10 days in Kerala & Kanyakumari Itinerary

10 days in Kerala & Kanyakumari Itinerary

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10 days in Kerala & Kanyakumari Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Kanyakumari
— 2 nights
Bus + Train:  2​h
3
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Edappally Church Complex and Koodalmanikyam Temple. Do your shopping at Kerala Museum and Durbar Hall Art Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from Kochi (Cochin): Marari Beach (in Mararikulam), Vaikom Mahadeva Temple (in Kottayam) and Kodungallur Bhagavathi Temple (in Kodungallur). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Triprayar Sri Rama Temple, don't miss a visit to Kadamattom Chruch, pause for some serene contemplation at Vallarpadam Church, and buy something for everyone on your list at LuLu Mall.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) route site .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Kochi (Cochin), with lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Vaikom Mahadeva Temple, Marari Beach, Triprayar Sri Rama Temple, Koodalmanikyam Temple, Kodungallur Bhagavathi Temple
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Triprayar Sri Rama Temple ©
Triprayar Sri Rama Temple
Edappally Church Complex ©
Edappally Church Complex
Shiva Temple ©
Shiva Temple

2
nights
Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari ©
Located at the most southerly point of mainland India, Kanyakumari has long attracted pilgrims and those keen to see the end of the road.
On the 26th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nagaraja Temple, then step into the grandiose world of Padmanabhapuram Palace, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagavathy Amman Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Sothavilai Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jain Temple Kanyakumari, then make a trip to Gandhi Memorial, then pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Ransom Church, and finally explore the ancient world of Chitharal Hill Temple.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kanyakumari trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Kanyakumari in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. November in Kanyakumari sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Nagaraja Temple, Chitharal Hill Temple, Padmanabhapuram Palace
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Padmanabhapuram Palace ©
Padmanabhapuram Palace
Nagaraja Temple ©
Nagaraja Temple
Bhagavathy Amman Temple ©
Bhagavathy Amman Temple

3
nights
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 28th (Thu): revel in the low prices at Asparagus, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Janardhana Swami Temple, then kick back and relax at Varkala Beach, and finally make a trip to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kovalam Beach, then enjoy the sea views from Vizhinjam Lighthouse, and finally stop by Sarwaa.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Kanyakumari to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) by combination of bus and train takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Varkala Town, Kovalam Beach
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Vizhinjam Lighthouse ©
Vizhinjam Lighthouse
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach

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