4 days in Kerala Itinerary

4 days in Kerala Itinerary

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4 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Mararikulam
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Thekkady
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Kovalam
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  3​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

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Mararikulam

Mararikulam ©
If you're looking for soft sand and warm water, plan a vacation in Mararikulam.
To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Mararikulam day trip planning website .

Bengaluru to Mararikulam is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Bengaluru in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 30°C in Mararikulam. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Mararikulam

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach

2
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 2nd (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, then explore the activities along Periyar Lake, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Periyar Tiger Reserve forest. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction, and then see the sky in a new way at Green land spice garden.

Before you visit Thekkady, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Mararikulam to Thekkady takes 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

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.
On the 4th (Sat), make a trip to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, then admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Kovalam tour itinerary maker site .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Thekkady to Kovalam takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

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

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