5 days in Kerala Itinerary

5 days in Kerala Itinerary

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5 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  4​h 45​min
Kovalam
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Alappuzha
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Munnar
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

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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 1st (Fri), make a trip to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, stop by Keralashopee, and then admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

For traveler tips and tourist information, you can read our Kovalam tour 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 little chillier weather when traveling from New Delhi in June: highs in Kovalam hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Kovalam

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

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

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Alappuzha

Alappuzha ©
Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
On the 3rd (Sun), stroll through Alappuzha Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Alappuzha day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kovalam to Alappuzha takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. June in Alappuzha sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Alappuzha

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trip

Marari Beach
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach

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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 4th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Periyar Spice & Ayurvedic Garden, then explore the activities along Periyar Lake, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Thekkady trip planner .

Getting from Alappuzha to Thekkady by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Periyar Spice & Ayurvedic Garden ©
Periyar Spice & Ayurvedic Garden

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens.

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You can drive from Thekkady to Munnar in 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Munnar can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

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

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