8 days in Kerala Itinerary

8 days in Kerala Itinerary

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8 days in Kerala Itinerary

Nagpur
Fly + taxi:  6​h 30​min
Munnar
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly + taxi:  3​h
Kovalam
— 1 night
taxi + Fly + taxi:  1​h 30​min
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
Nagpur

3
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.
Spend the 5th (Mon) exploring nature at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, get great views at Top Station, and admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam.

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Nagpur to Munnar is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Nagpur in February, Munnar is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Museums
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Tea Gardens
Top Station
Mattupetty Dam

2
days
Kovalam

Famous for the groves of coconut trees from which it takes its name, Kovalam offers a long, white sandy beach on the Arabian Sea.
On the 7th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, then look for gifts at Keralashopee, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: step off the mainland to explore Poovar Island and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach.

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Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Munnar to Kovalam takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or drive. In February in Kovalam, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Lighthouse Beach

3
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.
Step out of Kochi (Cochin) to go to Mararikulam and see Marari Beach, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, tour the pleasant surroundings at Marine Drive, pause for some serene contemplation at Vallarpadam Church, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Francis.

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Do a combination of taxi and flight from Kovalam to Kochi (Cochin) in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In February, daily temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Marari Beach
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Marari Beach
Chinese Fishing Nets
Paradesi Synagogue

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