37 days in Kerala & New Delhi Itinerary

37 days in Kerala & New Delhi Itinerary

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37 days in Kerala & New Delhi Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Kannur
— 3 nights
2
Thrissur
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Kochi (Cochin)
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Kottayam
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Kollam
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Thekkady
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Idukki
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Munnar
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
10
New Delhi
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

3
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Kannur

Kannur ©
A cultural capital on the state's relatively quiet northern coast, Kannur has long been associated with textile production and temple rituals, earning it the nickname, the "Land of Looms and Lores." Most Kannur itineraries will include observing theyyam rituals performed at the temples, where the traditions have origins dating back thousands of years.
Kannur is known for beaches, historic sites, zoos & aquariums, nature, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Peralassery Sri Subramanya Temple, stroll through Ezhara Beach, and contemplate the long history of Mridanga Saileswari Temple.

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Mumbai to Kannur is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Thrissur.

Things to do in Kannur

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach ©
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach
Spas
Mridanga Saileswari Temple ©
Mridanga Saileswari Temple

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Thrissur

Thrissur ©
One of the oldest and largest cities in the center of the state, Thrissur hosts a wealth of festivals throughout the year.
Explore Thrissur's surroundings by going to Kodungallur (Marthoma Pontifical Shrine - Cradle of Christianity India & Munambam Breakwaters), Vilwadrinatha Temple (in Thiruvilvamala) and Guruvayur (Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram & Guruvayur Temple). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Shatrughna Temple, see human ingenuity at work at Asurankundu Dam, admire the sheer force of Ilanjippara Waterfall, and make a trip to Kerala Kalamandalam.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Thrissur trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kannur to Thrissur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in June, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can take a train to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thrissur

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Kodungallur, Guruvayur, Vilwadrinatha Temple
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Guruvayur Temple ©
Guruvayur Temple
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram ©
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram
Shatrughna Temple ©
Shatrughna Temple

4
nights
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.
Step out of Kochi (Cochin) with an excursion to St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church in Malayattoor--about 1h 25 min away. Treat yourself to a day of pampering on the 12th (Wed) at some of the best spas. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiva Temple Ernakulam , admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace, and trek along Illithodu.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kochi (Cochin) holiday maker site .

Getting from Thrissur to Kochi (Cochin) by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In June in Kochi (Cochin), expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Kottayam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Spas Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Illithodu, St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church, Shiva Temple Ernakulam
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Spas
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue

3
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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 Kottayam's surroundings by going to Chengannur Mahadeva Temple (in Chengannur), St Mary's Jacobite Syrian Cathedral (in Manarcaud) and Kumarakom Beach (in Kumarakom). The adventure continues: make a trip to Kumaranalloor, examine the collection at Bay Island Driftwood Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Kottathavalam, and take in the awesome beauty at Thangal Hill.

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You can drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Kottayam in 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive to Kollam.

Things to do in Kottayam

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Thangal Hill, Kumarakom Beach, St Mary's Jacobite Syrian Cathedral, Chengannur Mahadeva Temple, Sree Vallabha Temple
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St Mary's Jacobite Syrian Cathedral ©
Kumaranalloor ©
Kumaranalloor
Chengannur Mahadeva Temple ©
Chengannur Mahadeva Temple

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Kollam

Kollam ©
The bustling old port city of Kollam has long stood as a center of international trade and mercantilism, and the center of town continues the tradition with its lively scenes of commerce.
Venture out of the city with trips to Trichennamangalam Mahadevar Temple (in Adoor) and Sri Mahaganapathi Temple, Kottarakara (in Kottarakkara). And it doesn't end there: explore the different monuments and memorials at Infant Jesus Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kaleelil Kudumbam- Moolasthanam of Areekkavu Bhagavathy Temple, don't miss a visit to Sree Mahaganapathi Temple, and enjoy the sea views from Thangassery Light House.

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Drive from Kottayam to Kollam in 3 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Kollam can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kollam

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ashtamudi Lake, Sri Mahaganapathi Temple, Kottarakara, Trichennamangalam Mahadevar Temple
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Ashtamudi Lake ©
Ashtamudi Lake
Infant Jesus Cathedral ©
Infant Jesus Cathedral
Sri Mahaganapathi Temple, Kottarakara ©

4
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum): Kovalam (Lighthouse Beach & Kovalam Beach). Pack the 21st (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Magic Planet Theme Park. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, don't miss a visit to Holy Land, see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, and admire all the interesting features of Greenfield International Stadium.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip planner .

Getting from Kollam to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) by car takes about 2 hours. June in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kovalam, Holy Land
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace ©

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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: look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, explore and take pictures at Spice Cloud, see the interesting displays at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Mangala Devi Temple.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Thekkady vacation builder website .

Getting from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Thekkady by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Idukki.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake

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Idukki

Idukki ©
Step out of Idukki to go to Rajakkad and see Beehive Honey Park, Passion Fruit Farm, which is approximately 34 minutes away.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Idukki day trip planner.

You can drive from Thekkady to Idukki in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Idukki

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Green Nest Passion Fruit Farm
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Anayirankal Dam Reservoir ©
Anayirankal Dam Reservoir
Kalvari Mount ©
Kalvari Mount
Hill View Park ©
Hill View Park

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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: take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, explore the activities along Kundala Dam Lake, admire the sheer force of Keezharkuthu Falls, and see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Munnar trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Idukki to Munnar takes 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Munnar can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Munnar Hill Station ©
Munnar Hill Station

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New Delhi

New Delhi ©
Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, parks, shopping, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Humayun's Tomb, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, step into the grandiose world of Red Fort (Lal Quila), and take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our New Delhi tour itinerary builder website .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Munnar to New Delhi in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. While traveling from Munnar, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in New Delhi, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Tours
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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

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