5 days in Kerala Itinerary

5 days in Kerala Itinerary

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5 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Munnar
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h
End: Mumbai

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Paradesi Synagogue and Kashi Art Gallery. Take a break from the city and head to Cherai Beach and Kodanand Elephant Training Centre. There's lots more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at LuLu Mall, explore the world behind art at Kerala Folklore Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Little Flower Church, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Francis.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) road trip tool .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Kochi (Cochin) in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Mararikulam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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LuLu Mall ©
LuLu Mall
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Little Flower Church ©
Little Flower Church

3
nights
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.
Attukal Waterfalls has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Rose Gardens, examine the collection at Tea Museum, then take in the dramatic scenery at Attukal Waterfalls, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Munnar trip planner.

You can drive from Mararikulam to Munnar in 4.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Munnar are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Museums
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

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