4 days in South India Itinerary

4 days in South India Itinerary

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Kovalam
— 1 night
2
Thekkady
— 1 night
3
Mararikulam
— 1 night

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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 5th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple and then admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, thenkick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kovalam trip planner.

Bengaluru to Kovalam is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Kovalam when traveling from Bengaluru in October, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kovalam

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

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

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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 7th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church, look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, and then identify plant and animal life at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Thekkady route website.

Getting from Kovalam to Thekkady by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Mararikulam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation ©

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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 8th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Forane Church, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Mararikulam trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Thekkady to Mararikulam by car takes about 4 hours. October in Mararikulam sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mararikulam

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Cherthala
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
St. Mary's Forane Church ©
St. Mary's Forane Church

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