6 days in Kerala Itinerary

6 days in Kerala Itinerary

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6 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
+2
Fly + taxi + subway:  4​h 15​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Mararikulam
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Munnar
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  3​h
5
Kovalam
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, explore and take pictures at Kerala Kathakali Centre, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Francis. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Mattancherry, admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, then make a trip to Jew Town, and finally don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets.

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Mumbai to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight, taxi, and subway. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Mumbai in February since evenings lows in Kochi (Cochin) dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mararikulam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Jew Town ©
Jew Town
Mattancherry ©
Mattancherry
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets

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Mararikulam

Mararikulam ©
If you're looking for soft sand and warm water, plan a vacation in Mararikulam.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mararikulam Mahadeva Temple, enjoy the sand and surf at Mararikulam Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Mararikulam day trip planning site .

Drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Mararikulam in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in February, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Thekkady.

Things to do in Mararikulam

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

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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 15th (Fri): admire all the interesting features of Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, take some stellar pictures from Chellarkovil Viewpoint, then explore the activities along Periyar Lake, and finally identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Thekkady trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Mararikulam to Thekkady in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, then admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Munnar trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Thekkady to Munnar in 2 hours. February in Munnar sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Museums
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

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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 17th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, then stroll through Kovalam Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and finally examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace.

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You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Munnar to Kovalam in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or drive. In February, daily temperatures in Kovalam can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

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

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