10 days in Kerala & Kanyakumari Itinerary

10 days in Kerala & Kanyakumari Itinerary

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10 days in Kerala & Kanyakumari Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly + taxi:  5​h
1
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  1​h 30​min
4
Kovalam
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Kanyakumari
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Ahmedabad

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 6th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, and then admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens.

Plan trip to Munnar with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Ahmedabad to Munnar is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or drive. When traveling from Ahmedabad in April, plan for slightly colder days in Munnar, with highs around 40°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

#Parks, #Museums
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

2
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Thekkady day trip planner .

Getting from Munnar to Thekkady by car takes about 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thekkady

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Francis, make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, then admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace, and finally make a trip to Jew Town. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the different shops at LuLu Mall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Vallarpadam Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ernakulatthappan Temple, then admire all the interesting features of Kerala Kathakali Centre, and finally admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Thekkady to Kochi (Cochin) in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In April, daytime highs in Kochi (Cochin) are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

#Historic Sites, #Shopping, #Neighborhoods
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Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): make a trip to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, then stroll through Kovalam Beach, and finally stroll through Lighthouse Beach. On your second day here, stroll through Thiruvananthapuram Zoo and then step off the mainland to explore Poovar Island.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kovalam trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Kovalam takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in April, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Kovalam

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

3
nights
Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari ©
Located at the most southerly point of mainland India, Kanyakumari has long attracted pilgrims and those keen to see the end of the road.
On the 13th (Fri), make a trip to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, make a trip to Thiruvalluvar Statue, then pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Ransom Church, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kanyakumari Beach, and finally make a trip to Gandhi Memorial. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagavathy Amman Temple, then contemplate the long history of Vattakottai Fort, then head outdoors with Marunthuval Malai, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Kanyakumari road trip site .

Traveling by car from Kovalam to Kanyakumari takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. On the 15th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

#Historic Sites, #Outdoors, #Parks
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Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach
Thiruvalluvar Statue ©
Thiruvalluvar Statue

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