7 days in Pune & Kerala Itinerary

7 days in Pune & Kerala Itinerary

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7 days in Pune & Kerala Itinerary

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

1
day
Pune

Pune ©
Pune has long enjoyed a reputation as a center of culture and commerce, with many dynastic rulers making the town central to their regional plans in the centuries before the British Raj.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): examine the collection at Darshan Museum, then examine the collection at Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Pune trip planner .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Pune. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Pune

Museums Historic Sites
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Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum ©
Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum
Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple ©

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.
Family-friendly places like Marari Beach and Cherai Beach will thrill your kids. Museum-lovers will get to explore Kerala Folklore Museum and Buddha Gallery. Change things up with a short trip to St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam in Cherthala (about 1 hour away). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, admire the masterpieces at Gallery OED Cochin., and pause for some serene contemplation at St. George Orthodox Koonan Kurish Old Syrian Church.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary builder .

Fly from Pune to Kochi (Cochin) in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in November, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam, Marari Beach
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach

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 14th (Thu): kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, and then admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

Before you visit Kovalam, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Kovalam takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November in Kovalam, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kovalam

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
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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 15th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum and then look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, and then look and learn at Green land spice garden.

To see photos and tourist information, go to the Thekkady planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Kovalam to Thekkady takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Thekkady

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

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