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Planning a trip to Kerala, India

30th May to 4th Jun, 2024Moderate Budget Train
Backpacking / Wandering Looking for Buddy
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Things to do in Kerala, India in May

Day 1 - Thursday 30th, May
morning -

Arrival in Kochi by train and check into the backpacker hostel

afternoon -

Explore Fort Kochi and visit the Chinese Fishing Nets at Fort Kochi Beach

evening -

Enjoy the sunset at Fort Kochi Beach and have dinner at Kashi Art Cafe

Day 2 - Friday 31st, May
morning -

Travel by train from Kochi to Alleppey and check into a houseboat

afternoon -

Cruise through the backwaters of Alleppey on a houseboat

evening -

Enjoy the sunset on the backwaters and have dinner on the houseboat

Day 3 - Saturday 1st, Jun
morning -

Travel by train from Alleppey to Thekkady and visit the Periyar National Park

afternoon -

Explore the spice plantations in Thekkady

evening -

Enjoy a traditional Kathakali dance performance in Thekkady

Day 4 - Sunday 2nd, Jun
morning -

Travel by train from Thekkady to Munnar and visit the Tea Gardens

afternoon -

Visit the Attukad Waterfall and enjoy nature walks in Munnar

evening -

Enjoy a traditional Kerala Sadhya meal at Rapsy Restaurant

Day 5 - Monday 3rd, Jun
morning -

Visit Mattancherry Palace and Paradesi Synagogue in Jew Town

afternoon -

Explore the streets of Jew Town and indulge in some local shopping

evening -

Experience a traditional Kathakali performance at the Kerala Kathakali Centre

Day 6 - Tuesday 4th, Jun
morning -

Travel by train from Kochi to Mararikulam and spend the morning at Marari Beach

afternoon -

Relax, swim, and enjoy some seafood at Marari Beach

evening -

Depart from Mararikulam by train to Bengaluru

Weather in Kerala, India in Invalid date
Avg Temp23°C to 32°C
Chance of Rain30%

May is a warm and humid month in Kerala, with average temperatures between 23 and 32 degrees Celsius. Expect some rainfall during the month, especially in the evening or at night. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

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Things to Carry on your trip to Kerala, India

Clothing & Apparel

Cotton T-shirts -

Lightweight, breathable fabric for warm weather.

Shorts -

Comfortable and airy for the humid climate.

Light trousers -

For more formal occasions or cooler evenings.

Swimsuit -

If staying near beaches or planning water activities.

Comfortable walking shoes -

For exploring the cities and villages.

Sarong -

Versatile item that can be used as a cover-up, scarf, or wrap.


Hat -

Protection from the sun.

Sunglasses -

Protection from the sun.

Scarf -

For added warmth or as a fashion accessory.

Rain jacket -

In case of unpredictable rainfall.

Essentials & Must Haves

Passport and visa -

Required for entry into India.

Money -

A mix of cash and credit/debit cards.

Travel insurance -

For peace of mind and protection.

First-aid kit -

For minor emergencies.

Toiletries -

Essentials like soap, sunscreen, and insect repellent.

Good to Have

Travel towel -

For quick drying after water activities.

Guidebook or local map -

For exploring the region.

Camera -

To capture memories.

Reusable water bottle -

Stay hydrated and reduce waste.

Snacks or energy bars -

For on-the-go energy.


Smartphone -

For communication, navigation, and apps.

Power bank -

To keep devices charged.

Universal adapter -

To plug in electronics into different sockets.

Headphones -

For entertainment or noise cancellation.

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

Cash and credit/debit cards are commonly accepted in tourist areas. ATMs are widely available.

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