57 days in Kerala Itinerary

57 days in Kerala Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 4 nights
2
Munnar
— 5 nights
3
Thekkady
— 6 nights
4
Kottayam
— 5 nights
5
Kochi (Cochin)
— 6 nights
6
Thrissur
— 5 nights
7
Palakkad
— 5 nights
8
Kozhikode
— 5 nights
9
Kalpetta
— 5 nights
10
Kasaragod
— 5 nights
11
Kannur
— 5 nights

4
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum): Kovalam (Lighthouse Beach, Kovalam Beach, &more) and Varkala Town (Umer's Arts and Crafts & Varkala Beach). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, make a trip to Holy Land, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and steep yourself in history at Kanakakunnu Palace & Grounds.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip planner.

Bengaluru to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bengaluru in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Munnar.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kovalam, Varkala Town, Sunil's Wax Museum, Holy Land
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach

5
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.
When in Munnar, make a side trip to see Tea Town Kerala - Munnar in Suryanelli, approximately Suryanelli away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, contemplate the waterfront views at Kundala Dam Lake, take a peaceful walk through Photo Point, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ottakathala Medu Mountain Range.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Munnar vacation planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and taxi from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Munnar takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July in Munnar, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Tea Town Kerala - Munnar
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

6
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Thekkady is known for wildlife, nature, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, examine the collection at The Periyar Interpretation Centre, explore the striking landscape of Periyar National Park, and admire the natural beauty at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Thekkady day trip app.

You can drive from Munnar to Thekkady in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kottayam.

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

5
nights
Kottayam

Kottayam ©
The first Indian city to achieve a 100 percent literacy rate among its citizens, Kottayam has as much of a reputation for its educational standards as for its massive rubber industry.
Take a break from Kottayam with a short trip to Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary in Kumarakom, about 1 hour away. Spend the 18th (Sat) exploring at Kerala Backwaters. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vaikom Mahadeva Temple, take in the awesome beauty at Illikkal Kallu, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Chavara Pilgrim Centre, and admire the sheer force of Marmala Waterfall.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Kottayam holiday maker site.

Getting from Thekkady to Kottayam by car takes about 3 hours. In July in Kottayam, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Kottayam

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Kerala, Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Illikkal Kallu ©
Illikkal Kallu
Kerala Backwaters ©
Kerala Backwaters
Vaikom Mahadeva Temple ©
Vaikom Mahadeva Temple

6
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.
When in Kochi (Cochin), make a side trip to see Ethnic Voyages in Vaikom, approximately Vaikom away. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, contemplate the long history of Edappally Church Complex, deepen your understanding at Kerala Kathakali Centre, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) online holiday planner.

You can drive from Kottayam to Kochi (Cochin) in 2 hours. July in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Thrissur.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Ethnic Voyages, Shiva Temple Ernakulam
Highlights from your plan
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
LuLu Mall ©
LuLu Mall

5
nights
Thrissur

Thrissur ©
One of the oldest and largest cities in the center of the state, Thrissur hosts a wealth of festivals throughout the year.
Get out of town with these interesting Thrissur side-trips: Guruvayur (Venkitachalapathy Temple, Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram, &more) and Athirappilly (Charpa Waterfall, Vazhachal Falls, &more). And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Athirappilly Water Falls, appreciate the history behind Bible Tower, identify plant and animal life at Kauthuka Park, and stroll through Chavakkad Beach.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Thrissur day trip planning website.

Take a train from Kochi (Cochin) to Thrissur in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to drive to Palakkad.

