5 days in Kerala Itinerary

5 days in Kerala Itinerary

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5 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  6​h 30​min
1
Munnar
— 1 night
bus:  2​h 45​min
2
Alappuzha
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Kovalam
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
End: New Delhi

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.
For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Munnar day trip planner .

New Delhi to Munnar is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. When traveling from New Delhi in October, plan for slightly colder days in Munnar, with highs around 36°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can take a bus to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Munnar Hill Station ©
Munnar Hill Station

2
nights
Alappuzha

Alappuzha ©
Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
Kerala Backwaters has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): explore the activities along Kerala Backwaters. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam, then kick back and relax at Marari Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Alappuzha Beach.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Alappuzha road trip planning app .

You can take a bus from Munnar to Alappuzha in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. In October in Alappuzha, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kovalam.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Kerala Backwaters, St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam, Marari Beach
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Kerala Backwaters ©
Kerala Backwaters
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

Plan trip to Kovalam with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Alappuzha to Kovalam takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October in Kovalam, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

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