5 days in Kerala & Tirupati Itinerary

5 days in Kerala & Tirupati Itinerary

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5 days in Kerala & Tirupati Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— Few hours
2
Kovalam
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  3​h 15​min
3
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Munnar
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h
5
Tirupati
— 1 night
End: Ahmedabad

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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 28th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue and then make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) trip planner .

Ahmedabad to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Ahmedabad in October: highs in Kochi (Cochin) hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets

1
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, then admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kovalam trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Kovalam takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Kovalam, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kovalam

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

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

1
night
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 30th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, then explore the activities along Periyar Lake, and then look and learn at Green land spice garden.

For reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Thekkady road trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Kovalam to Thekkady takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Green land spice garden ©
Green land spice garden

1
night
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.
On the 31st (Thu), take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, then take some stellar pictures from Munnar Hill Station, and then see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Munnar driving holiday planning app .

Getting from Thekkady to Munnar by car takes about 3 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Tirupati.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Munnar Hill Station ©
Munnar Hill Station

1
night
Tirupati

Tirupati ©
Being a major pilgrimage spot at the foot of the Seshachalam hills, Tirupati tourism revolves around Hindu temples and vast nature reserves.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): explore the activities along Tumbhuru Teertham, contemplate the long history of Tirumala Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Suryanarayana Swamy Vari Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Kalyana Venkateswaraswami Temple.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Tirupati road trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Munnar to Tirupati in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tirupati

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Tirumala Temple ©
Tirumala Temple
Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple ©
Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple
Sri Kalyana Venkateswaraswami Temple ©

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