5 days in Kerala Itinerary

5 days in Kerala Itinerary

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5 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Thekkady
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Kovalam
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
End: New Delhi

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): take a stroll through Jew Town. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, then enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) online attractions planner .

New Delhi to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In November, Kochi (Cochin) is a bit warmer than New Delhi - with highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Marari Beach, St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach

1
night
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction, then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Thekkady tour itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Thekkady takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

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.
On the 4th (Wed), kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, stroll through Lighthouse Beach, then admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Kovalam online trip builder .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Thekkady to Kovalam in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Kovalam, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

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

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