9 days in Kerala Itinerary

9 days in Kerala Itinerary

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Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
2
Alappuzha
— 2 nights
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Alappuzha
— 2 nights
4
Munnar
— 1 night
5
Thekkady
— 1 night
6
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night

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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.
On the 8th (Sun), visit Jew Town.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kochi (Cochin) driving holiday planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Kochi (Cochin). Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Neighborhoods
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Jew Town ©
Jew Town

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Alappuzha

Alappuzha ©
Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Alappuzha Beach, and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Jain Temple, Alleppey, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Alleppey Backwaters, and then explore the activities along Punnamada Lake.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Alappuzha trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from Kochi (Cochin) to Alappuzha takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March in Alappuzha, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Marari Beach, Punnamada Lake
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alleppey Backwaters ©
Alleppey Backwaters
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach

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Alappuzha

Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): kick back and relax at Mararikulam Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Here are some ideas for day two: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Alappuzha road trip planner.

Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Munnar.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Mararikulam Beach, Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple ©
Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, thentake some stellar pictures from Munnar Hill Station, thentake a peaceful walk through Photo Point, and finally view the masterpieces at Mistletoe art Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, thenadmire the natural beauty at Rose Gardens, thenstop by Tata Tea Outlet, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Munnar trip itinerary maker.

You can take a bus from Alappuzha to Munnar in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Museums Nature
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

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Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 15th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, thenidentify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Thekkady trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Munnar to Thekkady takes 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple and then admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Thekkady to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Historic Sites
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple ©
Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple

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