7 days in Kerala Itinerary

7 days in Kerala Itinerary

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7 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Munnar
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Thekkady
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Kovalam
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
End: New Delhi

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue.

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New Delhi to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from New Delhi in September, expect nights in Kochi (Cochin) to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
LuLu Mall ©
LuLu Mall
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre

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 3rd (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, then get great views at Munnar Hill Station, and then admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam. On the next day, examine the collection at Tea Museum and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Munnar trip maker .

Drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar in 4 hours. In September, daytime highs in Munnar are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©

2
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 5th (Thu), explore the galleries of Green land spice garden, then take some stellar pictures from Chellarkovil Viewpoint, then explore the activities along Periyar Lake, and finally identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, examine the collection at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Thekkady day trip planning app .

You can drive from Munnar to Thekkady in 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Thekkady

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

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 7th (Sat): stroll through Kovalam Beach, stroll through Lighthouse Beach, then admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kovalam visit planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Thekkady to Kovalam takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
Highlights from your plan
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

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