8 days in Kerala Itinerary

8 days in Kerala Itinerary

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Kochi (Cochin)
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Pothamedu
— 2 nights
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Thekkady
— 2 nights
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Kovalam
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Kochi (Cochin)

Kochi (Cochin) ©

Queen of the Arabian Sea

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): examine the collection at International Tourism Police Station and Police Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, don't miss a visit to Jew Town, then admire the masterpieces at Kerala Folklore Museum, and finally browse the different shops at LuLu Mall.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kochi (Cochin) trip planning site.

Mumbai to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Mumbai in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Kochi (Cochin), with lows of 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Pothamedu.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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Religious Site
Paradesi Synagogue
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Neighborhood
Jew Town
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Pothamedu

Pothamedu ©
On the 15th (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll around Kalari Kshethra, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at C.S.I Christ Church, then take in the dramatic scenery at Chinnakanel Water Falls, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Swiftlet Cave Munnar.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Pothamedu trip planning site.

Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Pothamedu by car takes about 4 hours. December in Pothamedu sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Pothamedu

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Shopping

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Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 17th (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction and then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): shop like a local with Abraham's Spice Garden, then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, then take some stellar pictures from Chellarcovil View Point, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Thekkady trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Pothamedu to Thekkady by car takes about 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kovalam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks · Wildlife · Spas · Shopping
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Wildlife Area
Elephant Junction
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Periyar Tiger Reserve
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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): stroll through Lighthouse Beach, then examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Sarwaa, then see the interesting displays at Priyadarshini Planetarium, then see the interesting displays at Napier Museum, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Kovalam Beach.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kovalam driving holiday website.

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Kovalam takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In December, daily temperatures in Kovalam can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

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