7 days in Kerala Itinerary

7 days in Kerala Itinerary

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Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
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Munnar
— 2 nights
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Thekkady
— 1 night
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Kumarakom
— 2 nights

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Kochi (Cochin)

Queen of the Arabian Sea

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 24th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) trip planning app.

Ahmedabad to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Ahmedabad in May: highs in Kochi (Cochin) hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Munnar

Munnar ©

Southern Spice

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 25th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, then admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, then admire the sheer force of Chinnakanel Water Falls, and finally admire the engineering at Anayirankal Dam Reservoir.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Munnar online travel planner.

Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks · Nature

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Must see
Tea Gardens
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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 27th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Thekkady trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Munnar to Thekkady takes 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kumarakom.

Things to do in Thekkady

Wildlife · Parks
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Kumarakom

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Kumarakom features one of Kerala's most scenic lakes as the backdrop and serves as a gateway to the area's famous backwaters.
Bring the kids along to Shiva Temple Ernakulam and Bay Island Driftwood Museum. Step out of Kumarakom with an excursion to Vaikom Mahadeva Temple in Kottayam--about 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, view the masterpieces at Kumarakom Craft Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Kumaramangalam Subramanyaswamy Temple.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Kumarakom trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Thekkady to Kumarakom by car takes about 3.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Kumarakom can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. You will leave for home on the 30th (Sat).

Things to do in Kumarakom

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Parks

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Religious Site
Shiva Temple Ernakulam
4.7
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Religious Site
Vaikom Mahadeva Temple
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Wildlife Area
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
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