7 days in Kerala Itinerary

7 days in Kerala Itinerary

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7 days in Kerala Itinerary

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and finally make a trip to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kovalam trip builder tool .

Getting from Mumbai to Kovalam by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Mumbai in March since evenings lows in Kovalam dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kovalam

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction and then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve. Keep things going the next day: look and learn at Green land spice garden, explore the activities along Periyar Lake, then get great views at Chellarkovil Viewpoint, and finally identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Thekkady road trip website .

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 5th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
Green land spice garden ©
Green land spice garden

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Experience Kerala Holiday Planners. Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): see Experience Kerala Holiday Planners, admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace, then admire all the interesting features of Kerala Kathakali Centre, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Jew Town, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cherai Beach.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) driving holiday app .

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Kochi (Cochin) takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 29°C at night. On the 8th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Marari Beach, Shiva Temple Ernakulam
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Shiva Temple Ernakulam	©
Shiva Temple Ernakulam

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