Things to do in Thrissur

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Guruvayur, Athirappilly, Cheraman Juma Masjid Mosque
Highlights from your plan
Charpa Waterfall ©
Charpa Waterfall
Guruvayur Temple ©
Guruvayur Temple
Athirappilly Water Falls ©
Athirappilly Water Falls

5
nights
Palakkad

Palakkad ©
A trip to Palakkad takes you to an area known for being fertile, rich in animals and plant life, and surrounded by a superlative landscape.
Venture out of the city with trips to Loam’s View Point (in Valparai), Kanjirapuzha Dam (in Mannarkkad) and Pothundy Reservoir (in Nelliyampathy). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Virgin Valley Pathrakadvu, see human ingenuity at work at Malampuzha Garden and Dam, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jain Temple Palghat, and admire the striking features of Varikkasseri Mana.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Palakkad online trip maker.

Drive from Thrissur to Palakkad in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kozhikode.

Things to do in Palakkad

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Mannarkkad, Loam’s View Point, Pothundy Reservoir
Highlights from your plan
Malampuzha Garden and Dam ©
Malampuzha Garden and Dam
Loam’s View Point ©
Loam’s View Point
Parambikulam Dam ©
Parambikulam Dam

5
nights
Kozhikode

Kozhikode ©
Famous as the landing place of Vasco da Gama, the large industrial city of Kozhikode today acts as staging post for adventures around the state, while also boasting some particularly popular beaches.
Kozhikode is known for beaches, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, don't miss a visit to Science Centre and Planetarium Kozhikode/Calicut, kick back and relax at Kozhikode Beach, and take in the dramatic scenery at Arippara Waterfalls.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Kozhikode trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Palakkad to Kozhikode takes 3.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Kozhikode are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can catch the bus to Kalpetta.

Things to do in Kozhikode

Parks Historic Sites Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Beypore Beach ©
Beypore Beach
Spas
Kappad Beach ©
Kappad Beach

5
nights
Kalpetta

Kalpetta ©
One of the district's main tourist hubs, Kalpetta offers easy access to a number of man-made and natural attractions.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kalpetta: Banasurasagar Dam (in Vythiri), Fun Fantasy (in Padinjarathara) and Sulthan Bathery (Assumption Forane Church & Sree Maha Ganapathy Temple). And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Edakkal Caves, contemplate the long history of EAE St.Marys Soonoro Church Meenangadi, admire the engineering at Padinjarathara Dam, and don't miss a visit to Thariode.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Kalpetta trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by bus from Kozhikode to Kalpetta takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kasaragod.

Things to do in Kalpetta

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vythiri, Sulthan Bathery, Tea Town Kerala - Wayanad, Wayanad Tea Museum, EAE St.Marys Soonoro Church Meenangadi
Highlights from your plan
Chembra ©
Chembra
Edakkal Caves ©
Edakkal Caves
Banasurasagar Dam ©
Banasurasagar Dam

5
nights
Kasaragod

Kasaragod ©
Get out of town with these interesting Kasaragod side-trips: Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Nileshwar) and Anandashram (in Kanhangad).

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Kasaragod journey planner.

Drive from Kalpetta to Kasaragod in 6 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Kasaragod can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Kannur.

Things to do in Kasaragod

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bekal, Boat Tours & Water Sports, Anandashram
Highlights from your plan
Bekal Fort ©
Bekal Fort
Anandashram ©
Anandashram
Madhur Temple ©
Madhur Temple

5
nights
Kannur

Kannur ©
A cultural capital on the state's relatively quiet northern coast, Kannur has long been associated with textile production and temple rituals, earning it the nickname, the "Land of Looms and Lores." Most Kannur itineraries will include observing theyyam rituals performed at the temples, where the traditions have origins dating back thousands of years.
Go for a jaunt from Kannur to Paithalmala to see Paithalmala Hill Station about 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kottiyoor Mahadeva Temple, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and don't miss a visit to Sri Rajarajeswara Temple.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kannur travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Kasaragod to Kannur takes 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kannur

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Mridanga Saileswari Temple, Paithalmala Hill Station
Highlights from your plan
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach ©
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach
Mridanga Saileswari Temple ©
Mridanga Saileswari Temple
Peralassery Sri Subramanya Temple ©
Peralassery Sri Subramanya Temple

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