6 days in Kerala Itinerary

6 days in Kerala Itinerary

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6 days in Kerala Itinerary

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

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 10th (Sat), browse the eclectic array of goods at Chalai Bazaar and then buy something for everyone on your list at Mall of Travancore. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, and then stop by Sarwaa.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip planner .

Bengaluru to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Bengaluru in August since evenings lows in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Shopping Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Kovalam
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Mall of Travancore ©
Mall of Travancore
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

1
night
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): look for gifts at Kerala Crafts, then get great views at Chellarkovil Viewpoint, then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Thekkady attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Thekkady takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thekkady

Wildlife Parks Shopping
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Kerala Crafts ©
Kerala Crafts

3
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.
Visit Marari Beach and Njarackal Arattuvazhi Beach for some beach relaxation. Do some cultural sightseeing at Kashi Art Gallery and Kerala Museum. There's much more to do: browse the different shops at LuLu Mall, look for gifts at Idiom Book Sellers, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and explore the galleries of Durbar Hall Art Gallery.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Kochi (Cochin) takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Shopping Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Marari Beach
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LuLu Mall ©
LuLu Mall
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Spas

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