7 days in Hyderabad & Kerala Itinerary

7 days in Hyderabad & Kerala Itinerary

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Hyderabad
— 1 night
2
Munnar
— 1 night
3
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
4
Kovalam
— 1 night
5
Thekkady
— 1 night

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Hyderabad

Hyderabad ©
Teeming with history and heritage, Hyderabad draws visitors from all over the world with its old Indo-Islamic buildings, forts, and museums.
On the 21st (Sat), make a trip to Shri Shirdi Sai Baba Temple and then get in on the family fun at Ramoji Film City. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Salar Jung Museum, thenstep into the grandiose world of Golconda Fort, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Birla Mandir.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Hyderabad trip planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Hyderabad. In December, daily temperatures in Hyderabad can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Munnar.

Things to do in Hyderabad

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Ramoji Film City ©
Ramoji Film City
Birla Mandir ©
Birla Mandir
Salar Jung Museum ©
Salar Jung Museum

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Munnar trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Hyderabad to Munnar in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Hyderabad in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Munnar. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Munnar

Parks
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Rose Gardens ©
Rose Gardens

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, deepen your understanding at Kerala Kathakali Centre, thenadmire the striking features of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, thendon't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, and finally admire the striking features of Jeevamatha Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): stop by Jew Town, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mattancherry Palace, and finally get engrossed in the history at Kerala Folklore Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) trip planner.

Getting from Munnar to Kochi (Cochin) by car takes about 4 hours. In December, daytime highs in Kochi (Cochin) are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kovalam.

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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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, and then admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Kovalam trip itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Kovalam takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Kovalam are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kovalam

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

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

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Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 27th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, and then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Thekkady attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Kovalam to Thekkady takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to 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
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

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