6 days in Kerala Itinerary

6 days in Kerala Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Mumbai
+2
Fly + Taxi + Subway:  4 h 15 min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
2
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
3
Thekkady
— 2 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Taxi:  3 h 15 min
4
Kovalam
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  4 h 15 min
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Mattancherry Palace. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, then don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, and finally gain insight at Kerala Kathakali Centre.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Kochi (Cochin) vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Mumbai to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 4.5- hour combination of flight, taxi, and subway. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, flight, and subway; or drive. When traveling from Mumbai in November, plan for slightly colder days in Kochi (Cochin), with highs around 37°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, admire the natural beauty at Rose Gardens, then examine the collection at Tea Museum, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Munnar sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar in 4 hours. In November in Munnar, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, then explore the activities along Periyar Lake, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get great views at Chellarcovil View Point, identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction, and then admire the natural beauty at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Thekkady sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Munnar to Thekkady in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can 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.
On the 2nd (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple, then admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, then examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, and finally stroll through Kovalam Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Kovalam online trip maker.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Thekkady to Kovalam in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. December in Kovalam sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

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

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