9 days in Kerala Itinerary

9 days in Kerala Itinerary

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9 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Jaipur
Fly:  5​h 45​min
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)
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Jaipur

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 19th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace and then admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) online trip itinerary builder .

Jaipur to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Jaipur in February, expect Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to be a bit warmer, temps between 37°C and 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Kovalam
Highlights from your plan
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse 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 21st (Thu): look and learn at Green land spice garden, identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mangladevi Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): look for gifts at Abraham's Spice Garden and then look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction.

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You can drive from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Thekkady in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Abraham's Spice Garden ©
Abraham's Spice Garden
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, then pause for some serene contemplation at C.S.I Christ Church, then examine the collection at Tea Museum, and finally explore the galleries of Mistletoe art Gallery.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Munnar online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Thekkady to Munnar by car takes about 2 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Munnar can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum
C.S.I Christ Church ©
C.S.I Christ Church

4
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.
Popular historic sites such as Paradesi Synagogue and Chottanikkara Devi Temple are in your itinerary. Head to LuLu Mall and Waltons Boutiquefor plenty of shopping. Change things up with a short trip to Marari Beach in Mararikulam (about 1h 15 min away). There's lots more to do: take in the exciting artwork at Kashi Art Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mattancherry Palace, explore the world behind art at Kerala Folklore Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.Philomenas Church Koonammavu.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Kochi (Cochin) tour planning tool .

Getting from Munnar to Kochi (Cochin) by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in February, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Marari Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kashi Art Gallery ©
Kashi Art Gallery
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue

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