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
1
Kovalam
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  3​h 15​min
2
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
3
Guruvayur
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

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 27th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple and then admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Adimalathura Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, and then kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kovalam trip builder site .

New Delhi to Kovalam is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. When traveling from New Delhi in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Kovalam: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kovalam

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

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

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 29th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, then stop by Kerala Crafts, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church. Here are some ideas for day two: get great views at Chellarkovil Viewpoint, then examine the collection at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Thekkady trip planner .

Getting from Kovalam to Thekkady by combination of flight and taxi takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Guruvayur.

Things to do in Thekkady

Wildlife Parks Shopping
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

1
night
Guruvayur

Guruvayur ©
Guruvayur stands as one of the holiest and most important pilgrimage centers in the state, with its Sri Krishna Temple among the most frequented temples in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram, admire the striking features of Guruvayur Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Narayanamkulangara Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Venkitachalapathy Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parthasarathy Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chowallurpady Siva Temple.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Guruvayur trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Thekkady to Guruvayur in 6.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in June, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Guruvayur

Historic Sites
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Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram ©
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram
Parthasarathy Temple ©
Parthasarathy Temple
Guruvayur Temple ©
Guruvayur Temple

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 2nd (Tue): explore the world behind art at Kerala Folklore Museum and then enjoy the sand and surf at Njarackal Arattuvazhi Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiva Temple Ernakulam , kick back and relax at Cherai Beach, and then buy something for everyone on your list at LuLu Mall.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Guruvayur to Kochi (Cochin) takes 2.5 hours. July in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Shiva Temple Ernakulam
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Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Shiva Temple Ernakulam	©
Shiva Temple Ernakulam
Kerala Folklore Museum ©
Kerala Folklore Museum

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