7 days in Kerala Itinerary

7 days in Kerala Itinerary

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7 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night
train:  2​h 15​min
2
Alappuzha
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Thrissur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Kannur
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Pune

1
night
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.
On the 25th (Fri), make a trip to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple and then examine the collection at Priyadarshini Planetarium. On your second day here, meet the residents at Thiruvananthapuram Zoo, then admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip itinerary builder tool .

Pune to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. October in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Kovalam Beach
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Thiruvananthapuram Zoo ©
Thiruvananthapuram Zoo

1
night
Alappuzha

Alappuzha ©
Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
On the 27th (Sun), admire the striking features of St. Andrew's Basilica Arthunkal, then enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Alappuzha Beach.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Alappuzha day trip site .

Traveling by train from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Alappuzha takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Alappuzha, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Thrissur.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Marari Beach
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach
St. Andrew's Basilica Arthunkal ©
St. Andrew's Basilica Arthunkal

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parthasarathy Temple, admire the landmark architecture of Guruvayur Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiruvambadi Krishna Shrine. On the 29th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: have some family-friendly fun at Kauthuka Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Triprayar Sri Rama Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paramekavu Bhagavathy Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vadakkunnathan Temple.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Thrissur day trip planner.

Drive from Alappuzha to Thrissur in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Thrissur are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kannur.

Things to do in Thrissur

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Guruvayur, Triprayar Sri Rama Temple
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Guruvayur Temple ©
Guruvayur Temple
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram ©
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram
Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta) ©
Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta)

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): kick back and relax at Thottada Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at KIzhunna Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach. On the 31st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Choottad Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ezhara Beach, and then don't miss a visit to Sri Rajarajeswara Temple.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kannur holiday maker site .

Traveling by car from Thrissur to Kannur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kannur

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach ©
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach
Thottada Beach ©
Thottada Beach
Sri Rajarajeswara Temple ©
Sri Rajarajeswara Temple

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