57 days in Kerala & Andaman and Nicobar Islands Itinerary

57 days in Kerala & Andaman and Nicobar Islands Itinerary

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Fly to Kochi, Taxi to Thekkady
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Thekkady
— 6 nights
Drive
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Munnar
— 6 nights
Drive
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Kochi (Cochin)
— 7 nights
Drive
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Kollam
— 5 nights
Drive
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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 6 nights
Fly
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Port Blair, South Andaman Island
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Havelock Island
— 4 nights
Ferry to Chennai Port, Train to Kozhikode
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Kozhikode
— 6 nights
Bus
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Kalpetta
— 6 nights
Drive
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Kannur
— 6 nights
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Thekkady

— 6 nights
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Kids will enjoy Periyar Tiger Reserve and Periyar Lake. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction, examine the collection at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, walk around Thekkady Rose Park, and see Off-Road Tours.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Thekkady tour planner.

Pune to Thekkady is an approximately 6-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 · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jan 29 — Feb 4:

Munnar

— 6 nights

Southern Spice

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 Tea Gardens and Mattupetty Dam. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Tea Museum, explore the activities along Kundala Dam Lake, take a peaceful walk through Photo Point, and shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, 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 · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 4 — 10:

Kochi (Cochin)

— 7 nights

Queen of the Arabian Sea

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 Chinese Fishing Nets and Paradesi Synagogue. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kochi (Cochin): Alappuzha (Jain Temple, Alleppey, Alappuzha Beach, &more) and Marari Beach (in Mararikulam). The adventure continues: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Poornathrayesa Temple, admire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, and kick back and relax at Fort Kochi Beach.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Munnar to Kochi (Cochin) takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kollam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 10 — 17:

Kollam

— 5 nights
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 Thangassery Light House. Venture out of the city with trips to Varkala Town (Asparagus, Janardhana Swami Temple, &more). There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, contemplate the waterfront views at Ashtamudi Lake, take a peaceful walk through Kumbhavurutty Waterfalls, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Port Kollam Church.

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Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Kollam takes 3.5 hours. In February in Kollam, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kollam

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 17 — 22:

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

— 6 nights

Evergreen City of India

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 Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace. Change things up with these side-trips from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum): Kovalam (Lighthouse Beach, Hawa Beach, &more). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, see the interesting displays at Sunil's Wax Museum, and kick back and relax at Puthenthoppu Beach.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, 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 · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 22 — 28:

Port Blair, South Andaman Island

— 4 nights
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 Cellular Jail and Ross Island. And it doesn't end there: step off the mainland to explore Jolly Buoy Island, identify plant and animal life at Chidiya Tapu, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wandoor Beach, and see the interesting displays at Samudrika Marine Museum.

To find photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Port Blair trip maker app.

You can fly from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Port Blair in 6.5 hours. Traveling from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Port Blair, with lows of 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can ride a ferry to Havelock Island.

Things to do in Port Blair

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife
Find places to stay Feb 28 — Mar 4:

Havelock Island

— 4 nights
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 lots more to do: stroll through Kalapathar Beach, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Govind Nagar Beach, and take a peaceful walk through Mangrove Forest.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Havelock Island day trip planning tool.

You can ride a ferry from Port Blair to Havelock Island in 3.5 hours. You'll set off for Kozhikode on the 8th (Mon).

Things to do in Havelock Island

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Mar 4 — 8:

Kozhikode

— 6 nights

City of Spices

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 Deepanjali lamp museum and Tali Temple. Step out of Kozhikode to go to Malappuram and see Nilambur Teak Museum, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: stroll through Kappad Beach, kick back and relax at Payyoli Beach, make a trip to Science Centre and Planetarium Kozhikode/Calicut, and walk around Mavoor Wetlands.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Kozhikode day trip website.

Traveling by combination of ferry and train from Havelock Island to Kozhikode takes 78 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In March, daytime highs in Kozhikode are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Kalpetta.

Things to do in Kozhikode

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 8 — 14:

Kalpetta

— 6 nights
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 Edakkal Caves and Chembra will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Kalpetta side-trips: Fun Fantasy (in Padinjarathara), Heart Lake (in Meppadi) and Banasurasagar Dam (in Vythiri). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Soochippara Falls (Sentinel Rock Waterfall), identify plant and animal life at Begur Wildlife Sanctuary, contemplate the waterfront views at Pookot Lake, and step off the mainland to explore Kuruvadweep.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Kalpetta trip maker tool.

Take a bus from Kozhikode to Kalpetta in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. 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 · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 14 — 20:

Kannur

— 6 nights

Land of Looms and Lores

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 Fort St. Angelos. Get out of town with these interesting Kannur side-trips: Azhikode (Chal Beach Park & Azhikkal Beach), Thalassery Fort (in Thalassery) and Nileshwar (Shri Gopalakrishna Temple & Boat Tours & Water Sports). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Thottada Beach, enjoy the sea views from Cannanore Lighthouse, admire the sheer force of Kanjirakoli Waterfall, and head off the coast to Dharmadam Island.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Kannur travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Kalpetta to Kannur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kannur

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 20 — 26:

Kerala travel guide

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Beaches · Bodies of Water · Sacred & Religious Sites
God's Own Country
The south Indian state of Kerala stretches in a narrow sliver of land along the coast, rich in cultural heritage and natural attractions. A trip to Kerala takes you to a tropical paradise of sandy beaches and swathes of coconut groves. Considered one of the most literate states in India, Kerala is also a religiously diverse region, where Hindu temples stand next to Islamic mosques, and Christian churches rub shoulders with Jewish synagogues. Numerous wilderness areas dot this relatively small region, ensuring plenty of opportunities to spot rare birds, wild elephants, and the occasional tiger.

Andaman and Nicobar Islands travel guide

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Beaches · Historic Sites · Islands
An archipelago of over 570 tropical islands, Andaman and Nicobar Islands offer spectacular scenery and pristine beaches with views of crystal clear blue waters. A holiday in Andaman and Nicobar Islands usually includes island-hopping, swimming, camping, trekking, snorkeling, or scuba diving. Sea aquariums, water theme parks, and health resorts provide year-round entertainment for tourists, while marina yachting and inter-island cruise liners provide an opportunity to tour the islands comfortably. In terms of nature, the islands' national parks provide habitats for rare species, such as hornbills, pigeons, and robber crabs. The archipelago, which contains 38 populated islands, still displays the remains of British colonial prisons and historic gallows.