9 days in Kerala Itinerary

9 days in Kerala Itinerary

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9 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Kannur
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Kasaragod
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Kalpetta
— 1 day
taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Varkala
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Munnar
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Thekkady
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h
End: Ahmedabad

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hours
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.
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Ahmedabad to Kannur is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kasaragod.

Things to do in Kannur

Historic Sites Beaches Shopping
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Sundareswara Temple ©
Sundareswara Temple
Choottad Beach ©
Choottad Beach
Kannur City Center ©
Kannur City Center

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night
Kasaragod

Kasaragod ©
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Traveling by car from Kannur to Kasaragod takes 2.5 hours. In November in Kasaragod, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Kalpetta.

Things to do in Kasaragod

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
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Malla Temple ©
Malla Temple
Trikkannad Tryambakeshwara Temple ©
Trikkannad Tryambakeshwara Temple
Mallikarjuna Temple ©
Mallikarjuna Temple

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Kalpetta

Kalpetta ©
One of the district's main tourist hubs, Kalpetta offers easy access to a number of man-made and natural attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): see human ingenuity at work at Padinjarathara Dam, then look for all kinds of wild species at Pakshipathalam Bird Sanctuary, and then delve into the distant past at Jain Temple Wayanad.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kalpetta tour itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Kasaragod to Kalpetta in 6 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Varkala.

Things to do in Kalpetta

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Jain Temple Wayanad ©
Jain Temple Wayanad

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night
Varkala

Varkala ©
A calm and quiet town offering long sandy beaches on the Arabian Sea, Varkala features a variety of beach activities.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): revel in the low prices at Asparagus, enjoy the sand and surf at Papasnanam Beach/Varkala Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vishnu Temple, then stroll through Varkala Beach, then stop by Royal Art Gallery, and finally meet the residents at Varkala Aquarium.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Varkala day trip tool .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kalpetta to Varkala in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and train. In November in Varkala, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Varkala

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Kappil Beach ©
Kappil Beach
Papasnanam Beach/Varkala Beach ©
Papasnanam Beach/Varkala Beach
Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach

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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.
Here are some ideas for day two: snap pictures at Marthanda Varma Bridge, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then take in the exciting artwork at Kerala Museum.

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Traveling by car from Varkala to Kochi (Cochin) takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In November, daytime highs in Kochi (Cochin) are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Shiva Temple Ernakulam
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Edappally Church Complex ©
Edappally Church Complex
Shiva Temple ©
Shiva Temple

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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.
On the 15th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at C.S.I Christ Church, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the awesome beauty at Anamudi Peak, then identify plant and animal life at Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, then explore the ancient world of Muniyara - Anakottapara park, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mount Carmel Church &Mount Carmel Pilgrim Centre. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Lakkam Waterfalls, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, stop by Tata Tea Outlet, get into the urban bustle at Kalari Kshethra, then Head underground at Swiftlet Cave Munnar, and finally admire the sheer force of Chinnakanel Water Falls.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Munnar itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar takes 4 hours. November in Munnar sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Lakkam Waterfalls
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Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary
Anamudi Peak ©
Anamudi Peak
Chinnakanel Water Falls ©
Chinnakanel Water Falls

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night
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 17th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church, revel in the low prices at Hachi Chocolate Homemade, get great views at Chellarkovil Viewpoint, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then see the sky in a new way at Green land spice garden, and finally explore and take pictures at Spice Walk.

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You can drive from Munnar to Thekkady in 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Spas Museums
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Spas

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