5 days in Kerala Itinerary

5 days in Kerala Itinerary

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Kovalam
— Few hours
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Alappuzha
— 1 night
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Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
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Pothamedu
— 1 night
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Thekkady
— 1 night

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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 30th (Thu), stroll through Kovalam Beach and then admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kovalam tour itinerary maker tool.

Pune to Kovalam is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. May in Kovalam sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Kovalam

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

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Alappuzha

Alappuzha ©

Venice of the East

Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Revi Karunakaran Museum, kick back and relax at Alappuzha Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach.

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Traveling by car from Kovalam to Alappuzha takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or fly. May in Alappuzha sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Alappuzha

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

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Beach
Marari Beach
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Kochi (Cochin)

Kochi (Cochin) ©

Queen of the Arabian Sea

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 1st (Sat), visit Jew Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, gain insight at Kerala Kathakali Centre, then make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Francis.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) trip planner.

Getting from Alappuzha to Kochi (Cochin) by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in May, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Pothamedu.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Religious Site
Paradesi Synagogue
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Educational Site
Kerala Kathakali Centre
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Pothamedu

Pothamedu ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): get great views at Pothamedu Viewpoint, take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, then examine the collection at Tea Museum, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Pothamedu holiday maker tool.

Drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Pothamedu in 4 hours. June in Pothamedu sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Pothamedu

Parks · Museums

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Tea Gardens
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Specialty Museum
Tea Museum
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Garden
Rose Gardens
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Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, get great views at Chellarcovil View Point, then explore the activities along Periyar Lake, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Thekkady tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Pothamedu to Thekkady by car takes about 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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Wildlife Area
Periyar Tiger Reserve
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Water Body
Periyar Lake
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