4 days in South India Itinerary

4 days in South India Itinerary

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4 days in South India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Kovalam
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  3​h 15​min
2
Thekkady
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

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 30th (Wed), kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach. On the next day, head off the coast to Poovar Island, enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Kovalam holiday planner.

Mumbai to Kovalam is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. When traveling from Mumbai in October, plan for little chillier days in Kovalam, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough 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
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

2
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally take some stellar pictures from Chellarcovil View Point. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation and then identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Thekkady day trip planning website .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Kovalam to Thekkady in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

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