5 days in Kerala Itinerary

5 days in Kerala Itinerary

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5 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Kochi (Cochin)
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Mararikulam
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Munnar
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  3​h
Kovalam
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: 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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Jew Town and then make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) sightseeing planner.

New Delhi to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In August, Kochi (Cochin) is little chillier than New Delhi - with highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Mararikulam.

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

1
night
Mararikulam

Mararikulam ©
If you're looking for soft sand and warm water, plan a vacation in Mararikulam.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mararikulam Sree Mahadeva Temple, then kick back and relax at Mararikulam Beach, and then kick back and relax at Marari Beach.

To find ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Mararikulam tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Mararikulam in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Mararikulam are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Munnar.

Things to do in Mararikulam

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

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Mararikulam Sree Mahadeva Temple
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach
Mararikulam Sree Mahadeva Temple ©
Mararikulam Sree Mahadeva Temple

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, then see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, then admire the natural beauty at Rose Gardens, and finally admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Munnar trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Mararikulam to Munnar takes 4.5 hours. In August in Munnar, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Kovalam.

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

2
nights
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.
On the 18th (Sat), kick back and relax at Hawa Beach, then kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sun): kick back and relax at Samudra Beach, then admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Chowara Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kovalam sightseeing planning site .

Getting from Munnar to Kovalam by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Chowara Beach, Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach
Hawa Beach ©
Hawa Beach

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