6 days in Kerala Itinerary

6 days in Kerala Itinerary

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6 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Thekkady
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Kovalam
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
End: New Delhi

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): browse the exhibits of Kerala Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) trip maker .

New Delhi to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In July, Kochi (Cochin) is a bit cooler than New Delhi - with highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Shopping Museums
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LuLu Mall ©
LuLu Mall
Kashi Art Gallery ©
Kashi Art Gallery
Kerala Museum ©
Kerala Museum

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 3rd (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Swiftlet Cave Munnar, then take a stroll around Kalari Kshethra, then look for gifts at Tata Tea Outlet, and finally view the masterpieces at Mistletoe art Gallery.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, read our Munnar road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar takes 4 hours. In July, daytime highs in Munnar are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Shopping Nature Parks
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Kalari Kshethra ©
Kalari Kshethra
Swiftlet Cave Munnar ©
Swiftlet Cave Munnar

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 4th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, then look for gifts at Kerala Crafts, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve and then look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Thekkady driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Munnar to Thekkady in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Thekkady

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): stop by Sarwaa, then kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, and then kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Kovalam travel planner.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Thekkady to Kovalam in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Kovalam can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Sarwaa
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

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