9 days in Kerala Itinerary

9 days in Kerala Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Munnar
— Few hours
2
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
3
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 3 nights
4
Thekkady
— 2 nights

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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.
On the 14th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Tea Museum and then pause for some serene contemplation at C.S.I Christ Church.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Munnar vacation planner.

Hyderabad to Munnar is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Munnar when traveling from Hyderabad in December, with lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Munnar

Museums · Historic Sites
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Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum
C.S.I Christ Church ©
C.S.I Christ Church

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Marari Beach and Cherai Beach. Paradesi Synagogue and Mattancherry Palace are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Go for a jaunt from Kochi (Cochin) to Cherthala to see St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam about 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: stop by Jew Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Antony's Shrine, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Salem Marthoma Church, and explore the world behind art at Kerala Folklore Museum.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Munnar to Kochi (Cochin) in 4 hours. December in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Marari Beach, St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach

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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.
Get outdoors at Varkala Beach and Lighthouse Beach. Appreciate the collections at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace and Napier Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum): Varkala Town (Asparagus & Janardhana Swami Temple) and Kovalam Beach (in Kovalam). And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, visit a coastal fixture at Vizhinjam Lighthouse, admire the masterpieces at Shri Chitra Art Gallery, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Mahadeva Temple.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Varkala Town, Kovalam
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Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy 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 21st (Sat): examine the collection at The Periyar Interpretation Centre, examine the collection at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve and then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Thekkady trip tool.

Getting from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Thekkady by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thekkady

Wildlife · Parks · Museums
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

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