4 days in South India Itinerary

4 days in South India Itinerary

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4 days in South India Itinerary

Start: Shimla
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  7​h 30​min
1
Kovalam
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Mararikulam
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
3
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
+3
subway + taxi + Fly + taxi:  8​h 45​min
End: Shimla

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Kovalam trip itinerary planner .

Shimla to Kovalam is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In April in Kovalam, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Mararikulam.

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

1
day
Mararikulam

Mararikulam ©
If you're looking for soft sand and warm water, plan a vacation in Mararikulam.
On the 15th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Mararikulam Mahadeva Temple, kick back and relax at Mararikulam Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Mararikulam day trip planner .

You can drive from Kovalam to Mararikulam in 5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Mararikulam are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Mararikulam

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach
Mararikulam Mahadeva Temple ©
Mararikulam Mahadeva Temple

1
night
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 16th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mattancherry Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, and then make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) route planning app .

Getting from Mararikulam to Kochi (Cochin) by car takes about 1.5 hours. In April in Kochi (Cochin), expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Mattancherry Palace ©
Mattancherry Palace

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