21 days in Dubai & Kerala Itinerary

21 days in Dubai & Kerala Itinerary

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Dallas, United States
Fly:
22​h 30​min
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 4 nights
Fly:
8​h 15​min
Kozhikode, India
— 2 nights
Drive:
3​h 15​min
Kannur, India
— 4 nights
Drive:
6​h
Guruvayur, India
— 1 night
Drive:
3​h
Kochi (Cochin), India
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:
1​h 45​min
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
— 4 nights
Fly:
30​h
Dallas, United States

4
days
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Bring the kids along to Ferrari World Abu Dhabi and Aquaventure Waterpark. The adventure continues: enjoy breathtaking views from Burj Khalifa, admire the striking features of Emirates Towers, don't miss a visit to Jumeirah Mosque, and ponder the design of Dubai Fountains.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Dubai itinerary builder.

Dallas, USA to Dubai is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dallas to Dubai is 10 hours. Traveling from Dallas in July, expect Dubai to be a bit warmer, temps between 108°F and 91°F. On the 26th (Wed), you'll travel to Kozhikode.

Things to do in Dubai

Theme Parks Sightseeing Shopping

Side Trips

Sharjah, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
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Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
Aquaventure Waterpark
Sharjah Aquarium

2
days
Kozhikode, India

Famous as the landing place of Vasco da Gama, the large industrial city of Kozhikode today acts as staging post for adventures around the state, while also boasting some particularly popular beaches.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Kappad Beach, then don't miss a visit to Azhakodi Devi Temple, and then kick back and relax at Beypore Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Sargaalaya and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kozhikode Beach.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kozhikode sightseeing planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Dubai to Kozhikode. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to India Standard Time (IST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Dubai in July, expect nights in Kozhikode to be little chillier, around 75°F, while days are cooler, around 84°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Kannur.

Things to do in Kozhikode

Parks Beaches Sightseeing
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Kappad Beach
Kozhikode Beach
Azhakodi Devi Temple

3
days
Kannur, India

A cultural capital on the state's relatively quiet northern coast, Kannur has long been associated with textile production and temple rituals, earning it the nickname, the "Land of Looms and Lores." Most Kannur itineraries will include observing theyyam rituals performed at the temples, where the traditions have origins dating back thousands of years.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Thottada Beach and Payyambalam Beach. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kottiyoor Mahadeva Temple, get great views at Alakapuri Waterfalls, and stroll through Meenkunnu Beach.

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You can drive from Kozhikode to Kannur in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Guruvayur.

Things to do in Kannur

Parks Beaches Wildlife Areas
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Thottada Beach
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach
Payyambalam Beach

few
hours
Guruvayur, India

Guruvayur stands as one of the holiest and most important pilgrimage centers in the state, with its Sri Krishna Temple among the most frequented temples in the country.
To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Guruvayur online itinerary creator.

Drive from Kannur to Guruvayur in 5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Guruvayur are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Guruvayur

Sightseeing Historic Sites
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Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram
Guruvayur Temple

4
days
Kochi (Cochin), India

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.
Kids will enjoy Marari Beach and Cherai Beach. There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Wonderla Amusement Park, kick back and relax at Kuzhupilly Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Little Flower Church, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chottanikkara Bhagavathy Temple.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Guruvayur to Kochi (Cochin) in 2.5 hours. In August in Kochi (Cochin), expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Parks Beaches Sightseeing

Side Trip

Marari Beach
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Marari Beach
Wonderla Amusement Park
Cherai Beach

4
days
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India

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.
Bring the kids along to Kovalam Beach and Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple. Change things up with these side-trips from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum): Varkala (Varkala Beach & Papasnanam Beach) and Lighthouse Beach (in Kovalam). There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Magic Planet, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Mahadeva Temple, visit a coastal fixture at Vizhinjam Lighthouse, and explore the activities along Veli Tourist Village.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) holiday planner.

Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) by combination of taxi and flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in August, and nighttime lows around 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Beaches Theme Parks

Side Trips

Varkala, Kovalam
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Kovalam Beach
Magic Planet Theme Park
Lighthouse Beach

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