4 days in South India Itinerary

4 days in South India Itinerary

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4 days in South India Itinerary

Start: Indore
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Mararikulam
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Kovalam
— 1 day
taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Indore

1
night
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 15th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue and then wander the streets of Jew Town.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary planner .

Indore to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Indore in March, Kochi (Cochin) is a bit warmer at night with lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Mararikulam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Tours Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Walking tours
Jew Town ©
Jew Town
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets

1
night
Mararikulam

Mararikulam ©
If you're looking for soft sand and warm water, plan a vacation in Mararikulam.
On the 17th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mararikulam Mahadeva Temple, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mararikulam Beach, and then kick back and relax at Marari Beach.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Mararikulam route planning website .

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Mararikulam takes 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Mararikulam

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

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day
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 18th (Mon), kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, and then admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Kovalam day trip planning tool .

Getting from Mararikulam to Kovalam by car takes about 4.5 hours. March in Kovalam sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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