3 days in Kerala Itinerary

3 days in Kerala Itinerary

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3 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Coimbatore
Drive:  2​h 45​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Thekkady
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Kovalam
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Coimbatore

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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 17th (Thu): buy something for everyone on your list at LuLu Mall, admire the landmark architecture of Mattancherry Palace, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) tour itinerary maker tool .

Coimbatore to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in January, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Shopping
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
LuLu Mall ©
LuLu Mall
Mattancherry Palace ©
Mattancherry Palace

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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 18th (Fri): get some fabulous bargains at Tropical Chocolate Factory, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mangala Devi Temple, steep yourself in history at Shiny Tours & Travals, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mangladevi Temple, and finally stop by Abraham's Spice Garden.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Thekkady itinerary planner.

Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Thekkady by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
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Abraham's Spice Garden ©
Abraham's Spice Garden
Mangala Devi Temple ©
Mangala Devi Temple
Mangladevi Temple ©
Mangladevi Temple

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night
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.
On the 19th (Sat), stroll through Kovalam Beach, then stroll through Lighthouse Beach, then steep yourself in history at Beemapally Mosque, and finally admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kovalam trip planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Thekkady to Kovalam takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In January, daily temperatures in Kovalam can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

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