5 days in Kerala Itinerary

5 days in Kerala Itinerary

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5 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night
2
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
3
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Munnar
— 1 night
End: Hyderabad

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 2nd (Sat): examine the collection at Napier Museum, then make a trip to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, and then examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, then kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, then kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip planner.

Hyderabad to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Hyderabad in March, expect nights in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to be somewhat warmer, around 29°C, while days are slightly colder, around 38°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): explore and take pictures at Kerala Kathakali Centre, admire the landmark architecture of Mattancherry Palace, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, then don't miss a visit to Jew Town, and finally make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Kochi (Cochin) takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre

1
night
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 5th (Tue), 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.

Planning Thekkady trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Thekkady takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, then admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Munnar day trip planner .

Getting from Thekkady to Munnar by car takes about 2 hours. March in Munnar sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

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

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