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
+2
Fly + taxi + subway:  4​h 45​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  1​h 30​min
2
Kovalam
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

3
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Marari Beach and Mararikulam Beach. Get some historical perspective at Paradesi Synagogue and Church of Saint Francis. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Cherai Beach, take a stroll through Jew Town, and make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) travel route tool .

New Delhi to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. When traveling from New Delhi in May, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Kochi (Cochin): temperatures range from 38°C by day to 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Mararikulam
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach

1
night
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 16th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Rock cut temple, then kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, and then kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Samudra Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple, then admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and finally kick back and relax at Hawa Beach.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kovalam journey planning site .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Kovalam in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In May in Kovalam, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), Rock cut temple
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

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