5 days in Kerala Itinerary

5 days in Kerala Itinerary

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5 days in Kerala Itinerary

Hyderabad
Fly + taxi:  3​h 45​min
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 30​min
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h
Hyderabad

1
day
Munnar

Sitting at the point where three mountain rivers meet, the hill station of Munnar has become known as a tea-growing center in the south of the country.
On the 11th (Fri), see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam and then admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens.

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Hyderabad to Munnar is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, daytime highs in Munnar are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Kochi (Cochin).

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Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam

2
days
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, admire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Basilica, then admire all the interesting features of Kerala Kathakali Centre, and finally make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets. On the next day, wander the streets of Jew Town, admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace, and then take a memorable excursion with Day Trips.

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Traveling by car from Munnar to Kochi (Cochin) takes 2.5 hours. In August in Kochi (Cochin), expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

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Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets
Jew Town

2
days
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach and then stroll through Lighthouse Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, then don't miss a visit to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, then make a trip to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, and finally stop by Keralashopee.

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You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

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Kovalam
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Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Lighthouse Beach

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