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)
— 3 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  1​h 30​min
Kovalam
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
New Delhi

3
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.
Attractions like Marari Beach and Cherai Beach make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, and explore and take pictures at Kerala Kathakali Centre.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) trip planner.

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 February, expect nights in Kochi (Cochin) to be much hotter, around 28°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 38°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

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Marari Beach
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Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach

2
days
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): enjoy the sea views from Vizhinjam Lighthouse and then head off the coast to Poovar Island. On the 14th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, stroll through Kovalam Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Kovalam online travel route planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Kovalam in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In February, daytime highs in Kovalam are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

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