4 days in Kerala Itinerary

4 days in Kerala Itinerary

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4 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
+2
Fly + taxi + subway:  2​h 45​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Munnar
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  3​h
4
Kovalam
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  2​h 45​min
End: Mumbai

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): wander the streets of Jew Town, admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, then explore and take pictures at Kerala Kathakali Centre, and finally don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary planner.

Mumbai to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

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

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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 22nd (Wed): take some stellar pictures from Chellarkovil Viewpoint, contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, and finally admire all the interesting features of Spice Walk.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Thekkady trip planning app .

You can drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Thekkady in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to 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
Spice Walk ©
Spice Walk

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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 23rd (Thu): admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, then see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at C.S.I Christ Church, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Munnar holiday planner .

Drive from Thekkady to Munnar in 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Munnar

#Parks, #Museums, #Historic Sites
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

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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.
On the 24th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Lighthouse Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, then admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and finally don't miss a visit to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kovalam trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Munnar to Kovalam in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or drive. In August in Kovalam, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

#Beaches, #Parks, #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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