6 days in Kerala Itinerary

6 days in Kerala Itinerary

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6 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  5​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
taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Kovalam
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
End: New Delhi

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.
On the 3rd (Mon), don't miss a visit to Jew Town and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) road trip planning app .

New Delhi to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from New Delhi in June, things will get little chillier in Kochi (Cochin): highs are around 36°C and lows about 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive 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 5th (Wed): examine the collection at Tea Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, then admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, and finally admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Munnar trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar takes 2.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

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

2
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 6th (Thu), take some stellar pictures from Chellarkovil Viewpoint, then contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, and finally see the sky in a new way at Green land spice garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire all the interesting features of Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, then look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction, and then explore and take pictures at Spice Walk.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Thekkady trip planner .

You can drive from Munnar to Thekkady in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time 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
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

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.
On the 8th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, then kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and finally examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kovalam trip itinerary planning tool .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Thekkady to Kovalam in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. June in Kovalam sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
Highlights from your plan
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace ©

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