5 days in South India Itinerary

5 days in South India Itinerary

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5 days in South India Itinerary

Start: Raipur
Fly + Drive:  11​h
1
Kovalam
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
2
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Raipur

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 11th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach and then kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): stroll through Samudra Beach, then admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hawa Beach.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kovalam tour planner.

Raipur to Kovalam is an approximately 11-hour flight. In March, daily temperatures in Kovalam can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Kovalam

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
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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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): wander the streets of Jew Town and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Marari Beach. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, then make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, and then kick back and relax at Cherai Beach.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) travel itinerary creator.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Kovalam to Kochi (Cochin) in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Kochi (Cochin) are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time 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
Jew Town ©
Jew Town

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