22 days in Kerala Itinerary

22 days in Kerala Itinerary

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22 days in Kerala Itinerary

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

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.
Munnar is known for parks, nature, museums, nightlife, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, take a peaceful walk through Photo Point, and examine the collection at Tea Museum.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Munnar trip itinerary site .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Munnar is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Tel Aviv to Munnar is 3 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Munnar can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Tours
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©

4
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Thekkady is known for wildlife, nature, nightlife, parks, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, see the sky in a new way at Green land spice garden, and have some family-friendly fun at Thekkady Rose Park.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Thekkady trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Munnar to Thekkady in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kottayam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

4
nights
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kottayam: St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam (in Cherthala), Sree Kumaramangalam Subramanyaswamy Temple (in Kumarakom) and St. George Orthodox Church (in Puthuppally). Spend the 6th (Sun) exploring at Kerala Backwaters. There's much more to do: make a trip to Kumaranalloor, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vaikom Mahadeva Temple, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Chavara Pilgrim Centre, and examine the collection at Bay Island Driftwood Museum.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kottayam online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Kottayam takes 3 hours. In October in Kottayam, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Kottayam

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Thiruvalla, St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam, Kerala Backwaters, St. George Orthodox Church, Sree Kumaramangalam Subramanyaswamy Temple
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Kerala Backwaters ©
Kerala Backwaters
Kumaranalloor ©
Kumaranalloor

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Marari Beach in Mararikulam (about 1h 20 min away). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace, buy something for everyone on your list at LuLu Mall, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) trip planner.

You can drive from Kottayam to Kochi (Cochin) in 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Kochi (Cochin) are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Thrissur.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Parks Theme Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Marari Beach
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue

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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Thrissur: Triprayar Sri Rama Temple (in Thriprayar), Marthoma Pontifical Shrine - Cradle of Christianity India (in Kodungallur) and Guruvayur (Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram, Guruvayur Temple, & more). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Athirappilly Waterfalls and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kurumbakavu Temple.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Thrissur driving holiday planning site .

Traveling by train from Kochi (Cochin) to Thrissur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In October in Thrissur, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Thrissur

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Guruvayur, Triprayar Sri Rama Temple, Marthoma Pontifical Shrine - Cradle of Christianity India
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Guruvayur Temple ©
Guruvayur Temple
Athirappilly Water Falls ©
Athirappilly Water Falls
Vadakkunnathan Temple ©
Vadakkunnathan Temple

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Varkala Beach (in Varkala) and Kovalam (Kovalam Beach & Lighthouse Beach). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, make a trip to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, head off the coast to Poovar Island, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

Plan trip to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Thrissur to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

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

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