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Kerala for 2 nights and 3 days – A crisp tour plan to God’s Own Country


When you talk about the most beautiful places to visit in India, God’s Own Country, Kerala will surely make its way to the top of your list. From enchanting backwaters to abundant greenery, Kerala will surely capture you in its essence. If you are looking for a quick vacation but would like to experience the Kerala emotion at its best, we have got your back. Here is a crisp 2 nights and 3 days tour plan to Kerala. Get ready to soak into the beauty of Kerala by visiting some of the best attractions in the state.

Kerala trip

This 2 nights and 3 days tour plan will involve visits to the honeymoon paradise of Munnar, the tranquil getaway of Thekkady and of course an exploration of the city of Cochin. Be it scenic valleys, mesmerizing waterfalls or the Kerala wildlife you can look forward to a postcard-perfect vacation with Pickyourtrail. What’s more? The cuisine of Kerala is sure to make your mouth water and you can try some of these dishes at your hotel as well. Your vacation will be crafted to such perfection that you will not even realise how your 2 nights and 3 days in Kerala flew by!

Kerala backwaters
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The culture and art forms of Kerala have been awe-inspiring since time immemorial. You can also look forward to an extravagant depiction of Kerala’s culture when you visit Munnar, Thekkady and Cochin. You might have also heard of Kerala being an Ayurveda hub. The healing properties of Ayurveda have been spoken about since ancient times. The Keralites have indeed proven its magic time and again. Why not take up a soothing Ayurvedic massage during your stay at the resort? You can look forward to this and much more when you visit God’s Own Country. Trust us when we say that your 2 nights and 3 days vacation to Kerala will be the best time of your life and will leave you craving for more.

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Day-wise tour plan of 2 nights and 3 days to Kerala

  • Day 1- Arrival in Cochin and transfer to Munnar for sightseeing
  • Day 2- Transfer from Munnar to Thekkady for sightseeing
  • Day 3- Transfer from Thekkady back to Cochin followed by departure

Day 1- Arrival in Cochin and transfer to Munnar for sightseeing

As you excitedly disembark from your flight at the Cochin International Airport or from your train at Ernakulam Railway Station you will be welcomed by Kerala’s natural charm. Get ready to be whisked off straight away to the best hill station in Kerala, Munnar. As you drive down to Munnar (4.5 hours), the valleys and waterfalls are sure to leave you amazed. The hairpin bends of every hill station make your experience a thrill like no other and Munnar is no different. Hold onto your seat as Munnar welcomes you with open arms.

Suggested Read: Munnar Resorts For Family

Munnar Tea Gardens
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You can pay a visit to the Munnar Tea Factory if you have sought permission beforehand. After exploring the factory you can check into your resort. Refresh yourself and have a light meal before indulging in the sightseeing of Munnar. Your sightseeing tour will encompass a visit to the Eravikulam National Park where you can take up eco-tourism activities like hiking trails. Post this you can pay a visit to Rajamala peak and Mattupetty Dam where you can take up activities like boating. Make sure you also visit the Echo point in the vicinity for a fun-filled experience. You can spend the night at the hotel resort in Munnar.

Kurinji trail which will take you through the beautiful Munnar grasslands while trekking.

Also read: Cochin to Munnar – A Heavenly route for a peaceful journey!

Day 2- Transfer from Munnar to Thekkady for sightseeing

After a scrumptious breakfast, drive down for a good 4 hours from Munnar to Thekkady. The second day of your 2 nights and 3 days Kerala tour plan is going to be a fun-filled experience. Thekkady is also called as Periyar and is renowned for the abundance of spice plantations and wildlife. Spices have been a major asset of Kerala since historic times and the Keralites consider it as their pride even today. You will come across the famous Periyar National Park where you can look forward to a plethora of experiences.

Also read: 18 Exciting Things To Do In Thekkady In 2020 For an Amazing Vacation

Periyar National Park
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From witnessing the martial arts of Kerala and embarking on a spice plantation tour, Periyar National Park has it all. Make sure you also take up an Ayurvedic massage while you are here and do not miss out on the Kathakali dance performances. All of these experiences come at a cost but you can pre-book it as per your preference. Stay overnight at your hotel in Thekkady.

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Bamboo rafting and Jeep Safaris through the wild jungle.

Also read: Munnar to Thekkady – Drive in India’s most scenic road

Day 3- Transfer from Thekkady back to Cochin followed by departure

On the final day of your 2 nights and 3 days Kerala tour plan, gorge on some lovely Kerala cuisine before getting ready to head back to Cochin. Your drive back to Cochin from Thekkady will take around 4 hours. If you have the time, you can indulge in sightseeing within Cochin itself. Known for the widespread Christianity, there are a number of churches that you can visit in Cochin like the Saint Francis church and the Santa Cruz Basilica. You can enjoy the rest of the day shopping for souvenirs in Cochin before putting an end to your 2 nights and 3 days Kerala tour and departing on your flight or train back home.

Saint Francis Church in Cochin
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It is time to say goodbye to God’s Own Country, but that doesn’t mean that you should not visit again. Kerala as a tourist place will urge you to keep visiting again and again. Sooner or later you will end up planning a longer Kerala tour plan.

Speaking of vacations, you should start planning it the right way with the help of customisable itineraries and on-trip support of Pickyourtrail. Check out some of the tour packages that we offer and embark on your dream vacation. Please feel free to leave us a WhatsApp enquiry if you need more help. Alternatively, you can also download the Pickyourtrail app from Play Store or IOS. Happy travelling!

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