7 days in Kerala Itinerary

7 days in Kerala Itinerary

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7 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  4​h
1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night
+2
Fly + taxi + train:  2​h 15​min
2
Thrissur
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): enjoy the sea views from Vizhinjam Lighthouse and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Lighthouse Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kovalam Beach, and then examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace.

To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip itinerary builder site .

Mumbai to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Mumbai in October: highs in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Thrissur.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kovalam
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Vizhinjam Lighthouse ©
Vizhinjam Lighthouse

2
nights
Thrissur

Thrissur ©
One of the oldest and largest cities in the center of the state, Thrissur hosts a wealth of festivals throughout the year.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parthasarathy Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Guruvayur Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Venkitachalapathy Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chowallurpady Siva Temple. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Triprayar Sri Rama Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shatrughna Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kurumbakavu Temple.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Thrissur trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Thrissur takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October in Thrissur, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thrissur

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Guruvayur, Triprayar Sri Rama Temple
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Guruvayur Temple ©
Guruvayur Temple
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram ©
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram
Triprayar Sri Rama Temple ©
Triprayar Sri Rama Temple

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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.
Popular historic sites such as Paradesi Synagogue and St. Antony's Shrine are in your itinerary. Mattancherry Palace and Lourde Matha Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Kochi (Cochin): Malayattoor Church (in Malayattoor), Marari Beach (in Mararikulam) and St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam (in Cherthala). It doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chottanikkara Devi Temple and pause for some serene contemplation at St.Philomenas Church Koonammavu.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Thrissur to Kochi (Cochin) by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam, Malayattoor Church, Marari Beach
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Chottanikkara Devi Temple ©
Chottanikkara Devi Temple

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