60 days in Kerala Itinerary

60 days in Kerala Itinerary

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60 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
1
Kasaragod
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Kannur
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Kalpetta
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Kollam
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Kottayam
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Cherthala
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Kochi (Cochin)
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Thekkady
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
10
Munnar
— 6 nights
taxi + train:  2​h 30​min
11
Thrissur
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: New Delhi

4
nights
Kasaragod

Kasaragod ©
Get out of town with these interesting Kasaragod side-trips: Valiyaparamba Backwaters (in Bekal) and Anandashram (in Kanhangad).

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Kasaragod day trip planner.

New Delhi to Kasaragod is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in March; daily highs in Kasaragod reach 39°C and lows reach 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Kannur.

Things to do in Kasaragod

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Bekal, Anandashram
Highlights from your plan
Ranipuram ©
Ranipuram
Anandashram ©
Anandashram
Bekal Fort ©
Bekal Fort

6
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Kannur side-trips: Thalassery (Sri Jagannatha Temple, Sree Ramaswami Temple, & more). There's lots more to do: stroll through Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach, make a trip to Annapoorneswary Temple, step off the mainland to explore Dharmadam Island, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Trichambaram Sree Krishna Temple.

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Traveling by car from Kasaragod to Kannur takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kalpetta.

Things to do in Kannur

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Thalassery
Highlights from your plan
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach ©
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach
Thottada Beach ©
Thottada Beach
Fort St. Angelos ©
Fort St. Angelos

5
nights
Kalpetta

Kalpetta ©
One of the district's main tourist hubs, Kalpetta offers easy access to a number of man-made and natural attractions.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kozhikode (Thusharagiri Waterfalls & Kariyathumpara) and Vythiri (Thariode & Banasura Sagar Dam). And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Edakkal Caves, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Banasura Hill, explore the activities along Pookot Lake, and see human ingenuity at work at Padinjarathara Dam.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kalpetta route planner .

Drive from Kannur to Kalpetta in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Kalpetta sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kalpetta

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Vythiri, Kariyathumpara, Thusharagiri Waterfalls
Highlights from your plan
Edakkal Caves ©
Edakkal Caves
Banasurasagar Dam ©
Banasurasagar Dam
Chembra ©
Chembra

6
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 Rock cut temple (in Vizhinjam) and Kovalam (Lighthouse Beach & Kovalam Beach). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, stroll through Thiruvananthapuram Zoo, step off the mainland to explore Poovar Island, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) attractions planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kalpetta to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in March, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kollam.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kovalam, Ponmudi Hill Station, Rock cut temple
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

5
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Kollam side-trips: Varkala (Spas & Wellness, Varkala Beach, & more), Trichennamangalam Mahadevar Temple (in Adoor) and Pathanamthitta (St.George Orthodox Church (Chandanapally Valiyapalli ) & Valiyakoikal Temple). And it doesn't end there: visit a coastal fixture at Thangassery Light House, don't miss a visit to Sri Mahaganapathi Temple, Kottarakara, stroll the grounds of Infant Jesus Cathedral, and step off the mainland to explore Munroe Island.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Kollam trip planner.

Traveling by car from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Kollam takes 2 hours. March in Kollam sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kottayam.

Things to do in Kollam

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Varkala Town, Pathanamthitta, Trichennamangalam Mahadevar Temple, Sri Mahaganapathi Temple, Kottarakara
Highlights from your plan
Janardhana Swami Temple
Janardhana Swami Temple
Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach
Spas & Wellness

6
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Kottayam side-trips: Thiruvalla (Paliakkara Church, Sree Vallabha Temple, & more), Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary (in Kumarakom) and St. George Orthodox Church (in Puthuppally). The adventure continues: make a trip to Kumaranalloor, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ganapathiyar Kovil Temple, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kottayam Cheriapally, and explore and take pictures at JYES Farms.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kottayam vacation maker app .

Getting from Kollam to Kottayam by car takes about 3 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cherthala.

Things to do in Kottayam

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Thiruvalla, Chengannur Mahadeva Temple, St. George Orthodox Church, Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple, Trove
Highlights from your plan
Vaikom Mahadeva Temple ©
Vaikom Mahadeva Temple
Kumaranalloor ©
Kumaranalloor
Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple ©
Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple

2
nights
Cherthala

Cherthala ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Kerala Backwaters. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiruvizha Sree Mahadeva Temple and then contemplate the waterfront views at Vembanad Lake.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Cherthala online tour planner .

You can drive from Kottayam to Cherthala in 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Cherthala are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Cherthala

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kerala
Highlights from your plan
Kerala Backwaters ©
Kerala Backwaters
Vembanad Lake ©
Vembanad Lake

6
nights
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.
Step out of Kochi (Cochin) to go to Mararikulam and see Marari Beach, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. Pamper yourself for a day on the 8th (Mon) at some of the top local wellness centers. Pack the 11th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Wonderla Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, admire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, admire all the interesting features of Kerala Kathakali Centre, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Francis.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cherthala to Kochi (Cochin) takes an hour. April in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Spas Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Marari Beach
Highlights from your plan
Spas & Wellness
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach

6
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Go for a jaunt from Thekkady to Nedumkandam to see Ramakkalmedu about 1h 15 min away. Spend the 14th (Sun) exploring nature at Periyar National Park. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, admire all the interesting features of Spice Walk, look and learn at Green land spice garden, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mangala Devi Temple.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Thekkady trip maker site .

Drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Thekkady in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Ramakkalmedu
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

6
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 to go to Vattavada and see Nature Education Centre, Pampadum Shola, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. Spend the 20th (Sat) exploring nature at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, take in the dramatic scenery at Keezharkuthu Falls, contemplate the waterfront views at Kundala Dam Lake, and see the interesting displays at Tea Museum.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Munnar trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Thekkady to Munnar in 2 hours. April in Munnar sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Thrissur.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Nature Education Centre, Pampadum Shola
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

6
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Thrissur side-trips: Kodungallur (Kodungallur Bhagavathi Temple, Marthoma Pontifical Shrine - Cradle of Christianity India, & more), Athirappilly Falls (in Athirappilly) and Guruvayur (Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram, Guruvayur Temple, & more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vadakkunnathan Temple, contemplate the waterfront views at Ashtamudi Lake, and don't miss a visit to Kerala Kalamandalam.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Thrissur day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Munnar to Thrissur takes 2.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Thrissur

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Guruvayur, Kodungallur, Vilwadrinatha Temple, Ashtamudi Lake
Highlights from your plan
Guruvayur Temple ©
Guruvayur Temple
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram ©
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram
Vadakkunnathan Temple ©
Vadakkunnathan Temple

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