10 days in Kerala Itinerary

10 days in Kerala Itinerary

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10 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + Taxi:  6​h 30​min
1
Munnar
— 3 nights
Bus:  2​h 45​min
2
Alappuzha
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Mararikulam
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

3
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, admire the sheer force of Chinnakanel Water Falls, then look for gifts at Tata Tea Outlet, and finally get into the urban bustle at Kalari Kshethra. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Tea Museum, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then see Off-Road Tours.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Munnar trip itinerary planning app .

New Delhi to Munnar is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. When traveling from New Delhi in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Munnar, with highs around 38°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Munnar

Tours Outdoors Spas
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Off-Road Tours
Kalari Kshethra ©
Kalari Kshethra
Chinnakanel Water Falls ©
Chinnakanel Water Falls

2
nights
Alappuzha

Alappuzha ©
Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): look for gifts at Pulickattil The Handicraft Shop, stroll through Alappuzha Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Thottappally Beach, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kanichukulangara Devi Temple, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Andhakaranazhi Beach.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Alappuzha online trip builder .

Traveling by bus from Munnar to Alappuzha takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. On the 24th (Tue), you'll travel to Mararikulam.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Outdoors Historic Sites Beaches
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Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach
Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple ©
Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple
Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple ©
Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple

2
nights
Mararikulam

Mararikulam ©
If you're looking for soft sand and warm water, plan a vacation in Mararikulam.
Visit Marari Beach and Mararikulam Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore Mararikulam's surroundings by going to Bay Island Driftwood Museum (in Kottayam) and Kumarakom (Kumarakom Craft Museum, Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, & more). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiruvizha Sree Mahadeva Temple.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Mararikulam day trip planner.

Mararikulam is just a stone's throw from Alappuzha. In December, daily temperatures in Mararikulam can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Mararikulam

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kumarakom, Bay Island Driftwood Museum, Thiruvizha Sree Mahadeva Temple
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Mararikulam Mahadeva Temple ©
Mararikulam Mahadeva Temple
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): browse the different shops at LuLu Mall, then kick back and relax at Cherai Beach, and then view the masterpieces at David Hall Gallery & Cafe. On your second day here, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take an in-depth tour of Kerala Museum, then make a trip to Kadamattom Chruch, and finally take a stroll through Jew Town.

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You can drive from Mararikulam to Kochi (Cochin) in 1.5 hours. In December in Kochi (Cochin), expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
LuLu Mall ©
LuLu Mall

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