7 days in Kerala Itinerary

7 days in Kerala Itinerary

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): stop by Leens Export and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mattancherry Palace, admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, thenmake a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, and finally gain insight at Kerala Kathakali Centre.

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Mumbai to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

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

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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 23rd (Sat): 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. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the lush surroundings at Photo Point, see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, and then take some stellar pictures from Munnar Hill Station.

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Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar takes 4 hours. In May, daytime highs in Munnar are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Museums
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Munnar Hill Station ©
Munnar Hill Station
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam

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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 (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, thenidentify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, thenexplore the activities along Periyar Lake, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church. On your second day here, get great views at Chellarcovil View Point, thenidentify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation.

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Traveling by car from Munnar to Thekkady takes 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kovalam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

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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 27th (Wed): kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

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Drive from Thekkady to Kovalam in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In May, daytime highs in Kovalam are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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