3 days in Kerala Itinerary

3 days in Kerala Itinerary

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3 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— Few hours
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Kovalam
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  3​h 15​min
3
Thekkady
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h
End: Ahmedabad

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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 25th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiva Temple Ernakulam , then take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, and then don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary planner.

Ahmedabad to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Ahmedabad in May, expect nights in Kochi (Cochin) to be about the same, around 30°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 38°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Shiva Temple Ernakulam
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Shiva Temple Ernakulam	©
Shiva Temple Ernakulam
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue

1
night
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 26th (Sun), admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, then make a trip to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lighthouse Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Kovalam trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Kovalam takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Kovalam are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kovalam

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Attukal Bhagavathy Temple ©
Attukal Bhagavathy Temple

1
night
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, then get great views at Chellarkovil Viewpoint, then contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Thekkady day trip planning tool .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Kovalam to Thekkady in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake

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