8 days in Kerala Itinerary

8 days in Kerala Itinerary

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8 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Jaipur
1
Kovalam
— 2 nights
2
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Jaipur

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace and then admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sea views from Vizhinjam Lighthouse, enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Kovalam holiday planning app .

Jaipur to Kovalam is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Jaipur in February, things will get somewhat warmer in Kovalam: highs are around 37°C and lows about 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kovalam

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

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

1
night
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 23rd (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mangladevi Temple, then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, and then admire the natural beauty at Abraham's Spice Garden.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Thekkady trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Kovalam to Thekkady takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Shopping
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Abraham's Spice Garden ©
Abraham's Spice Garden
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve

1
night
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 24th (Sun): examine the collection at Tea Museum and then shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Munnar trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Thekkady to Munnar in 2 hours. In February in Munnar, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Munnar

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Climbing Tours
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

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.
Popular historic sites such as Paradesi Synagogue and Chottanikkara Devi Temple are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore Kerala Folklore Museum and Kashi Art Gallery. Go for a jaunt from Kochi (Cochin) to Mararikulam to see Marari Beach about 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Cherai Beach, make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, examine the collection at Celebrity Wax Museum, and get all the information you need at International Tourism Police Station and Police Museum.

Start your trip to Kochi (Cochin) by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Drive from Munnar to Kochi (Cochin) in 2.5 hours. In February in Kochi (Cochin), expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Marari Beach
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue

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