7 days in Kerala Itinerary

7 days in Kerala Itinerary

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7 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly + taxi:  6​h
1
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Munnar
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h
End: Hyderabad

1
night
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 23rd (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Mangladevi Temple.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Thekkady attractions planner.

Hyderabad to Thekkady is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Green land spice garden ©
Green land spice garden

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 25th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple, admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, and finally see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Mon): stroll through Lighthouse Beach, step off the mainland to explore Poovar Island, and then explore the engaging exhibits at Chacha Nehru Children’s Museum.

Discover how to plan a Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Drive from Thekkady to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kovalam
Highlights from your plan
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Poovar Island ©
Poovar Island

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 27th (Tue): wander the streets of Jew Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mattancherry Palace, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, then make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, and finally deepen your understanding at Kerala Kathakali Centre.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) visit app .

Getting from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Kochi (Cochin) by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Kochi (Cochin) are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Mattancherry Palace ©
Mattancherry Palace
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, take some stellar pictures from Munnar Hill Station, and then see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Tea Museum and then explore the striking landscape of Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Munnar trip itinerary app .

Drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar in 4 hours. In August, daytime highs in Munnar are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©

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