9 days in Kerala Itinerary

9 days in Kerala Itinerary

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9 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  4​h
1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Kannur
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Kasaragod
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun): examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, enjoy the sea views from Vizhinjam Lighthouse, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, then admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) journey planner .

Mumbai to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Mumbai in November, you will find days in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) are little chillier (36°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (28°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Kovalam
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Vizhinjam Lighthouse ©
Vizhinjam Lighthouse
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

1
night
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 4th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction and then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Thekkady trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Thekkady takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thekkady

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

3
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Marari Beach and Cherai Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Vadakkunnathan Temple and Chottanikkara Devi Temple. Step out of Kochi (Cochin) to go to Cherthala and see St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam, which is approximately 1 hour away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Edappally Church Complex, wander the streets of Jew Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, and don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) online attractions planner .

Getting from Thekkady to Kochi (Cochin) by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In November in Kochi (Cochin), expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Kannur.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Marari Beach, Vadakkunnathan Temple, St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam
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Vadakkunnathan Temple ©
Vadakkunnathan Temple
Edappally Church Complex ©
Edappally Church Complex
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach

1
night
Kannur

Kannur ©
A cultural capital on the state's relatively quiet northern coast, Kannur has long been associated with textile production and temple rituals, earning it the nickname, the "Land of Looms and Lores." Most Kannur itineraries will include observing theyyam rituals performed at the temples, where the traditions have origins dating back thousands of years.
On the 8th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Thottada Beach, and then contemplate the long history of Fort St. Angelos.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kannur trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Kannur takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kasaragod.

Things to do in Kannur

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Thottada Beach ©
Thottada Beach
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach ©
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach
Fort St. Angelos ©
Fort St. Angelos

2
nights
Kasaragod

Kasaragod ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Swami Nithyanand Ashram, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Anandashram, then expand your understanding of the military at Bekal Fort, and finally stroll through Bekal Beach. On the next day, kick back and relax at Kappil Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mallikarjuna Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Madhur Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Ananthapura Lake Temple.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Kasaragod vacation builder app .

Traveling by car from Kannur to Kasaragod takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in November, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kasaragod

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Bekal, Anandashram
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Bekal Beach ©
Bekal Beach
Kappil Beach ©
Kappil Beach
Madhur Temple ©
Madhur Temple

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