5 days in Kerala Itinerary

5 days in Kerala Itinerary

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5 days in Kerala Itinerary

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, then admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, and then take some stellar pictures from Munnar Hill Station.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Munnar online trip maker.

Hyderabad to Munnar is an approximately 4- hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Hyderabad in February since evenings lows in Munnar dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) 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
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

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Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, then explore the activities along Periyar Lake, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Thekkady trip planning site.

Getting from Munnar to Thekkady by car takes about 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to 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
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 (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Kovalam Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, then admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kovalam tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Thekkady to Kovalam in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Kovalam

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

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

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

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Kovalam to Kochi (Cochin) takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. February in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough 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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