6 days in Kerala Itinerary

6 days in Kerala Itinerary

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6 days in Kerala Itinerary

Gaya
Fly:  10​h 15​min
Mararikulam
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Munnar
— 1 night
taxi + Fly + taxi:  3​h
Kovalam
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly + taxi:  1​h 30​min
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h
Gaya

few
hours
Mararikulam

Mararikulam ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Mararikulam Sree Mahadeva Temple, then enjoy the sand and surf at Mararikulam Beach, and then stroll through Marari Beach.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Mararikulam trip planner .

Gaya to Mararikulam is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. October in Mararikulam sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Munnar.

Things to do in Mararikulam

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

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Mararikulam Sree Mahadeva Temple
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Mararikulam Sree Mahadeva Temple ©
Mararikulam Sree Mahadeva Temple

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day
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.
On the 19th (Fri), examine the collection at Tea Museum, then admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, then take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, and finally admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Munnar online itinerary builder .

You can drive from Mararikulam to Munnar in 4.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Munnar

#Parks, #Museums
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

2
days
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): kick back and relax at Hawa Beach, kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, and then stroll through Kovalam Beach. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Samudra Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Chowara Beach.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Kovalam trip planning site .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Munnar to Kovalam in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Kovalam are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Kovalam

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Chowara Beach, Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach
Hawa Beach ©
Hawa Beach

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day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, and then make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kovalam to Kochi (Cochin) takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In October, daily temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

#Historic Sites
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Mattancherry Palace ©
Mattancherry Palace

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