6 days in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) & Kochi (Cochin) Itinerary

6 days in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) & Kochi (Cochin) Itinerary

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6 days in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) & Kochi (Cochin) Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  5​h
1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Varkala Beach and Lighthouse Beach. Popular historic sites such as Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple and Sarkara Devi Temple are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum): Asparagus (in Varkala) and Kovalam Beach (in Kovalam). There's more to do: stop by Sarwaa and buy something for everyone on your list at Mall of Travancore.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) vacation builder tool .

New Delhi to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Delhi in November, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Varkala Town, Kovalam
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach

3
nights
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Cherai Beach and Marari Beach. Get some historical perspective at Paradesi Synagogue and Mattancherry Palace. Go for a jaunt from Kochi (Cochin) to Kumarakom to see Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary about 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: browse the different shops at LuLu Mall, take in the exciting artwork at Kashi Art Gallery, and stop by Kochi Books.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) tour planner .

You can fly from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Kochi (Cochin) in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in November, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Parks Shopping Beaches

Side Trips

Marari Beach, Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
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LuLu Mall ©
LuLu Mall
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach

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