5 days in Kerala Itinerary

5 days in Kerala Itinerary

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5 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Drive:  14​h 30​min
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Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Thekkady
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Kovalam
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Hyderabad

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Francis and then make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) travel route app .

New Delhi to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from New Delhi in May, you will find days in Kochi (Cochin) are a bit cooler (38°C), and nights are about the same (30°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre

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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.
On the 27th (Mon), take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, take in the architecture and atmosphere at C.S.I Christ Church, then admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, and finally admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Munnar trip maker site .

You can drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in May, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Historic Sites
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Rose Gardens ©
Rose Gardens

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Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 28th (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, then take some stellar pictures from Chellarkovil Viewpoint, then explore the activities along Periyar Lake, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Thekkady trip planner .

You can drive from Munnar to Thekkady in 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake

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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 29th (Wed): stroll through Kovalam Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, then see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kovalam trip itinerary website .

Getting from Thekkady to Kovalam by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. May in Kovalam sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace ©

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