6 days in Kerala Itinerary

6 days in Kerala Itinerary

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
2
Alappuzha
— 1 night
3
Thekkady
— 2 nights

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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.
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace and Napier Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of the city life by going to Varkala Beach and Kappil Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) side-trips: Kovalam (Kovalam Beach & Lighthouse Beach). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Shri Chitra Art Gallery.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip planner.

New Delhi to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. While traveling from New Delhi, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Kovalam, Varkala Town
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Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace ©
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace

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Alappuzha

Alappuzha ©
Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
On the 11th (Wed), stroll through Alappuzha Beach, stroll through Marari Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Mararikulam Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Alappuzha trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Alappuzha takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Alappuzha are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Thekkady.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Mararikulam
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach

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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 12th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction, and then take some stellar pictures from Chellarcovil View Point. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, thensee the interesting displays at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, and then see the interesting displays at The Periyar Interpretation Centre.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Thekkady route planning site.

You can do a combination of taxi and bus from Alappuzha to Thekkady in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thekkady

Wildlife Parks Museums
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

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