9 days in Kerala Itinerary

9 days in Kerala Itinerary

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9 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Kumarakom
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  11​h 15​min
4
Kasaragod
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h
End: Mumbai

3
nights
Kochi (Cochin)

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Wonderla Amusement Park and Vallarpadam Church. Discover out-of-the-way places like Kashi Art Gallery and Edappally Church Complex. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chottanikkara Devi Temple, admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) trip builder .

Mumbai to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. When traveling from Mumbai in November, plan for little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Kochi (Cochin): temperatures range from 37°C by day to 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive to Kumarakom.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Theme Parks Historic Sites Tours
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Wonderla Amusement Park ©
Wonderla Amusement Park
Chottanikkara Devi Temple ©
Chottanikkara Devi Temple
Walking tours

2
nights
Kumarakom

Kumarakom ©
Kumarakom features one of Kerala's most scenic lakes as the backdrop and serves as a gateway to the area's famous backwaters.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): kick back and relax at Kumarakom Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Kumaramangalam Subramanyaswamy Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiva Temple Ernakulam . On the 6th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary and then browse the exhibits of Kumarakom Craft Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Kumarakom online itinerary builder .

Drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Kumarakom in 1.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Kumarakom are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kumarakom

Parks Wildlife Beaches
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Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary ©
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
Shiva Temple Ernakulam	©
Shiva Temple Ernakulam
Kumarakom Craft Museum ©
Kumarakom Craft Museum

1
night
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 7th (Thu), explore and take pictures at Spice Walk, then look for all kinds of wild species at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, and then admire the natural beauty at Abraham's Spice Garden.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Thekkady trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Kumarakom to Thekkady takes 4 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kasaragod.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Shopping
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Abraham's Spice Garden ©
Abraham's Spice Garden
Spice Walk ©
Spice Walk

1
night
Kasaragod

Kasaragod ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): expand your understanding of the military at Bekal Fort and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bekal Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ananthapura Lake Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Madhur Temple, and then kick back and relax at Kappil Beach.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Kasaragod route planner .

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Kasaragod takes 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In November, daily temperatures in Kasaragod can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kasaragod

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Bekal
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Bekal Beach ©
Bekal Beach
Kappil Beach ©
Kappil Beach
Madhur Temple ©
Madhur Temple

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