5 days in Kerala Itinerary

5 days in Kerala Itinerary

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Munnar
— 1 night
2
Thekkady
— 1 night
3
Kovalam
— 1 night
4
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Tea Museum, see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, and then take some stellar pictures from Munnar Hill Station.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Munnar online attractions planner.

Pune to Munnar is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In December, daytime highs in Munnar are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Museums
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Munnar Hill Station ©
Munnar Hill Station

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Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, explore the activities along Periyar Lake, thenidentify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally get great views at Chellarcovil View Point.

Plan trip to Thekkady with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Munnar to Thekkady by car takes about 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kovalam.

Things to do in Thekkady

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

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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 23rd (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Kovalam Beach, stroll through Lighthouse Beach, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kovalam trip maker website.

Drive from Thekkady to Kovalam in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In December, daytime highs in Kovalam are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Kovalam

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Spas

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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.
On the 24th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, thenmake a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, and finally deepen your understanding at Kerala Kathakali Centre.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Kovalam to Kochi (Cochin) takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Kochi (Cochin), expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

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

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