7 days in Kerala Itinerary

7 days in Kerala Itinerary

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7 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  4 h 15 min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
2
Munnar
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  3 h 15 min
4
Kovalam
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: Mumbai

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): stop by Leens Export and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Jew Town, gain insight at Kerala Kathakali Centre, then admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, then don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Jeevamatha Church.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) trip planner.

Mumbai to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre

2
nights
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 20th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, admire the sheer force of Keezharkuthu Falls, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the lush surroundings at Photo Point, see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, and then take some stellar pictures from Munnar Hill Station.

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Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar takes 4 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

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

2
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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 22nd (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, then contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction, see the interesting displays at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Thekkady online trip planner .

You can drive from Munnar to Thekkady in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Kovalam Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kovalam tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Thekkady to Kovalam takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Kovalam sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Spas

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