10 days in Kerala Itinerary

10 days in Kerala Itinerary

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10 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Bhubaneswar
Fly + Taxi:  5 h
1
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
2
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
4
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Bhubaneswar

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Photo Point.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Munnar trip builder.

Bhubaneswar to Munnar is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Bhubaneswar in February, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 26°C in Munnar. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Museums
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Photo Point ©
Photo Point
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam

2
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 13th (Thu), admire the natural beauty at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, then look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction, then look for gifts at Greenworld Spices & Herbal, and finally get great views at Chellarcovil View Point. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church, contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, and finally identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Thekkady trip maker tool .

Drive from Munnar to Thekkady in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Greenworld Spices & Herbal
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

3
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Varkala Beach and Poovar Island. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum): Kovalam (Kovalam Beach & Lighthouse Beach) and Varkala Town (The Art of India & Kappil Beach). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, make a trip to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, get to know the resident critters at Thiruvananthapuram Zoo, and explore the engaging exhibits at Chacha Nehru Children’s Museum.

Before you visit Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Thekkady to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. In February in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

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.
Bring the kids along to Marari Beach and Mararikulam Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kochi (Cochin): Alappuzha (Jain Temple, Alleppey & Alappuzha Beach). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Cherai Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chottanikkara Devi Temple, don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, and admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Kochi (Cochin) road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Kochi (Cochin) takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Kochi (Cochin) are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mararikulam, Alappuzha
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach

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