6 days in Kerala Itinerary

6 days in Kerala Itinerary

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6 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Adilabad
Drive:  16​h 15​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Thekkady
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Kovalam
— 1 night
Drive:  17​h 45​min
End: Adilabad

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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 22nd (Tue), take a stroll through Jew Town, admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, then don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, and finally gain insight at Kerala Kathakali Centre.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Kochi (Cochin) trip planner .

Adilabad to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 24-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. In October in Kochi (Cochin), expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, then take some stellar pictures from Munnar Hill Station, and then admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Munnar trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar in 4 hours. In October in Munnar, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Munnar Hill Station ©
Munnar Hill Station

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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 24th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, then explore the activities along Periyar Lake, then see the sky in a new way at Green land spice garden, and finally take some stellar pictures from Chellarcovil View Point.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Thekkady day trip planning app .

You can drive from Munnar to Thekkady in 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can 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
Green land spice garden ©
Green land spice garden

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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 25th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, then admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Kovalam trip builder website .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Thekkady to Kovalam takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Kovalam, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

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

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