9 days in Kerala Itinerary

9 days in Kerala Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
2
Thrissur
— 2 nights
3
Thekkady
— 1 night
4
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights

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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 30th (Wed), wander the streets of Jew Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, thenadmire the masterpieces at Kerala Folklore Museum, and finally browse the different shops at LuLu Mall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Mattancherry Palace and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chottanikkara Devi Temple.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) trip planner.

Goa to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In October, daily temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Thu) to allow time for the train ride to Thrissur.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Kerala Folklore Museum ©
Kerala Folklore Museum
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Jew Town ©
Jew Town

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Thrissur

Thrissur ©
One of the oldest and largest cities in the center of the state, Thrissur hosts a wealth of festivals throughout the year.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): have fun and explore at Thrissur Zoo & Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta), thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Narayanamkulangara Temple, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Guruvayur Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Vadakkunnathan Temple, browse the different shops at Sobha City Mall, and then kick back and relax at Snehatheeram Beach.

For ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Thrissur trip itinerary planning app.

You can take a train from Kochi (Cochin) to Thrissur in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Thrissur are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thrissur

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Guruvayur
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Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta) ©
Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta)
Guruvayur Temple ©
Guruvayur Temple
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram ©
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram

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Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church, thensee the interesting displays at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, and finally stop by Green Land Spice Garden.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Thekkady trip planner.

Traveling by car from Thrissur to Thekkady takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Thekkady

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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum ©
Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum
Green Land Spice Garden ©
Green Land Spice Garden

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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 4th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Kovalam Beach, thenstroll through Lighthouse Beach, and finally admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Napier Museum, thenexplore the engaging exhibits at Chacha Nehru Children’s Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at Neyyar Wild Life Sanctuary.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip planner.

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kovalam
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace ©
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace

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