10 days in Kerala Itinerary

10 days in Kerala Itinerary

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Start: Chennai
Fly + Drive:  4 h 45 min
1
Malappuram
— 1 day
Drive:  4 h 15 min
2
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Munnar
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Kovalam
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
End: Chennai

1
day
Malappuram

Malappuram ©
Malappuram is a city in the southern Indian state of Kerala, spread over an area of 33.61sqkm. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): make a trip to Kottakkunnu, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thirumandhamkunnu Bhagavathy Temple, and then don't miss a visit to Hanuman temple alathiyoor.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Malappuram trip builder.

Chennai to Malappuram is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Malappuram

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Thirumandhamkunnu Bhagavathy Temple ©
Thirumandhamkunnu Bhagavathy Temple
Hanuman temple alathiyoor ©
Hanuman temple alathiyoor
Kottakkunnu ©
Kottakkunnu

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.
To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) sightseeing app.

You can drive from Malappuram to Kochi (Cochin) in 4.5 hours. January in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

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 18th (Sat), take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, and then take some stellar pictures from Munnar Hill Station. On the next day, admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Munnar day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar takes 4 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Munnar Hill Station ©
Munnar Hill Station

2
nights
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 20th (Mon): 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, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction. Keep things going the next day: take some stellar pictures from Chellarcovil View Point, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, thenexplore the activities along Periyar Lake, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Thekkady online trip maker.

You can drive from Munnar to Thekkady in 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kovalam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

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 22nd (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, thenstroll through Lighthouse Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu): head off the coast to Poovar Island, explore the engaging exhibits at Chacha Nehru Children’s Museum, thensee the interesting displays at Napier Museum, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Kovalam tour planning website.

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Kovalam takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in January, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Spas

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