5 days in Kerala Itinerary

5 days in Kerala Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  4 h 15 min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Thekkady
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  3 h 15 min
3
Kovalam
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: Mumbai

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Kashi Art Gallery and Mararikulam Beach. Do your shopping at LuLu Mall and Waltons Boutique. Change things up with a short trip to Marari Beach in Mararikulam (about 1h 20 min away). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, visit Jew Town, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

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

Mumbai to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 4.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Mumbai in March since evenings lows in Kochi (Cochin) dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Shopping Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Mararikulam
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Kashi Art Gallery ©
Kashi Art Gallery
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach

1
night
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 28th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church, look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, then admire the natural beauty at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, and finally look for gifts at Abraham's Spice Garden.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Thekkady driving holiday planner.

Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Thekkady by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Shopping
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Abraham's Spice Garden ©
Abraham's Spice Garden
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation ©
Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation

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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 29th (Sun): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hawa Beach, then stroll through Kovalam Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Kovalam vacation maker app.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Thekkady to Kovalam takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Spas
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Hawa Beach ©
Hawa Beach
Spas

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