9 days in Kerala Itinerary

9 days in Kerala Itinerary

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9 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Munnar
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Thekkady
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Singapore

1
night
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 9th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Napier Museum, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, then kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, and finally see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) due to the time zone difference. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Kovalam
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

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.
On the 11th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Mattancherry Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, deepen your understanding at Kerala Kathakali Centre, admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, then don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Francis. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Jew Town, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then kick back and relax at Cherai Beach.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Kochi (Cochin) in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. November in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, then get great views at Munnar Hill Station, and then admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Tea Museum and then explore the striking landscape of Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Munnar day trip site .

You can drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar in 4 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Munnar can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

3
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 15th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, then explore the activities along Periyar Lake, and finally take some stellar pictures from Chellarcovil View Point. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary and then identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Thekkady trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Munnar to Thekkady takes 3 hours. On the 17th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Thekkady

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

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