8 days in Kerala Itinerary

8 days in Kerala Itinerary

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8 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
+2
Fly + taxi + subway:  15​h 30​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Munnar
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Amsterdam

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.
Get in touch with nature at Marari Beach and Cherai Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Paradesi Synagogue and Mattancherry Palace. Change things up with a short trip to Kodungallur Bhagavathi Temple in Kodungallur (about 1h 30 min away). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Jew Town, pause for some serene contemplation at Salem Marthoma Church, admire the masterpieces at Kerala Folklore Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Francis.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) online trip itinerary planner .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight, taxi, and subway. You can also do a combination of train, flight, taxi, and subway. The time zone changes from Central European Time to India Standard Time, which is usually a 4 hour difference. Traveling from Amsterdam in November, expect Kochi (Cochin) to be much hotter, temps between 37°C and 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kodungallur Bhagavathi Temple, Marari Beach
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai 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 28th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, and then steep yourself in history at Shiny Tours & Travals.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Thekkady trip planner .

Drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Thekkady in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Mount Carmel Church &Mount Carmel Pilgrim Centre, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at C.S.I Christ Church, and finally admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens.

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Getting from Thekkady to Munnar by car takes about 2 hours. November in Munnar sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum
C.S.I Christ Church ©
C.S.I Christ Church

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lighthouse Beach, then stroll through Kovalam Beach, and then admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Napier Museum and then examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) online road trip planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Munnar to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Kovalam
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

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