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:  2​h
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 1st (Wed): see the interesting displays at Napier Museum, don't miss a visit to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, and then see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, stroll through Lighthouse Beach, then kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip maker tool .

Hyderabad to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Hyderabad in May, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum): temperatures range from 37°C by day to 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Beaches Outdoors

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.
On the 3rd (Fri), explore and take pictures at Kerala Kathakali Centre, admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, then make a trip to Jew Town, and finally don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) attractions website .

Getting from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Kochi (Cochin) by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough 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 4th (Sat), explore and take pictures at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, then 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.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Thekkady trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Thekkady by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to 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

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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 5th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Rose Gardens, then admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Munnar trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Thekkady to Munnar in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in May, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to 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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