12 days in Kerala Itinerary

12 days in Kerala Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Munnar
— 2 nights
2
Thekkady
— 2 nights
3
Kottayam
— 2 nights
4
Alappuzha
— 2 nights
5
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
6
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens.

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New Delhi to Munnar is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from New Delhi in May, you will find days in Munnar are slightly colder (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park

2
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Spend the 3rd (Sat) exploring nature at Periyar National Park. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake and look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve.

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Drive from Munnar to Thekkady in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kottayam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Periyar National Park ©
Periyar National Park

2
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Kottayam

Kottayam ©
The first Indian city to achieve a 100 percent literacy rate among its citizens, Kottayam has as much of a reputation for its educational standards as for its massive rubber industry.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiva Temple Ernakulam and then admire the sheer force of Aruvikkuzhi Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Vembanad Lake, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Kottayam Cheriapally, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thazhathangady Juma Masjid.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kottayam route planning tool.

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Kottayam takes 3 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Kottayam can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You will leave for Alappuzha on the 6th (Tue).

Things to do in Kottayam

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kumarakom, Aruvikkuzhi Waterfall, Vembanad Lake
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Vembanad Lake ©
Vembanad Lake
Shiva Temple Ernakulam	©
Shiva Temple Ernakulam
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary ©
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary

2
nights
Alappuzha

Alappuzha ©
Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
On the 6th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Mararikulam Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Marari Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

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Traveling by car from Kottayam to Alappuzha takes 1.5 hours. June in Alappuzha sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Alappuzha

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mararikulam, Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach

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: don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, enjoy the sand and surf at Cherai Beach, find something for the whole family at Wonderla Amusement Park, and deepen your understanding at Kerala Kathakali Centre.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Alappuzha to Kochi (Cochin) by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Kochi (Cochin) are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks
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Wonderla Amusement Park ©
Wonderla Amusement Park
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): make a trip to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple and then step off the mainland to explore Poovar Island. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kovalam Beach, and then kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) online tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kovalam
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Poovar Island ©
Poovar Island

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