4 days in Thrissur & Pondicherry Itinerary

4 days in Thrissur & Pondicherry Itinerary

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4 days in Thrissur & Pondicherry Itinerary

Start: Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
Fly + taxi:  1​h 45​min
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Thrissur
— 1 night
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Pondicherry
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

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Thrissur

Thrissur ©
One of the oldest and largest cities in the center of the state, Thrissur hosts a wealth of festivals throughout the year.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta), and then look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Camp Sanctuary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Peechi-Vazhani Wildlife Sanctuary and then look for all kinds of wild species at Chimmini Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Thrissur trip builder tool .

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Thrissur is an approximately 2-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Thrissur can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Pondicherry.

Things to do in Thrissur

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Guruvayur
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Elephant Camp Sanctuary ©
Elephant Camp Sanctuary
Chimmini Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Chimmini Wildlife Sanctuary
Peechi-Vazhani Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Peechi-Vazhani Wildlife Sanctuary

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Pondicherry

Pondicherry ©
South Indian spiritualism meets French chic in Pondicherry, an interesting, unusual, and international destination on the Bay of Bengal.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): admire the engineering at Sadhana Forest - Auroville, then stroll through Paradise Beach, then pause for some serene contemplation at Immaculate Conception Cathedral, and finally look for gifts at Ma Pondy Cherie. On your second day here, take a leisurely stroll along Seaside Promenade, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Serenity Beach.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Pondicherry visit site .

Traveling by car from Thrissur to Pondicherry takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pondicherry

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Sadhana Forest - Auroville
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Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple ©
Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple
Sadhana Forest - Auroville ©
Sadhana Forest - Auroville
Seaside Promenade ©
Seaside Promenade

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