7 days in Kovalam, Alappuzha & Munnar Itinerary

7 days in Kovalam, Alappuzha & Munnar Itinerary

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7 days in Kovalam, Alappuzha & Munnar Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Kovalam
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Alappuzha
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h 45​min
3
Munnar
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

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.
Bring the kids along to Kovalam Beach and Poovar Island. Change things up with these side-trips from Kovalam: Vivekananda Rock Memorial (in Kanyakumari) and Thiruvananthapuram Zoo (in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, make a trip to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lighthouse Beach.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kovalam trip planner .

Mumbai to Kovalam is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Mumbai in February since evenings lows in Kovalam dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), Vivekananda Rock Memorial
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial

2
nights
Alappuzha

Alappuzha ©
Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple, then kick back and relax at Mararikulam Beach, and then stroll through Marari Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Jain Temple, Alleppey, then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Alappuzha Beach.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Alappuzha holiday planner .

You can drive from Kovalam to Alappuzha in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in February, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can catcht the bus to Munnar.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Mararikulam
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach

2
nights
Munnar

Munnar ©
Sitting at the point where three mountain rivers meet, the hill station of Munnar has become known as a tea-growing center in the south of the country.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, and then take some stellar pictures from Munnar Hill Station. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Rose Gardens, then take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, and then see the interesting displays at Tea Museum.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Munnar trip builder tool .

Take a bus from Alappuzha to Munnar in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February in Munnar, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Outdoors Tours
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

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