temple
Vadakkunnathan Temple ©
Vadakkunnathan Temple

4
nights
Kalpetta

Kalpetta ©
One of the district's main tourist hubs, Kalpetta offers easy access to a number of man-made and natural attractions.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kalpetta: Banasurasagar Dam (in Vythiri), Valliyoorkavu Bhagavathi Temple (in Mananthavady) and Banasura Spices Garden (in Padinjarathara). And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Edakkal Caves, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thirunelli Temple, contemplate the waterfront views at Pookot Lake, and pause for some serene contemplation at Assumption Forane Church.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Kalpetta trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Thrissur to Kalpetta takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In October in Kalpetta, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Kannur.

Things to do in Kalpetta

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sulthan Bathery, Vythiri, Valliyoorkavu Bhagavathi Temple, Banasura Spices Garden
Highlights from your plan
Edakkal Caves ©
Edakkal Caves
Banasurasagar Dam ©
Banasurasagar Dam

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.
Explore Kannur's surroundings by going to Paithalmala Hill Station (in Paithalmala), Parassinikadavu Muthappan Temple (in Parassinikadavu) and Anandashram (in Kanhangad). There's much more to do: stroll through Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, contemplate the long history of Fort St. Angelos, and enjoy the sea views from Cannanore Lighthouse.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Kannur journey planning website .

You can drive from Kalpetta to Kannur in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kannur

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Paithalmala Hill Station, Parassinikadavu Muthappan Temple, Anandashram
Highlights from your plan
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach ©
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach
Anandashram ©
Anandashram
Fort St. Angelos ©
Fort St. Angelos

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