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Beaches Of Kerala Tour – 13 Nights - 14 Days

Kozhikode – Bekal – Kannur – Thrissur – Cochin – Marari – Varkala – Kovalam – Trivandrum

A relaxing beach holiday in Bekal.

Beach holiday and Cultural immersion in Kunnur, known for its handicrafts and loom.

A heritage tour of Cochin tracing the roots of its maritime history and spice trade war.

A spiritual pilgrimage to the “Varanasi of the South” Varkala—Janardana Swami Temple.

A sunkissed vacation in Kovalam.

An offbeat hip beach experience at Marari.

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Duration: 14 days
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Beaches Of Kerala Tour

Duration: 14 days

Itinerary: Kozhikode – Bekal – Kannur – Thrissur – Cochin – Marari – Varkala – Kovalam – Trivandrum

Note – This is a sample itinerary for ideas on travel routes in the region, it can be customized as per your requirements.

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“God’s Own Country” Kerala is blessed with a bounty of resources and blessings: ancient heritage, mouthwatering cuisine, vibrant cultures, exotic wildlife, rich biodiversity, serene hill stations, scenic backwaters, and lush green mountains.

But the one thing that attracts a large number of international and domestic tourists is the exquisite beaches that dot its shoreline. With a coastline that stretches for almost 590 km (366 miles), you will be spoiled for choice when it comes to selecting beaches.

But our “Beaches of Kerala” Tour has made the task easier for you with a fine selection of the finest beaches of Kerala. These beaches are endowed with shimmering golden sand beaches, clear blue skies, great weather, and palm-lined shore. And, some come with historical and spiritual allure.

Itinerary at a Glance

01
Day
Arrival in Kozhikode |Capital of
02
Day
Bekal | Drive
03
Day
Bekal | Beaches, Temples & Fort
04
Day
Kannur | Drive
05
Day
Kannur | Beaches, Forests and Temples
06
Day
Thrissur | Drive
07
Day
Cochin | Spice War History
08
Day
Marari | Drive
09
Day
Marari | Pearl of the Alapuzzha
10
Day
Varkala | Drive
11
Day
Varkala | In the Shadow of Holy Janardana
12
Day
Kovalam | Drive
13
Day
Kovalam | Trivandrum’s Pride
14
Day
Drive to Trivandrum | Fly Out | End of Tour

Itineraries

01
Day

Arrival in Kozhikode | The Malabar Coast

Your tour begins in the beautiful Malabar Coast of Kozhikode (formerly Calicut), where upon arrival at the Kozhikode International Airport, you’ll be received by the staff of LIT.

02
Day

Bekal | Drive

After breakfast, drive to Bekal on the western coastline of Kerala. 

Drive time: 4 hours/ 170 kms or 105 miles.

Relax and enjoy the rest of the evening on one of its stunning beaches.

03
Day

Bekal | Beaches, Temples & Forts

Bekal is famous for its beaches (Bekal, Kappil, Redmoon, Fort Beach, Chembiriki), Forts (Bekal Fort, Chandragi Fort), and ancient temples.

You’ll spend the day enjoying and exploring all three.

04
Day

Kannur | Drive

Drive to Kannur. Known for its beaches, forests, folk art, and loom industries.

Drive time: 2 Hrs/ 80 kms or 50 miles.

05
Day

Kannur | Beaches, Forests and Temples

There is plenty to explore in Kannur on Day 5.

 – The lovely Payyambalam Beach.

– The Portuguese Angelo (Kannur) Fort: Built in 1505 by the first Portuguese Viceroy of India.

– Munderi Bird Sanctuary.

– Parassinikkadavu Temple

– Arakkal Museum.

06
Day

Thrissur | Drive

Drive to Thrissur. Prides itself as the cultural capital of Kerala. Houses prestigious centers of arts, music, and dance.

Drive time: 5 Hrs/ 200 kms or 125 miles.

Enjoy the beach and attractions of Thrissur: Sree Vadakkumnathan Temple, Our Lady of Dolours Basilica, and Paramekkavu Bhagavathi Temple.

07
Day

Cochin | Spice War History

Drive to the port city of Cochin (Kochi). Drive time: 1.5 Hrs/ 80 kms or 50 miles.

Sightseeing in this important historical and cultural city that was the hub of the European Colonial Spice Wars.

Key attractions you will explore: Paradesi Synagogue, Santa Cruz Cathedral, Mattancherry Palace, Marine Drive, and the old marketplace of Cochin.

08
Day

Marari | Drive

Drive to Mararikulam. 1 hour/ 40 kms or 25 miles.

Formerly a small fishing village, and now a bustling beach destination on the Arabian coast of Kerala, Marari palm-lined beaches and golden sands lure beach holiday lovers from all over India and beyond.

09
Day

Marari | Pearl of the Alappuzha

Aside from the beach, you can explore the local temples (Shiva Temple), Apostle St. Thomas Pilgrim Center, and the 16th-century Dutch Palace. Be sure to visit the Chinese Fishing Nets on the coastline as well.

10
Day

Varkala | Drive

Before it became a popular beach destination, for almost 2,000 years, the town of Varkala attracted devotees and pilgrims to its Janardana Swami Temple. Which is so important to the Hindu faith that the city is often described as Dakshin Kashi (Kashi of the South) —Kashi being the main temple of Varanasi.

Drive time: 3 Hrs/ 120 kms or 75 miles.

11
Day

Varkala | In the Shadow of Holy Janardana

Spend the day relaxing at the Varkala beach and visit the Janardana Swami Temple.

12
Day

Kovalam | Drive

Drive time: 1 Hr 15 mins/ 50 kms or 30 miles

13
Day

Kovalam | Trivandrum’s Pride

The capital of Kerala prides itself on the Kovalam beach which lies 12 km (8 miles) outside of the city centre.

It is the perfect beach nestled in a massive rocky promontory. The water is calm, the sky bright blue, the breeze refreshing, and the resorts are splendid.

14
Day

Drive to Trivandrum | Fly Out | End of Tour

On the final day, you’ll drive to Trivandrum (30 min drive) and fly home/next destination.

Personalized and exclusive tours of all the must-see beaches of Kerala.

Luxury stays in Heritage and Contemporary 5-star hotels.

Private transfers and 24/7 in-person support and guidance.

Ethical environmentally-sustainable tourism practices.

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