60 days in Kerala Itinerary

60 days in Kerala Itinerary

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60 days in Kerala Itinerary

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

5
nights
Kasaragod

Kasaragod ©
Anandashram and Bekal Fort will appeal to history buffs. You'll get in some beach time at Bekal Beach and Kappil Beach. Explore Kasaragod's surroundings by going to Madiyan Koolom (in Kanhangad) and Shri Gopalakrishna Temple (in Nileshwar).

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Kasaragod trip itinerary planner .

Hyderabad to Kasaragod is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. September in Kasaragod sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kannur.

Things to do in Kasaragod

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bekal, Kanhangad, Shri Gopalakrishna Temple
Highlights from your plan
Anandashram ©
Anandashram
Bekal Beach ©
Bekal Beach
Kappil Beach ©
Kappil Beach

7
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 get in some beach time at Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach and Azhikkal Beach. Popular historic sites such as Parassinikadavu Muthappan Temple and Fort St. Angelos are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Kannur side-trips: Thalassery (English Church, Thalassery Fort, & more), Paithalmala Hill Station (in Paithalmala) and Lokamalayar Kavil Ambalam @ Lokanarkavu temple (in Vadakara). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Madayi Kavu, tour the pleasant surroundings at Chal Beach Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Ezhara Beach, and steep yourself in history at Mridanga Saileswari Temple.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Kannur travel route planning website .

Getting from Kasaragod to Kannur by car takes about 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kozhikode.

Things to do in Kannur

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Thalassery, Azhikode, Parassinikadavu Muthappan Temple, Paithalmala Hill Station, Lokamalayar Kavil Ambalam @ Lokanarkavu temple
Highlights from your plan
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach ©
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach
Thottada Beach ©
Thottada Beach
Azhikkal Beach ©
Azhikkal Beach

5
nights
Kozhikode

Kozhikode ©
Famous as the landing place of Vasco da Gama, the large industrial city of Kozhikode today acts as staging post for adventures around the state, while also boasting some particularly popular beaches.
Get outdoors at Kappad Beach and Mavoor Wetlands. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tali Temple and Thirunavaya Nava Mukunda Temple. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kozhikode: Malappuram (Kadampuzha Bhagavathy Temple, Kovilakoms, & more). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Matri Dei Cathedral, take a stroll through S.M. Street, learn more about the world around you at Deepanjali lamp museum, and examine the collection at Pazhassiraja Museum and Art Gallery.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kozhikode attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Kannur to Kozhikode takes 3 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Thrissur.

Things to do in Kozhikode

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Malappuram, Beypore Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Kappad Beach ©
Kappad Beach
Kozhikode Beach ©
Kozhikode Beach
Thirunavaya Nava Mukunda Temple ©
Thirunavaya Nava Mukunda Temple

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Guruvayur Temple and Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram. Popular historic sites such as Triprayar Sri Rama Temple and Vadakkunnathan Temple are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Thrissur: Guruvayur (Narayanamkulangara Temple, Venkitachalapathy Temple, & more), Varikkassery Mana (in Ottapalam) and Olappamanna Mana (in Vellinezhi). There's more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vilwadrinatha Temple.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Thrissur trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Kozhikode to Thrissur takes 3.5 hours. In October in Thrissur, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thrissur

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Guruvayur, Kodungallur, Olappamanna Mana, Vilwadrinatha Temple, Pazhayannur Bhagavathy Temple
Highlights from your plan
Guruvayur Temple ©
Guruvayur Temple
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram ©
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram
Vilwadrinatha Temple ©
Vilwadrinatha Temple

8
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Paradesi Synagogue and Chottanikkara Devi Temple. Visit Marari Beach and Cherai Beach for some beach relaxation. Venture out of the city with trips to Alappuzha Beach (in Alappuzha) and Malayattoor (St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church, Malayattoor Church, & more). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Antony's Shrine, take a stroll through Jew Town, admire the landmark architecture of Mattancherry Palace, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Francis.

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) online trip planner .

