5 days in Kerala Itinerary

5 days in Kerala Itinerary

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5 days in Kerala Itinerary

New Delhi
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Munnar
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly + taxi:  3​h
Kovalam
— Few hours
taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
New Delhi

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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 13th (Wed): admire all the interesting features of Kerala Kathakali Centre, then admire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, and then don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Kochi (Cochin) trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

New Delhi to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from New Delhi in June, things will get little chillier in Kochi (Cochin): highs are around 36°C and lows about 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

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Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue

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Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): get great views at Chellarkovil Viewpoint, explore the activities along Periyar Lake, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Thekkady online itinerary builder .

Drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Thekkady in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake

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Munnar

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 16th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, then take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, and finally admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Munnar online sightseeing planner .

Drive from Thekkady to Munnar in 2 hours. In June in Munnar, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Munnar

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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

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Kovalam

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.
On the 17th (Sun), kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, then admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and then make a trip to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple.

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Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Munnar to Kovalam takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or drive. In June in Kovalam, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

#Beaches, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple ©
Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple

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