21 days in Goa, Mumbai & Kerala Itinerary

21 days in Goa, Mumbai & Kerala Itinerary

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Start: Paris
Fly:  17 h
1
Goa
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  5 h 30 min
2
Mumbai
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5 h 30 min
3
Kasaragod
— 3 nights
Drive:  7 h 45 min
4
Thrissur
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
5
Kochi (Cochin)
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
6
Pathanamthitta
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
Fly:  13 h 30 min
End: Paris

2
nights
Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Basilica of Bom Jesus and Shri Tirupati Balaji Padmavati Temple. Chapora Fort and Fernandes House are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Baga Beach and stroll through Agonda Beach.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Goa road trip planner.

Paris, France to Goa is an approximately 15.5- hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Paris to Goa, you'll lose 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Paris in November, expect Goa to be much warmer, temps between 34°C and 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Goa

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Baga Beach ©
Baga Beach
Agonda Beach ©
Agonda Beach
Basilica of Bom Jesus ©
Basilica of Bom Jesus

2
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Chowpatty Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Banganga Tank, and then make a trip to Gateway of India. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: snap pictures at Bandra-Worli Sea Link, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Siddhivinayak, don't miss a visit to Dhobi Ghat, then contemplate the long history of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, and finally take a memorable drive along Marine Drive.

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You can do a combination of bus and flight from Goa to Mumbai in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Goa in November, plan for somewhat warmer days in Mumbai, with highs around 40°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kasaragod.

Things to do in Mumbai

Outdoors Historic Sites Scenic Drive
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Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
Shree Siddhivinayak ©
Shree Siddhivinayak

3
nights
Kasaragod

Kasaragod ©
Anandashram and Madhur Temple will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Bekal Fort and Ananthapura Lake Temple. Step out of Kasaragod with an excursion to Madiyan Koolom in Kanhangad--about 1h 10 min away.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Kasaragod online attractions planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mumbai to Kasaragod. In November in Kasaragod, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Thrissur.

Things to do in Kasaragod

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kanhangad
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Anandashram ©
Anandashram
Bekal Fort ©
Bekal Fort
Swami Nithyanand Ashram ©
Swami Nithyanand Ashram

2
nights
Thrissur

Thrissur ©
One of the oldest and largest cities in the center of the state, Thrissur hosts a wealth of festivals throughout the year.
Visit Triprayar Sri Rama Temple and Vilwadrinatha Temple for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram and Venkitachalapathy Temple. Venture out of the city with trips to Pazhayannur Bhagavathy Temple (in Pazhayannur), St. Thomas Forane Church (in North Paravur) and Marthoma Pontifical Shrine - Cradle of Christianity India (in Kodungallur). There's more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Guruvayur Temple.

For ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Thrissur road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Kasaragod to Thrissur takes 8 hours. In November, daytime highs in Thrissur are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thrissur

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Guruvayur, Pazhayannur Bhagavathy Temple, Triprayar Sri Rama Temple, Vilwadrinatha Temple, St. Thomas Forane Church
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Vilwadrinatha Temple ©
Vilwadrinatha Temple
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram ©
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram
Pazhayannur Bhagavathy Temple ©
Pazhayannur Bhagavathy Temple

4
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.
Paradesi Synagogue and St. Antony's Shrine are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Malayattoor Church and St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kochi (Cochin): Thuravoor Mahakshethram (in Alappuzha), Marari Beach (in Mararikulam) and Vaikom Mahadeva Temple (in Kottayam). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.Philomenas Church Koonammavu, explore the world behind art at Gallery OED Cochin., and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Thomas International Shrine.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) travel planner.

You can take a train from Thrissur to Kochi (Cochin) in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In November in Kochi (Cochin), expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Pathanamthitta.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Malayattoor, Thuravoor Mahakshethram, Marari Beach, St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam, Vaikom Mahadeva Temple
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Malayattoor Church ©
Malayattoor Church

3
nights
Pathanamthitta

Pathanamthitta ©
Pathanamthitta is a town and a municipality situated in the Central Travancore region in the state of Kerala, south India, spread over an area of 23.50 km2. Popular historic sites such as Valiyakoikal Temple and Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Parumala Church and Trichennamangalam Mahadevar Temple. Step out of Pathanamthitta with an excursion to Thrichittattu Mahavishnu Temple in Chengannur--about 42 minutes away. There's more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Malayalappuzha Devi Temple and pause for some serene contemplation at St Thomas Ecumenical Church.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Pathanamthitta route planner.

Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Pathanamthitta by car takes about 3.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Pathanamthitta are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Pathanamthitta

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Trichennamangalam Mahadevar Temple, Parumala Church, Thrichittattu Mahavishnu Temple
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Sabarimala Sri Dharmasastha Temple ©
Sabarimala Sri Dharmasastha Temple
Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple ©
Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple
Malayalappuzha Devi Temple ©
Malayalappuzha Devi Temple

2
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.
On the 19th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Palkulangara Devi Temple, enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kovalam Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Neeramankara Shiva Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple, then admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and then make a trip to Ananthankadu Nagaraja Temple.

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) online tour planner.

You can drive from Pathanamthitta to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 2.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Kovalam
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple ©
Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple

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