5 days in Kerala Itinerary

5 days in Kerala Itinerary

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5 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h 15​min
End: Bengaluru

2
nights
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.
Bring the kids along to Marari Beach and Chottanikkara Devi Temple. There's lots more to do: stroll through Cherai Beach, gain insight at Kerala Kathakali Centre, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, and admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) trip planner.

Bengaluru to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Bengaluru in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Kochi (Cochin), with lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Marari Beach
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Chottanikkara Devi Temple ©
Chottanikkara Devi Temple

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.
On the 6th (Fri), admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, then kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, then kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Thiruvananthapuram Zoo, make a trip to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, and then head off the coast to Poovar Island.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip itinerary builder tool .

You can fly from Kochi (Cochin) to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Outdoors Beaches

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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