57 days in Kerala & Andaman and Nicobar Islands Itinerary

57 days in Kerala & Andaman and Nicobar Islands Itinerary

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Start: Pune
Fly + Taxi:  4 h 15 min
1
Thekkady
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Munnar
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Kochi (Cochin)
— 7 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Kollam
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
6
Port Blair, South Andaman Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
7
Havelock Island
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  11 h 45 min
8
Kozhikode
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
9
Kalpetta
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
10
Kannur
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
End: Pune

6
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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, get your game on at Thekkady Rose Park, get outside with Persian Paradise Elephant Ride, and see Off-Road Tours.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Thekkady itinerary planner.

Pune to Thekkady is an approximately 4.5- hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Jan 29 — Feb 4:
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

6
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Blossom Hydel Park and CowBoy Park. There's lots more to do: admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, take some stellar pictures from Munnar Hill Station, explore the activities along Kundala Dam Lake, and shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Munnar day trip planner.

You can drive from Thekkady to Munnar in 3 hours. February in Munnar sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Lakkam Waterfalls
Find places to stay Feb 4 — 10:
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Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Climbing Tours
Photo Point ©
Photo Point

7
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.
Bring the kids along to Marari Beach and Mararikulam Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kochi (Cochin): Alappuzha (Jain Temple, Alleppey, Alappuzha Beach, &more). Next up on the itinerary: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mattancherry Palace, and deepen your understanding at Kerala Kathakali Centre.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Munnar to Kochi (Cochin) in 4 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kollam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Alappuzha, Mararikulam, Shiva Temple Ernakulam
Find places to stay Feb 10 — 17:
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours

5
nights
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Varkala Beach and Papasnanam Beach/Varkala Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Varkala Town (Asparagus, Janardhana Swami Temple, &more). There's still lots to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take a peaceful walk through Kumbhavurutty Waterfalls, visit a coastal fixture at Thangassery Light House, and kick back and relax at Thirumullavaram Beach.

Plan a Kollam trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Kollam by car takes about 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in February, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kollam

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Varkala Town
Find places to stay Feb 17 — 22:
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Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach
Papasnanam Beach/Varkala Beach ©
Papasnanam Beach/Varkala Beach
Boat Tours & Water Sports

6
nights
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.
Bring the kids along to Kovalam Beach and Lighthouse Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum): Kovalam (Hawa Beach, Samudra Beach, &more). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, make a trip to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, find something for the whole family at Magic Planet Theme Park, and stroll through Puthenthoppu Beach.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) road trip site.

You can drive from Kollam to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 2 hours. In February in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Port Blair.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kovalam, Sunil's Wax Museum
Find places to stay Feb 22 — 28:
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple

4
nights
Port Blair, South Andaman Island

Port Blair ©
The capital and largest city of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Port Blair acts as a gateway to the landmasses that lie in the Bay of Bengal.
Kids will enjoy Ross Island and Samudrika Marine Museum. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Cellular Jail, examine the collection at Anthropological Museum, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and step off the mainland to explore Dekho Andaman.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Port Blair trip builder tool.

Fly from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Port Blair in 5 hours. Traveling from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in February, Port Blair is a bit warmer at night with lows of 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Havelock Island.

Things to do in Port Blair

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Feb 28 — Mar 4:
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Cellular Jail ©
Cellular Jail
Ross Island ©
Ross Island
Scuba & Snorkeling

4
nights
Havelock Island

Havelock Island ©
Known for its scuba diving spots, picturesque beaches, and relaxed atmosphere, Havelock Island stands out as the largest island in the archipelago, and one of the most tourist-oriented places in the Andaman Islands.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Radhanagar Beach and Elephant Beach. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kalapathar Beach, delve into the lush surroundings at Mangrove Forest, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and enjoy the sand and surf at Govind Nagar Beach.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Havelock Island online travel route planner.

Getting from Port Blair to Havelock Island by car takes about 3.5 hours. You'll set off for Kozhikode on the 8th (Mon).

Things to do in Havelock Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Mar 4 — 8:
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Radhanagar Beach ©
Radhanagar Beach
Elephant Beach ©
Elephant Beach
Kalapathar Beach ©
Kalapathar Beach

6
nights
Kozhikode

Kozhikode ©
Famous as the landing place of Vasco da Gama, the large industrial city of Kozhikode today acts as staging post for adventures around the state, while also boasting some particularly popular beaches.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Nilambur Teak Museum and Payyoli Beach. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Kozhikode Beach, admire the sheer force of Arippara Waterfalls, get a new perspective on nature at Deepanjali lamp museum, and look for all kinds of wild species at Sarovaram Biopark.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Kozhikode online tour itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Havelock Island to Kozhikode. In March, daily temperatures in Kozhikode can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kalpetta.

Things to do in Kozhikode

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Nilambur Teak Museum
Find places to stay Mar 8 — 14:
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Kappad Beach ©
Kappad Beach
Kozhikode Beach ©
Kozhikode Beach
Payyoli Beach ©
Payyoli Beach

6
nights
Kalpetta

Kalpetta ©
One of the district's main tourist hubs, Kalpetta offers easy access to a number of man-made and natural attractions.
Family-friendly places like Pookot Lake and Kuruvadweep will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Kalpetta side-trips: Banasurasagar Dam (in Vythiri), Fun Fantasy (in Padinjarathara) and Heart Lake (in Meppadi). There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Edakkal Caves, admire the engineering at Karapuzha Dam, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thirunelli Temple, and get engrossed in the history at Wayanad Heritage Museum (Ambalavayal Heritage Museum).

For other places to visit and tourist information, you can read our Kalpetta trip maker tool.

Drive from Kozhikode to Kalpetta in 2.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kannur.

Things to do in Kalpetta

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Banasurasagar Dam, Fun Fantasy, Heart Lake, Wayanad Tea Museum, Wayanad Heritage Museum (Ambalavayal Heritage Museum)
Find places to stay Mar 14 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Edakkal Caves ©
Edakkal Caves
Banasurasagar Dam ©
Banasurasagar Dam
Chembra ©
Chembra

6
nights
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach and Payyambalam Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Kannur side-trips: Thalassery Fort (in Thalassery), Azhikkal Beach (in Azhikode) and Nileshwar (Shri Gopalakrishna Temple & Boat Tours & Water Sports). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Thottada Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parassinikadavu Muthappan Temple, stroll through Ettikulam Beach, and walk around Chal Beach Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kannur tour app.

Traveling by car from Kalpetta to Kannur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kannur

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Azhikode, Nileshwar, Thalassery Fort, Parassinikadavu Muthappan Temple, Madayi Sree Vadukunda Shiva Temple
Find places to stay Mar 20 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach ©
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach
Thottada Beach ©
Thottada Beach
Payyambalam Beach ©
Payyambalam Beach

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