5 days in South India Itinerary

5 days in South India Itinerary

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5 days in South India Itinerary

New Delhi
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h 30​min
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Munnar
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
New Delhi

2
days
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) ©
Situated among a collection of low hills that lead up to the coastline, state capital Thiruvananthapuram acts as a base for exploration of the southern tip of the country.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): examine the collection at Napier Museum and then examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lighthouse Beach.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip itinerary maker tool .

New Delhi to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Delhi in February: highs in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

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

1
day
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 3rd (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Basilica, then explore and take pictures at Kerala Kathakali Centre, then don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Francis.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) day trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Kochi (Cochin) takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February in Kochi (Cochin), expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
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Chinese Fishing Nets
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Church of Saint Francis

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.
On the 4th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at C.S.I Christ Church, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Rose Gardens, admire the natural beauty at Photo Point, and then see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam.

For maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Munnar trip builder site .

You can drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar in 2.5 hours. February in Munnar sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

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

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