5 days in South India Itinerary

5 days in South India Itinerary

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5 days in South India Itinerary

Start: Abu Dhabi
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Mararikulam
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Abu Dhabi

2
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.
On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lighthouse Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip itinerary tool .

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to India Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Abu Dhabi in September, things will get a bit cooler in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum): highs are around 35°C and lows about 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mararikulam.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kovalam, Varkala Beach
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

1
night
Mararikulam

Mararikulam ©
If you're looking for soft sand and warm water, plan a vacation in Mararikulam.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam, kick back and relax at Mararikulam Beach, and then kick back and relax at Marari Beach.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Mararikulam holiday app .

Getting from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Mararikulam by car takes about 4.5 hours. September in Mararikulam sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Mararikulam

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach

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.
On the 1st (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Vallarpadam Church, kick back and relax at Cherai Beach, and then don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) day trip website .

You can drive from Mararikulam to Kochi (Cochin) in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Vallarpadam Church ©
Vallarpadam Church
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets

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