9 days in Kerala Itinerary

9 days in Kerala Itinerary

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9 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + taxi:  4​h 45​min
1
Munnar
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Thekkady
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h 15​min
End: Bengaluru

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Lakkam Waterfalls, Kalari Kshethra, Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park, and other attractions. Get some historical perspective at C.S.I Christ Church and Muniyara - Anakottapara park. Discover out-of-the-way places like Meesapulimala and Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary. It doesn't end there: examine the collection at Tea Museum and look for gifts at Tata Tea Outlet.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Munnar day trip planning app .

Bengaluru to Munnar is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Lakkam Waterfalls, Meesapulimala
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Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary
Meesapulimala ©
Meesapulimala
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

1
day
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mangala Devi Temple, Periyar National Park and Green land spice garden. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Periyar National Park, see the sky in a new way at Green land spice garden, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mangala Devi Temple, and finally revel in the low prices at Hachi Chocolate Homemade.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Thekkady road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Munnar to Thekkady takes 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Nature Shopping
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Periyar National Park ©
Periyar National Park
Mangala Devi Temple ©
Mangala Devi Temple
Green Land Spice Garden ©
Green Land Spice Garden

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Napier Museum, Hawa Beach, Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, and other attractions you added. Escape the urban bustle at Varkala Beach and Neyyar Wild Life Sanctuary. Visit Vizhinjam Lighthouse and Neeramankara Shiva Temple for their historical value. Step out of Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) with an excursion to Shalimar Weaves in Varkala--about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Shri Chitra Art Gallery, see the interesting displays at Priyadarshini Planetarium, admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Rehabilitation Centre.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Thekkady to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Varkala Town, Hawa Beach
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Neyyar Wild Life Sanctuary ©
Neyyar Wild Life Sanctuary
Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach
Vizhinjam Lighthouse ©
Vizhinjam Lighthouse

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