4 days in South India Itinerary

4 days in South India Itinerary

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4 days in South India Itinerary

Start: Konni
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Mararikulam
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
2
Thekkady
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Kovalam
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: Konni

1
day
Mararikulam

Mararikulam ©
If you're looking for soft sand and warm water, plan a vacation in Mararikulam.
On the 7th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Mararikulam Beach and then kick back and relax at Marari Beach.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Mararikulam trip itinerary planning site .

Konni to Mararikulam is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in November, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Mararikulam

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach

2
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 8th (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, then contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, and finally browse the exhibits of Green land spice garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, then identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction, and then get great views at Chellarcovil View Point.

For ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Thekkady trip planner .

Traveling by car from Mararikulam to Thekkady takes 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can 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
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, stroll through Lighthouse Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kovalam online trip maker .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Thekkady to Kovalam in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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