14 days in Kerala Itinerary

14 days in Kerala Itinerary

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Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + Taxi:  10 h 30 min
1
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
2
Guruvayur
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Kottayam
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
5
Thekkady
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
6
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 3 nights
Fly:  11 h
End: Tel Aviv

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 19th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park, examine the collection at Tea Museum, and then stop by Tata Tea Outlet.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Munnar online travel planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Munnar is an approximately 12.5- hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time to India Standard Time is 3.5 hours. Traveling from Tel Aviv in October, expect Munnar to be somewhat warmer, temps between 36°C and 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Guruvayur.

Things to do in Munnar

Nature Parks Museums
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Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

2
nights
Guruvayur

Guruvayur ©
Guruvayur stands as one of the holiest and most important pilgrimage centers in the state, with its Sri Krishna Temple among the most frequented temples in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): browse the different shops at Sobha City Mall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiruvambadi Krishna Shrine, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Vadakkunnathan Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Triprayar Sri Rama Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Parthasarathy Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Venkitachalapathy Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Narayanamkulangara Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Guruvayur Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Guruvayur online road trip planner.

Drive from Munnar to Guruvayur in 5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Guruvayur are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Guruvayur

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Thrissur, Triprayar Sri Rama Temple
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Guruvayur Temple ©
Guruvayur Temple
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram ©
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram
Triprayar Sri Rama Temple ©
Triprayar Sri Rama Temple

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.
Let the collections at Kashi Art Gallery and Kerala Museum capture your imagination. You'll get in some beach time at Marari Beach and Alappuzha Beach. When in Kochi (Cochin), make a side trip to see Pulickattil The Handicraft Shop in Alappuzha, approximately Alappuzha away. And it doesn't end there: browse the different shops at LuLu Mall, take in the exciting artwork at Durbar Hall Art Gallery, stroll through Cherai Beach, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) tour itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Guruvayur to Kochi (Cochin) in 2.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kottayam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Alappuzha, Marari Beach
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LuLu Mall ©
LuLu Mall
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kottayam Cheriapally, explore the galleries of Mozart Art Gallery, examine the collection at Bay Island Driftwood Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vaikom Mahadeva Temple, and finally explore the galleries of Clay Art Cafe.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Kottayam trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Kottayam in 2 hours. In October in Kottayam, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kottayam

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Mozart Art Gallery ©
Mozart Art Gallery
Vaikom Mahadeva Temple ©
Vaikom Mahadeva Temple
Kottayam Cheriapally ©
Kottayam Cheriapally

3
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Get outdoors at Periyar Tiger Reserve and Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation. You'll explore and learn at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum and The Periyar Interpretation Centre. The adventure continues: look for gifts at Kerala Crafts, take some stellar pictures from Chellarcovil View Point, identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction, and contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Thekkady vacation maker.

Drive from Kottayam to Thekkady in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can drive to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

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.
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple and Napier Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore and learn at Priyadarshini Planetarium and Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum): Varkala Town (Moon Stone Arts, Varkala Beach, &more) and Kovalam (Kovalam Beach & Lighthouse Beach). There's more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Mall of Travancore.

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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 October, daytime highs in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

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

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