5 days in Kerala Itinerary

5 days in Kerala Itinerary

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Kochi (Cochin)
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Munnar
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Thekkady
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Kovalam
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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 10th (Fri), visit Jew Town and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: deepen your understanding at Kerala Kathakali Centre, then admire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, then don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Francis.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) trip planner.

Chennai to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Chennai in April: highs in Kochi (Cochin) hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car 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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, and then admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Munnar trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar takes 4 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough 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.
On the 13th (Mon), admire the natural beauty at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, then contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Thekkady road trip app.

Traveling by car from Munnar to Thekkady takes 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) 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
Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation ©
Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation
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.
On the 14th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lighthouse Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

Before you visit Kovalam, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Thekkady to Kovalam in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of bus and taxi. April in Kovalam sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

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

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