7 days in Kerala Itinerary

7 days in Kerala Itinerary

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7 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
+2
Fly + taxi + train:  7​h 15​min
1
Kannur
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Kasaragod
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 30​min
3
Guruvayur
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
4
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  1​h 30​min
5
Kovalam
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h
End: New Delhi

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Fort St. Angelos.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kannur trip itinerary maker app .

New Delhi to Kannur is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kasaragod.

Things to do in Kannur

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Thottada Beach ©
Thottada Beach
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach ©
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach
Fort St. Angelos ©
Fort St. Angelos

1
night
Kasaragod

Kasaragod ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Kappil Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bekal Beach, and then deepen your knowledge of military history at Bekal Fort.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kasaragod tour builder site .

You can drive from Kannur to Kasaragod in 2.5 hours. In December in Kasaragod, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Guruvayur.

Things to do in Kasaragod

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Bekal
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Bekal Beach ©
Bekal Beach
Kappil Beach ©
Kappil Beach
Bekal Fort ©
Bekal Fort

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Parthasarathy Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chamundeswari Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Venkitachalapathy Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Narayanamkulangara Temple, then admire the landmark architecture of Guruvayur Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Guruvayur online itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Kasaragod to Guruvayur takes 7.5 hours. December in Guruvayur sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Guruvayur

Historic Sites
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Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram ©
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram
Guruvayur Temple ©
Guruvayur Temple
Parthasarathy Temple ©
Parthasarathy Temple

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Mattancherry Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, wander the streets of Jew Town, then browse the exhibits of Kashi Art Gallery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Francis. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiva Temple Ernakulam , admire the masterpieces at Kerala Folklore Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chottanikkara Devi Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Edappally Church Complex.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Guruvayur to Kochi (Cochin) takes 3 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Shiva Temple Ernakulam
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Chottanikkara Devi Temple ©
Chottanikkara Devi Temple
Jew Town ©
Jew Town
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue

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night
Kovalam

Kovalam ©
Famous for the groves of coconut trees from which it takes its name, Kovalam offers a long, white sandy beach on the Arabian Sea.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, then stroll through Kovalam Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Lighthouse Beach.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kovalam planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Kovalam in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In December, daytime highs in Kovalam are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

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