5 days in Kerala Itinerary

5 days in Kerala Itinerary

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5 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: London

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.
On the 16th (Mon), wander the streets of Jew Town, admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, then take a stroll through Mattancherry, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Francis.

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) driving holiday planner .

London, UK to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to India Standard Time (IST) is 5 hours. Traveling from London in April, things will get much warmer in Kochi (Cochin): highs are around 39°C and lows about 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Jew Town ©
Jew Town
Church of Saint Francis ©
Church of Saint Francis

2
nights
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) ©
Situated among a collection of low hills that lead up to the coastline, state capital Thiruvananthapuram acts as a base for exploration of the southern tip of the country.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lighthouse Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sea views from Vizhinjam Lighthouse, then enjoy the sand and surf at Hawa Beach, and then examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Kovalam
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

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