11 days in Kerala Itinerary

11 days in Kerala Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 3 nights
2
Munnar
— 1 night
3
Thekkady
— 2 nights
4
Mararikulam
— 1 night
5
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum): Kovalam (Lighthouse Beach & Kovalam Beach) and Varkala Beach (in Varkala Town). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, make a trip to Pazhaya Sreekanteswaram Temple, and see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) day trip planning app.

New Delhi to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from New Delhi in May, expect nights in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit cooler, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Munnar.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

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

1
night
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 (Tue): see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at C.S.I Christ Church. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kundala Dam Lake.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Munnar sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of bus and taxi from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Munnar in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Munnar are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive 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

2
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Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mangala Devi Temple, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation and then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Thekkady trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Munnar to Thekkady in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Mararikulam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation ©
Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation

1
night
Mararikulam

Mararikulam ©
If you're looking for soft sand and warm water, plan a vacation in Mararikulam.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Alappuzha Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Mararikulam trip app.

You can drive from Thekkady to Mararikulam in 4 hours. In May, daytime highs in Mararikulam are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Mararikulam

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Alappuzha Beach
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach

3
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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.
Kochi (Cochin) is known for historic sites, shopping, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Vallarpadam Church, and admire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) online travel planner.

Getting from Mararikulam to Kochi (Cochin) by car takes about 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Shopping Historic Sites Theme Parks
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LuLu Mall ©
LuLu Mall
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre

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