4 days in Kerala Itinerary

4 days in Kerala Itinerary

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4 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Male
ferry + Fly:  1​h 30​min
1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Fly + ferry:  5​h
End: Male

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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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Poovar Island and then admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Male, Maldives to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 1.5-hour combination of ferry and flight. In December, daily temperatures in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Poovar Island ©
Poovar Island

1
night
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 7th (Sat), get great views at Chellarcovil View Point, explore the activities along Periyar Lake, then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, and finally identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary.

Before you visit Thekkady, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Thekkady in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) 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
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

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 8th (Sun), see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, then admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Munnar journey planner.

Getting from Thekkady to Munnar by car takes about 3 hours. In December in Munnar, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Munnar

Parks
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Rose Gardens ©
Rose Gardens

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, then admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, then make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, and finally gain insight at Kerala Kathakali Centre.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Munnar to Kochi (Cochin) takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre

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