5 days in Kerala Itinerary

5 days in Kerala Itinerary

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5 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Munnar
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h 45​min
3
Alappuzha
— 1 night
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Pune

1
night
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 27th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Cherai Beach.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) vacation planner .

Pune to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach

2
nights
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 28th (Sat), take in the dramatic scenery at Chinnakanel Water Falls, then admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, and then see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Tata Tea Outlet, then examine the collection at Tea Museum, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Munnar journey maker website .

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar takes 4 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Munnar can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to catcht the bus to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Museums
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Chinnakanel Water Falls ©
Chinnakanel Water Falls
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam

1
night
Alappuzha

Alappuzha ©
Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
On the 30th (Mon), kick back and relax at Alappuzha Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Alappuzha travel route planner.

Take a bus from Munnar to Alappuzha in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daily temperatures in Alappuzha can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Marari Beach
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach
Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple ©
Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple

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