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8 of the Best Scenic Road Trips in the US
There’s something special and freeing about hitting the open road and exploring new places. And what could be more scenic than going on a road trip through some of the most beautiful landscapes in the country?
If you’re looking for a breathtaking road trip adventure, look no further! Let’s explore eight of the best scenic road trips in the US. Pack your bags and get ready to hit the open road!
Pacific Coast Highway – California
The legendary Pacific Coast Highway runs along the Northern California Coast. The PCH route, as locals call it, is one of the most scenic road trips you can experience. The road gives a spectacular view of the land with gigantic trees, expansive beaches, historic bridges, and a sky that doesn’t quit.
The stunning road also gives a view of San Diego and San Francisco. More so, you can take a detour to Oregon to witness the grand Ecola State Park and the rocky tide pools.
The highway is an All-American Road and a major route for travelers from San Diego to San Francisco. It’s about 1,500 miles and can take you about four days to travel with no time for pit stops. Additionally, it has two lanes and frequent traffic that may slow you down.
Route 66 – USA
One of the original highways in the US is the iconic Route 66, which was established in 1926. You might have heard it called the ‘Will Rogers Highway’ or Mother Road . It’s famous in American Pop-culture, with legendary artists such as John Mayer, Brain Setzer, Glenn Frey, and Chuck Berry referencing the road in hit songs.
Route 66 starts in Chicago with the iconic Route 66 sign and stretches 300 miles onwards through Illinois. The road passes through eight states for a full stretch of 2,500 miles, ending at the Santa Monica pier.
A slight detour on your scenic road trip along Route 66 can get you to the Grand Canyon . You can also stop at some of the quirky museums and drive-in theaters, or have a piece of pie at the old-fashioned diners. If you are on a slow drive, the trip may last you a week.
Great River Road – New Orleans, St Louis, Minneapolis, and Memphis
Following the Mississippi River course, the Great River Road is one of the most scenic road trips in the USA. This grand road meanders its way from the start of the River in Northern Minnesota to the South in New Orleans.
The road runs for about 3,000 miles. It’s a mix of linked county, federal, and state roads that get you through 10 different states.
This road-waterfront trip will take you through a series of diverse scenery. You’ll see everything from grassy paddocks to wetlands and more than 550 miles of small towns. A journey across this rich picturesque road will take you six to 10 days at an average pace.
Blue Ridge Parkway- The Carolinas and Virginia
The Blue Ridge Parkway is a stunning way to experience the region’s biodiversity. The road runs for 469 miles, traversing through 29 counties. It provides a great view of the Appalachian heights. If you are lucky, you can pan for different minerals such as rubies, amethyst, emeralds, or even gold.
The curvy road twists through the Great Smoky Mountains and the Shenandoah National Parks. Additionally, it is an excellent site for birdwatching, with over 50 different bird species sighted in the area.
This area is also home to the deepest gorge to the east of the Grand Canyon. This includes Linville Gorge , the Whitewater Falls, Mount Mitchell, and New River.
17-Mile – California
For a scenic California road trip, you should try the 17-mile stretch located in Pebble Beach. It is famous for the monumental Lone Cypress, a single Monterey Species tree on a hillside .
The road is the primary accessway for residents in the gated community of Pebble Beach. As a non-resident, you will pay a toll fee to use the road. You can also access the road entrance in Carmel, Pacific Grove, or California State Route 1.
The road spans the Del Monte forests and a series of current-beaten cliffs. The best time for a drive is in the evening. This time allows you to witness the sunset with a symphony of colors over the Pacific.
Route 12- Utah
Located in Wayne County, Utah, State Route 12 stretches for 122.863 miles. It’s also known as “Highway 12 — A Journey Through Time Scenic Byway.”
The road has both scenic and historic sites. It passes through Bryce Canyon National Park, the Red Canyon, and the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.
It then travels over Boulder Mountain and ends near the entrance of Capitol Reef National Park. The route passes through Henrieville, Tropic, and Cannonville. A trip along Route 12 road will take you approximately three hours.
Natchez Trace Parkway – Tennessee and Mississippi
Take a trip through 10,000 years of history along the 444-mile Natchez Trace Parkway road . Historically, the road was a buffalo trail. It later became a common route for Native Americans, who improved the route for trading and hunting.
The road is also known as the wealthiest drive because of the opulent mansions along its route. It’s also popular for its hiking trails, camping grounds, and recreational activities.
Other attractions include the Windsor Ruins, Grand Gulf Military Park, and the First Presbyterian Church of Port Gibson. A road trip would take you about three days at an average driving speed.
North Shore Drive – Minnesota
A trip along North Shore Drive provides breathtaking sight to behold. It features spectacular scenery, including a cluster of waterfalls, state parks, and hiking trails.
You’ll get an epic view of the lake’s shining waters and a chance to see majestic ships docked at the inland port of St. Lawrence Seaway . This 147-mile road can take you close to three hours at a slow pace.
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Bangalore to Kerala road trip – Our Kerala road trip itinerary
Hello friends! We are back from an awesome Bangalore to Kerala road trip. And I am all excited to share our Kerala road trip itinerary with you all. Off late, we have been enjoying a lot of road trips. And if you are a regular reader on the blog, you already know about them. Some of our road trips across India that we did in recent past include :
Our 3 weeks Bangalore to Madhya Pradesh road trip
A road trip to Goa from Bangalore, working from Goa for 2 weeks
Our road trip to Rameshwaram, Madurai, Chettinad, Karaikudi and Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu
A 4 days road trip from Bangalore to Pondicherry
After enjoying these road trips across India, we decided to once again explore God’s own country – Kerala . Years back, we had visited Kerala. And on that trip, we visited the hills of Munnar , stayed in a houseboat in Alleppey on the Kerala backwaters and did river safari in Thekkady. However, we couldn’t get enough of Kerala on this trip. And since then, we were yearning to visit Kerala again. So, finally materialised our Bangalore to Kerala road trip.
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Bangalore to Kerala road trip planning
To be honest with you, Kerala has so many beautiful places to visit. Charming green hills, beautiful coastlines, unique backwaters and historical places. That it was really difficult for us to decide which place to include and which to exclude. We had a one week vacation in Kerala planned. Thus, we could accommodate only as many places as comfortably possible in one week. So, we decided on several possible Kerala road trip itineraries. And then decided on the one which everyone in the group liked the most. So, here are all the Kerala road trip itineraries that we delved upon.
Bangalore to coastal Kerala road trip itinerary for one week
Bangalore -> Kannur (day 1) | Bekal day trip from Kannur (day 2) | Kannur to Kochi (day 3) | Kochi to Athirapally waterfalls day trip (day 4) | Kochi to Alleppey via Marari beach (day 5) | Alleppey to Varkala (day 6) | Varkala to Kovalam (day 7) | Kovalam to Madurai via Kanyakumari (day 8) | Madurai to Bangalore (Day 9)
Although it excited us so much to do the complete coastal Kerala road trip on this road trip from Bangalore to Kerala. But, we just couldn’t make up our minds to leave the hills completely behind. Hence materialised some more Bangalore to Kerala road trip plans.
Bangalore to Kerala road trip – Week long Kerala road trip itinerary 2
Bangalore -> Wayanad (day1 & day 2) | Wayanad to Athirapally (day 3) | Athirapally to Kochi (day 4) | Kochi to Alleppey via Marari beach (day 5) | Alleppey to Varkala (day 6) | Varkala to Kovalam (day 7) | Kovalam to Madurai via Kanyakumari (day 8) | Madurai to Bangalore (Day 9)
Then we thought, we could as well leave Wayanad out of this itinerary. Because Wayanad is quiet close to Bangalore. And thus, we can do any long weekend trip to Wayanad easily. Thus materialised the next week long Kerala road trip itinerary.
Bangalore to Kerala road trip – Week long Kerala road trip itinerary 3
Bangalore -> Coimbatore (day 1) | Coimbatore to Kochi via Athirapally (day 2) | Kochi to Vagamon (Day 3) | Vagamon to Munnar (day 4& 5) | Munnar to Alleppey (day 6) | Alleppey to Varkala (day 7) | Varkala to Kovalam (day 8) | Kovalam to Madurai via Kanyakumari (day 9) | Madurai to Bangalore (Day 10)
Unfortunately, the above itinerary was adding an extra day to our trip. Thus, we decided to drop Vagamon from our itinerary and go with this final one.
Bangalore to Kerala road trip – Week long Kerala road trip itinerary 4
Bangalore to Coimbatore (day 1) | Coimbatore to Kochi via Athirapally (day 2) | Kochi to Munnar (day 3, 4 & 5) | Munnar to Alleppey (day 6) | Alleppey to Kovalam via Varkala (day 7) | Kovalam to Madurai via Kanyakumari (day 8) | Madurai to Bangalore (Day 9)
And thus started our Bangalore to Kerala road trip.
Bangalore to Kerala Road Trip Map
You can choose any of the above road trip itineraries as per your choice. For instance, if you are not that excited about the hills, you can choose the Bangalore to Coastal Kerala road trip itinerary. But, if you are more excited about the hills and don’t mind missing on some of the beaches, you can choose from the next 3 itineraries. Also, Kanyakumari is not in Kerala. But, we were not able to visit here on our previous road trip to Madurai and Rameshwaram earlier this year. So, we included it in our trip itinerary. If you have time, you can as well exclude Kanyakumari. And rather include some other place in Kerala in your trip itinerary. Here’s one example of a trip where you could absolutely start from Kerala and end in Kerala :
Bangalore to Kerala road trip – Week long Kerala road trip itinerary 5
Bangalore -> Kannur (day 1) | Kannur to Kochi (day 2) | Kochi to Athirapally waterfalls day trip (day 3) | Kochi to Alleppey via Marari beach (day 4) | Alleppey to Varkala (day 5) | Varkala to Kovalam (day 6) | Kovalam to Munnar (day 7) | Munnar to Wayanad (day 8) | Wayanad to Bangalore (day 9)
And, best case, if you have enough time at hand, here we suggest a road trip from Bangalore to Kerala that can cover all the highlights of Kerala. But, it is definitely way longer than one week.
Bangalore to Kerala road trip – Kerala road trip itinerary covering all highlights of Kerala
Bangalore -> Kannur (day 1) | Bekal day trip from Kannur (day 2) | Kannur to Kochi (day 3) | Kochi to Athirapally waterfalls day trip (day 4) | Kochi to Kumarakom (day 5, 6) | Kumarakom to Alleppey (day 7) | Alleppey to Varkala (day 8) | Varkala to Kovalam (day 9) | Kovalam to Thekkady (day 10) | Thekkady to Munnar (day 11) | Munnar (day 12,13) | Munnar to Vagamon (day 14) | Vagamon to Wayanad (day 15)
Details of the above Bangalore to Kerala road trip
Day 1 : bangalore to coimbatore, bangalore to coimbatore driving duration : 8 hrs including breakfast and lunch breaks., total distance covered driving from bangalore to coimbatore : ~360 km, where to stay in coimbatore : hotel c a g pride, pro tip: start as early from your home in bangalore as possible to avoid bangalore traffic..
Except for Wayanad or Kannur, driving directly to any other place in Kerala will take too much time. Since, we were traveling with kids. And as usual, didn’t want to overexert them. So, after much consideration we decided to halt for the first night in Coimbatore. So can you. As,
- It is a well developed town where you can stock up for rest of the trip.
- And you can visit Adiyogi Center near Coimbatore
- Further, a road trip from Coimbatore to Athirapally would give you a chance of driving through Palakkad. Another beautiful green belt of Kerala. Although we very much wanted to halt in Palakkad and explore around. But, we have saved that for another day.
So, visit the Adiyogi Center and then stay overnight in Coimbatore. You can browse this list of hotels in Coimbatore for your stay.
Day 2 : Coimbatore to Kochi via Athirapally & Palakkad
Coimbatore to athirapally driving distance : ~3 hr 30 mins , 165 km, athirapally to kochi driving distance : ~2 hr 30 mins , 80.5 km, where to stay in kochi : hotel p j princess regency.
Above is the hotel in which we stayed in Kochi. Although there are numerous stay options in Kochi. You can browse them here . Also, there are many heritage hotels in Fort Kochi area. You can try booking one of those. Because of lack of ample parking, we didn’t book them. But I really liked the vibe of some of these hotels. And also found their reviews to be very strong. These include :
The Sunset Bay
CSI Heritage Bungalow
Anyways, coming back to the day. Start early after having breakfast at your hotel in Coimbatore. Then drive from Coimbatore to Athirapally waterfalls . Since we visited right after the monsoons, the waterfalls were in full volume. If you also visit in October, you will have similar experience. We spent couple of hours at Athirapally falls. And then drove from Athirapally to Kochi. Thus, our complete trip from Coimbatore to Kochi via Athirapally was covered in 9 hrs including the halt for lunch.
PS: Listening to the sound of music at Athirapally Waterfalls
If you drive directly from Coimbatore to Kochi, it will take 4.5 hours only for the same. So, if you want to rather spend more time in Kochi, you can skip Athirapally waterfalls altogether.
Also, if you get time in Kochi in morning or evening, do try this Fort Kochi Heritage walking tour .
Day 3 : Kochi to Munnar road trip
Kochi to munnar driving distance : ~ 127 km, time taken to drive from cochin to munnar : ~ 4 hrs, where to stay in munnar : abad copper castle.
Being one of the most famous hill stations in Kerala, there is no dreath of hotels, homestays and airbnbs in Munnar. You can browse the list here . Better to book online in advance as the place is so famous amongst tourists in Kerala. We booked Abad Copper Castle. Because we wanted to have ample parking space. As well as a mid-budget hotel to stay in. And also, a little further than the main town of Munnar, amidst greenery.
Post breakfast, drive from Cochin to Munnar. The road trip from Kochi to Munnar is one of the most scenic road trips in India . This road trip brought back memories of our road trip from Kochi to Munnar years back. On the way you get to stop at the Cheeyappara Waterfalls and one of the many spice gardens of Kerala where you can take a guided tour and even buy spices. Well, can a trip to Kerala really complete without a tour of the spice gardens of Kerala ? The whole state is world famous for it’s spices after all.
If you decide to stay Abad Copper Castle like us, and start your day early from Cochin, you will reach Munnar by lunch time. You can then spend the second half of the day exploring some of these places which are very near to the hotel –
- Pothamedu View Point
- Attukal Waterfalls
PS: you can get a cab from hotel if you don’t want to drive yourself.
Read : 4 days Munnar trip itinerary covering the length and breadth of the place
Day 4 : Munnar sightseeing
Today, do a local sightseeing in Munnar. Cover these places as a part of sightseeing in Munnar :
- Flower Garden
- Photo Point
- Elephant Ride
- Mattupetty Dam
- Mattupetty Tea Factory
- Boating Center
- Kundala Dam and Boating
- Top Station
Day 5 : Munnar sightseeing continued
Once again, spend the day covering another set of beautiful places in Munnar, in a different direction.
- Eravilukam National Park
- 8th Mile Gap View Point
- Talliar Valley
- Lakkam Waterfakks
- Marayoor Sandal Wood Forest
If you are not that interested in the above then there are a lot of other places to explore in Munnar itself. You can rather stay back and explore these places in Munnar :
- Waterfalls and wild animal spotting zones which are offbeat, locals can guide you to the same.
Day 6: Road trip from Munnar to Alleppey
Munnar to alleppey driving distance : 180 km, driving duration from munnar to alleppey : ~ 5 hrs, where to stay in alleppey : sterling lake palace, alleppey.
Earlier, we have already s tayed on a houseboat in Alleppey . And also taken a boat cruise on the backwaters of Kerala when on our trip to Kumarakom . So, this time around, we just wanted to stay by the backwaters. In a serene resort in Alleppey. And enjoy the calm atmosphere that is much associated with the backwaters of Kerala. So, we stayed in Alleppey at Sterling Lakeside resort . And after continuous driving for days, just relaxed for the day here. We didn’t do any specific sightseeing in Alleppey. Rather, we enjoyed the complimentary sunset cruise on the backwaters of Kerala offered by the resort. And then relaxed in the swimming pool there.
But, if this is your first trip to Alleppey or you have not stayed in a houseboat in Kerala. We highly recommend staying in a houseboat on the backwaters of Kerala instead of a hotel. Because that is definitely a lifetime experience. Here’s a list of things you can do in Alleppey for your first time visit.
An alternative to staying in Alleppey is staying in Kumarakom. Kumarakom is located on another end of Lake Vagamon, one of the largest backwater lakes of Kerala. And Alleppey is located at the opposite side. There’s a lot more to do in Kumarakom. Including venturing through the famous Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary . And a lot of other things. Here’s the details from our previous visit to Kumarakom :
10 things to do in Kumarakom , Kerala
Day 7: A long day driving from Alleppey to Kovalam via Varkala
Alleppey to varkala driving distance : 110 km, ~ 3 hrs, varkala to trivandrum (thiruvananthapuram) driving distance : 35 km, ~ 1 hr, driving duration from alleppey to thiruvananthapuram by road : ~ 4 hrs, where to stay in thiruvananthapuram / kovalam : vivanta by taj.
Kovalam is one of the most beautiful and famous beaches of Kerala. It is romantic, serene and a dream of travellers. But unfortunately, all the resorts in Kovalam were exorbitantly priced or booked when we tried our luck. So, we decided to stay in Thiruvananthapuram – the capital city of Kerala which is just at a 15km distance from the Kovalam beach. We got a really good deal at the Vivanta Hotel in Thiruvananthapuram that included both breakfast and dinner in the deal. So, it was a steal.
But if you book early, you can book your stay in a beach side resort in Kovalam like the Leela Kovalam for a really luxurious vacation!
What we had to give up in the process of staying in Trivandrum, was staying right on a beach. But it didn’t feel like a big loss given our recent trips to Goa. Wherein we have stayed at some of the best beaches in Goa including a beach hut stay at Palolem Beach in Goa , Biera Mar Beach Resort right on the Benaulim beach for our 2 weeks of Goa workcation and the very beautiful Agonda beach on our last trip to Goa.
Today start your day as early in the morning as possible. Post breakfast in Alleppey, drive to Varkala. The driving distance from Alleppey to Varkala is just 110km. Your first stop should be Kappil beach near Varkala. As you approach the beach, you will drive through a stretch of road with the sea on one side and backwater lakes on the other. It is definitely going to be a highlight of your trip like it was for ours.
Varkala is a beautiful coastal town in Kerala. And it is particularly famous for it’s “backpackers” vibe. There are so many cute cafes and beautiful hostels in Varkala. We had our lunch at the Inda cafe which is located at the Varkala cliff and is the most popular cafe of Varkala. There after, stroll to the Varkala beach. It is one of the most popular beaches in Kerala. And you will know why as soon as you reach here. It is a neat and clean beach with a dramatic backdrop of the mountain cliff.
After spending time at the Varkala beach, head to Thiruvananthapuram. The drive from Varkala to Thiruvananthapuram is going to take around 1 hour.
And after checkin, headed to the beach in Kovalam. After which return back for dinner. And enjoy a good night’s rest.
Day 8: Kovalam to Kanyakumari day trip, overnight halt at Madurai
Today drive from Thiruvananthapuram to Madurai via Kanyakumari. This is going to be a really long day. If it is possible for you, I highly recommend extending your itinerary by a day. And taking a halt at Kankyakumari.
Thiruvananthapuram to Kanyakumari driving distance : ~ 95 km
Driving duration from thiruvananthapuram to kanyakumari: ~ 2 hr 30 mins, kanyakumari to madurai driving distance : ~ 250 km, driving duration from kanyakumari to madurai : ~ 4 hrs, where to stay in madurai : amika hotel madurai.
Today, we do a day trip via Kanyakumari while driving from Thiruvananthapuram / Kovalam to Madurai. Since we just have few hours to spend in Kanyakumari, we visit the main highlights of the town like the Kanyakumari beach, the Kanyakumari Temple and Vivekanand Rock Memorial. The good news is that all these places are located close to each other.
Here’s our upcoming detailed writeup on spending a day in Kanyakumari :
Kanyakumari sightseeing in one day
And then around 4:30pm, start from Kanyakumari to Madurai. Reaching Madurai by 6:30pm. Good to book a hotel in Madurai which is We booked Amika Hotel near Madurai Airport which was right on the highway.
If it is possible for you, we highly recommend staying for a night in Kanyakumari. Since, there are so many more places to see and things to do in Kanyakumari. And then there are some really beautiful sea side resorts in Kanyakumari.
Or else, it is also possible to base yourself in Trivandrum. And do a day trip to Kanyakumari from Trivandrum. There are several day tour options from Trivandrum to Kanyakumari. And you can also hire a cab from Thiruvananthapuram to Kanyakumari for a day trip.
Also, If you have time at hand and you are interested to explore the town of Madurai, here are our blog posts from our previous trip to Madurai to help you out:
Why you should visit Thirumalai Nayakar Palace Madurai
Things you should know before you visit Meenakshi Amman Temple Madurai
Places to see and things to do in Madurai in a day
A complete guide to temple hopping in the temple town of Madurai
Day 9: Madurai to Bangalore
Finally arrived the last day of our Bangalore to Kerala road trip. Today, post breakfast, we checked out from our hotel in Madurai. And proceeded back to Bangalore. The drive from Madurai to Bangalore is a smooth one. All through NH44. Which is one of the most excellent highways in India. But, try to start as early in the morning as possible to be able to reach Bangalore in time. And avoid the traffic in the city which starts to build up in the day.
Hope you enjoyed this virtual Kerala road trip with us. And the alternative Kerala road trip itineraries that I have suggested for Bangalore to Kerala road trip will help you plan your trip to Kerala in the best way that suites you. Do share your thoughts on how you liked the post…..
General tips on planning this road trip across Kerala
- Start most of your days on this trip as early as possible. We missed a few spots here and there because we started our day little late.
- Most of the highways in Kerala are 2 lanes only, which means you often will drive slower than anticipated by google.
- Buy Kerala chips from Alleppey and homemade chocolates from Munnar, spices from Kanyakumari or Kovalam.
- This trip itinerary mostly covers naturally beautiful places in Kerala. If you want to include temples and museums, please feel free to add more days as required.
- Finding clean washrooms can be a task, so, use one when you see one 🙂
- Cards work everywhere, in shops and petrol pumps. If not cards then phone pay works. So, you really don’t need to carry too much cash on you.
- Pack for both beach vacation as well as winter vacation as you are going to encounter both cold and hot climates on this one week trip to Kerala itself!
- Have general medicines and latest prescription with you.
- Also, pack your swimwear for the coastal resorts and beaches.
- Wear comfortable shoes at all hilly places and slippers on beaches. I forgot to change into my shoes in Athirapally and ended up slipping and spraining my ankle which troubled me for next few days.
- Carry mosquito repellants with you. Even the best of best hotels that we stayed at had mosquitos.
- If possible, return to Bangalore on a week day as weekends are getting very busy, particularly after entering the city, it takes a lot of time to reach our home.
- Also, try visiting in off season, and avoid holiday seasons, we had to drop quiet a few sightseeing because of rush, particularly in Munnar.
- The roads in Kerala are narrow. Even the national highways in Kerala are only 2 lane. So, you will be forced to go slower than what google map suggests actually. Always add 1-2 hours extra to the suggested time and then plan your day accordingly.
Cost of our one week Kerala road trip itinerary
- We stayed in some high end and some mid budget hotels. Our total cost of stay (with breakfast included) came to INR 35000/- per room which was shared by 2 people. So, INR 17500 per person.
- Most of the time, we had lunch at a roadside south Indian joint and dinner at our hotel. Overall food cost was INR 3000/- per head or INR 6000/- for a couple.
- We mostly visited naturally beautiful places on our one week Kerala road trip itinerary and thus hardly spent over INR 1000/- on tickets.
- In total, we drove ~2000km on this trip. Our total fuel cost was around INR 15000/-
Overall, for one individual, the cost came to around INR 30000/- for the complete one week trip
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Hi Neha, Your vlog gave insight for a person like me to get to know about the places in kerala. Can you suggest me an iternity for 6 days 5 nights and the must visit places in a 1st trip to kerala.?
Hi Mihika, thanks for the kind words Like I mentioned in the blog, most of the first timers prefer Munnar – Alleppey – Thekkady circuit which can be easily done in 6 nights. Spend first 3 nights in Munnar and subsequent one night each in Thekkady and Alleppey
I am planning with my family in october with 7 members adult and 5 childrens by car, please advise me kerala trip with mid budget for 7 days.
You can follow my itinerary if you liked it. But you can cut one place. Maybe spend 2 nights in Munnar or leave Kanyakumari for another trip. Then you will be able to cover rest everything in 7 days
Very nice and detailed post…looking at this …I also want to plan kerala trip but I need some guidance in planning since I am not that much travel guy…and don’t know car driving…can u help me in planning kerala trip waterfalls and boathouse ….thx Pls let know how can I contact you
Hi Raj. You can send your query to our email address – [email protected] along with details of how many days trip you want to plan? How many people? Are there kids etc.
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Bangalore to Kerala Road trip | A Complete Guide!
Last Updated on 20 September 2023 by Poorna & Brinda
The Bangalore to Kerala road trip is a fascinating experience! This road trip from Bangalore covers the lovely hills of Munnar, the serene backwaters of Alleppey/Kumarakkom, pristine beaches at Varkala, the sights of Fort Kochi and temples in Kanyakumari and Madurai.
The drives cover not more than 300 KMs in a day. The plan is to cover for a week and extend for another two days. It also provides you with an option to just plan for as many days you wish to.
Since this is a road trip, we strongly suggest that you should keep at least 5 days at your disposal to do justice. Though we have planned this Bangalore to Kerala road trip to cover ten days, you can always tweak it and plan to your needs.
This road trip covers South Kerala. It is advisable to cover Malabar along with Mangalore
Beautiful vistas on the Ghat section from Bodinayakannur
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So interesting and informative. Thank you Any information on road trip to Hampi from Bangalore?
Thanks Mathew. You can check this
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- Our Kerala Trip From Bangalore Was A Dream Come True!
27 Mar 2023
With its lush green mountains and serene surroundings, Kerala entices travelers to aboard this land of immense natural beauty and peaceful surroundings. This couple had an opportunity to make the most of their time together and what better destination than Kerala? Read on to know their travel story.
Leisure to us is ‘travel’ and as our anniversary was also drawing close, we decided to celebrate it in style. Kerala was in our minds ever since, as we were lured to the lush pictures and beautiful mountains and so we decided to take a trip to this “Heaven On Earth”. What was a leisure trip soon became a romantic one as we stepped into this surreal land.
Details Of Our Kerala Trip From Bangalore
Trip Type: Tour Cost: INR 52500 No. Of People: 2 Duration: 7 days & 6 Nights Inclusions: Meal Plan for Hotel : Breakfast, Transfers, Parking, Toll, Driver, Fuel cost, GST/VAT/ Service Charges, Accommodation, Sightseeing Exclusions: Lunch, Dinner, Houseboat Stay, Meal Plan for Houseboat, Airfare, Early check-in & late check-out charges, Tips, Personal expenses, Honeymoon Inclusions, Entry fee charges, Other Exclusions (convenience fee of travel triangle)
A Sneak Peek Into Our Kerala Trip From Bangalore
Day 1: Arrival in Munnar Day 2: Sightseeing tour of Munnar Day 3: Arrival in Thekkady Day 4: Cruise on the Periyar Lake Day 5: Leisure day Day 6: Sightseeing of Trivandrum Day 7: Departure
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Weather In Kerala
The weather in Kerala in December was pleasant and not as cold as we expected it to be. Munnar was a bit cold and it is a must to carry woolen clothes to Munnar in the winter months. Thekkady and Kovalam being beach destinations also experienced pleasant weather.
