6 days in Kerala Itinerary

6 days in Kerala Itinerary

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6 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  2​h 45​min
1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Thekkady
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Chennai

2
nights
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.
Visiting Kovalam Beach and Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Elephant Rehabilitation Centre and Attukal Bhagavathy Temple. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, don't miss a visit to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, and look for all kinds of wild species at Neyyar Wild Life Sanctuary.

Before you visit Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Chennai to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Chennai in September, expect nights in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are slightly colder, around 35°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Kovalam Beach
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Neyyar Wild Life Sanctuary ©
Neyyar Wild Life Sanctuary
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary

3
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Get outdoors at Periyar Tiger Reserve and Kalvari Mount. Step out of Thekkady with an excursion to Parunthumpara in Peermade--about 56 minutes away. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction, explore the activities along Periyar Lake, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Thekkady trip itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Thekkady in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Parunthumpara, Kalvari Mount
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Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Kalvari Mount ©
Kalvari Mount

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