10 days in Kerala & Kanyakumari Itinerary

10 days in Kerala & Kanyakumari Itinerary

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Kochi (Cochin)
— 4 nights
2
Kanyakumari
— 2 nights
3
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 3 nights

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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.
We've included these beaches for you: Marari Beach and Cherai Beach. Visit Vaikom Mahadeva Temple and Edappally Church Complex for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Kochi (Cochin): Triprayar Sri Rama Temple (in Thriprayar), Kodungallur Bhagavathi Temple (in Kodungallur) and Koodalmanikyam Temple (in Thrissur). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiva Temple, take an in-depth tour of Kerala Museum, explore the galleries of Durbar Hall Art Gallery, and don't miss a visit to Kadamattom Chruch.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) online day trip planner.

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Kochi (Cochin) when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in November, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nagaraja Temple, thenexplore the historical opulence of Padmanabhapuram Palace, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagavathy Amman Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Sothavilai Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jain Temple Kanyakumari, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gandhi Memorial, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Ransom Church, and finally delve into the distant past at Chitharal Hill Temple.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Kanyakumari travel route builder app.

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

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): get some fabulous bargains at Asparagus, take in the spiritual surroundings of Janardhana Swami Temple, thenkick 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): admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kovalam Beach, thenenjoy the sea views from Vizhinjam Lighthouse, and finally stop by Sarwaa.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Kanyakumari to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °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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Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Vizhinjam Lighthouse ©
Vizhinjam Lighthouse

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