6 days in Kerala Itinerary

6 days in Kerala Itinerary

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6 days in Kerala Itinerary

Colombo
Fly + taxi:  6​h
Munnar
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h 30​min
Kochi (Cochin)
— Few hours
Fly + bus:  3​h 45​min
Colombo

2
days
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 1st (Fri), see the interesting displays at Tea Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, admire the natural beauty at Rose Gardens, then admire the natural beauty at Photo Point, and finally admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Munnar tour planner.

Colombo, Sri Lanka to Munnar is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and taxi. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Museums
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Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): stop by Keralashopee, enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple. On the next day, make a trip to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Thiruvananthapuram Zoo, and finally steep yourself in history at Kanakakunnu Palace & Grounds.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) tour planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Munnar to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kovalam
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Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Lighthouse Beach

1
day
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.
On the 6th (Wed), admire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Basilica, explore and take pictures at Kerala Kathakali Centre, then make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, then admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Kochi (Cochin) takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

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Historic Sites
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Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets
Mattancherry Palace

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