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
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

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.
Shri Chitra Art Gallery and Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace will appeal to museum buffs. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Asparagus and The Art of India. Explore Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)'s surroundings by going to Kovalam (Lighthouse Beach & Kovalam Beach) and Varkala Beach (in Varkala Town). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple and have fun and explore at Chacha Nehru Children’s Museum.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) holiday planner.

New Delhi to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from New Delhi in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum): temperatures range from 36°C by day to 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Varkala Town, Kovalam
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Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

1
night
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 11th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, then stop by Abraham's Spice Garden, then look and learn at Green land spice garden, and finally identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Thekkady holiday maker .

Traveling by car from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Thekkady takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Shopping Wildlife
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Abraham's Spice Garden ©
Abraham's Spice Garden
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Green Land Spice Garden ©
Green Land Spice Garden

1
night
Munnar

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.
On the 12th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, then see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, and then get into the urban bustle at Kalari Kshethra.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Munnar day trip app .

Drive from Thekkady to Munnar in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Munnar

Tours Outdoors Shopping
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Climbing Tours
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum
Kalari Kshethra ©
Kalari Kshethra

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 13th (Fri): kick back and relax at Cherai Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, and then admire the masterpieces at Kerala Folklore Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sat): browse the exhibits of Kashi Art Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at David Hall Gallery & Cafe, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chottanikkara Devi Temple.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) trip planning site .

You can drive from Munnar to Kochi (Cochin) in 4 hours. In December, daytime highs in Kochi (Cochin) are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Chottanikkara Devi Temple ©
Chottanikkara Devi Temple
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue

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