6 days in Kerala Itinerary

6 days in Kerala Itinerary

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6 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
+2
Fly + taxi + train:  7​h 15​min
1
Kannur
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  1​h 30​min
3
Kovalam
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Kannur

Kannur ©
A cultural capital on the state's relatively quiet northern coast, Kannur has long been associated with textile production and temple rituals, earning it the nickname, the "Land of Looms and Lores." Most Kannur itineraries will include observing theyyam rituals performed at the temples, where the traditions have origins dating back thousands of years.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sundareswara Temple. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Fort St. Angelos, kick back and relax at Thottada Beach, and then stroll through Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kannur journey planner .

New Delhi to Kannur is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Kannur

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Payyambalam Beach ©
Payyambalam Beach
Thottada Beach ©
Thottada Beach
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach ©
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, look for gifts at Anokhi, view the masterpieces at Kashi Art Gallery, then admire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, and finally wander the streets of Mattancherry.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) trip planning app .

You can drive from Kannur to Kochi (Cochin) in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, taxi, and flight; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Kochi (Cochin) are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

#Spas, #Neighborhoods, #Museums
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Mattancherry ©
Mattancherry
Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica ©
Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica

1
night
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 4th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Samudra Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Shanghumukham Beach, and then don't miss a visit to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sea views from Vizhinjam Lighthouse, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, and then kick back and relax at Hawa Beach.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Kovalam trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Kovalam in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in March, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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Hawa Beach ©
Hawa Beach
Samudra Beach ©
Samudra Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

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