7 days in Kerala Itinerary

7 days in Kerala Itinerary

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7 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
+2
Fly + taxi + subway:  4​h 45​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Munnar
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  3​h
4
Kovalam
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: New Delhi


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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, admire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, and then admire all the interesting features of Kerala Kathakali Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, wander the streets of Jew Town, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Cathedral Basilica, Ernakulam, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Marine Drive.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) trip planning site .

New Delhi to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from New Delhi in October, you will find days in Kochi (Cochin) are little chillier (36°C), and nights are a bit warmer (28°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre

1
night
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 18th (Thu), get great views at Chellarkovil Viewpoint, then explore the activities along Periyar Lake, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. Keep things going the next day: admire all the interesting features of Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, and then revel in the low prices at Tropical Chocolate Factory.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Thekkady vacation planning website .

You can drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Thekkady in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can 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
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Photo Point, then get great views at Top Station, and then see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, then take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, and then see the interesting displays at Tea Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Munnar planner .

You can drive from Thekkady to Munnar in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Kovalam.

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
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lighthouse Beach, then stroll through Kovalam Beach, then admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and finally make a trip to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Kovalam online sightseeing planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Munnar to Kovalam in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or drive. In October in Kovalam, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

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

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