6 days in Kerala Itinerary

6 days in Kerala Itinerary

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6 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + taxi:  4​h 45​min
1
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Thekkady
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Kovalam
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Bengaluru

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam. On the next day, examine the collection at Tea Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Photo Point.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Munnar road trip planning app .

Bengaluru to Munnar is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bengaluru in December: high temperatures in Munnar hover around 38°C and lows are around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

1
night
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 26th (Thu), get great views at Chellarcovil View Point, contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, and finally identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Thekkady road trip tool .

Drive from Munnar to Thekkady in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Thekkady

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

1
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, then admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Kovalam trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Thekkady to Kovalam takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Kovalam sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Kovalam

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
Highlights from your plan
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

2
nights
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.
On the 28th (Sat), 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. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, make a trip to Jew Town, then admire the landmark architecture of Mattancherry Palace, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kerala Folklore Museum.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) trip builder .

Fly from Kovalam to Kochi (Cochin) in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

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

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