8 days in Kerala Itinerary

8 days in Kerala Itinerary

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8 days in Kerala Itinerary

Ahmedabad
Fly + taxi:  6​h 30​min
Munnar
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly + taxi:  1​h 45​min
Kovalam
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
Ahmedabad

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 5th (Wed), take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, then admire the natural beauty at Rose Gardens, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Kundala Dam Lake.

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Ahmedabad to Munnar is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Ahmedabad in July, things will get a bit cooler in Munnar: highs are around 34°C and lows about 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Sightseeing
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Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam

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.
Go for a jaunt from Kochi (Cochin) to Mararikulam to see Marari Beach about 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, pause for some serene contemplation at Vallarpadam Church, admire the landmark architecture of Mattancherry Palace, and find something for the whole family at Wonderla Amusement Park.

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You can drive from Munnar to Kochi (Cochin) in 2.5 hours. July in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Sightseeing Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Marari Beach
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Chinese Fishing Nets
Marari Beach
Wonderla Amusement Park

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 11th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lighthouse Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, don't miss a visit to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and finally see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace.

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Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Kovalam takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. July in Kovalam sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Beaches Sightseeing

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Lighthouse Beach

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