Travel Itinerary for Surat, Gujarat, India by Trip Garuda
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28th May to 3rd Jun, 2024Budget Friendly Train
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Things to do in Kerala, India in May

Day 1 - Tuesday 28th, May
morning -

Arrival in Kochi by train from Surat

afternoon -

Visit the Fort Kochi Beach for a relaxed afternoon with family

evening -

Enjoy a traditional Kerala meal at Dal Roti Restaurant

Day 2 - Wednesday 29th, May
morning -

Visit the Mattancherry Palace, a Portuguese palace showcasing Kerala murals and artifacts

afternoon -

Explore the Jewish Synagogue and the bustling markets of Jew Town

evening -

Walk along the Marine Drive and enjoy the sunset with family

Day 3 - Thursday 30th, May
morning -

Take the train from Kochi to Munnar and enjoy the scenic journey

afternoon -

Arrive in Munnar and check in to your hotel. Relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings

evening -

Head to Sree Mahaveer Bhojanalaya for authentic South Indian dinner with family

Day 4 - Friday 31st, May
morning -

Visit the Tea Gardens and learn about the tea-making process at the Tea Museum

afternoon -

Explore the beautiful Top Station for panoramic views and a picnic with family

evening -

Indulge in some local street food at Munnar Market

Day 5 - Saturday 1st, Jun
morning -

Travel by train to Alleppey and check in to a houseboat for a backwaters experience

afternoon -

Sail through the backwaters and enjoy a traditional Kerala lunch on the houseboat

evening -

Relax and enjoy the picturesque sunset over the backwaters with family

Day 6 - Sunday 2nd, Jun
morning -

Travel by train to Kovalam and spend the morning relaxing at the Kovalam Beach

afternoon -

Explore the local markets and indulge in some fresh seafood at the beachside shacks

evening -

Enjoy a seafood dinner at Bait Restaurant with a view of the beach

Day 7 - Monday 3rd, Jun
morning -

Visit the Napier Museum and Art Gallery for a cultural morning with the family

afternoon -

Stroll through the lush gardens of the Kanakakunnu Palace and enjoy a picnic

evening -

End the day with a traditional Kerala dinner at Villa Maya

Day 8 - Tuesday 4th, Jun
morning -

Check out from the hotel and depart for Trivandrum Railway Station to catch the train back to Surat

afternoon -

Travel back to Surat. End of memorable family trip to Kerala

Weather in Kerala, India in Invalid date
Avg Temp24°C to 33°C
Chance of Rain60%
Seasonmonsoon

May is the start of the monsoon season in Kerala, so expect some rain during your trip. Temperatures will be warm and humid, with average highs in the mid-30s Celsius and average lows in the mid-20s Celsius. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

Travel eSims for India

*Travel eSims are a great way to stay connected while travelling. They are easy to set up online, no need to visit a store, and can be used in multiple countries. They are a data saver compared to international roaming and are compatible with most phones.

Things to Carry on your trip to Kerala, India

Clothing & Apparel

Light, breathable clothing -

Cotton and linen are good choices for warm weather.

Comfortable walking shoes -

You'll be doing a lot of walking, so make sure your shoes are supportive.

Swimsuit -

If you're planning on swimming in the Arabian Sea.

Hat -

To protect your head from the sun.

Sunglasses -

To protect your eyes from the sun.

Rain jacket -

May is the start of the monsoon season in Kerala, so it's a good idea to pack a rain jacket just in case.

Accessories

Sunscreen -

To protect your skin from the sun.

Insect repellent -

To keep mosquitoes and other insects away.

First-aid kit -

For minor injuries.

Travel towel -

A quick-drying towel is a must-have for any traveler.

Water bottle -

Stay hydrated, especially in the warm weather.

Essentials & Must Haves

Passport and visa -

Required for entry into India.

Indian currency -

The official currency of India.

Credit cards and debit cards -

Accepted at most tourist destinations.

Travel insurance -

To protect yourself against unexpected events.

Medications -

Bring any medications you need, along with a copy of your prescription.

Good to have

Camera -

To capture your memories.

Binoculars -

For birdwatching or wildlife viewing.

Guidebook -

To help you plan your trip and learn about the local culture.

Small backpack -

For day trips and excursions.

Reusable shopping bag -

To help reduce plastic waste.

Electronics

Smartphone -

For communication, navigation, and taking photos.

Charger -

To keep your electronics powered up.

Travel adapter -

If you're coming from outside of India.

Headphones -

For listening to music or podcasts.

Power bank -

To charge your electronics on the go.

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

Cash and credit cards are both widely accepted in Kerala. However, it's always a good idea to have some local currency on hand for small purchases and tips.

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