8 days in Kerala Itinerary

8 days in Kerala Itinerary

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8 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Dhaka City
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Dhaka City

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.
On the 10th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, browse the exhibits of Kashi Art Gallery, then view the masterpieces at Kerala Museum, and finally browse the different shops at LuLu Mall. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Cherai Beach, make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, and then stop by Kochi Books.

To see reviews and tourist information, read our Kochi (Cochin) route maker site .

Dhaka City, Bangladesh to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

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

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 12th (Mon): look for gifts at Kerala Crafts, pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church, then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, and finally see the sky in a new way at Green land spice garden. Here are some ideas for day two: get great views at Chellarkovil Viewpoint, then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Thekkady sightseeing planner .

Drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Thekkady in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Shopping
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple and Neeramankara Shiva Temple. Step out of the city life by going to Kovalam Beach and Lighthouse Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) side-trips: Varkala (Asparagus, Varkala Beach, & more) and Vizhinjam Fishing Harbour (in Kovalam). The adventure continues: buy something for everyone on your list at Mall of Travancore, examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Palkulangara Devi Temple.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip planner .

You can drive from Thekkady to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. August in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Varkala Town, Kovalam
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach

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