7 days in Kerala Itinerary

7 days in Kerala Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
2
Athirappilly
— Few hours
3
Guruvayur
— 1 night
4
Kumarakom
— 2 nights
5
Alappuzha
— 1 night

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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.
On the 21st (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. George Orthodox Koonan Kurish Old Syrian Church and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) tour planner.

New Delhi to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Delhi in December: highs in Kochi (Cochin) hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Athirappilly.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue

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Athirappilly

Athirappilly ©
Athirappilly is a first grade Grama Panchayath with 489.00 km2 area in Chalakudy Taluk, Thrissur district in Kerala, India. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Charpa Waterfall and then admire the sheer force of Vazhachal Falls.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Athirappilly online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Athirappilly takes 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Athirappilly are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Guruvayur.

Things to do in Athirappilly

Nature · Parks
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Charpa Waterfall ©
Charpa Waterfall
Vazhachal Falls ©
Vazhachal Falls

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Guruvayur

Guruvayur ©
Guruvayur stands as one of the holiest and most important pilgrimage centers in the state, with its Sri Krishna Temple among the most frequented temples in the country.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Elephant Camp Sanctuary.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Guruvayur trip builder site.

Drive from Athirappilly to Guruvayur in 2.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Guruvayur are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Kumarakom.

Things to do in Guruvayur

Wildlife · Historic Sites · Parks
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Elephant Camp Sanctuary ©
Elephant Camp Sanctuary
Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta) ©
Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta)

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Kumarakom

Kumarakom ©
Kumarakom features one of Kerala's most scenic lakes as the backdrop and serves as a gateway to the area's famous backwaters.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiva Temple Ernakulam , then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thirunakkara Mahadeva Temple, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Kumaramangalam Subramanyaswamy Temple, enjoy the sand and surf at Kumarakom Beach, then pause for some serene contemplation at Kottayam Cheriapally, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vaikom Mahadeva Temple.

To find maps and other tourist information, go to the Kumarakom travel planner.

You can drive from Guruvayur to Kumarakom in 4 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Kumarakom can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Kumarakom

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Kottayam
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Shiva Temple Ernakulam	©
Shiva Temple Ernakulam
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary ©
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
Vaikom Mahadeva Temple ©
Vaikom Mahadeva Temple

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple, kick back and relax at Marari Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Alappuzha Beach.

Plan a Alappuzha trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Drive from Kumarakom to Alappuzha in an hour. In December in Alappuzha, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Marari Beach
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach
Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple ©
Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple

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