6 days in Kerala Itinerary

6 days in Kerala Itinerary

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6 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Kozhikode
Drive + Fly:  4​h
1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  2​h 45​min
2
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Guruvayur
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: Kozhikode

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.
On the 17th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, then admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Napier Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Neeramankara Shiva Temple, then kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip website .

Kozhikode to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive. June in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Munnar.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kovalam
Highlights from your plan
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace ©
Napier Museum ©
Napier Museum

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.
On the 19th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, and then admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Munnar trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Munnar takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in June, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Munnar

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): wander the streets of Jew Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mattancherry Palace, then make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Francis. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiva Temple Ernakulam , admire the striking features of Kerala Folklore Museum, then contemplate the long history of Edappally Church Complex, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chottanikkara Devi Temple.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) route planner .

Drive from Munnar to Kochi (Cochin) in 4 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to Guruvayur.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Shiva Temple Ernakulam
Highlights from your plan
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Jew Town ©
Jew Town
Kerala Folklore Museum ©
Kerala Folklore Museum

1
night
Guruvayur

Guruvayur ©
Guruvayur stands as one of the holiest and most important pilgrimage centers in the state, with its Sri Krishna Temple among the most frequented temples in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram, admire the striking features of Guruvayur Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Venkitachalapathy Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Narayanamkulangara Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Parthasarathy Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chowallurpady Siva Temple.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Guruvayur trip planner .

You can drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Guruvayur in 2.5 hours. June in Guruvayur sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Guruvayur

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Guruvayur Temple ©
Guruvayur Temple
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram ©
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram
Parthasarathy Temple ©
Parthasarathy Temple

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