5 days in Kerala Itinerary

5 days in Kerala Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Indore
Fly:  5 h 15 min
1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
3
Mararikulam
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Indore

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night
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) ©
Situated among a collection of low hills that lead up to the coastline, state capital Thiruvananthapuram acts as a base for exploration of the southern tip of the country.
On the 4th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Ananthankadu Nagaraja Temple and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) day trip app.

Indore to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 5.5- hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Indore, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Kovalam
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple ©
Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple

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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 6th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Thekkady trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Thekkady in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can go by car to Mararikulam.

Things to do in Thekkady

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

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Mararikulam

Mararikulam ©
If you're looking for soft sand and warm water, plan a vacation in Mararikulam.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam, kick back and relax at Mararikulam Beach, and then stroll through Marari Beach.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Mararikulam trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Thekkady to Mararikulam by car takes about 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in January, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Mararikulam

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam 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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): take a stroll through Jew Town, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Francis.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Mararikulam to Kochi (Cochin) in 1.5 hours. January in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Jew Town ©
Jew Town
Church of Saint Francis ©
Church of Saint Francis

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