8 days in Kerala Itinerary

8 days in Kerala Itinerary

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8 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Drive:  14​h 30​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Munnar
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h
End: Hyderabad

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): browse the exhibits of Kerala Folklore Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, then wander the streets of Jew Town, and finally browse the exhibits of Kashi Art Gallery. Keep things going the next day: browse the different shops at LuLu Mall, take in the exciting artwork at Kerala Museum, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cherai Beach.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary website .

Hyderabad to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 14.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Hyderabad in November since evenings lows in Kochi (Cochin) dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Shopping Museums Beaches
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LuLu Mall ©
LuLu Mall
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue

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 4th (Mon): stop by Sarwaa, then see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, then admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Napier Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Neeramankara Shiva Temple, then stroll through Kovalam Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) travel planner.

You can fly from Kochi (Cochin) to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Beaches Museums Parks

Side Trip

Kovalam
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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 6th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, then examine the collection at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, then stop by Abraham's Spice Garden, and finally explore the galleries of Green land spice garden.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Thekkady trip planner .

You can drive from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Thekkady in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Shopping Wildlife
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum ©
Abraham's Spice Garden ©
Abraham's Spice Garden

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): take a stroll around Kalari Kshethra and then explore the fascinating underground world of Swiftlet Cave Munnar. On the next day, stop by Tata Tea Outlet, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at C.S.I Christ Church, then examine the collection at Tea Museum, and finally view the masterpieces at Mistletoe art Gallery.

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Getting from Thekkady to Munnar by car takes about 3 hours. In November in Munnar, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

Wildlife Shopping Nature
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Swiftlet Cave Munnar ©
Swiftlet Cave Munnar
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum
C.S.I Christ Church ©
C.S.I Christ Church

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