7 days in Kerala & Goa Itinerary

7 days in Kerala & Goa Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Indore
Fly + Taxi:  6 h 15 min
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Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
2
Thekkady
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  3 h 15 min
3
Kovalam
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 45 min
4
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  7 h 30 min
5
Goa
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Indore

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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.
To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Munnar holiday builder site.

Indore to Munnar is an approximately 6.5- hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. When traveling from Indore in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Munnar: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

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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 26th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, then contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Thekkady day trip planning tool.

Getting from Munnar to Thekkady by car takes about 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

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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.
On the 27th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple, admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, then stroll through Lighthouse Beach, and finally stroll through Kovalam Beach.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kovalam sightseeing 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 June, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Kovalam

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple ©
Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple

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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 28th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, admire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, then make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, and finally deepen your understanding at Kerala Kathakali Centre.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Kochi (Cochin) visit planning tool.

You can fly from Kovalam to Kochi (Cochin) in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June in Kochi (Cochin), expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Goa.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre

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Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): kick back and relax at Palolem Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Tue): get your game on at Milsim Goa Paintball and then kick back and relax at Agonda Beach.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Goa visit planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Kochi (Cochin) to Goa takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in June, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Goa

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Agonda Beach ©
Agonda Beach
Palolem Beach ©
Palolem Beach
Milsim Goa Paintball ©
Milsim Goa Paintball

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