6 days in South India Itinerary

6 days in South India Itinerary

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6 days in South India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  5​h
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
2
Kovalam
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Marari Beach and Mararikulam Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kashi Art Gallery and Paradesi Synagogue. Next up on the itinerary: browse the different shops at LuLu Mall, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, stop by Anokhi, and take an in-depth tour of Kerala Folklore Museum.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) travel itinerary creator.

New Delhi to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. April in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Shopping Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Mararikulam
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LuLu Mall ©
LuLu Mall
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): visit a coastal fixture at Vizhinjam Lighthouse, kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, and then kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Napier Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Shri Chitra Art Gallery, then examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

For photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Kovalam trip builder.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Kovalam takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
Highlights from your plan
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace ©
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

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