8 days in Kerala Itinerary

8 days in Kerala Itinerary

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1
Thrissur
— 1 night
2
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
3
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 3 nights

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Thrissur

Thrissur ©
One of the oldest and largest cities in the center of the state, Thrissur hosts a wealth of festivals throughout the year.
On the 2nd (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Triprayar Sri Rama Temple and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chowallurpady Siva Temple. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta), admire the landmark architecture of Guruvayur Temple, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Venkitachalapathy Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parthasarathy Temple.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Thrissur online attractions planner.

Pune to Thrissur is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Thrissur are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to take a train to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thrissur

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Guruvayur, Triprayar Sri Rama Temple
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Guruvayur Temple ©
Guruvayur Temple
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram ©
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram
Triprayar Sri Rama Temple ©
Triprayar Sri Rama Temple

3
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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.
Do your shopping at LuLu Mall and Kashi Art Gallery. Paradesi Synagogue and Chottanikkara Devi Temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kochi (Cochin): St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam (in Cherthala), Marari Beach (in Mararikulam) and Malayattoor Church (in Malayattoor). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Jew Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Francis, admire the landmark architecture of Mattancherry Palace, and get engrossed in the history at Kerala Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kochi (Cochin) road trip planning tool.

You can take a train from Thrissur to Kochi (Cochin) in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam, Marari Beach, Malayattoor Church
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LuLu Mall ©
LuLu Mall
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue

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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.
Get some historical perspective at Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple and Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple. Head to Moon Stone Arts and Asparagusfor some retail therapy. Venture out of the city with trips to Kovalam (Kovalam Beach & Lighthouse Beach) and Varkala Town (Varkala Beach & Varkala Light House). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, explore the engaging exhibits at Chacha Nehru Children’s Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Palkulangara Devi Temple, and visit a coastal fixture at Vizhinjam Lighthouse.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) day trip app.

Fly from Kochi (Cochin) to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Varkala Town, Kovalam
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Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple

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