11 days in Kerala Itinerary

11 days in Kerala Itinerary

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
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Munnar
— 2 nights
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Thekkady
— 2 nights
4
Mararikulam
— 1 night
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Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
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Kannur
— 1 night

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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 20th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, look for gifts at The Art of India, then enjoy the sand and surf at Varkala Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Kappil Beach.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip itinerary builder tool.

Indore to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Indore in January, expect nights in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to be much warmer, around 27°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Munnar.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Varkala Town, Kovalam
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Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Spas

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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): delve into the lush surroundings at Photo Point, take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, then take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, and finally stop by Tata Tea Outlet. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Tea Museum, view the masterpieces at Mistletoe art Gallery, then take some stellar pictures from Munnar Hill Station, and finally admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Munnar road trip website.

Traveling by combination of bus and taxi from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Munnar takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Munnar are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Thekkady.

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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Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 25th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, then contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally take some stellar pictures from Chellarcovil View Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, see the interesting displays at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Thekkady online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Munnar to Thekkady takes 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Mararikulam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake

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Mararikulam

Mararikulam ©
If you're looking for soft sand and warm water, plan a vacation in Mararikulam.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam, kick back and relax at Mararikulam Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Mararikulam trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Thekkady to Mararikulam in 4 hours. In January in Mararikulam, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Mararikulam

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach

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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 28th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cherai Beach, then explore the world behind art at Kerala Folklore Museum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Jeevamatha Church, make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, then admire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, then don't miss a visit to Jew Town, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) online route planner.

You can drive from Mararikulam to Kochi (Cochin) in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in January, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kannur.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Spas

1
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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 30th (Thu), kick back and relax at Payyambalam Beach, then kick back and relax at Thottada Beach, and then kick back and relax at Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Kannur journey planner.

You can drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Kannur in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kannur

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jan 29 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach ©
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach
Thottada Beach ©
Thottada Beach
Payyambalam Beach ©
Payyambalam Beach

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