5 days in Kerala Itinerary

5 days in Kerala Itinerary

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5 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly + taxi:  6​h
1
Thekkady
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Kovalam
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Munnar
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h
End: Hyderabad

1
night
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 8th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mangladevi Temple.

To see ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Thekkady trip planner .

Hyderabad to Thekkady is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kovalam.

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
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 10th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Kovalam Beach, stroll through Lighthouse Beach, then admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kovalam trip builder website .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Thekkady to Kovalam in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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 11th (Fri): take a stroll through Jew Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, then admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, and finally deepen your understanding at Kerala Kathakali Centre.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Kochi (Cochin) planning site .

Traveling by flight from Kovalam to Kochi (Cochin) takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Jew Town ©
Jew Town
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue

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 12th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, get great views at Munnar Hill Station, and then see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam.

Discover how to plan a Munnar trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar takes 4 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Munnar can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

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

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