How To Reach Kerala
We traveled from Bangalore to Munnar by train. Firstly we took a train from Bangalore to Kochi. It took around 11 hours to reach Kochi and we were there by 6:00 AM. Our cab driver was waiting for us at the Kochi Railway Station from where we drove to Munnar. It was a 3 and a half hours journey and we reached Munnar by 12:00 AM.
Experiences On Our 7 Days Trip To Kerala
Our Kerala travel had a lot of experiences that made our trip a memorable affair. Some of the best experiences include:
1. Our Munnar Adventures
Munnar was one of the most serene and beautiful destinations in Kerala. We were mesmerized to see the beautiful tea plantations and the lush greenery all around. The tea museum was a great place to visit and we were totally taken by the different types of aromatic teas available here. We also got to watch the process of how tea is made and we also bought some for ourselves. Altogether, it was an amazing experience for us on our vacation. Our Munnar adventures also included a visit to the Eravikulam National Park by bus. One of the best experiences on this trip was the car boat ride in the serene surroundings of the Park. We loved the views and time that we spent together here.
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2. Thrills At The Periyar Tiger Reserve
A walk at night through the lush jungle of Periyar Tiger Reserve was a thrilling experience. Though we were not able to spot the tigers, we found deers and other animals and had never before in our lives dared to visit the jungle in the night, but truly it was a must-have experience.
3. Relaxing On The Kovalam Beach
Beaches have always been our thing as the serenity of the place makes us feel relaxed and rejuvenated. Our visit to the Kovalam beach was one of the major highlights of the trip. We spent an entire evening on the beach and were happy to have spent some time alone with each other after a long time. The lashing of the waves on the shore and the cool breeze made our visit worth it.
4. Adventures At The Thiruvananthapuram Zoo
On the last days of our trip, we decided to explore the Trivandrum Zoo. With its natural beauty and lush surroundings, a walk through the Zoo was truly worth it. Here we saw a lot of animals including deers, antelopes, and other wild animals. Hereafter, the Shangumugham beach was our last spot on this trip. We relaxed and enjoyed the peaceful environment around us and hereafter began our journey back home.
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Places To Stay In Kerala
Unlike other times, this time our major focus was also on the properties that we chose to stay at on our holiday. We preferred 4 or 5-star accommodations and booked some of the best properties here.
Munnar: Rivulet Resort is one of our accommodations when staying in Munnar. The location of the resort was very beautiful and serene and we were also taken for a small trek while staying at this resort. The staff at the hotel was very cooperative and greeted us warmly. We also saw the cardamom plants while staying at this resort.
Thekkady: Spices Lap Thekkady was our accommodation when in the city. Our stay at the treehouse was a bliss. We always wanted to experience this stay and it was an amazing experience. Later we stayed in deluxe rooms at the hotel and the accommodation was very comfortable and cozy.
Kovalam: Hotel Jasmine Palace was an epitome of luxury and the closeness to the beach was what made it more convenient. We could walk down to the beach anytime and spend quality time together.
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As, we both are very specific about food, we preferred not experimenting much with it. As breakfast was already included in your package, we chose to dine at the onsite restaurants of our hotels. For lunch, we went to some local restaurants but ordered North Indian food only and it was quite good. Besides that, we tasted a Kerala cuisine Parotta and it was really good.
Shopping In Kerala
We did a lot of handicraft shopping in Kerala. The goods are not very expensive and are a good option for souvenirs for the tourists. Banana chips are a must-buy when shopping in Kerala and we also bought a lot of them for our relatives and friends. Those who love silk products, you will find the best quality of silk here affordable prices.
Besides the cost of our package, we had an overhead expense of around 15 to 20k which included our shopping, food and other expenses.
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What To Pack For Kerala Trip
- If you are visiting Kerala in winter, then you must carry warm woolen clothes
- If you are traveling to Munnar, then carry woolen jackets and sweaters along.
- Pack a comfortable pair of shoes
Tips For Future Travelers
- Always plan your trip well in advance to avoid any last-minute hassle
- Book all your accommodations after thorough research
- Always check the weather of the place during the time you wish to visit the destination
- Keep a close eye on all your belongings when in the city
Special Experiences On Our Beautiful Vacation
- Since I and my husband are beach lovers, the time we spent at the Kovalam beach was the best highlight of our trip.
- Boating to Povar was also an awesome experience. The water of the Arabian Sea meets the freshwater of the Neyyar river and it is a sight worth witnessing.
Our Experience With TravelTriangle
This was our second trip with TravelTriangle and our experience was quite good. All the arrangements were made well in advance and there was no confusion throughout the trip. The properties included in our package were decent and our drivers were also very cooperative. Overall, it was a great experience traveling with TravelTriangle and we will soon plan a trip again in the future.
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I am planning for my first Kerala trip and have some questions related to Itinerary, just want to make sure I take the correct route and do not go round the circles. I will be leaving Bangalore on 1st October and will spend 6-7 days in Kerala. My friend invited me to his hometown and knowing that his birthday is on 2nd October I want to reach his hometown at Pampady by 2nd. I am confused on how I manage my rest of the Itinerary. Here is what I have in the list :-
2. 2nd October - Take Darshan and leave for Pampady, stay in Pampady (friends house)
3. 3rd October - Go to Allepey House Boat, enjoy and come back to Pampady
4. 4th October - Morning leave for Munnar
5. 5th October - In Munnar
6. 6th October - from Munnar to Thekkady , Thekkady sightseeing and stay
7. 7th October - Leave Thekkady and travel to Bangalore
I want to check if this itinerary is doable, am I hurry anywhere or if I am going in the circle.
Any information related to this is welcome.
Thanks in advance
You may proceed to thekkady and then munnar leave for bangalore
kumrakom will be more near to pampady.Alapuzha will be about 15 km extra.both places are good for houseboat and you can choose any 1 place without any difficulty .
when you are in pampady,do visit aruvikuzhy falls .your friend should know about it.
itinerary is ok and you can proceed with it.
