5 days in Kerala Itinerary

5 days in Kerala Itinerary

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Start: Rajkot
Fly + Drive:  9 h 15 min
1
Kovalam
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
3
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
4
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  8 h 45 min
End: Rajkot

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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 7th (Sun), admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, thenkick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, and then kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kovalam online trip builder.

Rajkot to Kovalam is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Rajkot in June, expect nights in Kovalam to be about the same, around 29°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kovalam

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 8th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, explore the activities along Periyar Lake, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church, and finally look for gifts at Green Land Spice Garden.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Thekkady day trip app.

Traveling by car from Kovalam to Thekkady takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Green Land Spice Garden ©
Green Land Spice Garden

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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 9th (Tue): see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, admire the natural beauty at Rose Gardens, thenexamine the collection at Tea Museum, and finally admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Munnar online journey builder.

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Munnar takes 3 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Museums
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

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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 10th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Kerala Folklore Museum and then make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Kochi (Cochin) trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Munnar to Kochi (Cochin) in 4 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Museums
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Kerala Folklore Museum ©
Kerala Folklore Museum
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets

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