How Many Days Are Enough for Kerala Trip?
Are you planning a trip to Kerala and wondering how many days are enough for Kerala? It largely depends on what you intend to do and your travel style. There are plenty of things to do and places to explore in God’s Own Country. Read on to learn about the different popular attractions and the number of days you may need for each destination.
1. Alappuzha (2 days)
Alleppey or Alappuzha is called the Venice of the East. This district is a must on your bucket list if you love Kerala’s culture and backwaters. Alleppey is 53 km from Kochi and one and a half hours by road. Although Alappuzha is widely known for its stunning backwaters, there are plenty of other attractions as well. The beach soul in you will enjoy the many beaches in and around the town, including Alleppey, Marari, and Punnapra beaches. Make sure you don’t miss the breathtaking views of the Vembanad, Punnamada, and Pathiramanal lakes. The Ambalapuzha Shri Krishna Temple is famous for its pal payasam, while the Mullakal Rajeshwari Temple is over 500 years old and has multiple legends associated with its origins. The St. Mary’s Forane Church and St. Andrew’s Basilica are equally famous. Other places you can visit include Kuttanad backwaters, Allepey Lighthouse, and the Triveni Floating Market.
You must experience a houseboat stay in Alappuzha to make your vacation memorable. Call us to learn more about Kerala tour packages, including a visit to Alappuzha.
2. Munnar (2 days)
‘The Kashmir of South India’ – Munnar’ gets its name (‘moonu’ means three and ‘aaru’ means river) from the confluence of three rivers – Mudhirapuzha, Nallathanni, Kundaly Rivers. Situated at 1600 m above sea level, Munnar is a beautiful hill station surrounded by tea estates and spice plantations. There are plenty of places to visit in Munnar, ranging from the Tata Tea Museum to Mattupetty Dam. Some of the other attractions in Munnar include Cheeyapara Waterfalls, Attukad Waterfalls, and Chinnakanal Waterfalls. For the nature lover in you, visit the Eravikulam National Park and Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary. The Anaimudi Peak is one of the highest peaks in Kerala, while the Chokramudi Peak is home to some of the rarest flora and fauna in the Western Ghats. The Marayoor dolmens are believed to be prehistoric tombs built during the Iron Age. There are plenty of activities for families, including boating, trekking, and birdwatching at Blossom Park. The best time to visit Munnar is between March to May. Munnar is 127 km (3.5 hours) from Kochi and is your top getaway in Kerala. Plan your trip to Munnar with customized Kerala trip packages from GT Tourism. Call 812 939 0777 to learn how many days are enough for Kerala.
3. Wayanad (2 days)
Wayanad is yet another hill station in Kerala that’s equally beautiful. The district is a part of the Western Ghats and is famous for its spice and tea plantations. It is a rich mix of green plains, hills, and lakes. There are plenty of attractions in Wayanad, including the Meenmutty Waterfalls, the Chembra Peak, and the Edakkal Caves. Water from the Meenmutty Falls cascades from a height of 1000ft high. A trek to the Chembra Peak is particularly difficult and takes around 1-2 hours. Kuruva Islands is located in the middle of the Kabini river and is famous for its unique flora and fauna. A visit to Wayanad is incomplete without a visit to Edakkal Caves, with inscriptions that date back to the mesolithic and neolithic period and is even said to be linked with the Indus Valley civilization. Finally, you can relax by visiting the famous Wayanad Heritage Museum to see ancient relics like unearthed pottery, statues, stone carvings, etc.
The best time to visit Wayanad is from October to May. Book your stay and experience Wayanad through GT Tourism, the best travel agency in Thrissur, offering affordable Kerala tour packages.
4. Kochi (1-2 days)
Kochi is the tourism capital of Kerala. This coastal city is full of vibrant people and lively places. We suggest beginning your Kerala vacation at Kochi since it is close to most tourist destinations. Begin your Kochi journey with Fort Kochi and watch the Chinese fishing nets on the beaches. Get ready to enjoy the Marine drive with some music as well. Kochi is famous for Wonderla, where you can spend an entire day playing water games. Visit the famous Mattancherry Palace, which hosts beautiful murals and paintings.
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How Many Days Are Enough for a Vacation in Kerala?
Kerala trip packages that include Alappuzha, Munnar, Wayanad, Kochi, Kovalam, and other popular attractions need around 7 to 8 days. Contact us to plan a memorable vacation with the best travel agency in Thrissur. Call us or visit us if you are looking for a reputable travel agency in Kochi offering affordable Kerala tour packages.