6 days in Kerala Itinerary

6 days in Kerala Itinerary

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6 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Kathmandu
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
End: Kathmandu

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.
On the next day, kick back and relax at Papasnanam Beach/Varkala Beach and then kick back and relax at Varkala Beach.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip website .

Kathmandu, Nepal to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Kathmandu in December, things will get warmer in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum): highs are around 36°C and lows about 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Varkala, Kovalam
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Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

2
nights
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 28th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction and then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, then contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, and finally get great views at Chellarkovil Viewpoint.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Thekkady trip planner .

Traveling by car from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Thekkady takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

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.
On the 30th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiva Temple Ernakulam and then stroll through Cherai Beach.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Kochi (Cochin) takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Shiva Temple Ernakulam
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Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Shiva Temple Ernakulam	©
Shiva Temple Ernakulam

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