11 days in Kerala Itinerary

11 days in Kerala Itinerary

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

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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.
On the 9th (Wed), have fun and explore at Chacha Nehru Children’s Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) vacation planner.

Amritsar to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Amritsar in October, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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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 12th (Sat), look for gifts at ViaKerala Shop, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, thenmake a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, and finally gain insight at Kerala Kathakali Centre. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace, thenexplore the world behind art at Kerala Folklore Museum, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cherai Beach.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) trip planner.

Getting from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Kochi (Cochin) by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Kochi (Cochin) are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to Mararikulam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Parks Beaches
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre

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Mararikulam

Mararikulam ©
If you're looking for soft sand and warm water, plan a vacation in Mararikulam.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Mararikulam Sree Mahadeva Temple, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Mararikulam Mahadeva Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Mararikulam travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Mararikulam takes 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Mararikulam can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Mararikulam

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Cherthala
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Mararikulam Mahadeva Temple ©
Mararikulam Mahadeva Temple

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Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): look for gifts at Green Land Spice Garden, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Chellarcovil View Point, thenidentify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Thekkady road trip planning tool.

Drive from Mararikulam to Thekkady in 4 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

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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.
Munnar is known for parks, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, explore the striking landscape of Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park, look for gifts at Tata Tea Outlet, and admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Munnar day trip app.

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Munnar takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough 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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