6 days in Kerala Itinerary

6 days in Kerala Itinerary

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6 days in Kerala Itinerary

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

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 14th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue and then explore the galleries of Kerala Folklore Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jeevamatha Church, deepen your understanding at Kerala Kathakali Centre, admire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, then don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, and finally take a stroll through Jew Town.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kochi (Cochin) online travel planner .

Pune to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

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

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 16th (Sun): stroll through Kovalam Beach, stroll through Lighthouse Beach, then admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kovalam trip builder site .

You can fly from Kochi (Cochin) to Kovalam in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. February in Kovalam sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kovalam

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

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

1
night
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 17th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, then look for all kinds of wild species at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, and finally get great views at Chellarcovil View Point.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Thekkady vacation maker app .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Kovalam to Thekkady in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to 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

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.
On the 18th (Tue), admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, then take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, and then admire the natural beauty at Rose Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from Munnar Hill Station, then delve into the lush surroundings at Photo Point, and then examine the collection at Tea Museum.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Munnar itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Munnar takes 3 hours. February in Munnar sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

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

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