6 days in Kerala Itinerary

6 days in Kerala Itinerary

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6 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  5​h
1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
3
Guruvayur
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

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 19th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, then admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Napier Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, then kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Neeramankara Shiva Temple.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip itinerary app .

New Delhi to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. While traveling from New Delhi, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Kovalam
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Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace ©
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

2
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 21st (Fri), see the interesting displays at The Periyar Interpretation Centre, look for gifts at Kerala Crafts, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, examine the collection at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction.

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Getting from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Thekkady by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Guruvayur.

Things to do in Thekkady

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

1
day
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 23rd (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram, take in the spiritual surroundings of Guruvayur Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Narayanamkulangara Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Venkitachalapathy Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parthasarathy Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chowallurpady Siva Temple.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Guruvayur day trip tool .

Drive from Thekkady to Guruvayur in 6.5 hours. In June in Guruvayur, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Guruvayur

Historic Sites
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Guruvayur Temple ©
Guruvayur Temple
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram ©
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram
Parthasarathy Temple ©
Parthasarathy Temple

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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 24th (Mon): browse the exhibits of Kashi Art Gallery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Antony's Shrine, and finally browse the different shops at LuLu Mall.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) trip planner .

Traveling by car from Guruvayur to Kochi (Cochin) takes 2.5 hours. June in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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LuLu Mall ©
LuLu Mall
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
St. Antony's Shrine ©
St. Antony's Shrine

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