6 days in Kerala Itinerary

6 days in Kerala Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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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.
Explore Kochi (Cochin)'s surroundings by going to Marari Beach (in Mararikulam) and Alappuzha Beach (in Alappuzha). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mattancherry Palace, and admire the masterpieces at Kerala Folklore Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary maker site.

Pune to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. December in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Marari Beach, Alappuzha Beach
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, thenlook for gifts at Tata Tea Outlet, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, and finally admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam.

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You can drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar in 4 hours. In December in Munnar, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Shopping
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Rose Gardens ©
Rose Gardens

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Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, thenidentify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally take some stellar pictures from Chellarcovil View Point.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Thekkady day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Munnar to Thekkady takes 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kovalam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

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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.
On the 28th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, thenstroll through Lighthouse Beach, thenadmire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kovalam trip maker app.

Getting from Thekkady to Kovalam by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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