6 days in Kerala Itinerary

6 days in Kerala Itinerary

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6 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Doha
Fly:  7​h 45​min
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Kochi (Cochin)
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
2
Kottayam
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Kochi (Cochin)
— Few hours
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Doha

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): wander the streets of Jew Town, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. George Orthodox Koonan Kurish Old Syrian Church.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary planning site .

Doha, Qatar to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to India Standard Time (IST) is 2 hours. Expect colder weather when traveling from Doha in July: highs in Kochi (Cochin) hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kottayam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Jew Town ©
Jew Town

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Kottayam

Kottayam ©
The first Indian city to achieve a 100 percent literacy rate among its citizens, Kottayam has as much of a reputation for its educational standards as for its massive rubber industry.
Visit St Mary's Jacobite Syrian Cathedral and Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple for their historical value. Parumala Church and Vaikom Mahadeva Temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kottayam: Kumarakom Beach (in Kumarakom) and Vagamon Kurisumala (in Vagamon). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kottayam Cheriapally, look for all kinds of wild species at Vagamon, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thirunakkara Mahadeva Temple, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Kottayam route planning app .

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Kottayam takes 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Kottayam are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Kottayam

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

St Mary's Jacobite Syrian Cathedral, Parumala Church, Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple, Vagamon Kurisumala, Kumarakom Beach
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Vagamon ©
Vagamon
St Mary's Jacobite Syrian Cathedral ©
Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple ©
Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple

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Kochi (Cochin)

Kochi (Cochin)
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You can drive from Kottayam to Kochi (Cochin) in 2 hours. On the 16th (Tue), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

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