4 days in Kerala Itinerary

4 days in Kerala Itinerary

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4 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  3​h
1
Kovalam
— Few hours
Fly + taxi:  3​h 15​min
2
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Chennai

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, then admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and then examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kovalam trip itinerary builder tool .

Chennai to Kovalam is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Chennai, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Kovalam, ranging from highs of 37°C to lows of 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace ©

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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 24th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church, look for gifts at Kerala Crafts, then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, and finally see the sky in a new way at Green land spice garden.

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You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Kovalam to Thekkady in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Kerala Crafts ©
Kerala Crafts
Green land spice garden ©
Green land spice garden

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nights
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 25th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Kerala Folklore Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, take in the exciting artwork at David Hall Gallery & Cafe, then view the masterpieces at Kashi Art Gallery, and finally take a stroll through Jew Town. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Antony's Shrine, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.Philomenas Church Koonammavu, then take in the exciting artwork at Kerala Museum, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at LuLu Mall.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Kochi (Cochin) takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in May, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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LuLu Mall ©
LuLu Mall
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Jew Town ©
Jew Town

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