Kerala Tour Summary | How to plan kerala Tourism with Itinerary

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We did 18 day kerala Tour that started from Kochi - Central kerala and we went up to South kerala and then came back to Central and then to North Kerala.

This may not be the best way to travel in kerala, we made few mistakes, so i thought to make a summary of our tour and also share some Itinerary for your ready reference.

These are additional tour plans of kerala clubbed with surrounding tourist destinations.
I am not an expert on this region, but have prepapred this basis my knowledge that i gained about this region by travelling for 18 days…

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We did this kerala tour with Kochi taxi service operator: http://www.kochitaxi24x7.com/ I think they operator only in Kerala, their journey starting point is Kochi.

Taxi charges paid by us as follows:
16 day 1600 km cost planning 29k, extra cost per km Rs 13.
Driver timings 7 am to 8 pm.
Extra hour charge Rs 150.
Each hour will add 10 km to total distance.
Tour starting from Kochi and ends in kochi for cost calculation.

5 Day South Kerala Tour, Starting from Thiruvananthapuram ( Trivandrum)

Day 0 - kovalam - Night Stay
Day 1: Thiruvananthapuram City Tour
Day 2: Poovar - kanyakumari - Night stay Kovalam
Day 3: Varkala & Kollam - Night stay at Kollam
Day4: Local Ponmudi & Neyyar Wildlife, Night stay Thiruvananthapuram
Day 5: Local Travel Thiruvananthapuram & Return.

Tour starting points: Thiruvananthapuram ( Trivandrum)
Tour starts South kerala & Ends in Central Kerala

Day 0 : Night stay kovalam
Day 1: Trivandrum city tour
Day 2: Kanyakumari ( To & Fro)
Day 3 Trivandrum to Alappuzha ( Alleppey)
Start at 6 am For overnight Houseboat stay.
Day4 : Alappuzha to Thekkady, night stay - Thekkady.
Day 5: Morning boating at Thekkady then travel for Munnar.
Day 6: Munnar sightseeing 1
Day 7: Munnar sightseeing 2.
Day 8: Munnar to Kochi travel. Option to go back or
Day 9: Local kochi and take flight in evening.

Ideally 10 days for this Tour.
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Tour Starting from Central Kerala: Kochi

Day 0: Kochi night stay.
Day1: Munnar
Day 2: Munnar sightseeing.
Day3: Munnar sightseeing again including Tea estate visit.
Day 4: Munnar to Thekkady, evening shopping, Kalaripayattu

Day 5: Thekkady to Alappuzha ( Alleppey) to reach by 11 am for Houseboat stay.
Day 6: Local Alappuzha & back to Kochi.
Day 7: Local Kochi & evening return or stay in Kochi one day.

Journey starting from Kozhikode ( Calicut)

Day 0: Kozhikode Beach evening.
Day 1: Day Tour Kozhikode
Day 2: Kozhikode to Wayanad ( Night stay)
Day 3: Bandipur Tiger Reserve, Night stay Muthanga
Day 4: local sightseeing at wayanad( Night Stay)
Day 5 : kodagu… Night Stay.
Day 6: Local Kodagu( coorg)- Night Stay.
Day 7: Travel to kannur - Night Stay.
Day 8 : Local sightseeing, Thalassery and Mahe - Night stay Kozhikode.
Day 9: Half day local Kozhikode Tour and Return.

Note: You may do only Kozhikode, Wayanad and Kannur, Kasaragod in 6 to 7 days.

Journey starts at Calicut and ends in Bangalore:

Day 0: Reach calicut and evening spend time at Calicut beach.
Day1: Calicut sightseeing and Malabar food.
Day 2: Travel to Kannur via Kappad beach, Mahe, Muzhuppilangad beach ( drive in), Thalessery… then kannur.
Day 3: Angelo fort, Kannur beach and Theyyem
Day 4: Travel to Wayanad, 2nd half free for sightseeing at wayanad, on way see sightseeing - like lakdi point, chian tree, pookkode lake.night stay at wayanad.
Day5: Sightseeing at wayanad.
Day6 : Waynad to Mysore:night stay.
Day 7: Mysore sightseeing and night stay at Mysore.
Day 8: Mysore to Bangalore, night stay at Bangalore.
Day 9: Bangalore sightseeing.
Day 10, first half sightseing, evening return flight from bangalore.
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Journey starts at Madurai and ends in Madurai:

Day 0: reached Madurai.
Day1: Madurai sightseeing.
Day2: Rameshwaram, Dhanushkodi., night stay at Rameshwaram.
Day3: Travel to Kanyakumari, see sunset there, local sightseeing and night stay at Kanyakumari.
Day4: Kanyakumari ( after sunrise) travel to Poovar , kovalam to Trivandrum - night stay at Poovar or Kovalam, do night stay at kovalam…. Instead of kovalam or trivandrum….. Or poovar….
Day 5: Local sightseeing at Trivandrum and explore food.
Day6: Trivandrum (1st half sightseeing)..then leave for allepey via varkala… shikara or houseboat….
Day 7: Houseboat overnight cruise.
Day 8: Alleppey to Kochi.. 2nd half sightseeing….
Day 9: first half sightseeing and then leave back in 2nd half. Vehicle can go back to Madurai.

Total 10 day journey

Driver timings 8 am to 6 pm….
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Basis your personal preference you can draw many itineraries… or may increase or decrease the number of days at a particular location….

Thank you so much for your time, if you have any suggestions to share do that in comments below. I would look forward to hear back from you.

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