Hey Aastha, Day0- Reach Kochi and visit Marine Drive at evening Day1- Local sightseeing of Kochi https://www.tripoto.com/trip/places-to-be-visited-in-kochi-5bd813d850839 After visiting these places go to Munnar via cab or bus ( stop for waterfalls en route to Munnar) Day2- Local sightseeing of Munnar - Eravikulam National Park, Rose Garden, Mattupetty dam, Photo Point, Echo point and Tea factory. Day3- Take a bus or cab to Thekkady from Munnar. Visit spice gardens en route to Thekkady. Things to do in Thekkady - Elephant safari, Kathakali show and Kalaripayattu show. Day 4 - Thekkady to Alleppey or Kumarakom. You can also go to Allepay from Kumarakom by houseboat. Try local Toddy drink and do houseboat ride in Kumarakom or Allepay. You can go to the beach in Allepay. Day5- Return to Kochi from Kumarakom or Allepay. https://www.tripoto.com/trip/delicacies-of-kerala-5bd72244aabdb Budget tips : 1) Stay at cheap places like zostels, hostels ( www.hostelworld.com ) and dharamshalas 2) Always take sharing vehicles that local uses in that area or take the lift 3) Don't eat at fancy restaurants. Try local cheap items 4) Don't do any unnecessary shopping 5) Always bargain for the rates Happy travelling!!!!!!