11 days in Kerala Itinerary

11 days in Kerala Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

2
nights
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 15th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Tea Museum and then take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens. On your second day here, take in the dramatic scenery at Attukal Waterfalls, explore the activities along Kundala Dam Lake, then take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, and finally admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Munnar trip planner.

Mumbai to Munnar is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Munnar when traveling from Mumbai in December, with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 15 — 17:
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Attukal Waterfalls ©
Attukal Waterfalls

1
night
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve and then explore the activities along Periyar Lake.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Thekkady itinerary app.

Getting from Munnar to Thekkady by car takes about 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Mararikulam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 18:
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Abraham's Spice Garden ©
Abraham's Spice Garden
Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation ©
Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve

1
night
Mararikulam

Mararikulam ©
If you're looking for soft sand and warm water, plan a vacation in Mararikulam.
On the 19th (Tue), kick back and relax at Mararikulam Beach and then kick back and relax at Marari Beach.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Mararikulam driving holiday planning website.

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Mararikulam takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Mararikulam

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 19:
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach

4
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wonderla Amusement Park and Mattancherry. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Chottanikkara Devi Temple, look for gifts at Anokhi, walk around Marine Drive, and admire the landmark architecture of Kerala Folklore Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) trip planner.

You can drive from Mararikulam to Kochi (Cochin) in 1.5 hours. December in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Theme Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 23:
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Wonderla Amusement Park ©
Wonderla Amusement Park
Mattancherry ©
Mattancherry
Jew Town ©
Jew Town

2
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Spas & Wellness and The Art of India. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum): Kovalam (Lighthouse Beach, Kovalam Beach, &more) and Varkala Beach (in Varkala Town). There's more to do: make a trip to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple and admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) attractions planner.

Fly from Kochi (Cochin) to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kovalam, Varkala Town
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 25:
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Spas & Wellness
Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach

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