11 days in Kerala Itinerary

11 days in Kerala Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kerala Trip Planner

©
Plan created by another user. Make it yours

Route & dates

1
Guruvayur
— 1 day
2
Kochi (Cochin)
— 6 nights
3
Kovalam
— 1 night

1
day
Guruvayur

Guruvayur ©
Guruvayur stands as one of the holiest and most important pilgrimage centers in the state, with its Sri Krishna Temple among the most frequented temples in the country.
On the 7th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Narayanamkulangara Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Guruvayur Temple.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Guruvayur trip itinerary tool.

Newark, USA to Guruvayur is an approximately 25-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Newark to Guruvayur, you'll lose 10.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Guruvayur when traveling from Newark in August, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Guruvayur

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Guruvayur Temple ©
Guruvayur Temple
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram ©
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram
Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta) ©
Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta)

6
nights
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Church of Saint Francis and Chottanikkara Devi Temple. Get outdoors at Cherai Beach and Mararikulam Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Marari Beach in Mararikulam (about 1h 20 min away). There's still lots to do: browse the exhibits of Kashi Art Gallery, admire the landmark architecture of Mattancherry Palace, take an in-depth tour of Kerala Folklore Museum, and steep yourself in history at Edappally Church Complex.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) trip maker website.

You can drive from Guruvayur to Kochi (Cochin) in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Mararikulam
Find places to stay Aug 7 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach

1
night
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 13th (Sun): kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, and then admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, enjoy the sand and surf at Hawa Beach, thenvisit a coastal fixture at Vizhinjam Lighthouse, and finally stroll through Samudra Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kovalam trip builder website.

Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Kovalam by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August in Kovalam, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Hawa Beach ©
Hawa Beach

Similar plans

13 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM INDIA December, romantic, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, romantic Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 14 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM INDIA June, hidden gems Preferences: June Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 15 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA June, romantic, popular sights Preferences: June, romantic Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 12 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM INDIA December, popular sights Preferences: December Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 12 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM INDIA May, popular sights Preferences: May Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 13 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM INDIA May, culture, romantic, beaches, popular sights Preferences: May, culture, romantic, beaches Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 12 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM INDIA June, relaxing, romantic, popular sights Preferences: June, relaxing, romantic Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 13 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM INDIA June, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: June, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 15 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems Preferences: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 15 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems Preferences: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 10 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM INDIA September, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 12 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM INDIA May, kids, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: May, kids, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy
See more plans