6 days in Kerala Itinerary

6 days in Kerala Itinerary

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6 days in Kerala Itinerary

Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly + taxi:  8​h 30​min
Munnar
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Kovalam
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
Kolkata (Calcutta)

2
days
Munnar

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Rose Gardens, see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, then stroll through Blossom Hydel Park, and finally admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, then take some stellar pictures from Top Station, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Photo Point.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Munnar trip planner .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Munnar is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or drive. In February, Munnar is somewhat warmer than Kolkata (Calcutta) - with highs of 39°C and lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Top Station
Top Station
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam

2
days
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, explore the activities along Periyar Lake, and then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Periyar Spice & Ayurvedic Garden, then explore and take pictures at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, and then admire the natural beauty at Abraham's Spice Garden.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Thekkady road trip app .

Getting from Munnar to Thekkady by car takes about 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kovalam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

1
day
Kovalam

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 14th (Wed), admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, then kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kovalam trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Kovalam takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In February, daytime highs in Kovalam are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. On the 15th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

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