6 days in Kerala Itinerary

6 days in Kerala Itinerary

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New Delhi
Fly:
4​h 45​min
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:
3​h
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:
2​h 15​min
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Fly:
5​h
New Delhi

2
days
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Situated among a collection of low hills that lead up to the coastline, state capital Thiruvananthapuram acts as a base for exploration of the southern tip of the country.
On the 10th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple and then admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, and then kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) travel planner.

New Delhi to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from New Delhi in July, things will get slightly colder in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum): highs are around 35°C and lows about 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Munnar.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Beaches Parks Sightseeing

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Kovalam
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Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Lighthouse Beach

1
day
Munnar

Sitting at the point where three mountain rivers meet, the hill station of Munnar has become known as a tea-growing center in the south of the country.
On the 12th (Wed), admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Munnar trip builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Munnar takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. July in Munnar sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Munnar

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Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam

2
days
Kochi (Cochin)

A flourishing port city and magnet for the spice trade since the 15th century, Kochi (Cochin) proudly bears its distinct international influence and local Keralan culture.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): stop by Waltons Boutique, find something for the whole family at Wonderla Amusement Park, and then browse the different shops at LuLu Mall. On your second day here, admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Basilica, make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, then explore and take pictures at Kerala Kathakali Centre, then don't miss a visit to Jew Town, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) travel planner.

You can drive from Munnar to Kochi (Cochin) in 2.5 hours. In July in Kochi (Cochin), expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Chinese Fishing Nets
Wonderla Amusement Park
LuLu Mall

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