7 days in Kerala Itinerary

7 days in Kerala Itinerary

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7 days in Kerala Itinerary

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

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.
On the 6th (Sun), kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally step off the mainland to explore Poovar Island.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Kovalam journey planner .

Mumbai to Kovalam is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Mumbai in October: highs in Kovalam hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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 8th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, explore the activities along Periyar Lake, then admire the natural beauty at Green land spice garden, and finally take some stellar pictures from Chellarcovil View Point.

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Thekkady online day trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Kovalam to Thekkady takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Green land spice garden ©
Green land spice garden

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.
On the 9th (Wed), take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, get great views at Munnar Hill Station, and then admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Tea Museum and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Munnar vacation planning website .

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Munnar takes 3 hours. In October in Munnar, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Museums
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam

2
nights
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 11th (Fri): take a stroll through Jew Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Francis, don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, then admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, then gain insight at Kerala Kathakali Centre, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Jeevamatha Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Cherai Beach, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Kochi (Cochin) trip maker .

Traveling by car from Munnar to Kochi (Cochin) takes 4 hours. October in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Parks Beaches Historic Sites
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Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue

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