9 days in Kerala Itinerary

9 days in Kerala Itinerary

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9 days in Kerala Itinerary

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

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 2nd (Tue): examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace and then admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): don't miss a visit to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, then kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) day trip planning site .

Ahmedabad to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. When traveling from Ahmedabad in October, plan for little chillier days in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

#Beaches, #Parks, #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 4th (Thu), admire all the interesting features of Kerala Kathakali Centre, don't miss a visit to Jew Town, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, then admire the landmark architecture of Mattancherry Palace, and finally make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Marine Drive, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, stop by Anokhi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Francis, and finally admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica.

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You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Kochi (Cochin) in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. October in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mararikulam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Spas
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre

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night
Mararikulam

Mararikulam ©
If you're looking for soft sand and warm water, plan a vacation in Mararikulam.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Mararikulam Sree Mahadeva Temple, then kick back and relax at Mararikulam Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Marari Beach.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Mararikulam online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Mararikulam takes 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Mararikulam can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Thekkady.

Things to do in Mararikulam

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Mararikulam Sree Mahadeva Temple
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach
Mararikulam Sree Mahadeva Temple ©
Mararikulam Sree Mahadeva Temple

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nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): admire all the interesting features of Spice Walk, identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, then explore the activities along Periyar Lake, and finally get great views at Chellarkovil Viewpoint. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Abraham's Spice Garden, then look and learn at Green land spice garden, then contemplate the long history of Shiny Tours & Travals, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Thekkady online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Mararikulam to Thekkady takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

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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 9th (Tue): examine the collection at Tea Museum, admire the natural beauty at Rose Gardens, take in the architecture and atmosphere at C.S.I Christ Church, then get great views at Pothamedu Viewpoint, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, take in nature's colorful creations at Photo Point, and then take in the awesome beauty at Ottakathala Medu Mountain Range.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Munnar trip planner.

Getting from Thekkady to Munnar by car takes about 2 hours. In October in Munnar, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

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

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