9 days in Kerala Itinerary

9 days in Kerala Itinerary

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9 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Nagpur
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Munnar
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Alappuzha
— 2 nights
flight:  5​h 30​min
End: Nagpur

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Cherai Beach, then admire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, and then make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) trip maker .

Nagpur to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. August in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica ©
Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica

3
nights
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.
Spend the 7th (Wed) exploring nature at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, admire the sheer force of Attukal Waterfalls, admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, and examine the collection at Tea Museum.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Munnar online travel route planner .

Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar by car takes about 4 hours. In August in Munnar, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Museums
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©

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 11th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, and then take some stellar pictures from Chellarkovil Viewpoint. Here are some ideas for day two: see the sky in a new way at Green land spice garden and then identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Thekkady trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Munnar to Thekkady takes 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

2
nights
Alappuzha

Alappuzha ©
Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jain Temple, Alleppey, kick back and relax at Alappuzha Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Alappuzha travel tool .

You can drive from Thekkady to Alappuzha in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Marari Beach
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing

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