11 days in Kerala Itinerary

11 days in Kerala Itinerary

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11 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
1
Thekkady
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
3
Alappuzha
— 1 night
bus:  2​h 45​min
4
Munnar
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Pune

3
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Munnar Hill Station. Attractions like Elephant Junction and Green land spice garden make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, get great views at Chellarkovil Viewpoint, contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, and take in nature's colorful creations at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Thekkady vacation planner .

Pune to Thekkady is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Munnar Hill Station
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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.
Attractions like Kovalam Beach and Lighthouse Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to go to Varkala and see Varkala Beach, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, step off the mainland to explore Poovar Island, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Thiruvananthapuram Zoo, and don't miss a visit to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) travel route planner .

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 November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

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

1
night
Alappuzha

Alappuzha ©
Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
On the 22nd (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Alappuzha Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Alappuzha trip planner.

You can take a train from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Alappuzha in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Alappuzha are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to catcht the bus to Munnar.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Marari Beach
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach
Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple ©
Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): admire the sheer force of Chinnakanel Water Falls and then explore the striking landscape of Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Green Field Spices and Herbal Garden, take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, and then explore the activities along Anayirankal Dam Reservoir.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Munnar trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by bus from Alappuzha to Munnar takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November in Munnar, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Anayirankal Dam Reservoir
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©
Anayirankal Dam Reservoir ©
Anayirankal Dam Reservoir

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