4 days in Kumarakom, Alappuzha & Kochi (Cochin) Itinerary

4 days in Kumarakom, Alappuzha & Kochi (Cochin) Itinerary

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4 days in Kumarakom, Alappuzha & Kochi (Cochin) Itinerary

Start: Kochi (Cochin)
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Kumarakom
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
Alappuzha
— 1 night
train:  45​min
Kochi (Cochin)
— Few hours
End: Kochi (Cochin)

2
nights
Kumarakom

Kumarakom ©
Kumarakom features one of Kerala's most scenic lakes as the backdrop and serves as a gateway to the area's famous backwaters.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Vembanad Lake as well as Bay Island Driftwood Museum. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's Knanaya Church, then contemplate the waterfront views at Vembanad Lake, then look for all kinds of wild species at Kottathavalam, and finally examine the collection at Bay Island Driftwood Museum.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kumarakom trip planner .

Kochi (Cochin) to Kumarakom is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. January in Kumarakom sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Kumarakom

#Parks, #Museums, #Beaches

Side Trips

Kottayam, Vembanad Lake, Fish World Aqua Tourism Village, Andhakaranazhy Beach
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Vembanad Lake ©
Vembanad Lake
Andhakaranazhy Beach ©
Andhakaranazhy Beach
Bay Island Driftwood Museum ©
Bay Island Driftwood Museum

1
night
Alappuzha

Alappuzha ©
Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
You've now added Kerala Backwater Day Tour to your itinerary.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Alappuzha trip planning site .

You can drive from Kumarakom to Alappuzha in an hour. In January, daytime highs in Alappuzha are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Alappuzha

#Tours, #Outdoors
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Kerala Backwater Day Tour ©
Kerala Backwater Day Tour

few
hours
Kochi (Cochin)

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Kashi Art Gallery and then explore the world behind art at Kerala Folklore Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) online trip maker .

Traveling by train from Alappuzha to Kochi (Cochin) takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. January in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

#Museums
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Kerala Folklore Museum ©
Kerala Folklore Museum
Kashi Art Gallery ©
Kashi Art Gallery

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