6 days in Kerala & Maldives Itinerary

6 days in Kerala & Maldives Itinerary

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Kochi (Cochin), India
— 1 night
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Maafushi Island, Maldives
— 1 night
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Munnar, India
— 1 night
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Thekkady, India
— 1 night
Drive
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Kovalam, India
— 1 night
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Kochi (Cochin), India

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.
On the 20th (Sun), gain insight at Kerala Kathakali Centre and then stop by Jew Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, then admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Mattancherry Palace.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) online trip builder.

Amritsar to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Amritsar in December, expect nights in Kochi (Cochin) to be warmer, around 28°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 37°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Maafushi Island.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Religious Site
Paradesi Synagogue
3.9
Mattancherry Palace ©
Architectural Building
Mattancherry Palace
3.6

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Maafushi Island, Maldives

With plenty of things to do, Maafushi Island has a bustling, upbeat atmosphere and a holiday resort vibe.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): look for gifts at Angolo Souvenir shop, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then soothe aching muscles at Oak Spa.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Maafushi Island online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Maafushi Island by flight takes about 5.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Kochi (Cochin) to Maafushi Island is minus 0.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Maafushi Island are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Munnar.

Things to do in Maafushi Island

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Spas
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.9
Angolo Souvenir shop ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Angolo Souvenir shop
4.7

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Munnar, India

Southern Spice

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 (Wed): see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, then see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, and finally admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens.

Discover how to plan a Munnar trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can fly from Maafushi Island to Munnar in 7 hours. Traveling from Maafushi Island to Munnar, you'll lose 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Maafushi Island in December since evenings lows in Munnar dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks · Museums
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Tea Gardens ©
Must see
Tea Gardens
4.7
Tea Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Tea Museum
3.3

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Thekkady, India

Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 24th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, explore the activities along Periyar Lake, then pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Thekkady online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Munnar to Thekkady by car takes about 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kovalam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Wildlife Area
Periyar Tiger Reserve
3.2
Periyar Lake ©
Water Body
Periyar Lake
2.9

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Kovalam, India

Famous for the groves of coconut trees from which it takes its name, Kovalam offers a long, white sandy beach on the Arabian Sea.
On the 25th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple and then kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Kovalam day trip planner.

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. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

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