7 days in Kerala Itinerary

7 days in Kerala Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kerala holiday planner

©
Plan created by another user. Make it yours

Route & dates

1
Munnar
— 2 nights
2
Alappuzha
— 2 nights
3
Kovalam
— 2 nights

2
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.
On the 2nd (Sat), look for gifts at Tata Tea Outlet, examine the collection at Tea Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at C.S.I Christ Church, then get into the urban bustle at Kalari Kshethra, and finally explore the striking landscape of Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun): view the masterpieces at Mistletoe art Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mount Carmel Church &Mount Carmel Pilgrim Centre, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then look for all kinds of wild species at Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally explore the ancient world of Muniyara - Anakottapara park.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Munnar tour website.

Surat to Munnar is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Munnar when traveling from Surat in November, with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Mon) to allow time for the bus ride to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum
Swiftlet Cave Munnar ©
Swiftlet Cave Munnar

2
nights
Alappuzha

Alappuzha ©
Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
On the 4th (Mon), look for gifts at Pulickattil Handicrafts and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam, enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Subramanya Swami Temple.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Alappuzha trip planner.

You can take a bus from Munnar to Alappuzha in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 28°C. On the 6th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Kovalam.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam, Marari Beach
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach

2
nights
Kovalam

Kovalam ©
Famous for the groves of coconut trees from which it takes its name, Kovalam offers a long, white sandy beach on the Arabian Sea.
On the 6th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Mahatma Gandhi Road and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Vizhinjam Fishing Harbour. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Samudra Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kovalam Avaduthura Devi Temple, kick back and relax at Hawa Beach, admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, then stop by Sarwaa, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Saphalyam Shopping Complex.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kovalam trip maker tool.

Drive from Alappuzha to Kovalam in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or fly. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Shopping · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Hawa Beach ©
Hawa Beach

Similar plans

8 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM INDIA December, teens, kids, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 10 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM INDIA December, romantic, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, romantic Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 10 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM INDIA December, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 9 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM INDIA January, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: January, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in Kerala & Kanyakumari BY A USER FROM INDIA November, teens, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: November, teens, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM INDIA November, relaxing, historic sites, hidden gems Preferences: November, relaxing, historic sites Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 9 days in Kerala, Kanyakumari & Rameswaram BY A USER FROM INDIA April, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: April, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM INDIA December, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 8 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: December, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 10 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM INDIA January, culture, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems Preferences: January, culture, relaxing, beaches, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 10 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM INDIA October, relaxing, romantic, beaches, popular sights Preferences: October, relaxing, romantic, beaches Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans