6 days in Kerala Itinerary

6 days in Kerala Itinerary

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6 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Munnar
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Thekkady
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Kovalam
— 1 night
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica and then make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) trip planner .

Mumbai to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Mumbai in October, expect nights in Kochi (Cochin) to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are little chillier, around 36°C. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica ©
Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica

2
nights
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 22nd (Tue), admire the sheer force of Attukal Waterfalls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed): see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Munnar journey planner.

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Museums
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam

1
night
Thekkady

Thekkady
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Plan a Thekkady trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Getting from Munnar to Thekkady by car takes about 3 hours. On the 25th (Fri), you're off toKovalam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Nature Wildlife

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.
On the 25th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lighthouse Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Kovalam Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sat): step off the mainland to explore Poovar Island.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Kovalam trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Thekkady to Kovalam takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Kovalam can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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