7 days in Kerala Itinerary

7 days in Kerala Itinerary

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Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
2
Kovalam
— 1 night
3
Thekkady
— 2 nights
4
Munnar
— 2 nights

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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 22nd (Sun), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue. On the next day, admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, thendon't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, and finally deepen your understanding at Kerala Kathakali Centre.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) trip builder site.

Pune to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. March in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Spas
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): stroll through Kovalam Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lighthouse Beach, thenadmire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Kovalam trip itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Kochi (Cochin) to Kovalam in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Kovalam can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kovalam

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

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

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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 25th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Chellarcovil View Point, thenidentify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction, and then admire the natural beauty at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Thekkady tour itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Kovalam to Thekkady in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Munnar.

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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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 27th (Fri): examine the collection at Tea Museum, take in the awesome beauty at Ottakathala Medu Mountain Range, and then admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): delve into the lush surroundings at Photo Point, thenadmire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, and then take some stellar pictures from Munnar Hill Station.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Munnar trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Munnar takes 3 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) 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
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

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