6 days in Kerala Itinerary

6 days in Kerala Itinerary

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6 days in Kerala Itinerary

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

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 15th (Thu), view the masterpieces at Kerala Museum and then browse the different shops at LuLu Mall. On the next day, wander the streets of Jew Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, take a stroll through Mattancherry, then look for gifts at Waltons Boutique, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Kashi Art Gallery.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) tour itinerary planner .

Ahmedabad to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. August in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
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LuLu Mall ©
LuLu Mall
Jew Town ©
Jew Town
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue

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 17th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, then examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Kovalam itinerary builder website .

You can fly from Kochi (Cochin) to Kovalam in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Kovalam can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kovalam

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 18th (Sun), see the sky in a new way at Green land spice garden, then look for all kinds of wild species at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, then examine the collection at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, and finally look for gifts at Kerala Crafts. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at The Periyar Interpretation Centre, then steep yourself in history at Shiny Tours & Travals, then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Mangladevi Temple.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Thekkady trip itinerary maker website .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Kovalam to Thekkady in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Green land spice garden ©
Green land spice garden
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve

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 20th (Tue), take in the exciting artwork at Mistletoe art Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mount Carmel Church &Mount Carmel Pilgrim Centre, see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, then look for gifts at Tata Tea Outlet, then get into the urban bustle at Kalari Kshethra, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at C.S.I Christ Church.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Munnar trip planner .

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Munnar takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Kalari Kshethra ©
Kalari Kshethra
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum
C.S.I Christ Church ©
C.S.I Christ Church

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