16 days in Kerala Itinerary

16 days in Kerala Itinerary

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

4
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.
Spend the 3rd (Sat) exploring nature at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, explore the activities along Kundala Dam Lake, see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, and see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Munnar route site.

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Munnar is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in June, things will get a bit cooler in Munnar: highs are around 35°C and lows about 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Lakkam Waterfalls
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Munnar Hill Station ©
Munnar Hill Station

2
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Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 5th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake and then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Periyar National Park.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Thekkady trip planner.

Getting from Munnar to Thekkady by car takes about 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Mararikulam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation ©
Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation

1
night
Mararikulam

Mararikulam ©
If you're looking for soft sand and warm water, plan a vacation in Mararikulam.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): kick back and relax at Alappuzha Beach and then stroll through Marari Beach.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Mararikulam trip planning website.

You can drive from Thekkady to Mararikulam in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Mararikulam

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Alappuzha Beach
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha 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.
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, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Francis, explore the world behind art at Kerala Folklore Museum, and deepen your understanding at Kerala Kathakali Centre.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Kochi (Cochin) online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Mararikulam to Kochi (Cochin) takes 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Neighborhoods
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) side-trips: Kovalam (Lighthouse Beach & Kovalam Beach) and Varkala Town (Papasnanam Beach/Varkala Beach & Varkala Beach). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, examine the collection at Napier Museum, don't miss a visit to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, and step off the mainland to explore Poovar Island.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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

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