6 days in Kerala Itinerary

6 days in Kerala Itinerary

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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Alappuzha
— 1 night
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Thekkady
— 2 nights

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) ©

Evergreen City of India

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.
Attractions like Kovalam Beach and Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum): Lighthouse Beach (in Kovalam) and Varkala Town (Varkala Aquarium, Varkala Beach, &more). The adventure continues: get to know the resident critters at Thiruvananthapuram Zoo and don't miss a visit to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple.

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Chennai to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Chennai in May, plan for slightly colder days in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), with highs around 37°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

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Varkala Beach
4.3

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Alappuzha

Alappuzha ©

Venice of the East

Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Alappuzha Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach, and then stroll through Mararikulam Beach.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Alappuzha trip planner.

You can drive from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Alappuzha in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Alappuzha can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

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Beach
Marari Beach
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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 11th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, then look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction, and then admire the natural beauty at Periyar Spice & Ayurvedic Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, then explore the activities along Periyar Lake, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Thekkady online route builder.

You can drive from Alappuzha to Thekkady in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites
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Wildlife Area
Periyar Tiger Reserve
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Periyar Lake
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Elephant Junction
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