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

1
night
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 22nd (Fri): take a stroll through Jew Town and then make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) trip planner .

New Delhi to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from New Delhi in November: high temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) hover around 37°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Mararikulam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Fort Kochi Beach ©
Fort Kochi Beach
Jew Town ©
Jew Town

1
night
Mararikulam

Mararikulam ©
If you're looking for soft sand and warm water, plan a vacation in Mararikulam.
On the 24th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Mararikulam Mahadeva Temple, kick back and relax at Mararikulam Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Mararikulam trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Mararikulam in 1.5 hours. In November in Mararikulam, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Thekkady.

Things to do in Mararikulam

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach
Mararikulam Mahadeva Temple ©
Mararikulam Mahadeva 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 25th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, explore the activities along Periyar Lake, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary and then identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Thekkady trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Mararikulam to Thekkady in 4.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lighthouse Beach, and then kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Thu): kick back and relax at Samudra Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and then stroll through Hawa Beach.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kovalam tour itinerary maker site .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Thekkady to Kovalam in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. November in Kovalam sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Hawa Beach ©
Hawa Beach
Samudra Beach ©
Samudra Beach

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