6 days in Kerala Itinerary

6 days in Kerala Itinerary

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6 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
End: Mumbai

1
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, and then don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Francis, look for gifts at Waltons Boutique, admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, admire all the interesting features of Kerala Kathakali Centre, then make a trip to Jew Town, and finally explore the galleries of Kerala Folklore Museum.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Kochi (Cochin) itinerary planner.

Mumbai to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): examine the collection at Tea Museum, admire the natural beauty at Rose Gardens, then see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Munnar trip planner .

Drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in April, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Museums
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam

2
nights
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 28th (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Chellarkovil Viewpoint, then explore the activities along Periyar Lake, then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, and finally browse the exhibits of Green land spice garden. On the next day, admire all the interesting features of Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction, and then admire the natural beauty at Abraham's Spice Garden.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Thekkady trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Munnar to Thekkady by car takes about 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

1
night
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.
On the 30th (Tue), examine the collection at Napier Museum, have fun and explore at Chacha Nehru Children’s Museum, see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, then admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, then make a trip to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, and finally don't miss a visit to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. April in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Napier Museum ©
Napier Museum

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