4 days in South India Itinerary

4 days in South India Itinerary

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4 days in South India Itinerary

New Delhi
Fly:  5​h
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 30​min
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
New Delhi

2
days
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Francis. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Little Flower Church, admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Basilica, explore and take pictures at Kerala Kathakali Centre, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mattancherry Palace, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, and finally explore the galleries of Kerala Folklore Museum.

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New Delhi to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from New Delhi in December, you will find days in Kochi (Cochin) are a bit warmer (38°C), and nights are warmer (27°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Museums
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Mattancherry Palace ©
Mattancherry Palace

2
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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Napier Museum, don't miss a visit to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lighthouse Beach, and finally look for gifts at Keralashopee.

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You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Beaches Outdoors Parks

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Kovalam
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

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