5 days in Kerala Itinerary

5 days in Kerala Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
2
Kovalam
— 1 night
3
Thekkady
— 1 night

2
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Marari Beach and Alappuzha Beach. Step out of Kochi (Cochin) with an excursion to Mararikulam Beach in Mararikulam--about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, enjoy the sand and surf at Cherai Beach, stroll through Fort Kochi Beach, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Kochi (Cochin) trip simple and quick.

Bengaluru to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In December, Kochi (Cochin) is somewhat warmer than Bengaluru - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Mararikulam, Alappuzha Beach
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): kick back and relax at Hawa Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kovalam Beach, thenkick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Samudra Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kovalam online visit planner.

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

Things to do in Kovalam

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Hawa Beach ©
Hawa Beach
Samudra Beach ©
Samudra Beach

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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 25th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction, thenadmire the natural beauty at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, thenidentify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, and finally identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Thekkady travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kovalam to Thekkady in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

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