7 days in Kerala Itinerary

7 days in Kerala Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
2
Thekkady
— 2 nights
3
Munnar
— 1 night
4
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, thenkick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kovalam Avaduthura Devi Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, see the interesting displays at Sunil's Wax Museum, thenrelax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple, and finally have fun and explore at Chacha Nehru Children’s Museum.

To see maps and tourist information, read Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) road trip site.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiport is Trivandrum International Airport. October in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Kovalam, Sunil's Wax Museum
Highlights from your plan
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Spas

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 17th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, thenindulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, thenidentify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Thekkady road trip planning app.

Drive from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Thekkady in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Wildlife Parks Spas
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

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 19th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at C.S.I Christ Church, thenexplore the fascinating underground world of Swiftlet Cave Munnar, and then admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Munnar route planner.

Getting from Thekkady to Munnar by car takes about 3 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
C.S.I Christ Church ©
C.S.I Christ Church
Swiftlet Cave Munnar ©
Swiftlet Cave Munnar

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mattancherry Palace, thentake a stroll through Jew Town, and finally get engrossed in the history at Kerala Folklore Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Francis, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. George Orthodox Koonan Kurish Old Syrian Church.

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Traveling by car from Munnar to Kochi (Cochin) takes 4 hours. October in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 21st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Church of Saint Francis ©
Church of Saint Francis
Mattancherry Palace ©
Mattancherry Palace

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