5 days in Kochi (Cochin) & Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) Itinerary

5 days in Kochi (Cochin) & Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) Itinerary

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5 days in Kochi (Cochin) & Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Drive:  14​h 30​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Hyderabad

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): wander the streets of Jew Town, then don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, and then kick back and relax at Cherai Beach.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) online route planner .

Hyderabad to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 14.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Hyderabad in November since evenings lows in Kochi (Cochin) dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Jew Town ©
Jew Town
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets

3
nights
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) ©
Situated among a collection of low hills that lead up to the coastline, state capital Thiruvananthapuram acts as a base for exploration of the southern tip of the country.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Kovalam Beach and Varkala Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Lighthouse Beach and Kappil Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum): The Art of India (in Varkala) and Kovalam (Samudra Beach & Hawa Beach). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In November in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kovalam, Varkala Town
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach

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