10 days in Munnar, Alappuzha & Kochi (Cochin) Itinerary

10 days in Munnar, Alappuzha & Kochi (Cochin) Itinerary

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10 days in Munnar, Alappuzha & Kochi (Cochin) Itinerary

Start: Chandigarh
Fly + taxi:  7​h 30​min
1
Munnar
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h 45​min
2
Alappuzha
— 4 nights
train:  1​h
3
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Chandigarh

2
nights
Munnar

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at C.S.I Christ Church. On the next day, examine the collection at Tea Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, then see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, and finally admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Munnar holiday builder site .

Chandigarh to Munnar is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. March in Munnar sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Museums
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam

4
nights
Alappuzha

Alappuzha ©
Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
Spend the 2nd (Tue) exploring at Kerala Backwaters. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Marari Beach, step off the mainland to explore Kakkathuruthu Island, examine the collection at International Coir Museum, and explore the world behind art at Revi Karunakaran Museum.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Alappuzha trip builder app .

Getting from Munnar to Alappuzha by car takes about 3 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Alappuzha

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Mararikulam, Kerala Backwaters
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Kerala Backwaters ©
Kerala Backwaters
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach

3
nights
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.
Kochi (Cochin) is known for historic sites, shopping, beaches, museums, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, explore the world behind art at Kerala Folklore Museum, explore and take pictures at Kerala Kathakali Centre, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Francis.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Alappuzha to Kochi (Cochin) in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Shiva Temple Ernakulam
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Shiva Temple Ernakulam	©
Shiva Temple Ernakulam

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