12 days in Kerala Itinerary

12 days in Kerala Itinerary

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Munnar
— 2 nights
2
Thekkady
— 3 nights
3
Mararikulam
— 2 nights
4
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
5
Kovalam
— 2 nights

2
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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 19th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Tea Museum and then take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Munnar trip simple and quick.

Mumbai to Munnar is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in May, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay May 19 — 21:
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Munnar Hill Station ©
Munnar Hill Station

3
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Spend the 23rd (Tue) exploring nature at Periyar National Park. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, take in nature's colorful creations at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mangala Devi Temple.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Thekkady holiday planning app.

Traveling by car from Munnar to Thekkady takes 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Mararikulam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay May 21 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation ©
Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation

2
nights
Mararikulam

Mararikulam ©
If you're looking for soft sand and warm water, plan a vacation in Mararikulam.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Alappuzha Beach, then visit a coastal fixture at Alappuzha Lighthouse, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Mararikulam trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Thekkady to Mararikulam in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in May, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Mararikulam

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Alappuzha
Find places to stay May 24 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach
Alappuzha Lighthouse ©
Alappuzha Lighthouse

2
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.
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, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Vallarpadam Church, browse the different shops at LuLu Mall, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue.

For where to stay and other tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mararikulam to Kochi (Cochin) takes 1.5 hours. In May in Kochi (Cochin), expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay May 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): enjoy the sea views from Vizhinjam Lighthouse, stroll through Lighthouse Beach, and then kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, then make a trip to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, then stop by Keralashopee, and finally make a trip to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Kovalam trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Kovalam takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Kovalam, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
Find places to stay May 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace ©
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace

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