6 days in Kerala Itinerary

6 days in Kerala Itinerary

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6 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Lucknow
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Munnar
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Lucknow

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): make a trip to Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre and then don't miss a visit to Karikkakom Chamundi Devi Temple.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) online trip planner .

Lucknow to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lucknow in December, expect nights in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to be warmer, around 28°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 36°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Kovalam Beach
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Aazhimala Siva Temple ©
Aazhimala Siva Temple

1
night
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 1st (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction and then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve.

To see photos and tourist information, read Thekkady attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Thekkady takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Wildlife Parks
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

2
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Anamudi Peak and C.S.I Christ Church. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, explore the striking landscape of Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park, and stop by Tata Tea Outlet.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Munnar trip planner .

You can drive from Thekkady to Munnar in 3 hours. In January, daytime highs in Munnar are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

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

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