4 days in Kerala Itinerary

4 days in Kerala Itinerary

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4 days in Kerala Itinerary

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cherai Beach.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) attractions website .

Chennai to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach

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.
Munnar Holidays has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): gain a rich perspective with Munnar Holidays, then admire the sheer force of Chinnakanel Water Falls, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Munnar sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar in 4 hours. In October in Munnar, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Munnar Holidays ©
Munnar Holidays
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©
Chinnakanel Water Falls ©
Chinnakanel Water Falls

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 25th (Fri): get great views at Chellarkovil Viewpoint, then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, and then explore the activities along Periyar Lake.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Thekkady road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Munnar to Thekkady in 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Chellarcovil View Point ©
Chellarcovil View Point

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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, and then kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Kovalam holiday planning app .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Thekkady to Kovalam takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Kovalam are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

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

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