10 days in Kerala Itinerary

10 days in Kerala Itinerary

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Kochi (Cochin)
— 5 nights
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Mararikulam
— 1 night
3
Kovalam
— 2 nights

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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.
Get some historical perspective at Church of Saint Francis and Paradesi Synagogue. Get a sense of the local culture at Jew Town and Kerala Folklore Museum. Explore Kochi (Cochin)'s surroundings by going to Malayattoor (Malayattoor Church & St. Thomas International Shrine). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Cherai Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Marys Jacobite Syrian Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chottanikkara Devi Temple, and admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) online tour itinerary builder.

Lucknow to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. While traveling from Lucknow, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Kochi (Cochin), ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Mararikulam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

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Malayattoor
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Jew Town ©
Jew Town

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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 13th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vaikom Mahadeva Temple, then enjoy the sand and surf at Mararikulam Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Marari Beach.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Mararikulam day trip planning site.

Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Mararikulam by car takes about 1.5 hours. May in Mararikulam sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Mararikulam

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Vaikom Mahadeva Temple
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach
Vaikom Mahadeva Temple ©
Vaikom Mahadeva Temple

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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, and then visit a coastal fixture at Vizhinjam Lighthouse. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hawa Beach, then admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, then examine the collection at Napier Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kovalam online holiday planner.

You can drive from Mararikulam to Kovalam in 4.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Kovalam are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Hawa Beach ©
Hawa Beach

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