4 days in Kerala Itinerary

4 days in Kerala Itinerary

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4 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  3​h 45​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
Drive:  3​h
4
Munnar
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Pune

few
hours
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.
On the 10th (Sat), admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) trip planner .

Pune to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In August in Kochi (Cochin), expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica ©
Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica

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 11th (Sun), kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, stroll through Lighthouse Beach, then admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kovalam trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Kovalam by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kovalam

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
Highlights from your plan
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Spas

1
night
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): see the sky in a new way at Green land spice garden, then get great views at Chellarkovil Viewpoint, then explore the activities along Periyar Lake, and finally identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve.

To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Thekkady day trip planning tool .

Getting from Kovalam to Thekkady by combination of flight and taxi takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Green land spice garden ©
Green land spice garden

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, then admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Munnar visit site .

You can drive from Thekkady to Munnar in 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Munnar can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Rose Gardens ©
Rose Gardens

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