4 days in Kochi (Cochin) & Thekkady Itinerary

4 days in Kochi (Cochin) & Thekkady Itinerary

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4 days in Kochi (Cochin) & Thekkady Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
flight:  4​h
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6​h
End: Hyderabad

1
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Kerala Kathakali Centre, Kerala Folklore Museum, Poornathrayesa Temple, and other attractions. On the 14th (Sat), gain insight at Kerala Kathakali Centre, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Poornathrayesa Temple, then explore the world behind art at Kerala Folklore Museum, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at LuLu Mall.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) trip planner.

Hyderabad to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 14.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Hyderabad in December, Kochi (Cochin) is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre
Poornathrayesa Temple ©
Poornathrayesa Temple
LuLu Mall ©
LuLu Mall

2
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Kalvari Mount and Chellarcovil View Point. Step out of Thekkady with an excursion to Parunthumpara in Peermade--about 56 minutes away. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church, and explore the activities along Periyar Lake.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Thekkady tour builder website .

Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Thekkady by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Parunthumpara, Kalvari Mount
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Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake

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