5 days in South India Itinerary

5 days in South India Itinerary

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5 days in South India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  5​h
1
Kovalam
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
2
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: New Delhi

2
nights
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.
On the 22nd (Wed), admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, and then stroll through Hawa Beach. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, head off the coast to Poovar Island, and then make a trip to Aazhimala Siva Temple.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Kovalam travel itinerary creator.

New Delhi to Kovalam is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In November, Kovalam is a bit warmer than New Delhi - with highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

2
nights
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.
Bring the kids along to Marari Beach and Cherai Beach. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and explore and take pictures at Kerala Kathakali Centre.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) itinerary maker.

Getting from Kovalam to Kochi (Cochin) by combination of flight and taxi takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in November, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Marari Beach
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Vallarpadam Church ©
Vallarpadam Church

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