5 days in Kerala Itinerary

5 days in Kerala Itinerary

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5 days in Kerala Itinerary

Coimbatore
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  1​h 30​min
Kovalam
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  3​h
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Coimbatore

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Francis, and finally take a stroll through Jew Town.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) holiday builder site .

Coimbatore to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

#Spas, #Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods
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Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Jew Town ©
Jew Town
Spas & Wellness

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 1st (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lighthouse Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, and then admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

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Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Kovalam takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In March, daytime highs in Kovalam are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Munnar.

Things to do in Kovalam

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

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

2
days
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 2nd (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Rose Gardens, then take some stellar pictures from Pothamedu Viewpoint, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Photo Point.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Munnar tour planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kovalam to Munnar in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Munnar are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive back home.

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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

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