5 days in Kerala Itinerary

5 days in Kerala Itinerary

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5 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Pune
+2
Fly + taxi + subway:  3​h 45​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
+3
subway + taxi + Fly + taxi:  2​h 45​min
2
Kovalam
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  3​h 15​min
3
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Munnar
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Pune

1
night
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 19th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, then make a trip to Jew Town, and then don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Wed): admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace, explore and take pictures at Kerala Kathakali Centre, then get a tailor-made plan with Private Tours, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Francis.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) trip planner .

Pune to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight, taxi, and subway. You can also drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Tours Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Walking tours
Jew Town ©
Jew Town
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets

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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 21st (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, then kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, then admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and finally examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Kovalam fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by combination of subway, taxi, and flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Kovalam takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Kovalam can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kovalam

Outdoors Parks Beaches

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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Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 22nd (Fri), admire all the interesting features of Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, then take some stellar pictures from Chellarkovil Viewpoint, then contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, and finally identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Thekkady route planning app .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kovalam to Thekkady in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake

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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 23rd (Sat), examine the collection at Tea Museum, admire the natural beauty at Rose Gardens, then admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, and finally admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Munnar trip planner .

You can drive from Thekkady to Munnar in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in March, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Museums
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam

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