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 30​min
1
Kovalam
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h 15​min
2
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Mararikulam
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Kovalam Beach and Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Lighthouse Beach and Thumba Beach. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Adimalathura Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Chowara Beach, and make a trip to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kovalam trip itinerary builder .

Bengaluru to Kovalam is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bengaluru in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Kovalam, with lows of 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kovalam

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), Chowara Beach
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple

2
nights
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 19th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction, then admire the natural beauty at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, and then explore the galleries of Green land spice garden. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Chellarkovil Viewpoint, then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Thekkady vacation planning tool .

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 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Mararikulam.

Things to do in Thekkady

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

1
night
Mararikulam

Mararikulam ©
If you're looking for soft sand and warm water, plan a vacation in Mararikulam.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Mararikulam Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mararikulam Mahadeva Temple, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Mararikulam road trip website .

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Mararikulam takes 4 hours. July in Mararikulam sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mararikulam

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach
Mararikulam Mahadeva Temple ©
Mararikulam Mahadeva Temple

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