7 days in Kerala Itinerary

7 days in Kerala Itinerary

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7 days in Kerala Itinerary

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

2
nights
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Varkala Beach and Kovalam Beach. Popular historic sites such as Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple and Palkulangara Devi Temple are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum): Lighthouse Beach (in Kovalam) and Moon Stone Arts (in Varkala). Next up on the itinerary: visit a coastal fixture at Vizhinjam Lighthouse, take in the spiritual surroundings of Neeramankara Shiva Temple, see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, and contemplate the long history of Beemapally Mosque.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) vacation website .

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 little chillier days in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), with highs around 36°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Varkala Town, Kovalam
Highlights from your plan
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach

2
nights
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 12th (Tue): stop by Abraham's Spice Garden, identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, then steep yourself in history at Shiny Tours & Travals, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Mangala Devi Temple. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction and then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Thekkady tour itinerary tool .

You can drive from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Thekkady in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Abraham's Spice Garden ©
Abraham's Spice Garden
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

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 14th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mattancherry Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, look for gifts at Joe Ikareth, then take in the exciting artwork at Kashi Art Gallery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chottanikkara Devi Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the different shops at LuLu Mall, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cherai Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Francis.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Kochi (Cochin) takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Kochi (Cochin), expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Shopping Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
LuLu Mall ©
LuLu Mall
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue

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