5 days in South India Itinerary

5 days in South India Itinerary

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5 days in South India Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Munnar
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h
End: Hyderabad

1
night
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.
On the 14th (Mon), admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, and then stroll through Lighthouse Beach.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) online trip itinerary builder .

Hyderabad to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Hyderabad in October since evenings lows in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Kovalam
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

2
nights
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 16th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, see the sky in a new way at Green land spice garden, then explore the activities along Periyar Lake, and finally identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take some stellar pictures from Chellarcovil View Point, relax in the rural setting at Spice Cloud, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Thekkady online route planner .

You can drive from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Thekkady in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at C.S.I Christ Church, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Munnar online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Munnar takes 3 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Historic Sites
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
C.S.I Christ Church ©
C.S.I Christ Church

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