5 days in Kerala Itinerary

5 days in Kerala Itinerary

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New Delhi
Fly + taxi:
6​h 30​min
Munnar
— 2 nights
Drive:
2​h 15​min
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly + taxi:
1​h 45​min
Kovalam
— Few hours
taxi + Fly:
5​h
New Delhi

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Photo Point.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Munnar trip itinerary maker.

New Delhi to Munnar is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. When traveling from New Delhi in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Munnar, with highs around 38°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Sightseeing Museums
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Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam
Tea Museum

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace, then explore and take pictures at Kerala Kathakali Centre, then make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Basilica. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Marine Drive, wander the streets of Mattancherry, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, and finally wander the streets of Jew Town.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Kochi (Cochin) vacation builder.

You can drive from Munnar to Kochi (Cochin) in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Sightseeing Neighborhoods Parks
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Chinese Fishing Nets
Paradesi Synagogue
Jew Town

1
day
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 15th (Fri): stroll through Kovalam Beach, admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and then examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Kovalam vacation builder.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Kovalam in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In December, daily temperatures in Kovalam can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Beaches Parks Museums

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple

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