8 days in Kerala Itinerary

8 days in Kerala Itinerary

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Singapore
Fly:
8​h 30​min
Kovalam
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly + taxi:
1​h 45​min
Kochi (Cochin)
— 4 nights
Fly:
7​h 30​min
Singapore

3
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple and Sivagiri. Relax by the water at Kovalam Beach and Papasnanam Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Kovalam side-trips: Napier Museum (in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)) and Varkala (Janardhana Swami Temple, Varkala Beach, & more). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, visit a coastal fixture at Vizhinjam Lighthouse, and see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace.

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Singapore, Singapore to Kovalam is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time to India Standard Time is minus 2 hours. July in Kovalam sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Kovalam

Beaches Parks Sightseeing

Side Trips

Varkala, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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Kovalam Beach
Varkala Beach
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.
Jew Town and Mattancherry are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll get in some beach time at Marari Beach and Alappuzha Beach. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Cherai Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ernakulatthappan Temple, explore the galleries of Kerala Folklore Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Mattancherry Palace.

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You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kovalam to Kochi (Cochin) in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. July in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Sightseeing Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Alappuzha Beach, Marari Beach
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Jew Town
Marari Beach
Cherai Beach

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