9 days in Kerala Itinerary

9 days in Kerala Itinerary

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9 days in Kerala Itinerary

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

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Marari Beach and Cherai Beach. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, gain insight at Kerala Kathakali Centre, and admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) trip planner.

Mumbai to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. While traveling from Mumbai, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Kochi (Cochin), ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Guruvayur.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Marari Beach
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Chottanikkara Devi Temple ©
Chottanikkara Devi Temple

1
night
Guruvayur

Guruvayur ©
Guruvayur stands as one of the holiest and most important pilgrimage centers in the state, with its Sri Krishna Temple among the most frequented temples in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parthasarathy Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Venkitachalapathy Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram, then admire the striking features of Guruvayur Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Narayanamkulangara Temple.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Guruvayur vacation planning app .

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Guruvayur takes 2.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Guruvayur are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Munnar.

Things to do in Guruvayur

Historic Sites
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Guruvayur Temple ©
Guruvayur Temple
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram ©
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram
Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta) ©
Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta)

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.
On the 23rd (Wed), admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, take some stellar pictures from Munnar Hill Station, and then admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam. On the next day, examine the collection at Tea Museum and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Munnar day trip website .

Getting from Guruvayur to Munnar by car takes about 5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Munnar

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

3
nights
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.
Family-friendly places like Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple and Lighthouse Beach will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) side-trips: Varkala Beach (in Varkala) and Kovalam Beach (in Kovalam). There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Poovar Island, explore the engaging exhibits at Chacha Nehru Children’s Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Thiruvananthapuram Zoo, and don't miss a visit to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple.

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Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Munnar to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kovalam, Varkala Beach
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach

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