8 days in Kerala Itinerary

8 days in Kerala Itinerary

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8 days in Kerala Itinerary

New Delhi
Fly:  5​h
Kochi (Cochin)
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly + taxi:  1​h 30​min
Kovalam
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h
New Delhi

5
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Paradesi Synagogue and Chottanikkara Devi Temple. Kerala Folklore Museum and Mattancherry Palace are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kochi (Cochin): Mararikulam (Marari Beach & Mararikulam Beach). The adventure continues: browse the different shops at LuLu Mall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Vallarpadam Church, take a stroll through Jew Town, and look for gifts at Idiom Book Sellers.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary planning site .

New Delhi to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from New Delhi in January, expect Kochi (Cochin) to be much hotter, temps between 38°C and 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kovalam.

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Mararikulam
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Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue

3
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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.
Bring the kids along to Lighthouse Beach and Samudra Beach. Let the collections at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace and Napier Museum capture your imagination. Step out of Kovalam with an excursion to Shri Chitra Art Gallery in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)--about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kovalam Beach, enjoy the sea views from Vizhinjam Lighthouse, contemplate the long history of Beemapally Mosque, and stop by Keralashopee.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kovalam day trip planner .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Kovalam in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In January, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Outdoors Parks Beaches

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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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