8 days in Kerala Itinerary

8 days in Kerala Itinerary

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8 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  5​h
1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

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 20th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, then kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, and finally examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip planner .

New Delhi to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New Delhi in December: highs in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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 22nd (Sun): get great views at Chellarcovil View Point, identify plant and animal life at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, then explore the activities along Periyar Lake, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary and then look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Thekkady trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Thekkady in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Munnar.

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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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), admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, then take some stellar pictures from Munnar Hill Station, and then see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Munnar online trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Thekkady to Munnar in 3 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Munnar can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Munnar

Parks
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Munnar Hill Station ©
Munnar Hill Station

3
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.
When in Kochi (Cochin), make a side trip to see Marari Beach in Mararikulam, approximately 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Francis, stroll through Cherai Beach, and take a stroll through Jew Town.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary builder app .

Getting from Munnar to Kochi (Cochin) by car takes about 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Marari Beach
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue

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