7 days in Kochi (Cochin), Munnar & Varkala Itinerary

7 days in Kochi (Cochin), Munnar & Varkala Itinerary

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Singapore
Fly:
7​h 30​min
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Drive:
2​h 15​min
Munnar
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly + taxi:
3​h 45​min
Varkala
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:
7​h
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2
days
Kochi (Cochin)

A flourishing port city and magnet for the spice trade since the 15th century, Kochi (Cochin) proudly bears its distinct international influence and local Keralan culture.
On the 7th (Fri), browse the different shops at LuLu Mall and then find something for the whole family at Wonderla Amusement Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Anokhi, don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Basilica, then admire all the interesting features of Kerala Kathakali Centre, and finally wander the streets of Jew Town.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) itinerary planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Kochi (Cochin) due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 27°C in Kochi (Cochin). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Munnar.

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Chinese Fishing Nets
Wonderla Amusement Park
LuLu Mall

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park.

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Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar takes 2.5 hours. July in Munnar sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Varkala.

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Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam

1
day
Varkala

A calm and quiet town offering long sandy beaches on the Arabian Sea, Varkala features a variety of beach activities.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Kollam Beach, then enjoy the sea views from Thangassery Light House, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Varkala Beach.

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Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Munnar to Varkala takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In July, daily temperatures in Varkala can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Thu) before leaving for home.

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Kollam
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Varkala Beach
Thangassery Light House
Kollam Beach

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