9 days in Kerala Itinerary

9 days in Kerala Itinerary

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
2
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
3
Alappuzha
— 2 nights
4
Munnar
— 1 night

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple and then head off the coast to Poovar Island. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, thenkick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, and then make a trip to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip planner.

New Delhi to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. When traveling from New Delhi in August, plan for slightly colder days in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

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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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.
On the 13th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, and then kick back and relax at Cherai Beach. Keep things going the next day: browse the different shops at LuLu Mall, get in on the family fun at Wonderla Amusement Park, and then look for gifts at Anokhi.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) trip planner.

You can fly from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Kochi (Cochin) in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

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

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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 15th (Tue), stroll through Marari Beach, make a trip to Alappuzha Lighthouse, and then stroll through Alappuzha Beach. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple, thenadd some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Punnamada Lake.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Alappuzha online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Kochi (Cochin) to Alappuzha takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Alappuzha can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can take a bus to Munnar.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Marari Beach, Punnamada Lake
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing

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night
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 17th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, thenexamine the collection at Tea Museum, and finally admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Munnar road trip planner.

Take a bus from Alappuzha to Munnar in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daytime highs in Munnar are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Museums
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park

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