14 days in Kerala Itinerary

14 days in Kerala Itinerary

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14 days in Kerala Itinerary

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 striking landscape of Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park, then examine the collection at Tea Museum, and then stop by Tata Tea Outlet.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Munnar journey planning app .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Munnar is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Munnar. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Tel Aviv in October, with highs in Munnar at 36°C and lows at 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Guruvayur.

Things to do in Munnar

Nature Parks Museums
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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): buy something for everyone on your list at Sobha City Mall, then 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. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Parthasarathy Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Venkitachalapathy Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Narayanamkulangara Temple, then admire the striking features of Guruvayur Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Guruvayur itinerary planning website .

Getting from Munnar to Guruvayur by car takes about 5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow 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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Marari Beach and Cherai Beach. For shopping fun, head to LuLu Mall or Kerala Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Alappuzha (Alappuzha Beach & Pulickattil The Handicraft Shop). The adventure continues: explore the galleries of Kashi Art Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at Durbar Hall Art Gallery, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) road trip planner.

You can drive from Guruvayur to Kochi (Cochin) in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kottayam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Alappuzha, Marari Beach
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha 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, take in the exciting artwork at Mozart Art Gallery, examine the collection at Bay Island Driftwood Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vaikom Mahadeva Temple, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Clay Art Cafe.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Kottayam trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Kottayam in 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Kottayam can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. 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
Bay Island Driftwood Museum ©
Bay Island Driftwood Museum

3
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Bring the kids along to Elephant Junction and Green land spice garden. Get a sense of the local culture at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum and Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church. There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Kerala Crafts, admire the natural beauty at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, examine the collection at The Periyar Interpretation Centre, and take some stellar pictures from Chellarkovil Viewpoint.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Thekkady online trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Kottayam to Thekkady in 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to go by car 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.
Relax by the water at Kovalam Beach and Varkala Beach. Museum-lovers will appreciate Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace and Napier Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Lighthouse Beach (in Kovalam) and Varkala (Moon Stone Arts, Janardhana Swami Temple, & more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, browse the different shops at Mall of Travancore, and see the interesting displays at Priyadarshini Planetarium.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) online vacation planner .

You can drive from Thekkady to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. In October in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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