5 days in Kerala Itinerary

5 days in Kerala Itinerary

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5 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  26​h
Kovalam
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Alappuzha
— 1 night
+4
train + taxi + Fly + foot + bus:  27​h
End: Detroit

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): kick back and relax at Hawa Beach, stroll through Lighthouse Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Kovalam online attractions planner .

Detroit, USA to Kovalam is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to India Standard Time, which is usually a 10 hour difference. Traveling from Detroit in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Kovalam: highs are around 87°F and lows about 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Alappuzha.

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#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach
Hawa Beach ©
Hawa 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 21st (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Thottappally Beach, stroll through Alappuzha Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Marari Beach.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Alappuzha day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Kovalam to Alappuzha in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, daytime highs in Alappuzha are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Alappuzha

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks

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

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