8 days in Kerala Itinerary

8 days in Kerala Itinerary

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8 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Kovalam
— 1 day
2
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Mararikulam
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Kuwait City

1
day
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 13th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and finally see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kovalam trip planning site .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Kovalam is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Kuwait City to Kovalam due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kuwait City in March, expect Kovalam to be somewhat warmer, temps between 38°C and 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Munnar.

Things to do in Kovalam

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

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

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 14th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, then see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Munnar trip itinerary planning website .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Kovalam to Munnar in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Munnar can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

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

1
night
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 15th (Fri), explore and take pictures at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, get great views at Chellarkovil Viewpoint, then explore the activities along Periyar Lake, and finally identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Thekkady trip itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Munnar to Thekkady in 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mararikulam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake

1
night
Mararikulam

Mararikulam ©
If you're looking for soft sand and warm water, plan a vacation in Mararikulam.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mararikulam Mahadeva Temple, then kick back and relax at Mararikulam Beach, and then kick back and relax at Marari Beach.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Mararikulam trip maker tool .

You can drive from Thekkady to Mararikulam in 4.5 hours. March in Mararikulam sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Mararikulam

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach
Mararikulam Mahadeva Temple ©
Mararikulam Mahadeva Temple

3
nights
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.
Pamper yourself for a day on the 18th (Mon) at some of the top local wellness centers. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, take a stroll through Mattancherry, admire the landmark architecture of Mattancherry Palace, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Francis.

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You can drive from Mararikulam to Kochi (Cochin) in 1.5 hours. March in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Spas Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Spas & Wellness
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Jew Town ©
Jew Town

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