5 days in Kerala Itinerary

5 days in Kerala Itinerary

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5 days in Kerala Itinerary

New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  5​h
Kovalam
— 1 night
taxi + Fly + taxi:  3​h
Munnar
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
New Delhi

1
day
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 5th (Thu), stroll through Kovalam Beach.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Kovalam holiday planner.

New Delhi to Kovalam is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Kovalam when traveling from New Delhi in October, with lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Munnar.

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace ©

1
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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 7th (Sat), take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, then see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, then examine the collection at Tea Museum, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens.

To find traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Munnar online itinerary creator.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kovalam to Munnar in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Museums
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

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 8th (Sun): admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace, explore and take pictures at Kerala Kathakali Centre, admire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Basilica, then look for gifts at Waltons Boutique, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Francis, make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Munnar to Kochi (Cochin) in 2.5 hours. In October in Kochi (Cochin), expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Mattancherry Palace ©
Mattancherry Palace

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