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)
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Munnar
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Kovalam
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
5
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
End: Mumbai

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Kadamattom Chruch, don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, and then take a stroll through Jew Town.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) road trip planning app .

Mumbai to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. When traveling from Mumbai in October, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Kochi (Cochin): temperatures range from 36°C by day to 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Edappally Church Complex ©
Edappally Church Complex
Jew Town ©
Jew Town
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets

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 1st (Fri), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at C.S.I Christ Church, then take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, and finally see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, use the Munnar route website .

Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar by car takes about 4 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Munnar can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Spas Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Spas
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam

2
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 3rd (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, then contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look and learn at Green land spice garden and then get great views at Parunthumpara.

For photos and other tourist information, read our Thekkady online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Munnar to Thekkady takes 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Parunthumpara
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Spas
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake

2
nights
Kovalam

Kovalam ©
Famous for the groves of coconut trees from which it takes its name, Kovalam offers a long, white sandy beach on the Arabian Sea.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kovalam Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kovalam Avaduthura Devi Temple, and finally soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Kovalam trip maker website .

Getting from Thekkady to Kovalam by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Kovalam are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Spas & Wellness
Kovalam Avaduthura Devi Temple ©
Kovalam Avaduthura Devi Temple

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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.
On the 6th (Wed), admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, examine the collection at Kuthira Malika, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then stop by Sarwaa, and finally see the interesting displays at Priyadarshini Planetarium.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Kovalam to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in an hour. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Museums Shopping Spas
Highlights from your plan
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Spas
Karikkakom Chamundi Devi Temple ©
Karikkakom Chamundi Devi Temple

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