6 days in New Delhi & Kerala Itinerary

6 days in New Delhi & Kerala Itinerary

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New Delhi
— 1 day
2
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
3
Thekkady
— 2 nights
4
Kovalam
— 1 night

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New Delhi

New Delhi ©
Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
On the 25th (Thu), examine the collection at Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum Complex, explore the historical opulence of Red Fort, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Humayun's Tomb, and finally steep yourself in history at India Gate.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our New Delhi trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to New Delhi. April in New Delhi sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Museums
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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate
Red Fort ©
Red Fort

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night
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 26th (Fri): admire the striking features of Kerala Folklore Museum, take in the exciting artwork at David Hall Gallery & Cafe, view the masterpieces at Kashi Art Gallery, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, and finally take an in-depth tour of Antique Museum Kochi. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the exciting artwork at Durbar Hall Art Gallery, look for gifts at Shabab Perfumes, browse the different shops at LuLu Mall, thenget engrossed in the history at Kerala Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Celebrity Wax Museum.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kochi (Cochin) trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from New Delhi to Kochi (Cochin) takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from New Delhi in April: highs in Kochi (Cochin) hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

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Kerala Folklore Museum ©
Kerala Folklore Museum
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
LuLu Mall ©
LuLu Mall

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nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 28th (Sun), look for gifts at Tropical Chocolate Factory, examine the collection at The Periyar Interpretation Centre, thenstop by Kerala Crafts, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mangladevi Temple, identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction, and then stop by Green Land Spice Garden.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Thekkady trip tool.

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Thekkady takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kovalam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Wildlife Parks Shopping
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
Kerala Crafts ©
Kerala Crafts

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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lighthouse Beach, thenstop by Keralashopee, and finally examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Kovalam online vacation planner.

Getting from Thekkady to Kovalam by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. April in Kovalam sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace ©
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace
Keralashopee ©
Keralashopee

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