6 days in Kerala Itinerary

6 days in Kerala Itinerary

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6 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
1
Kovalam
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  1​h 30​min
2
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Munnar
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

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 5th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Hawa Beach and then make a trip to Parasurama Temple Thiruvallam. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: 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 don't miss a visit to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Kovalam itinerary planner.

Mumbai to Kovalam is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Mumbai in November, you will find days in Kovalam are little chillier (36°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (28°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Kovalam

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace, take a stroll through Mattancherry, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, then take a stroll through Jew Town, and finally make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, admire all the interesting features of Kerala Kathakali Centre, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Francis, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Njarackal Arattuvazhi Beach, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Vallarpadam Church.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Kochi (Cochin) trip website .

Getting from Kovalam to Kochi (Cochin) by combination of taxi and flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. November in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods, #Outdoors
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Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue

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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 9th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Abraham's Spice Garden, then contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, and then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve.

Plan my day in Thekkady using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Thekkady in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Abraham's Spice Garden ©
Abraham's Spice Garden

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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.
On the 10th (Sat), examine the collection at Tea Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, then see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Munnar trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Munnar takes 2 hours. In November, daytime highs in Munnar are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

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

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