7 days in Kerala Itinerary

7 days in Kerala Itinerary

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7 days in Kerala Itinerary

Mumbai
Fly:  2​h 30​min
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
Kumarakom
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Munnar
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
Mumbai

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, tour the pleasant surroundings at Shanghumukham Beach, and then don't miss a visit to Karikkakom Chamundi Devi Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, then kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, and finally make a trip to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip itinerary builder app .

Mumbai to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

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

1
day
Kumarakom

Kumarakom ©
Kumarakom features one of Kerala's most scenic lakes as the backdrop and serves as a gateway to the area's famous backwaters.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, examine the collection at Bay Island Driftwood Museum, then view the masterpieces at Kerala Album Art Gallery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Kumaramangalam Subramanyaswamy Temple.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kumarakom trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Kumarakom takes 4.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Kumarakom are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kumarakom

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trip

Bay Island Driftwood Museum
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Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary ©
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
Bay Island Driftwood Museum ©
Bay Island Driftwood Museum

1
day
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 6th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, then contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, and then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Thekkady driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Kumarakom to Thekkady in 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): 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. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Munnar visit planner.

You can drive from Thekkady to Munnar in 2 hours. In June in Munnar, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Munnar

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

1
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 9th (Sat): wander the streets of Jew Town, then admire all the interesting features of Kerala Kathakali Centre, and then make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) online trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Munnar to Kochi (Cochin) in 2.5 hours. June in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

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Jew Town ©
Jew Town
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre

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