4 days in Alappuzha, Kanyakumari & Kovalam Itinerary

4 days in Alappuzha, Kanyakumari & Kovalam Itinerary

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4 days in Alappuzha, Kanyakumari & Kovalam Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
flight:  2​h
1
Alappuzha
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Kanyakumari
— 1 night
train:  2​h
3
Kovalam
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

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Alappuzha

Alappuzha ©
Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Edathua Church and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Marari Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Alappuzha online holiday maker .

Bengaluru to Alappuzha is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Bengaluru in October, Alappuzha is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Marari Beach
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach

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Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari ©
Located at the most southerly point of mainland India, Kanyakumari has long attracted pilgrims and those keen to see the end of the road.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Kanyakumari Beach, pause for some photo ops at Thiruvalluvar Statue, don't miss a visit to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagavathy Amman Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gandhi Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get great views at Sunset View Point, take in the spiritual surroundings of Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil, and then step into the grandiose world of Padmanabhapuram Palace.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Kanyakumari day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Alappuzha to Kanyakumari takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. October in Kanyakumari sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Padmanabhapuram Palace
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Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach
Thiruvalluvar Statue ©
Thiruvalluvar Statue

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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.
On the 16th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kovalam Avaduthura Devi Temple.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kovalam sightseeing planner .

You can take a train from Kanyakumari to Kovalam in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. October in Kovalam sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

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