5 days in Kerala Itinerary

5 days in Kerala Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kerala trip maker

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

5 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  5​h
1
Kovalam
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  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
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

1
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 4th (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head off the coast to Poovar Island, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kovalam Beach.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kovalam trip itinerary site .

New Delhi to Kovalam is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. While traveling from New Delhi, expect a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in Kovalam, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Beaches Nature

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
Highlights from your plan
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Poovar Island ©
Poovar Island

1
night
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 6th (Sun), see the sky in a new way at Green land spice garden, then get great views at Chellarkovil Viewpoint, then contemplate the waterfront views at 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.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Kovalam to Thekkady in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Green land spice garden ©
Green land spice garden

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.
On the 7th (Mon), take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, then take some stellar pictures from Munnar Hill Station, and then see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Munnar travel route planner.

You can drive from Thekkady to Munnar in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Munnar

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Munnar Hill Station ©
Munnar Hill Station

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): deepen your understanding at Kerala Kathakali Centre, don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Francis, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mattancherry Palace, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Munnar to Kochi (Cochin) takes 4 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre

Similar Plans

7 days in Kerala, Rameswaram & Madurai BY A USER FROM INDIA August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM INDIA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 8 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM INDIA September, teens, kids, culture, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, teens, kids, culture, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 7 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, teens, culture, outdoors, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, teens, culture, outdoors, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM INDIA November, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 8 days in Kerala, Kanyakumari & Solapur BY A USER FROM INDIA January, outdoors, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, outdoors, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 8 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM BANGLADESH August, kids, culture, outdoors, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, kids, culture, outdoors, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM INDIA August, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM IRELAND November, kids, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, kids, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM INDIA March, culture, relaxing, beaches, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM IRELAND November, kids, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, kids, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM INDIA December, outdoors, romantic, beaches, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, outdoors, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans