5 days in Kerala Itinerary

5 days in Kerala Itinerary

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5 days in Kerala Itinerary

New Delhi
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Mararikulam
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Munnar
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  3​h
Kovalam
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
New Delhi

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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 12th (Sat): wander the streets of Jew Town and then make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) trip maker .

New Delhi to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. When traveling from New Delhi in May, plan for little chillier days in Kochi (Cochin), with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mararikulam.

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Jew Town ©
Jew Town
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets

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Mararikulam

Mararikulam ©
If you're looking for soft sand and warm water, plan a vacation in Mararikulam.
To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Mararikulam travel itinerary planner .

Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Mararikulam by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in May, and nighttime lows around 30°C. On the 13th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Munnar.

Things to do in Mararikulam

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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach

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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 14th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Rose Gardens, then take in nature's colorful creations at Photo Point, then admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, and finally admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Munnar trip app .

Drive from Mararikulam to Munnar in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in May, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kovalam.

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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Rose Gardens ©
Rose Gardens

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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 15th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, then don't miss a visit to Pazhaya Sreekanteswaram Temple, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Shanghumukham Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Hawa Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lighthouse Beach, and then kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Kovalam day trip planning site .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Munnar to Kovalam in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Kovalam can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach
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Hawa Beach

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