5 days in Kerala Itinerary

5 days in Kerala Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kerala itinerary maker

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

Route & dates

5 days in Kerala Itinerary

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Fri): examine the collection at Tea Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, then take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, and finally admire the sheer force of Chinnakanel Water Falls.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Munnar online road trip planner .

Bengaluru to Munnar is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bengaluru in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 28°C in Munnar. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

1
night
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 2nd (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church, look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, then contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, then look and learn at Green land spice garden, and finally get great views at Chellarcovil View Point.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Thekkady travel planner .

Drive from Munnar to Thekkady in 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Nature Wildlife
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 3rd (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, stroll through Lighthouse Beach, then admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Kovalam journey maker website .

Getting from Thekkady to Kovalam by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In November in Kovalam, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Kovalam

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
Highlights from your plan
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): admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, then don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, and finally admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Kovalam to Kochi (Cochin) by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. November in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) 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
Mattancherry Palace ©
Mattancherry Palace

Similar Plans

7 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM INDIA January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM INDIA November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM INDIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 9 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM INDIA November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM INDIA February, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 7 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM INDIA January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM INDIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 6 days in Pune & Kerala BY A USER FROM INDIA November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 9 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM INDIA December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM INDIA December, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Pune & Kerala BY A USER FROM INDIA November, teens, kids, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, teens, kids, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans