9 days in Kerala & Lakshadweep Itinerary

9 days in Kerala & Lakshadweep Itinerary

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9 days in Kerala & Lakshadweep Itinerary

Start: Chandigarh
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
2
Lakshadweep
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h 30​min
3
Thiruvalla
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Munnar
— Few hours
taxi + Fly:  2​h 45​min
6
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Chandigarh

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 22nd (Thu): admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace and then wander the streets of Jew Town. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, wander the streets of Mattancherry, look for gifts at Kochi Books, look for gifts at Idiom Book Sellers, then view the masterpieces at Kashi Art Gallery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Francis.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Kochi (Cochin) online sightseeing planner .

Chandigarh to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Lakshadweep.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
LuLu Mall ©
LuLu Mall
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Jew Town ©
Jew Town

1
night
Lakshadweep

Lakshadweep
Lakshadweep tourism thrives due to its remote and secluded appeal and coral reefs.
For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Lakshadweep trip itinerary maker website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kochi (Cochin) to Lakshadweep. You will leave for Thiruvalla on the 25th (Sun).

Things to do in Lakshadweep

Parks Nature Wildlife

1
night
Thiruvalla

Thiruvalla ©
Surrounded by waterways feeding off two rivers, Thiruvalla remains one of the lesser-known destinations in the popular state of Kerala.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parumala Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mar Thoma Syrian Church, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paliakkara Church.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Thiruvalla holiday maker website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lakshadweep to Thiruvalla. March in Thiruvalla sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thiruvalla

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mar Thoma Syrian Church ©
Mar Thoma Syrian Church
Parumala Church ©
Parumala Church

2
nights
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 27th (Tue): look for gifts at Kerala Crafts, explore the activities along Periyar Lake, look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, then admire the natural beauty at Periyar Spice & Ayurvedic Garden, and finally admire the natural beauty at Abraham's Spice Garden.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Thekkady trip planner .

Traveling by car from Thiruvalla to Thekkady takes 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Shopping Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Abraham's Spice Garden ©
Abraham's Spice Garden
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake

few
hours
Munnar

Munnar ©
Sitting at the point where three mountain rivers meet, the hill station of Munnar has become known as a tea-growing center in the south of the country.
On the 28th (Wed), admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens and then examine the collection at Tea Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Munnar online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Munnar takes 2 hours. In March, daytime highs in Munnar are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, then enjoy the sand and surf at Vizhinjam Lighthouse, then stroll through Lighthouse Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the exhibits of Shri Chitra Art Gallery, see the interesting displays at Napier Museum, stop by Keralashopee, then examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, and finally look for gifts at Ramachandran.

To plan Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Munnar to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Kovalam
Highlights from your plan
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

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