7 days in Kerala Itinerary

7 days in Kerala Itinerary

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

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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.
On the 15th (Wed), admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Tea Museum, thenadmire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, and then take some stellar pictures from Munnar Hill Station.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Munnar holiday site.

Pune to Munnar is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In January in Munnar, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

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

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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 17th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, thenexplore the activities along Periyar Lake, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally take some stellar pictures from Chellarcovil View Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, see the interesting displays at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Thekkady holiday planner.

You can drive from Munnar to Thekkady in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough 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
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

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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 19th (Sun), kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, thenkick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, thenadmire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kovalam travel itinerary planner.

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 January, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Kovalam

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mattancherry Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, thenmake a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, and finally gain insight at Kerala Kathakali Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Kerala Folklore Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, thenwander the streets of Jew Town, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) travel route planner.

Getting from Kovalam to Kochi (Cochin) by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Spas Neighborhoods
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Mattancherry Palace ©
Mattancherry Palace

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