8 days in Kerala Itinerary

8 days in Kerala Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
2
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
3
Thekkady
— 2 nights
4
Munnar
— 1 night

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Kerala Folklore Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, then take a stroll through Jew Town, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Kashi Art Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the different shops at LuLu Mall, then take an in-depth tour of Kerala Museum, and then kick back and relax at Cherai Beach.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) travel planner.

Hyderabad to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Kochi (Cochin) when traveling from Hyderabad in November, with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Shopping · Museums · Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 3:
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LuLu Mall ©
LuLu Mall
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): look for gifts at Sarwaa, then examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple. On the next day, examine the collection at Napier Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Neeramankara Shiva Temple, then stroll through Kovalam Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) holiday site.

Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Museums · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Kovalam
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 5:
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace ©
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace

2
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, then see the interesting displays at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, then shop like a local with Abraham's Spice Garden, and finally stop by Green Land Spice Garden.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Thekkady attractions planning website.

Drive from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Thekkady in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks · Shopping · Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum ©
Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum
Abraham's Spice Garden ©
Abraham's Spice Garden

1
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 7th (Thu), take a stroll around Kalari Kshethra and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Swiftlet Cave Munnar. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Tata Tea Outlet, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at C.S.I Christ Church, then examine the collection at Tea Museum, and finally view the masterpieces at Mistletoe art Gallery.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Munnar visit planner.

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Munnar takes 3 hours. November in Munnar sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

Nature · Shopping · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 7 — 8:
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Swiftlet Cave Munnar ©
Swiftlet Cave Munnar
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum
C.S.I Christ Church ©
C.S.I Christ Church

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