7 days in Kerala Itinerary

7 days in Kerala Itinerary

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7 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Indore
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Thrissur
— 1 night
+2
train + taxi + Fly:  1​h 45​min
2
Kovalam
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h 30​min
3
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Indore

1
night
Thrissur

Thrissur ©
One of the oldest and largest cities in the center of the state, Thrissur hosts a wealth of festivals throughout the year.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paramekavu Bhagavathy Temple and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Vadakkunnathan Temple.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Thrissur driving holiday planner.

Indore to Thrissur is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Indore in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Thrissur, with lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Thrissur

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Guruvayur
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Guruvayur Temple ©
Guruvayur Temple
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram ©
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram
Vadakkunnathan Temple ©
Vadakkunnathan Temple

2
nights
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 4th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lighthouse Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kovalam Beach, then admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and finally make a trip to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Hawa Beach, kick back and relax at Samudra Beach, and then steep yourself in history at Kanakakunnu Palace & Grounds.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kovalam holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Thrissur to Kovalam takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Kovalam can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

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

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 6th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Shiny Tours & Travals, look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Thekkady trip planner .

Drive from Kovalam to Thekkady in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

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.
On the 7th (Wed), make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, admire the landmark architecture of Mattancherry Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Francis, then visit a coastal fixture at Puthuvype Lighthouse, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Vallarpadam Church. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mount Carmel Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. George Syro-Malabar Catholic Church of Forane, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.Philomenas Church Koonammavu, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Cathedral Basilica, Ernakulam, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Salem Marthoma Church.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) trip planner .

Drive from Thekkady to Kochi (Cochin) in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In November, daily temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Church of Saint Francis ©
Church of Saint Francis
St.Philomenas Church Koonammavu ©
St.Philomenas Church Koonammavu

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