11 days in Kodagu (Coorg), Kochi (Cochin) & Alappuzha Itinerary

11 days in Kodagu (Coorg), Kochi (Cochin) & Alappuzha Itinerary

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11 days in Kodagu (Coorg), Kochi (Cochin) & Alappuzha Itinerary

Start: Doha
Fly + Drive:  10​h
1
Madikeri
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Kochi (Cochin)
— 4 nights
train:  1​h
3
Alappuzha
— 2 nights
+3
bus + foot + bus + Fly:  9​h
End: Doha

3
nights
Madikeri

Madikeri ©
Madikeri is a hill station town in Karnataka state, India. Attractions like Abbi Falls and Raja's Seat make great kid-friendly stops. It doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Dubare Elephant Camp and get outside with Mandalpatti.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Madikeri trip builder website .

Doha, Qatar to Madikeri is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Doha to Madikeri, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. On the 26th (Thu), you're off toKochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Madikeri

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Dubare Elephant Camp
Highlights from your plan
Abbi Falls ©
Abbi Falls
Dubare Elephant Camp ©
Dubare Elephant Camp
Raja's Seat ©
Raja's Seat

4
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.
Bring the kids along to Cherai Beach and Triprayar Sri Rama Temple. Take a break from Kochi (Cochin) with a short trip to Vadakkunnathan Temple in Thrissur, about 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, admire the landmark architecture of Mattancherry Palace, wander the streets of Jew Town, and get in on the family fun at Wonderla Amusement Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) online vacation builder .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Madikeri to Kochi (Cochin) takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In September, daily temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Theme Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Triprayar Sri Rama Temple, Vadakkunnathan Temple
Highlights from your plan
Wonderla Amusement Park ©
Wonderla Amusement Park
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Triprayar Sri Rama Temple ©
Triprayar Sri Rama Temple

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple, kick back and relax at Mararikulam Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Alappuzha Beach, then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jain Temple, Alleppey.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Alappuzha vacation maker site .

You can take a train from Kochi (Cochin) to Alappuzha in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. September in Alappuzha sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Mararikulam
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach

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