5 days in Kerala Itinerary

5 days in Kerala Itinerary

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5 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly + taxi:  4​h 30​min
1
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Mararikulam
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Thekkady
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Kovalam
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Ahmedabad

1
night
Munnar

Munnar ©
Sitting at the point where three mountain rivers meet, the hill station of Munnar has become known as a tea-growing center in the south of the country.
On the 10th (Wed), take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens and then take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens. Keep things going the next day: see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam and then shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Munnar day trip tool .

Ahmedabad to Munnar is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. While traveling from Ahmedabad, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Munnar, ranging from highs of 40°C to lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Mararikulam.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Tours Outdoors
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Climbing Tours
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam

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Mararikulam

Mararikulam ©
If you're looking for soft sand and warm water, plan a vacation in Mararikulam.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mararikulam Mahadeva Temple, then stroll through Mararikulam Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Mararikulam trip maker tool .

You can drive from Munnar to Mararikulam in 5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Mararikulam are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Thekkady.

Things to do in Mararikulam

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach
Mararikulam Mahadeva Temple ©
Mararikulam Mahadeva Temple

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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 13th (Sat): admire all the interesting features of Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mangladevi Temple.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Thekkady road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mararikulam to Thekkady takes 4.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Kovalam visit planner.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Thekkady to Kovalam in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Kovalam sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple

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