4 days in South India Itinerary

4 days in South India Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South India trip itinerary planner

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

4 days in South India Itinerary

Start: Amritsar
Fly:  6​h
1
Kovalam
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  3​h 15​min
2
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Amritsar

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 27th (Sat), kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kovalam trip itinerary site .

Amritsar to Kovalam is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Amritsar in April since evenings lows in Kovalam dip to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple

1
night
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 29th (Mon): explore and take pictures at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, get great views at Chellarkovil Viewpoint, then explore the activities along Periyar Lake, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Thekkady trip planner .

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 up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake

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.
On the 30th (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, then don't miss a visit to Jew Town, and finally don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Thekkady to Kochi (Cochin) in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. April in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Jew Town ©
Jew Town
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue

Similar Plans

5 days in South India BY A USER FROM INDIA February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 6 days in South India BY A USER FROM INDIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in South India BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 16 days in South India BY A USER FROM INDIA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in South India BY A USER FROM KUWAIT July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in North India, South India & Western India BY A USER FROM INDIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in South India BY A USER FROM INDIA July, teens, kids, relaxing, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 35 days in South India BY A USER FROM INDIA February, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 19 days in South India BY A USER FROM GERMANY May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 38 days in South India BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND June, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 15 days in South India BY A USER FROM FINLAND April, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans