How to Plan your trip to Kerala for 1 week

14th Nov 2018
Day 1
Photo of Munnar, Kerala, India by Soul and Fuel

Kerala is known as a tropical paradise of waving palm trees and wide sandy beaches. It is a narrow strip of coastal territory that slopes down the Western Ghats in a cascade of lush green vegetation, and reaches to the Arabian sea. It is also known for its backwaters, mountains, coconuts, spices and art forms like Kathakali and Mohini Attam.

Exciting right? Well, if your're planning a trip to Kerala, here is the perfect Itinerary to make the most of it in a week.


Arrive in Kochi, the commercial capital and the cosmopolitan city of Kerala, Kochi along with its mainland part, Ernakulam, is also known as the Queen of the Arabian Sea. This afternoon you will visit the Dutch Palace, St. Francis Church, and the Chinese fishing nets. Overnight at hotel.

Photo of Chinese Fishing Net, Fort Kochi, Kochi, Kerala, India by Soul and Fuel

Kochi – Munnar

After Breakfast at hotel, proceed on a picturesque drive through the countryside of Munnar. It’s one of the most popular hill stations in southern India known for its sprawling tea gardens. Overnight stay at hotel

Day 2


Day 3

After breakfast at hotel, proceed for sightseeing to Topstation & Mattupetty Lake, where you have an opportunity to go boating. Continue your tour to Echo Point. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 4

Munnar – Thekkady (120 kms/4 hrs)

Transfer to Thekkady. Set in the heart of the Cardamom Hills of Kerala, is the Periyar National Park and Tiger Reserve, offering a rare opportunity to enjoy South India’s wild life. Enjoy a boat safari (booking to be done on own) on Periyar lake to view the varied wild life of this region. In the evening, attend Kathakali Dance Show. Overnight stay at a hotel.

Photo of Thekkady, Kerala, India by Soul and Fuel
Day 5

Thekkady – Alleppey/Kumarakom (130 kms/4.5 hrs)

After early breakfast, check out of the hotel at Thekkady and go for the Spice Plantation Tour which will last for an hour and proceed to Kumarakom. After returning back to the hotel, you can indulge in a traditional Ayurveda massage. Overnight stay at the Hotel.

Photo of Kumarakom, Kerala, India by Soul and Fuel
Day 6

Alleppey/Kumarakom – Kochi (70 kms / 1.5 hrs)

After Breakfast, check out from hotel. Proceed for Kochi Airport / Railway Station to board your flight / train for onward destination.

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I am Mahesh, a full time traveler and a YouTube Vlogger. I am also a Drone photographer. Feel free to check out my Youtube channel "SOUL AND FUEL" for some amazing travel videos.

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