17 days in Kerala Itinerary

17 days in Kerala Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

3
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.
Take a break from Kochi (Cochin) with a short trip to Marari Beach in Mararikulam, about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, explore the world behind art at Kerala Folklore Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) road trip tool.

New Delhi to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in November; daily highs in Kochi (Cochin) reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kottayam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Marari Beach
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
Kottayam

Kottayam ©
The first Indian city to achieve a 100 percent literacy rate among its citizens, Kottayam has as much of a reputation for its educational standards as for its massive rubber industry.
Get out of town with these interesting Kottayam side-trips: St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam (in Cherthala), Thiruvalla (Sree Vallabha Temple & Parumala Church) and St. George Orthodox Church (in Puthuppally). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Vaikom Mahadeva Temple, don't miss a visit to Kumaranalloor, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Jacobite Syrian Cathedral.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kottayam vacation maker site.

Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Kottayam by car takes about 2 hours. In November in Kottayam, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kottayam

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Thiruvalla, St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam, St. George Orthodox Church, St Mary's Jacobite Syrian Cathedral
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Vaikom Mahadeva Temple ©
Vaikom Mahadeva Temple
Kumaranalloor ©
Kumaranalloor
Sree Vallabha Temple ©
Sree Vallabha Temple

3
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Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Thekkady is known for wildlife, nature, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, admire the natural beauty at Abraham's Spice Garden, walk around Thekkady Rose Park, and get great views at Chellarcovil View Point.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Thekkady vacation builder site.

You can drive from Kottayam to Thekkady in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

3
nights
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, see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, and stop by Tata Tea Outlet.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Munnar driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Munnar takes 3 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Munnar can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Museums
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

4
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) side-trips: Kovalam (Lighthouse Beach & Kovalam Beach) and Varkala Town (Janardhana Swami Temple, Varkala Beach, &more). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, have fun and explore at Chacha Nehru Children’s Museum, and don't miss a visit to Holy Land.

To see more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by combination of taxi and bus from Munnar to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In November, daily temperatures in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

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