6 days in New Delhi & Kerala Itinerary

6 days in New Delhi & Kerala Itinerary

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6 days in New Delhi & Kerala Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
1
New Delhi
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 15​min
2
Kannur
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Guruvayur
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
4
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Varkala Town
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

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New Delhi

New Delhi ©
Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. On the next day, make a trip to Rajpath, examine the collection at Gandhi Smriti, take a stroll through Hauz Khas Village, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Temple Delhi, then contemplate the long history of Raj Ghat, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our New Delhi trip itinerary maker site .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to New Delhi. In April, daytime highs in New Delhi are 43°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Kannur.

Things to do in New Delhi

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Hauz Khas Village ©
Hauz Khas Village
Rajpath ©
Rajpath
Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib ©
Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): contemplate the long history of Fort St. Angelos, then stroll through Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at KIzhunna Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Thottada Beach.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Kannur road trip app .

Do a combination of flight and train from New Delhi to Kannur in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Guruvayur.

Things to do in Kannur

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Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach ©
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach
Thottada Beach ©
Thottada Beach
Fort St. Angelos ©
Fort St. Angelos

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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 3rd (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Narayanamkulangara Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Venkitachalapathy Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram, then admire the striking features of Guruvayur Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parthasarathy Temple.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Guruvayur trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Kannur to Guruvayur in 5.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Guruvayur are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Guruvayur

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Guruvayur Temple ©
Guruvayur Temple
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram ©
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram
Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta) ©
Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta)

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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 4th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, take in the exciting artwork at Kashi Art Gallery, then admire the masterpieces at Kerala Folklore Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chottanikkara Devi Temple, and finally browse the different shops at LuLu Mall.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Kochi (Cochin) trip planner .

Traveling by car from Guruvayur to Kochi (Cochin) takes 3 hours. In May in Kochi (Cochin), expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Varkala.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

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Kashi Art Gallery ©
Kashi Art Gallery
Chottanikkara Devi Temple ©
Chottanikkara Devi Temple
Kerala Folklore Museum ©
Kerala Folklore Museum

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Varkala Town

Varkala Town ©
A calm and quiet town offering long sandy beaches on the Arabian Sea, Varkala features a variety of beach activities.
On the 5th (Sun), stroll through Varkala Beach, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vishnu Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Janardhana Swami Temple.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Varkala trip itinerary planning website .

Drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Varkala in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in May, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Varkala Town

Parks Beaches Historic Sites
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Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach
Spas & Wellness
Janardhana Swami Temple
Janardhana Swami Temple

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