7 days in Kerala Itinerary

7 days in Kerala Itinerary

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7 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Lucknow
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Munnar
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Lucknow

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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 24th (Fri), relax and rejuvenate at Ayurville. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, and then make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) online route builder .

Lucknow to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lucknow in August, you will find days in Kochi (Cochin) are a bit cooler (36°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Marari Beach
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Ayurville ©
Ayurville
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach

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Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 27th (Mon), get great views at Chellarkovil Viewpoint, explore the activities along Periyar Lake, then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, and finally explore and take pictures at Spice Walk.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Thekkady tour itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Thekkady by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

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

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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 28th (Tue), admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, examine the collection at Tea Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at C.S.I Christ Church, and finally admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Munnar tour planning site .

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Munnar takes 2 hours. In August in Munnar, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Munnar

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): make a trip to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, then stroll through Lighthouse Beach, then stroll through Kovalam Beach, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, then make a trip to Holy Land, then examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, and finally stroll through Shanghumukham Beach.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip itinerary builder app .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Munnar to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or drive. In August in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kovalam, Holy Land
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

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