7 days in Kerala Itinerary

7 days in Kerala Itinerary

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7 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

1
night
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 15th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple and then admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: have fun and explore at Chacha Nehru Children’s Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, then kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, and finally examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip itinerary maker app .

Mumbai to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. When traveling from Mumbai in November, plan for slightly colder days in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), with highs around 36°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Kovalam
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

2
nights
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 17th (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Chellarcovil View Point, look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, then explore the activities along Periyar Lake, and finally identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction, admire the natural beauty at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, and then see the sky in a new way at Green land spice garden.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Thekkady trip planner.

Traveling by car from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Thekkady takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

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

1
night
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 19th (Tue): admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, then take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Munnar trip planner .

You can drive from Thekkady to Munnar in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in November, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Munnar

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Rose Gardens ©
Rose Gardens

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, then don't miss a visit to Jew Town, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kerala Folklore Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) trip website .

Traveling by car from Munnar to Kochi (Cochin) takes 4 hours. November in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Jew Town ©
Jew Town

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