5 days in Kerala Itinerary

5 days in Kerala Itinerary

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5 days in Kerala Itinerary

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

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 16th (Fri): kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Samudra Beach, browse the different shops at Parthas, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kovalam trip planner .

Hyderabad to Kovalam is an approximately 2.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Kovalam when traveling from Hyderabad in February, with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Marari Beach and Cherai Beach. Head to LuLu Mall and Kashi Art Galleryfor plenty of shopping. There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Kochi Books, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Indian Industries, and don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) online tour itinerary maker .

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. February in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Shopping Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Marari Beach
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LuLu Mall ©
LuLu Mall
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach

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