3 days in Kerala Itinerary

3 days in Kerala Itinerary

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3 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  4​h
1
Varkala Town
— Few hours
train:  2​h
2
Alappuzha
— 1 night
train:  1​h
3
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Bengaluru

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Varkala Town

Varkala Town ©
A calm and quiet town offering long sandy beaches on the Arabian Sea, Varkala features a variety of beach activities.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): get some fabulous bargains at Asparagus and then stroll through Varkala Beach.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Varkala trip planner .

Bengaluru to Varkala is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Bengaluru in October since evenings lows in Varkala dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Varkala Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach

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.
On the 29th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Edathua Church, then don't miss a visit to Kuttikattu Sree Bhadra Kali Devi Temple, then enjoy the sand and surf at Alappuzha Beach, and finally stroll through Marari Beach.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Alappuzha trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by train from Varkala to Alappuzha takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Alappuzha sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Alappuzha

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

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

1
night
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 30th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, deepen your understanding at Kerala Kathakali Centre, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mattancherry Palace, and finally take a stroll through Jew Town.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) trip planner .

Getting from Alappuzha to Kochi (Cochin) by train takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Mattancherry Palace ©
Mattancherry Palace

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