7 days in Kerala Itinerary

7 days in Kerala Itinerary

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7 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Jodhpur
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
2
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 45​min
3
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Thekkady
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Jodhpur

1
night
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 21st (Sat), make a trip to Jew Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, then gain insight at Kerala Kathakali Centre, then make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Francis.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) trip planner .

Jodhpur to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. When traveling from Jodhpur in September, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Kochi (Cochin): temperatures range from 36°C by day to 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

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

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): don't miss a visit to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kovalam Beach, then kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, then step off the mainland to explore Poovar Island, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) online trip builder .

Fly from Kochi (Cochin) to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Munnar.

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
Poovar Island ©
Poovar Island

1
night
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 24th (Tue), take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, get great views at Munnar Hill Station, and then admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Munnar trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Munnar takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Munnar can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough 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

2
nights
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 25th (Wed): see the sky in a new way at Green land spice garden, then get great views at Chellarkovil Viewpoint, then contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, and finally identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mangladevi Temple and then look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Thekkady tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Munnar to Thekkady takes 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

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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