5 days in Kerala Itinerary

5 days in Kerala Itinerary

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5 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Cincinnati
Fly + Drive:  28​h
1
Kovalam
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  3​h 15​min
2
Thekkady
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  34​h
End: Cincinnati

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 1st (Mon), look for gifts at Sarwaa, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, and then kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Kovalam day trip planning tool .

Cincinnati, USA to Kovalam is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Cincinnati to Kovalam. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Kovalam when traveling from Cincinnati in June, with lows around 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kovalam

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Sarwaa
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

1
night
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, and then look for gifts at Kerala Crafts.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Thekkady tour builder tool .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Kovalam to Thekkady in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Thekkady

Wildlife Parks Shopping
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Kerala Crafts ©
Kerala Crafts

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