Take a train from Thrissur to Kochi (Cochin) in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Kochi (Cochin) are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kottayam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Malayattoor, Alappuzha Beach, Marari Beach, Shiva Temple Ernakulam
Highlights from your plan
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam and Thiruvizha Sree Mahadeva Temple. Get in touch with nature at Kerala Backwaters and Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary. Change things up with these side-trips from Kottayam: St. Mary's Forane Church (in Cherthala), St. George Orthodox Church (in Puthuppally) and St Mary's Jacobite Syrian Cathedral (in Manarcaud). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Orthodox Syrian Church and take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Chavara Pilgrim Centre.

For photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kottayam trip builder .

Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Kottayam by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Pathanamthitta.

Things to do in Kottayam

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Thiruvalla, Cherthala, Kumarakom, St. Mary's Forane Church Pulincunnoo, Kerala Backwaters
Highlights from your plan
St. George Orthodox Church ©
St. George Orthodox Church
Kerala Backwaters ©
Kerala Backwaters
St Mary's Jacobite Syrian Cathedral ©

5
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. Get some historical perspective at Sabarimala Sri Dharmasastha Temple and St.George Orthodox Church (Chandanapally Valiyapalli ). Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Parumala Church and Malayalappuzha Devi Temple. Get out of town with these interesting Pathanamthitta side-trips: Adoor (Trichennamangalam Mahadevar Temple & Mannadi Devi Temple), Sabarimala (Malikkappuram Devi Temple & Pampa Ganapathy Temple) and Konni (Konni Elephant Training Centre & Eco Reach). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Valiyakoikal Temple, pause for some serene contemplation at St Thomas Ecumenical Church, explore the different monuments and memorials at Mor Ignatius Manjinikkara Dayara, and admire the striking features of Muloor Smarakam.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Pathanamthitta trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Kottayam to Pathanamthitta takes 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kollam.

Things to do in Pathanamthitta

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Sabarimala, Konni, Adoor, Parumala Church
Highlights from your plan
Sabarimala Sri Dharmasastha Temple ©
Parumala Church ©
Parumala Church
Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple ©
Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple

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.
Visiting Varkala Beach and Azheekal Beach will get you outdoors. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Kollam Beach and Kappil Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kollam: Papasnanam Beach/Varkala Beach (in Varkala), Krishnapuram Palace (in Kayamkulam) and Mavelikara (Sree Subrahmanya Swami Temple & Kandiyoor Sree Mahadeva Temple). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Infant Jesus Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kaleelil Kudumbam- Moolasthanam of Areekkavu Bhagavathy Temple, admire the striking features of Thevally Palace, and contemplate the long history of Port Kollam Church.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kollam trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Pathanamthitta to Kollam in 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to drive to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kollam

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Varkala Town, Mavelikara, Azheekal Beach, Krishnapuram Palace
Highlights from your plan
Kandiyoor Sree Mahadeva Temple ©
Kandiyoor Sree Mahadeva Temple
Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach
Azheekal Beach ©
Azheekal Beach

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Kovalam Beach and Chowara Beach. Get some cultural insight at Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple and Sarkara Devi Temple. Explore Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)'s surroundings by going to Varkala (Vishnu Temple & Varkala Light House), Rock cut temple (in Vizhinjam) and Kovalam (Lighthouse Beach, Adimalathura Beach, & more). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santhigiri Ashram, steep yourself in history at Beemapally Mosque, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ebenezer Marthoma Church.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip planner.

Drive from Kollam to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 2 hours. October in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kovalam, Varkala Town, Chowara Beach, Rock cut temple
Highlights from your plan
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

6
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Tea Museum and Shiny Tours & Travals. Step out of the city life by going to Periyar Tiger Reserve and Elephant Junction. Explore Thekkady's surroundings by going to Ramakkal (in Idukki) and Vagamon (Mundakayam Ghat & Pattumala Matha Church). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, see the interesting displays at The Periyar Interpretation Centre, explore the galleries of Green land spice garden, and take in nature's colorful creations at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation.

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Traveling by car from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Thekkady takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vagamon, Tea Museum, Ramakkal
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

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