6 days in Kerala Itinerary

6 days in Kerala Itinerary

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6 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
bus + Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
3
Guruvayur
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Bengaluru

1
night
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) ©
Situated among a collection of low hills that lead up to the coastline, state capital Thiruvananthapuram acts as a base for exploration of the southern tip of the country.
On the 11th (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Neeramankara Shiva Temple, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Shanghumukham Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): stop by Sarwaa, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, and then kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip itinerary maker site .

Bengaluru to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bengaluru in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Kovalam
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, then stop by Kerala Crafts, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Thekkady sightseeing app .

Traveling by car from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Thekkady takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Guruvayur.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Kerala Crafts ©
Kerala Crafts

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Guruvayur

Guruvayur ©
Guruvayur stands as one of the holiest and most important pilgrimage centers in the state, with its Sri Krishna Temple among the most frequented temples in the country.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Narayanamkulangara Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Venkitachalapathy Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram, admire the landmark architecture of Guruvayur Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parthasarathy Temple.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Guruvayur journey tool .

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Guruvayur takes 6.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in June, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Guruvayur

Historic Sites
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Guruvayur Temple ©
Guruvayur Temple
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram ©
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram
Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta) ©
Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta)

2
nights
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 15th (Sat): buy something for everyone on your list at LuLu Mall, then take in the exciting artwork at Kerala Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Antony's Shrine, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiva Temple. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiva Temple Ernakulam , admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, then take a stroll through Jew Town, and finally browse the exhibits of Kashi Art Gallery.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Guruvayur to Kochi (Cochin) takes 2.5 hours. June in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Shiva Temple Ernakulam
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LuLu Mall ©
LuLu Mall
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Jew Town ©
Jew Town

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