If you have time on Oct 2 you may visit punnathoor kotta at guruvayoor and aathirappally water falls on your way to Cochin , it is a detour from the national highway
Thank you Neenu-Raj and Arun-Tina for your responses, with the suggestions I am changing the Itinerary a little.
4. 4th October - Morning leave for Thekkady , sight seeing and stay in Thekkady
5. 5th October - Go to Munnar, stay and sight seeing
6. 6th October - Munnar stay and sightseeing
7. 7th October - Leave Munnar and travel to Bangalore
Question on stay in Guruvayoor, how easy is to get a temple trust managed accommodation? Assuming I reach Guruvayoor by 5, can I go to the beach and come back to take Darshan? Somebody suggested the beach is good in evening.
itinerary seems good now
which is the beach you are referring to ? Chavakkad??
though it is close , the visit there depends on the time you are finally able to arrive at the temple
if that is a rush day then with the long queue for the darshan it would be difficult to make it
instead i would suggest to check Alleppey beach , as you would check-out from the houseboat by 5 PM and then you can proceed to the beach in Alleppey , it is a long beach and relatively clean and also with snacks bars and restaurants
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Bangalore to Kerala itinerary? Bus, train, or flight? Backpacking South India travel blog
If you’re headed to Bangalore as a part of your South India backpacking trip itinerary, Bangalore can make an easy access point to get to the Kerala backwaters !
Have a look at this one week Kerala itinerary .
You have a few options to get from Bangalore to Kerala: by bus, by train, and by flight.
First, a list of each of the top places to visit to consider making a part of your Kerala itinerary .
Then, a little bit of info on how to get to Kerala from Bangalore:
- Bangalore to Kerala bus
- Bangalore to Kerala train
Bangalore to Kerala flight
…along with a suggested route itinerary from your main entry point in Kerala!
If both Goa and Kerala are on your itinerary, Bangalore can also be a good spot to break up the journey.
Also see more about public transportation within Kerala , including taking an Alleppey backwaters ferry in part to Varkala , to Munnar , or to Thekkady . Go for the very Kerala experience to get around Kerala! 😉
Best places to make a part of your Kerala itinerary when backpacking in South India
1. fort cochin.
Fort Cochin is a cute little area. This is a good place to visit if you’re interested in seeing more of India’s colonial past.
You can also find cultural arts performances here, including the Kathakali classical dance and Kalari martial arts.
It could also be interesting to do some cycling in Cochin .
Munnar is in the hills of the Western Ghats.
It’s famous for the scenic tea plantations, and you can go for a leisurely tea plantation trek in Munnar .
Or you can also go for a slightly more difficult Meesapulimala Trek up to the second highest peak in Kerala.
Alleppey is the hub of the famous Kerala backwaters.
This means that with a visit to here, you’ll find a good variety of options for the best things to do in the backwaters .
The houseboat is one of the most popular experiences on the Kerala backwaters.
More budget-friendly activities include canoe , kayaking , cycling and taking the public ferry .
There’s also Alleppey Beach here for some coastal beach vibes so you can get both the backwaters and the beach.
4. Munroe Island
Munroe Island is another place you go to for the backwaters, and it serves as a quieter alternative to Alleppey.
With a Munroe Island backwaters homestay , you can get good Kerala food, go for a sunrise canoe tour, go cycling around the island, and go for a village walk.
Varkala is one of the most famous beach towns in Kerala.
Go here for the coastal vibes so you can have every meal on the Varkala cliff overlooking the ocean.
Wayanad is another region in the hills of the Western Ghats.
This area is far north compared to the rest of the places listed above that are located in central and south Kerala.
But Wayanad is one of the closest main tourist spots to Bangalore so it can be worth considering this place as your entry point to Kerala.
This is also one of the few places in India where you can see historic rock carvings, with a visit to the Edakkal Caves .
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If you have time to add more to your itinerary, there’s more to see in Kerala! Have a look at the best places to visit in Kerala .
How to get to Kerala from Bangalore?!
Map: bangalore to kerala.
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Bangalore to Kerala by bus
- Bangalore to Wayanad – Kalpetta (7-8 hours)
- Bangalore to Cochin – Ernakulam (9-10 hours)
- Bangalore to Alleppey (9-11 hours)
- Bangalore to Munnar (10-13 hours)
Check redbus for specific bus options from Bangalore.
When arriving to Wayanad by bus, consider this route:
- Munroe Island
When arriving to Cochin by bus, consider this route:
- Fort Cochin
When arriving to Alleppey by bus, consider this route:
When arriving to Munnar by bus, consider this route:
Bangalore to Kerala by train
- Bangalore to Cochin (10+ hours)
- Bangalore to Alleppey (13+ hours)
- Bangalore to Varkala (16+ hours)
Check trainman for specific train options from Bangalore.
When arriving to Cochin by train, consider this route:
When arriving to Alleppey by train, consider this route:
When arriving to Varkala by train, consider this route:
- Bangalore to Cochin Airport (1 hour)
- Bangalore to Trivandrum Airport (1+ hour)
Check makemytrip for specific flight options from Bangalore.
There are direct flights available from Bangalore to both Cochin and Trivandrum, and both flights are around an hour.
Fort Cochin and Alleppey are the top tourist destinations that are near the Cochin airport . If Munnar is your goal, Cochin airport would be your choice too, although it’s a bit further away.
Varkala is closest to the Trivandrum airport.
