8 days in Kerala Itinerary

8 days in Kerala Itinerary

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8 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Lucknow
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Munnar
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Lucknow

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 21st (Fri), examine the collection at Priyadarshini Planetarium.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip itinerary planner .

Lucknow to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lucknow in June, you will find days in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) are slightly colder (36°C), and nights are about the same (29°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

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

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.
Let the collections at Kerala Museum and Kerala Folklore Museum capture your imagination. Get outdoors at Marari Beach and Cherai Beach. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Edappally Church Complex, stop by ViaKerala Shop, explore the galleries of Kashi Art Gallery, and buy something for everyone on your list at LuLu Mall.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Kochi (Cochin) takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Shopping Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Marari Beach
Highlights from your plan
Edappally Church Complex ©
Edappally Church Complex
Chottanikkara Devi Temple ©
Chottanikkara Devi Temple
Marari Beach ©
Marari 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 26th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, then pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church, then see the interesting displays at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, and finally identify plant and animal life at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction, then admire the natural beauty at Abraham's Spice Garden, and then look and learn at Green land spice garden.

Find out how to plan Thekkady trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Thekkady in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

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 28th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, stop by Tata Tea Outlet, then take a stroll around Kalari Kshethra, and finally admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Munnar tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Munnar takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in June, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

Shopping Parks Museums
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Kalari Kshethra ©
Kalari Kshethra
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam

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