9 days in Kerala Itinerary

9 days in Kerala Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Portland
Fly:  26 h
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
+2
Subway + Taxi + Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 3 nights
Fly:  28 h
End: Portland

3
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kochi (Cochin): St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam (in Cherthala), Alappuzha Beach (in Alappuzha) and Marari Beach (in Mararikulam). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace, stroll through Cherai Beach, and take in the pleasant sights at Queen's Walkway.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) day trip planning app.

Portland, USA to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 26- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train, shuttle, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Portland to Kochi (Cochin) is 13.5 hours. In November, Kochi (Cochin) is warmer than Portland - with highs of 89°F and lows of 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam, Alappuzha Beach, Marari Beach
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre

3
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.
On the 1st (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, then kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, then admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, then head off the coast to Poovar Island, and then don't miss a visit to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of subway, taxi, and flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in November, and nighttime lows around 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Kovalam
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Poovar Island ©
Poovar Island
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach

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