14 days in Kerala & Sri Lanka Itinerary

14 days in Kerala & Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Mararikulam, India
— 1 night
2
Kochi (Cochin), India
— 3 nights
3
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
— 4 nights
4
Kandy, Sri Lanka
— 1 night
5
Dambulla, Sri Lanka
— 2 nights

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Mararikulam, India

Mararikulam ©
If you're looking for soft sand and warm water, plan a vacation in Mararikulam.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Mararikulam trip builder site.

Bristol, UK to Mararikulam is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5.5 hours traveling from Bristol to Mararikulam. In July, daily temperatures in Mararikulam can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Mararikulam

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach

3
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Kochi (Cochin), India

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.
Chottanikkara Devi Temple and Church of Saint Francis will appeal to history buffs. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Cherai Beach and Jew Town. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, pause for some serene contemplation at Vallarpadam Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, and find something for the whole family at Wonderla Amusement Park.

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

Getting from Mararikulam to Kochi (Cochin) by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July in Kochi (Cochin), expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Outdoors
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Chottanikkara Devi Temple ©
Chottanikkara Devi Temple
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India

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.
Get in touch with nature at Kovalam Beach and Lighthouse Beach. Kids will appreciate attractions like Varkala Beach and Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum): Varkala Town (Sivagiri, Papasnanam Beach/Varkala Beach, &more) and Hawa Beach (in Kovalam). There's much more to do: stroll through Shanghumukham Beach, enjoy the sea views from Vizhinjam Lighthouse, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Mahadeva Temple, and make a trip to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) online sightseeing planner.

Fly from Kochi (Cochin) to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kandy.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

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

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Kandy, Sri Lanka

Kandy ©
Nestled between mountains in inland Sri Lanka, Kandy proudly bears its World Heritage Site designation while remaining culturally independent and colorfully picturesque.
On the 20th (Thu), appreciate the history behind Bahiravokanda Vihara Buddha Statue.

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Fly from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Kandy in 6 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to Dambulla.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites
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Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
Kandy Lake ©
Kandy Lake
Udawattekele Sanctuary ©
Udawattekele Sanctuary

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Dambulla, Sri Lanka

Dambulla ©
On a trip to Dambulla, visit the largest and best-preserved cave temple complexes in the country, declared a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): explore the ancient world of Sigiriya, then see the interesting displays at Sigiriya Museum, and then Head underground at Golden Temple of Dambulla. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Minneriya National Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Dambulla online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kandy to Dambulla takes 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dambulla

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sigiriya, Minneriya National Park
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Golden Temple of Dambulla ©
Golden Temple of Dambulla
Sigiriya ©
Sigiriya
Minneriya National Park ©
Minneriya National Park

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