6 days in Kerala Itinerary

6 days in Kerala Itinerary

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6 days in Kerala Itinerary

New Delhi
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h 30​min
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
New Delhi

3
days
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Lighthouse Beach and Kovalam Beach. Get some cultural insight at Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple and Sree Mahadeva Temple. Explore Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)'s surroundings by going to Varkala (Spas & Wellness & Varkala Beach). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sea views from Vizhinjam Lighthouse and look for gifts at Keralashopee.

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New Delhi to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from New Delhi in December, expect nights in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to be much hotter, around 28°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Varkala, Kovalam
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Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
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Lighthouse Beach

3
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.
Head to LuLu Mall and Kochi Booksfor plenty of shopping. Step out of the city life by going to Marari Beach and Cherai Beach. Step out of Kochi (Cochin) with an excursion to St. Andrew's Basilica Arthunkal in Alappuzha--about 1 hour away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chottanikkara Devi Temple, take a stroll through Mattancherry, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Vallarpadam Church, and view the masterpieces at Kashi Art Gallery.

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Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Kochi (Cochin) takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in December, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Marari Beach, St. Andrew's Basilica Arthunkal
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
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Cherai Beach
Chottanikkara Devi Temple ©
Chottanikkara Devi Temple

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