10 days in Kerala Itinerary

10 days in Kerala Itinerary

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Athirappilly
— 1 night
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Munnar
— 3 nights
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Kumarakom
— 2 nights
4
Mararikulam
— 1 night
5
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night

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Athirappilly

Athirappilly ©
Athirappilly is a first grade Grama Panchayath with 489.00 km2 area in Chalakudy Taluk, Thrissur district in Kerala, India. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): make a trip to Adi Shancharachaya Temple, then make a trip to Birthplace of Sri Adi Shankara, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Vazhachal Falls. Keep things going the next day: admire the engineering at Thumboormuzhy Dam and then admire the sheer force of Charpa Waterfall.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Athirappilly online tour itinerary builder.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Athirappilly is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to India Standard Time (IST) is 2.5 hours. While traveling from Jeddah, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Athirappilly, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Athirappilly

Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Kalady, Thumboormuzhy Dam
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Vazhachal Falls ©
Vazhachal Falls
Thumboormuzhy Dam ©
Thumboormuzhy Dam
Birthplace of Sri Adi Shankara ©
Birthplace of Sri Adi Shankara

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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.
Family-friendly places like Tea Gardens and Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, get great views at Munnar Hill Station, admire the natural beauty at Rose Gardens, and get into the urban bustle at Kalari Kshethra.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Munnar day trip site.

Getting from Athirappilly to Munnar by car takes about 4 hours. In January in Munnar, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kumarakom.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks · Nature · Shopping
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

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Kumarakom

Kumarakom ©
Kumarakom features one of Kerala's most scenic lakes as the backdrop and serves as a gateway to the area's famous backwaters.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Kumarakom Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Kumaramangalam Subramanyaswamy Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiva Temple Ernakulam . On the 13th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Thangal Hill, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Vaikom Mahadeva Temple, and then identify plant and animal life at Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Kumarakom online visit planner.

You can drive from Munnar to Kumarakom in 4 hours. In January, daytime highs in Kumarakom are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Mararikulam.

Things to do in Kumarakom

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Thangal Hill, Vaikom Mahadeva Temple
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Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary ©
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
Vaikom Mahadeva Temple ©
Vaikom Mahadeva Temple
Shiva Temple Ernakulam	©
Shiva Temple Ernakulam

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Mararikulam

Mararikulam ©
If you're looking for soft sand and warm water, plan a vacation in Mararikulam.
On the 14th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam, kick back and relax at Mararikulam Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Mararikulam travel site.

You can drive from Kumarakom to Mararikulam in an hour. January in Mararikulam sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Mararikulam

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Kerala Folklore Museum.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) tour itinerary website.

You can drive from Mararikulam to Kochi (Cochin) in 1.5 hours. January in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Museums
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Kerala Folklore Museum ©
Kerala Folklore Museum

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