Kerala Tour Itinerary From Bengaluru (Bangalore)

Kerala Tour Itinerary From Bengaluru (Bangalore)

Kerala relishes exceptional geographic features that have made it one among the most preferred tourist terminus in Asia. An extended seaside with peaceful coasts, calm expanses of bright green backwaters, opulent hill stations and colourful wildlife, cascades, rambling farms and paddy fields will together make your stay in Kerala immortal. Kerala is a state for experiencing Ayurvedic health holidays, captivating art forms, and charmed festivals.

While your visit to Kerala does visit these popular destinations in the state:

#1: Alleppey:

Kerala Backwater Houseboat

Alleppey is 7th largest city in God’s own country, Kerala. It is also known as “Venice of the East”. Alappuzha is famous for its houseboat experiences, amazing canal views, beach view, shikara boat trip and boat races.

Activities to do:

  • Boating at Pambar River
  • Ayurvedic Treatment
  • Paddy Field
  • Be Religious at Chettikulangara Devi Temple & Mullakkal Temple
  • Visit Historical places & Museum.

#2: Kovalam:

Kovalam tour

A small littoral town in the south of Thiruvananthapuram. At the southern end of Lighthouse Beach is a lined lighthouse with a looking stage. Palm-backed seashores correspondingly embrace Hawa Beach and Samudra Beach. In the south, Vizhinjam Juma Masjid supervises the busy casting harbour. Local, Sagarika Marine Research Aquarium shows expertise used in pearl manufacture.

Activities to do:

  • Surfing at Kovalam Surf Club
  • Ayurvedic Massage at Santhigiri Ayurveda Heritage
  • Speedboat Ride at the Hawa beach
  • Fix a Sunbed and a Sunshade at the Samudra beach and be lazy.

#3: Kumarakom:

Vembanad Lake in Kumarakom

A village on Vembanad Lake in the boondocks of Kerala. It’s fastened with waterways, where houseboats ply the waters. Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary is residence to numerous classes comprising cuckoos and Siberian storks. Adjoining, the Bay Island Driftwood Museum exhibits wooden statues. In the lake, Pathiramanal Island is a shelter for uncommon nomadic birds. Primeval Thazhathangady Mosque stands in the east of Kumarakom.

Activities to do:

  • Have a picnic at the Aruvikkuzhi Waterfalls
  • Relax in the Kumarakom backwaters
  • Be Religious at Shiva Temple in Thalikkotta, Jama Masjid Thazhathangad, St Mary’s Church, Cheriapalli, and the Vaikom Mahadeva Temple.

#4: Munnar:

Munnar hill station

Munnar is the famous town and hill station in the Western Ghats Mountain range in South Indian state. Bounded by rising and falling hills scattered with tea plantations this place will steal your heart. Visiting Eravikulam National Park would be a fair and worthy decision as it is a habitat for the vanishing mountain goat Nilgiritahr and correspondingly a home to the Lakkam Waterfalls, climbing trails and 2695mts tall Anamudi Peak.

Activities to do:

  • Walking in the Fragrant Tea Gardens
  • Rock Hiking
  • Rappelling to Paragliding
  • Cycling.

#5: Poovar Beach:

poovar Beach

Poovar is a popular traveller city in the Trivandrum. This place is practically at the southern tip of Trivandrum while the next village, Pozhiyoor, scripts the completion of Kerala. This village has a attractive beach which would appealyou to be here for a long time.

Activities to do:

  • Enjoy the Night Life
  • Fishing
  • Water Sports etc.

How to Reach Kerala from Bangalore:

Kerala is well-connected to every major city of India via rail, road and air. Let us consider each one by one.

Rail Connectivity from Bangalore:

There are six trains that run from Bangalore to Kerala.

Train Schedule from Bengaluru (Bangalore) to Ernakulum & Kochuveli Rly Station.
Train No Train Name From Dep To Arrival Dist. Travel Time Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Class
12677 Ernakulam EXP BNC 06:27 ERS 16:55 583 10:28 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes CC 2S
16561 Kochuveli AC EXP YPR 15:20 ERN 02:25 644 11:05 No No No Yes No No No 1A 2A 3A
16315 Kochuveli EXP BNC 17:12 ERS 04:25 633 11:13 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes 2A 3A SL
12684 Ernakulam SF EXP BNC 18:57 ERS 06:05 620 11:08 No Yes No Yes No No No 2A 3A SL
16526 KanyaKumari EXP BNC 20:12 TRTR 07:49 643 11:37 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes 1A 2A 3A SL
12257 Kochuveli GR YPR 21:00 ERN 08:22 591 11:22 No Yes No Yes No No Yes 3A
Train Schedule from Ernakulam Rly Station (ERN/ERS) to Bengaluru (Bangalore).
Train No Train Name From Dep To Arrival Dist. Travel Time Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Class
12678 Bangalore Exp ERS 09:10 BNC 19:18 583 10:08 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes CC 2A
12778 Hubli Exp ERN 16:55 YPR 04:30 627 11:35 No No No Yes No No No 2A 3A SL
12525 Bangalore Exp ERN 18:05 BNC 06:40 631 12:35 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes 1A 2A 3A SL
16316 Bangalore Exp ERS 20:30 BNC 07:58 633 11:38 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes 2A 3A SL

Road Connectivity from Bangalore:

Distance between Kerala and Bangalore is 492 kms. You can take your own vehicle and go for a long drive or choose from roadways buses that run on the same route. There are many buses plying on Bangalore – Cochin route and they are a good choice to reach Kerala from Bangalore. These roadways buses take around 9 hrs to reach the destination. Though if you go by your own vehicle then you can also cover places like Hosur, Salem, Erode, Palakkad etc. while en-rooting to Kerala.

Air Connectivity from Bangalore:

There are non-stop flights for Kochi from Bangalore of Jet Airways, Indigo, Air India and Air Asia. These flights take maximum 1 hr and 25 minutes to reach the destination. Fare depends upon the time of booking.If you are selecting for flight, book a flight that reaches in any case after noon.


Some Useful Travel Tips and Travel Gift Ideas:

  • Best time to visit Kerala is from September to May. Though Monsoon Rejuvenation Programmes are from June to August.
  • Go only to those Ayurveda Centres that are categorized/permitted by the Department of Kerala Tourism.
  • Nakedness is strictly prohibited on every Kerala beach.
  • Prior permission is required before visiting any wildlife sanctuary.
  • Smoking is forbidden at public places.
  • You Travel Kit must have: Cotton Attires, Caps, Shades, and Sun block Lotion etc.
  • You can buy several gift items like metal mirror, sarees with golden brocade, caparison for elephants, traditional jewellery box and much more.

There are several tour packages available with many tours and travels companies which offer you a visit of Ooty, Kodaikanal, Munnar, Thekkady, Alleppey, Kumarakom, Trivendrum, Varkala Beach, Cochin etc. These travel packages are also customized as per your convenience, budget and preference. For more details, Feel free to contact SreesTours – A Kerala’s leading tour and travel operator in Kottyam.

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