8 days in Kerala Itinerary

8 days in Kerala Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kerala trip itinerary planner

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

8 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Munnar
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 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.
On the 7th (Sat), make a trip to Jew Town.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary 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. When traveling from New Delhi in September, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Kochi (Cochin): temperatures range from 36°C by day to 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre

2
nights
Munnar

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 9th (Mon), take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, get great views at Munnar Hill Station, and then see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Tea Museum and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Munnar trip maker app .

Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar by car takes about 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©

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 11th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Green land spice garden, then take some stellar pictures from Chellarcovil View Point, then explore the activities along Periyar Lake, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary and then look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction.

To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Thekkady trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Munnar to Thekkady in 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): make a trip to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kovalam Beach, then kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, and finally make a trip to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, step off the mainland to explore Poovar Island, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) travel route planner.

You can drive from Thekkady to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kovalam
Highlights from your plan
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Poovar Island ©
Poovar Island

Similar Plans

10 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM INDIA August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM ISRAEL October, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM INDIA December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM INDIA January, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 26 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM ISRAEL September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 6 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM INDIA May, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Kerala & Kanyakumari BY A USER FROM INDIA December, relaxing, romantic, beaches, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, relaxing, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM INDIA November, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 6 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM INDIA October, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in South India BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM INDIA November, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans