6 days in Kerala Itinerary

6 days in Kerala Itinerary

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6 days in Kerala Itinerary

London
Fly:  15​h
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Munnar
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night
Fly:  15​h
London

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days
Kochi (Cochin)

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.
On the 23rd (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of Mattancherry Palace, don't miss a visit to Jew Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, then make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Francis. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Marine Drive, stop by Anokhi, stop by Kochi Books, then explore and take pictures at Kerala Kathakali Centre, and finally admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Basilica.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) online trip maker .

London, UK to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to India Standard Time is 5 hours. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from London in January, with highs in Kochi (Cochin) at 38°C and lows at 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Munnar.

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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Jew Town ©
Jew Town

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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 25th (Thu): see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, then take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, and then admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Munnar online road trip planner .

Drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in January, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Rose Gardens ©
Rose Gardens

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

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.
On the 26th (Fri), look for gifts at Keralashopee, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kovalam Beach, and then admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

To see maps and tourist information, go to the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) day trip site .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Munnar to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In January in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace ©

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