5 days in India Itinerary

5 days in India Itinerary

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5 days in India Itinerary

Pune
Fly + taxi:  3​h 30​min
Kovalam
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
Mararikulam
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
Pune

3
days
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Kovalam Beach and Hawa Beach. Visit Varkala Beach and Vizhinjam Lighthouse for some beach relaxation. Step out of Kovalam with an excursion to Papasnanam Beach in Varkala--about 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and stroll through Samudra Beach.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Kovalam vacation builder.

Pune to Kovalam is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 29°C. On the 13th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mararikulam.

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Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Varkala, Vizhinjam Lighthouse
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Kovalam Beach
Varkala Beach
Lighthouse Beach

1
day
Mararikulam

Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): kick back and relax at Mararikulam Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach.

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Drive from Kovalam to Mararikulam in 4.5 hours. August in Mararikulam sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

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Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Marari Beach

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