6 days in Kerala Itinerary

6 days in Kerala Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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.
Kids will enjoy Marari Beach and International Coir Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Vishnu Temple in Alappuzha (about 56 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jeevamatha Church, and take a stroll through Jew Town.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) road trip planner.

Pune to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 4- hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in February, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Alappuzha, Marari Beach
Highlights from your plan
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
International Coir Museum ©
International Coir Museum

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kovalam online attractions planner.

Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Kovalam by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Kovalam can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to 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
Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple ©
Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple

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 22nd (Mon): 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 take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Thekkady trip builder site.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Kovalam to Thekkady takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

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 23rd (Tue), admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, admire the natural beauty at Rose Gardens, then see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, and finally admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Munnar day trip planner.

Drive from Thekkady to Munnar in 3 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Munnar can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

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