5 days in Kerala Itinerary

5 days in Kerala Itinerary

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5 days in Kerala Itinerary

London
Fly:  18​h 30​min
Kovalam
— 1 night
taxi + Fly + taxi:  1​h 30​min
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h
London

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, then kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kovalam trip itinerary tool .

London, UK to Kovalam is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from London to Kovalam due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from London in December; daily highs in Kovalam reach 36°C and lows reach 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

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

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 26th (Tue): explore and take pictures at Kerala Kathakali Centre and then stroll through Marari Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Wed): admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Basilica, make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cherai Beach.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) day trip website .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kovalam to Kochi (Cochin) in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Marari Beach
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
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