5 days in Kerala Itinerary

5 days in Kerala Itinerary

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5 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  22​h 30​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  20​h 15​min
End: New York City

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 21st (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Cherai Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, and then make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) road trip website .

New York City, USA to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from New York City to Kochi (Cochin) due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from New York City in December: high temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) hover around 89°F and lows are around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue

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 22nd (Sun): examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, then kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, and finally make a trip to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) online trip planner .

Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Beaches Outdoors Parks

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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