7 days in Kerala Itinerary

7 days in Kerala Itinerary

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7 days in Kerala Itinerary

Mumbai (Bombay)
Fly:  2​h 45​min
Kochi (Cochin)
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Munnar
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Alappuzha
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
Mumbai (Bombay)

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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Cherai Beach.

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Mumbai (Bombay) to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In November in Kochi (Cochin), expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Munnar.

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Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach

1
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.
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Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar takes 2.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Chinnakanal Waterfalls, Anayirankal Dam Reservoir
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Anayirankal Dam Reservoir ©
Anayirankal Dam Reservoir
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Pothamedu Viewpoint ©
Pothamedu Viewpoint

2
days
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Abraham's Spice Garden, then get some fabulous bargains at Tropical Chocolate Factory, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, explore the activities along Periyar Lake, and then explore and take pictures at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation.

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You can drive from Munnar to Thekkady in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
Abraham's Spice Garden ©
Abraham's Spice Garden

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Alappuzha

Alappuzha ©
Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): stroll through Mararikulam Beach, then admire the landmark architecture of St. Andrew's Basilica Arthunkal, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Marari Beach.

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Getting from Thekkady to Alappuzha by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Alappuzha

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Mararikulam
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple ©
Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple
St. Andrew's Basilica Arthunkal ©
St. Andrew's Basilica Arthunkal

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day
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 5th (Tue), make a trip to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple and then admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

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Getting from Alappuzha to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Historic Sites
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple ©
Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple

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