5 days in Kerala Itinerary

5 days in Kerala Itinerary

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5 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  6​h 30​min
1
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Thekkady
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Kovalam
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

1
night
Munnar

Munnar ©
Sitting at the point where three mountain rivers meet, the hill station of Munnar has become known as a tea-growing center in the south of the country.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take a stroll around Kalari Kshethra.

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New Delhi to Munnar is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from New Delhi in April since evenings lows in Munnar dip to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Shopping
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Rose Gardens ©
Rose Gardens

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 3rd (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Chellarcovil View Point, then contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, and finally identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Thekkady day trip planning website .

Drive from Munnar to Thekkady in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to 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
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

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 4th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Kovalam Beach, stroll through Lighthouse Beach, then admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

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Getting from Thekkady to Kovalam by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April in Kovalam, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

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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 5th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, then admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, then don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, and finally gain insight at Kerala Kathakali Centre.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) trip maker .

You can fly from Kovalam to Kochi (Cochin) in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can 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
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre

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