7 days in Kerala Itinerary

7 days in Kerala Itinerary

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7 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  6​h 30​min
1
Munnar
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Kumarakom
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Kovalam
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h
End: New Delhi

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, admire the natural beauty at Photo Point, then stroll through Blossom Hydel Park, and finally admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, and then get great views at Top Station.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Munnar day trip planning app .

New Delhi 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. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Delhi in March: high temperatures in Munnar hover around 40°C and lows are around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Museums
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

1
night
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 13th (Wed): get some fabulous bargains at Tropical Chocolate Factory, then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, then take some stellar pictures from Chellarkovil Viewpoint, and finally identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Thekkady road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Munnar to Thekkady takes 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kumarakom.

Things to do in Thekkady

Wildlife Parks Shopping
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
Tropical Chocolate Factory ©
Tropical Chocolate Factory

1
night
Kumarakom

Kumarakom ©
Kumarakom features one of Kerala's most scenic lakes as the backdrop and serves as a gateway to the area's famous backwaters.
On the 14th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Mararikulam Sree Mahadeva Temple and then enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Bay Island Driftwood Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vaikom Mahadeva Temple, then kick back and relax at Mararikulam Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mararikulam Mahadeva Temple.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kumarakom trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Kumarakom takes 4 hours. In March in Kumarakom, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Kumarakom

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Mararikulam, Kottayam, Mararikulam Sree Mahadeva Temple
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach
Vaikom Mahadeva Temple ©
Vaikom Mahadeva Temple

1
night
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 16th (Sat): stroll through Hawa Beach, then kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, and then stroll through Kovalam Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Rock cut temple and then enjoy the sand and surf at Samudra Beach.

For photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kovalam vacation builder tool .

You can drive from Kumarakom to Kovalam in 4.5 hours. March in Kovalam sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Rock cut temple
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach
Hawa Beach ©
Hawa Beach

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