6 days in Kerala Itinerary

6 days in Kerala Itinerary

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6 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Surat
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Pathanamthitta
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Surat

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiva Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiva Temple Ernakulam , and then steep yourself in history at Edappally Church Complex. Keep things going the next day: learn about all things military at Maritime Museum Kochi, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Vallarpadam Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Antony's Shrine, and finally see the interesting displays at Celebrity Wax Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) trip planner .

Surat to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Pathanamthitta.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Shiva Temple Ernakulam
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Edappally Church Complex ©
Edappally Church Complex
Shiva Temple ©
Shiva Temple
Vallarpadam Church ©
Vallarpadam Church

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Pathanamthitta

Pathanamthitta ©
Pathanamthitta is a town and a municipality situated in the Central Travancore region in the state of Kerala, south India, spread over an area of 23.50 km2. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Sri Subrahmanya Swamy Temple, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.George Orthodox Church (Chandanapally Valiyapalli ), take in the spiritual surroundings of Malayalappuzha Devi Temple, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Thomas Ecumenical Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhagavathy Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Valiyakoikal Temple.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Pathanamthitta trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Pathanamthitta takes 3.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Pathanamthitta can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Pathanamthitta

Historic Sites
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Malayalappuzha Devi Temple ©
Malayalappuzha Devi Temple
Sri Subrahmanya Swamy Temple ©
Sri Subrahmanya Swamy Temple

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nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 15th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction, then see the interesting displays at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Thekkady journey site .

Traveling by car from Pathanamthitta to Thekkady takes 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Thekkady

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

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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 17th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Palkulangara Devi Temple, then step off the mainland to explore Poovar Island, then see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

Plan trip to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Poovar Island ©
Poovar Island
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace ©

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