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)
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Thekkady
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Kovalam
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
End: New Delhi

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hours
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.
Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Kochi (Cochin) trip simple and quick.

New Delhi to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Delhi in February: highs in Kochi (Cochin) hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets

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 22nd (Fri), see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, then admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, and finally admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens.

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Munnar trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar takes 2.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

2
nights
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 23rd (Sat): admire all the interesting features of Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, then explore the activities along Periyar Lake, and then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Chellarkovil Viewpoint, then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, and then identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Thekkady trip itinerary builder website .

Drive from Munnar to Thekkady in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): make a trip to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, then kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, and finally stroll through Lighthouse Beach.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Kovalam travel planning tool .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Thekkady to Kovalam in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Kovalam are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

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