7 days in Kerala Itinerary

7 days in Kerala Itinerary

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7 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  2​h 30​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Kovalam
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  1​h 45​min
4
Thrissur
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 45​min
End: Pune

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.
Paradesi Synagogue and St.Philomenas Church Koonammavu will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Marari Beach in Mararikulam (about 1h 15 min away). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Francis, make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, pause for some serene contemplation at Little Flower Church, and buy something for everyone on your list at LuLu Mall.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) attractions planner .

Pune to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. November in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

#Historic Sites, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trip

Marari Beach
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Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue

1
night
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 15th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Shiny Tours & Travals, then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, and then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Thekkady trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Thekkady takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kovalam.

Things to do in Thekkady

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Historic Sites
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

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 16th (Fri): enjoy the sea views from Vizhinjam Lighthouse, kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kovalam Beach, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Kovalam tour itinerary app .

You can drive from Thekkady to Kovalam in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Thrissur.

Things to do in Kovalam

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trip

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

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nights
Thrissur

Thrissur ©
One of the oldest and largest cities in the center of the state, Thrissur hosts a wealth of festivals throughout the year.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram, take in the spiritual surroundings of Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Guruvayur Temple, then steep yourself in history at Shakthan Thampuran Palace, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kuttankulangara temple. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paramekavu Bhagavathy Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Peruvanam Mahadeva Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koodalmanikyam Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Arattupuzha Sree Sastha Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vadakkunnathan Temple.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Thrissur sightseeing planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kovalam to Thrissur takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Thrissur can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Thrissur

#Historic Sites

Side Trip

Guruvayur
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Guruvayur Temple ©
Guruvayur Temple
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram ©
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram
Vadakkunnathan Temple ©
Vadakkunnathan Temple

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