8 days in Kerala Itinerary

8 days in Kerala Itinerary

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Bekal
— 1 night
2
Kannur
— 1 night
3
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
4
Thekkady
— 1 night
5
Munnar
— 2 nights

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Bekal

Bekal ©
Bekal is a small town in the Kasaragod district on the West coast of the state of Kerala, India.Tourist attractionsThere are several attractions in the area: the giant keyhole shaped Bekal Fort, the golden expanse of a beautiful beach surrounding the fort, backwaters and hill destinations and the water sport facilities nearby. On the 17th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Bekal Fort, then kick back and relax at Bekal Beach, and then kick back and relax at Kappil Beach.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Bekal itinerary planner.

Lucknow to Bekal is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. While traveling from Lucknow, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Bekal, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kannur.

Things to do in Bekal

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Bekal Fort
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Bekal Beach ©
Bekal Beach
Kappil Beach ©
Kappil Beach
Bekal Fort ©
Bekal Fort

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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.
On the 18th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Fort St. Angelos, then kick back and relax at Thottada Beach, and then stroll through Payyambalam Beach.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Kannur online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bekal to Kannur takes 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Kannur

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Thottada Beach ©
Thottada Beach
Payyambalam Beach ©
Payyambalam Beach
Fort St. Angelos ©
Fort St. Angelos

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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): get the lay of the land with Walking tours and then take in the exciting artwork at Kashi Art Gallery. On the 20th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at Wonderla Amusement Park, contemplate the long history of St. George Orthodox Koonan Kurish Old Syrian Church, and then admire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) tour planner.

Traveling by car from Kannur to Kochi (Cochin) takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Kochi (Cochin) are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Tours · Theme Parks · Museums
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Walking tours
Wonderla Amusement Park ©
Wonderla Amusement Park
Kashi Art Gallery ©
Kashi Art Gallery

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Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, admire the natural beauty at Abraham's Spice Garden, then relax in the rural setting at Spice Walk, and finally get great views at Chellarcovil View Point.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Thekkady tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Thekkady takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks · Shopping · Wildlife
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Abraham's Spice Garden ©
Abraham's Spice Garden
Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation ©
Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation
Spice Walk ©
Spice Walk

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): stop by Tata Tea Outlet, then get into the urban bustle at Kalari Kshethra, and then see Off-Road Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at C.S.I Christ Church and then shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Munnar day trip planning website.

Getting from Thekkady to Munnar by car takes about 3 hours. In May in Munnar, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

Tours · Outdoors · Shopping
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Kalari Kshethra ©
Kalari Kshethra
Off-Road Tours
C.S.I Christ Church ©
C.S.I Christ Church

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