8 days in Kerala Itinerary

8 days in Kerala Itinerary

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8 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
+2
Fly + taxi + subway:  4​h 45​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Mararikulam
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Munnar
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

1
night
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 17th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Francis, then admire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, and then explore and take pictures at Kerala Kathakali Centre. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace, make a trip to Jew Town, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, then wander the streets of Mattancherry, and finally make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets.

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New Delhi to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in November; daily highs in Kochi (Cochin) reach 37°C and lows reach 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mararikulam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

#Neighborhoods, #Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 17 — 18:
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Jew Town ©
Jew Town
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue

1
night
Mararikulam

Mararikulam ©
If you're looking for soft sand and warm water, plan a vacation in Mararikulam.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mararikulam Mahadeva Temple, enjoy the sand and surf at Mararikulam Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Mararikulam trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Mararikulam takes 1.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Mararikulam are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Thekkady.

Things to do in Mararikulam

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 18 — 19:
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach
Mararikulam Mahadeva Temple ©
Mararikulam Mahadeva Temple

2
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Shiny Tours & Travals, identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Periyar Lake, then explore and take pictures at Spice Walk, then take in nature's colorful creations at Abraham's Spice Garden, and finally look and learn at Green land spice garden.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Thekkady trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Mararikulam to Thekkady takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature
Find places to stay Nov 19 — 21:
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
Green land spice garden ©
Green land spice garden

1
night
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 22nd (Thu), see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at C.S.I Christ Church, and finally admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Munnar visit planning tool .

Getting from Thekkady to Munnar by car takes about 2 hours. November in Munnar sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Munnar

#Parks, #Museums, #Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 22:
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

2
nights
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 23rd (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, then kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, then kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, and finally make a trip to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple. Keep things going the next day: meet the residents at Thiruvananthapuram Zoo, kick back and relax at Shanghumukham Beach, then stop by Keralashopee, and finally don't miss a visit to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from Munnar to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or drive. In November, daily temperatures in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Kovalam
Find places to stay Nov 22 — 24:
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

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