6 days in Kerala Itinerary

6 days in Kerala Itinerary

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6 days in Kerala Itinerary

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


2
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.
On the 20th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Shanghumukham Beach, admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sreevaraham Temple Pond. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, then stroll through Lighthouse Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Beemapally Mosque.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip planner .

Mumbai to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. April in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

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

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 22nd (Sun), admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace, wander the streets of Jew Town, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, and finally admire all the interesting features of Kerala Kathakali Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cherai Beach, don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, and then admire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Kochi (Cochin) tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Kochi (Cochin) takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre

1
night
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 24th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary and then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Thekkady vacation builder app .

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Thekkady takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Wildlife Parks
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

1
day
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 25th (Wed): admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Munnar online travel route planner .

Drive from Thekkady to Munnar in 2 hours. In April, daytime highs in Munnar are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

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

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