8 days in Kerala Itinerary

8 days in Kerala Itinerary

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8 days in Kerala Itinerary

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

1
night
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.
On the 28th (Sun), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Thiruvananthapuram Zoo, have fun and explore at Chacha Nehru Children’s Museum, then don't miss a visit to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, then make a trip to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) online visit planner .

Hyderabad to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Hyderabad in April: highs in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) hover around 91°F, while lows dip to 79°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Thiruvananthapuram Zoo ©
Thiruvananthapuram Zoo
Attukal Bhagavathy Temple ©
Attukal Bhagavathy Temple

2
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 29th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction and then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look and learn at Green land spice garden, then contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, then take some stellar pictures from Chellarkovil Viewpoint, and finally identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Thekkady day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Thekkady takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (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
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

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.
On the 1st (Wed), see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, then see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, and finally admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Munnar trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Munnar takes 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Munnar are 92°F, while nighttime lows are 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Museums
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam

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 2nd (Thu), don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, then explore and take pictures at Kerala Kathakali Centre, and then kick back and relax at Cherai Beach.

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Getting from Munnar to Kochi (Cochin) by car takes about 2.5 hours. In May in Kochi (Cochin), expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 78°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre

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