9 days in Kannur, Wayanad District & Kodagu (Coorg) Itinerary

9 days in Kannur, Wayanad District & Kodagu (Coorg) Itinerary

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9 days in Kannur, Wayanad District & Kodagu (Coorg) Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Kannur
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Vellamunda
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Kalpetta
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Madikeri
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Hyderabad

2
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.
Attractions like Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach and Thottada Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Take a break from Kannur with a short trip to Thalassery Fort in Thalassery, about 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Payyambalam Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and stroll through KIzhunna Beach.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kannur journey planner .

Hyderabad to Kannur is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Vellamunda.

Things to do in Kannur

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Thalassery Fort
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Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach ©
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach
Thottada Beach ©
Thottada Beach
Payyambalam Beach ©
Payyambalam Beach

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Vellamunda

Vellamunda ©
Vellamunda is a gram panchayat situated near Mananthavady,. On the 1st (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thrissillery Shiva Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Valliyoorkavu Bhagavathi Temple, then admire the engineering at Banasurasagar Dam, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Banasura Spices Garden. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at E3 Theme Parks and then pause for some photo ops at Pazhassi Kudeeram.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Vellamunda trip maker site .

Drive from Kannur to Vellamunda in 3 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Kalpetta.

Things to do in Vellamunda

Theme Parks Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mananthavady, Thrissillery Shiva Temple, Banasurasagar Dam, Banasura Spices Garden
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E3 Theme Parks ©
E3 Theme Parks
Banasurasagar Dam ©
Banasurasagar Dam
Thrissillery Shiva Temple ©
Thrissillery Shiva Temple

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nights
Kalpetta

Kalpetta ©
One of the district's main tourist hubs, Kalpetta offers easy access to a number of man-made and natural attractions.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): Head underground at Edakkal Caves, see the interesting displays at Wayanad Tea Museum, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Pookot Lake. Here are some ideas for day two: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Banasura Hill and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Thirunelli Temple.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kalpetta driving holiday planning website .

Getting from Vellamunda to Kalpetta by car takes about an hour. In October, daytime highs in Kalpetta are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Madikeri.

Things to do in Kalpetta

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Wayanad Tea Museum
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Edakkal Caves ©
Edakkal Caves
Thirunelli Temple ©
Thirunelli Temple
Pookot Lake ©
Pookot Lake

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Madikeri

Madikeri ©
Madikeri is a hill station town in Karnataka state, India. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Abbi Falls, then don't miss a visit to Raja's Tomb ( Gadhige), and then take in nature's colorful creations at Raja's Seat. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Dubare Elephant Camp.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Madikeri trip planning website .

You can drive from Kalpetta to Madikeri in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Madikeri

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Dubare Elephant Camp
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Dubare Elephant Camp ©
Dubare Elephant Camp
Abbi Falls ©
Abbi Falls
Raja's Seat ©
Raja's Seat

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