7 days in Kerala Itinerary

7 days in Kerala Itinerary

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7 days in Kerala Itinerary

Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  5​h 15​min
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Munnar
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
Kolkata (Calcutta)

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Mattancherry Palace, wander the streets of Jew Town, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, then don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Francis. Here are some ideas for day two: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then explore and take pictures at Kerala Kathakali Centre, then admire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Basilica, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Little Flower Church.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) vacation builder.

London, UK to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 15-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from London to Kochi (Cochin). In February, Kochi (Cochin) is much hotter than London - with highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets
Jew Town

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, then contemplate the waterfront views at Kundala Dam Lake, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Photo Point, then get great views at Top Station, and then see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Munnar travel planner.

Drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar in 2.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Munnar are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Museums
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Tea Gardens
Top Station
Mattupetty Dam

1
day
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 25th (Sun): admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kovalam Beach.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) vacation builder.

Getting from Munnar to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In February in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Kovalam
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Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Lighthouse Beach

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