5 days in Kerala Itinerary

5 days in Kerala Itinerary

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Start: Chennai
Fly:  2 h 45 min
1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Munnar
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: Chennai

1
night
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) ©
Situated among a collection of low hills that lead up to the coastline, state capital Thiruvananthapuram acts as a base for exploration of the southern tip of the country.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Thiruvananthapuram Zoo and then stop by Sarwaa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) online trip planner.

Chennai to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Chennai in June: highs in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Spas Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Spas
Thiruvananthapuram Zoo ©
Thiruvananthapuram Zoo

2
nights
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 16th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, explore the activities along Periyar Lake, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Mangladevi Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction, examine the collection at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, and then look for gifts at Green Land Spice Garden.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Thekkady tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Thekkady in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): 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.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Munnar tour planner.

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Munnar takes 3 hours. June in Munnar sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

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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