6 days in Kerala Itinerary

6 days in Kerala Itinerary

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6 days in Kerala Itinerary

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

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 4th (Mon): wander the streets of Jew Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, then take in the exciting artwork at Kashi Art Gallery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Francis. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Vallarpadam Church, browse the different shops at LuLu Mall, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and finally browse the exhibits of Kerala Folklore Museum.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) trip planning tool .

Mumbai to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Kochi (Cochin) are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
LuLu Mall ©
LuLu Mall
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue

1
night
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 6th (Wed): look for gifts at Abraham's Spice Garden, identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then contemplate the long history of Shiny Tours & Travals, and finally look for gifts at Kerala Crafts.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Thekkady trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Thekkady takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Abraham's Spice Garden ©
Abraham's Spice Garden
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Kerala Crafts ©
Kerala Crafts

few
hours
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Rose Gardens, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mount Carmel Church, then examine the collection at Tea Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at C.S.I Christ Church.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Munnar trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Munnar takes 2 hours. In June in Munnar, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Munnar

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
C.S.I Christ Church ©
C.S.I Christ Church
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): visit a coastal fixture at Vizhinjam Lighthouse, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, and finally admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Silkyway, view the masterpieces at Shri Chitra Art Gallery, see the interesting displays at Napier Museum, then look for gifts at Ramachandran, and finally see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Kovalam road trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Munnar to Kovalam takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Kovalam can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
Highlights from your plan
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

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