Time from Cochin Airport by taxi:
- To Fort Cochin – 1 to 1.5 hours
- To Alleppey – 2.5 hours
- To Munnar – 3.5 to 4 hours
- To Varkala – 5 hours
Time from Trivandrum Airport by taxi:
- To Varkala – 1.5 hours
- To Alleppey – 3 to 3.5 hours
When arriving to Cochin by flight, consider this route:
When arriving to Trivandrum by flight, consider this route:
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Visit the Enchanting Realm of Kerala from The Garden City Bangalore
Staying in Bangalore for a long time can get a bit monotonous since you might have to be engrossed in your work most of the time. If you are looking for a short vacation from the city and go to a place that has more greenery and a peaceful environment, you can choose Kerala without a second thought. And to make it even more exciting, you can take a road trip to Kerala from Bangalore.
Things to keep in mind when you visit to Kerala from Bangalore
Distance between Bangalore and Kerala:-
The distance from Bangalore to Kerala is 462.6 km if you take the NH 44 and NH 544 route. If you travel via Mysore Road, the distance is 359.7 km. Though the distance is more through NH 44 and NH 544 route, it will hardly take 8 hours and 40 minutes for you to reach the state due to the great road condition. There are so many routes to reach Kerala from Bangalore that you can choose any that suits you. In case of any confusion, you can take a look at the Bangalore to Kerala route map.
Best time to travel:-
The best time to travel to Kerala from Bangalore is from September to February. You can enjoy the backwaters in this season, as you do not have to be bothered about the humidity and hot weather. And to see the lush greenery of Kerala and the entire land drenched in rain, you can visit God’s Own Country between June and August. However, for an amazing road trip, sticking to the winter season is the safest bet.
So, if you are now all excited about your Bangalore to Kerala trip, here is a guide for you:
Bangalore to munnar, munnar to thiruvananthapuram, thiruvananthapuram to alappuzha, alappuzha to kochi, kochi to kozhikode, kozhikode to bangalore.
The place that you can first visit in Kerala on this trip is Munnar. You can start your journey a bit early in the morning as it will take around 10 hours to reach the beautiful place in Kerala. In between these two places, you will cross many towns such as Dharmapuri, Salem, Erode, and Tiruppur. You will reach Salem in the afternoon hours, and can have your lunch there. There are in fact so many tourist attractions that you will find in this route, and some of them include Hogenakkal Falls, Thirumoorthy Dam, Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, and Lakkam Waterfalls. You can stop by these attractions and enjoy the mesmerizing views of each of them.
After staying in Munnar for a night, you can start your journey the next day for Thiruvananthapuram. This is one of the most beautiful routes that you will travel through as you will get to see several natural wonders of the Western Ghats. There are some narrow stretches in the route; therefore, you need to drive very carefully. The places that you will come across while traveling through this route include Idukki, Adoor, Kottarakkara, Kilimanoor, and Thiruvananthapuram. In this route, you can find some of the best places to visit in Kerala, such as Cardamom Hills, Ramakkalmedu, Perunthenaruvi Falls, and Kilimanoor Palace. In fact, in Perunthenaruvi Falls, you can go for a trek along the Pampa River. To explore all these places, you definitely need some time; thus, you may have to take a break at Thiruvananthapura overnight.
This trip will not be very tiring as you can reach Alappuzha from Thiruvananthapuram in just four hours. The stopovers in this route should not be missed as the popular stopovers include Kollam Beach, Munroe Island, Ashtamudi Lake, and Thangassery Light House. You can enjoy the spectacular beauty of each of these attractions.
To reach Kochi from Alappuzha, you have to cross two popular towns, Kottayam and Kumarakom. You can take a break at Kottayam and visit Vagamon to indulge in activities like rock climbing, paragliding, and trekking. And located very near to Vagamon, there is Illikkal Kallu, where you can go trekking. Another attraction in this route is Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary where you can spot various species of birds.
The places that you will find between these two cities are Chalakudy, Thrissur, and Tirur. You can see many temples and cultural gems on this route. The majority of the temples are located in Thrissur. The two popular stopovers in this route include the over 1000 years old Vadakkunnathan Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, and Paramekavu Bhagavathy Temple, dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathy.
It will take you around 8 hours to reach Bangalore from Kozhikode. The two main towns that you can stop at on this route are Mandya and Ramanagara. While you are on your back home, you can explore attractions such as Nagarhole Tiger Reserve and trek through Ramadevara Betta Hill of Ramanagara.
There are several things to do on Bangalore to Kerala trip. From hiking and trekking to admire the picturesque beauty of the hills, from enjoying the view of splendid sunrise and sunset at the beaches to visiting some of the most famous temples in India, you can actually do a lot of things on this amazing trip.
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An amazing road trip from Bangalore to Kerala! Travel vlog.
Friends..today I’m back with a travel vlog which is from Bangalore to Kerala through Salem. It is nearly 600 kms from Bangalore to our place in Kerala. We travelled in the month of November so it was very cool climate in Tamil Nadu. They usually get rains in November. We had a lot of fun throughout our journey. Normally we start our journey early in the morning so as to reach Kerala by evening. We carry our pet cat “Chukku” also in our journey.
Usually we have our breakfast from a small hotel in Salem highway. It’s a very small hotel. They prepare foods on firewood and has lot of varieties of Dosas. Normally I prepare lunch and carry with us. It was packed in banana leaves in traditional way. We call it “Pothichoru” in Malayalam. It’s really tasty to have meals packed in cooked banana leaf. We all had fun to have it in an open space somewhere in Kerala.
On the way we could see a small rock hill. Whenever we go to Kerala kids always ask us to climb these hills. So we decided to do it this time. It was really fun climbing it with our cat 🙂 Also it was the first time we travelled after the completion of Kuthiran tunnel. We really enjoyed this tunnel ride too. We safely reached home by evening. Hope you enjoy my video. Thanks for watching. See you next time…
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