6 days in Kerala Itinerary

6 days in Kerala Itinerary

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6 days in Kerala Itinerary

Mumbai
Fly:  2​h 45​min
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Thrissur
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  2​h 30​min
Kovalam
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 45​min
Mumbai

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica and then kick back and relax at Cherai Beach. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Marari Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, and then wander the streets of Jew Town.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) road trip planner .

Mumbai to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Kochi (Cochin) are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Thrissur.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Marari Beach, Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
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Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary ©
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach

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Thrissur

Thrissur ©
One of the oldest and largest cities in the center of the state, Thrissur hosts a wealth of festivals throughout the year.
To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Thrissur tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Thrissur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Thrissur, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Thrissur

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Historic Sites
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Vilangan Hills ©
Vilangan Hills
Vadakkunnathan Temple ©
Vadakkunnathan Temple
Paramekavu Bhagavathy Temple ©
Paramekavu Bhagavathy Temple

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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.
On the 9th (Wed), kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, then kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, then steep yourself in history at Beemapally Mosque, and finally admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, then steep yourself in history at Kanakakunnu Palace & Grounds, then see the interesting displays at Napier Museum, and finally enjoy the sea views from Vizhinjam Lighthouse.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Kovalam trip planner .

Do a combination of train, flight, and taxi from Thrissur to Kovalam in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Outdoors

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple

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