5 days in Kerala Itinerary

5 days in Kerala Itinerary

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Kovalam
— 1 day
2
Munnar
— 1 night
3
Thekkady
— 1 night
4
Kottayam
— 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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, stroll through Lighthouse Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sreevaraham Temple Pond, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Kovalam trip planner.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Kovalam is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Abu Dhabi to Kovalam, you'll lose 1.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Abu Dhabi in May, expect nights in Kovalam to be about the same, around 30°C, while days are slightly colder, around 37°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Munnar.

Things to do in Kovalam

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sreevaraham Temple Pond ©
Sreevaraham Temple Pond

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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, then admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, and then pause for some serene contemplation at C.S.I Christ Church.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Munnar trip planner.

You can fly from Kovalam to Munnar in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In May in Munnar, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks · Historic Sites
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
C.S.I Christ Church ©
C.S.I Christ Church

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Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, then explore the activities along Periyar Lake, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Thekkady trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Munnar to Thekkady by car takes about 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kottayam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation ©
Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation

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Kottayam

Kottayam ©
The first Indian city to achieve a 100 percent literacy rate among its citizens, Kottayam has as much of a reputation for its educational standards as for its massive rubber industry.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Knanaya Church, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Dominic's Cathedral, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Kottayam Cheriapally.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Kottayam tour itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Kottayam takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in May, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kottayam

Historic Sites
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Kottayam Cheriapally ©
Kottayam Cheriapally
St. Dominic's Cathedral ©
St. Dominic's Cathedral
St Mary's Knanaya Church ©
St Mary's Knanaya Church

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