8 days in Kerala, Rameswaram & Goa Itinerary

8 days in Kerala, Rameswaram & Goa Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Hyderabad
Fly + Drive:  6 h
1
Athirappilly
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8 h
2
Rameswaram
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
3
Thekkady
— 1 night
+2
Taxi + Fly + Bus:  9 h
4
Goa
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  4 h
End: Hyderabad

1
night
Athirappilly

Athirappilly ©
Athirappilly is a first grade Grama Panchayath with 489.00 km2 area in Chalakudy Taluk, Thrissur district in Kerala, India. For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Athirappilly tour planning app.

Hyderabad to Athirappilly is an approximately 6- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. When traveling from Hyderabad in May, plan for little chillier days in Athirappilly, with highs around 39°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Athirappilly

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Thumboormuzhy Dam
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Charpa Waterfall ©
Charpa Waterfall
Vazhachal Falls ©
Vazhachal Falls
Thumboormuzhy Dam ©
Thumboormuzhy Dam

2
nights
Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
On the 9th (Tue), make a trip to Ramar Padam, take in the dramatic natural features at Adam's Bridge, then make a trip to Burial Place of APJ Abdul Kalam, then stroll the grounds of Kalam National Memorial, and finally look for gifts at Kalam Sea Shell Mart. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Villoondi Tirtham, kick back and relax at Ariyaman Beach, snap pictures at Pamban bridge, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kunthu kal Beach, Rameswaram, and finally see the interesting displays at Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam House.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Rameswaram holiday planner.

Explore your travel options from Athirappilly to Rameswaram with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Adam's Bridge ©
Adam's Bridge
Villoondi Tirtham ©
Villoondi Tirtham
Kalam Sea Shell Mart ©
Kalam Sea Shell Mart

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night
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, look for gifts at Abraham's Spice Garden, and then experience rural life at Spice Walk.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Thekkady road trip planner.

Getting from Rameswaram to Thekkady by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Goa.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Shopping Wildlife
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Abraham's Spice Garden ©
Abraham's Spice Garden
Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation ©
Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation
Spice Walk ©
Spice Walk

3
nights
Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Majorda Beach and Mobor Beach. Shop till you drop at Lahas Art and Acron Arcade. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Betalbatim Beach, revel in the low prices at Din Brothers Jewellers and Gold Smiths, kick back and relax at Arossim Beach, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Goa.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Goa holiday planning website.

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Thekkady to Goa takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Goa can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Goa

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Mobor Beach ©
Mobor Beach
Majorda Beach ©
Majorda Beach
Betalbatim Beach ©
Betalbatim Beach

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