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

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

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

Start: Kochi (Cochin)
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Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
train:  1​h
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Alappuzha
— 1 night
bus:  3​h
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Munnar
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
End: Kochi (Cochin)

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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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cherai Beach, browse the different shops at LuLu Mall, make a trip to Jew Town, then make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, and finally gain insight at Kerala Kathakali Centre.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) tour planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Kochi (Cochin). In August, daily temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. On the 11th (Sun), you're off toAlappuzha.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

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Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre

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Alappuzha

Alappuzha ©
Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple, then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and finally stroll through Alappuzha Beach.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Alappuzha trip builder .

You can take a train from Kochi (Cochin) to Alappuzha in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can catcht the bus to Munnar.

Things to do in Alappuzha

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Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing
Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple ©
Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple

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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.
On the 12th (Mon), stop by Tata Tea Outlet, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mount Carmel Church &Mount Carmel Pilgrim Centre, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the exhibits of Mistletoe art Gallery, see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at C.S.I Christ Church, then admire the natural beauty at Rose Gardens, then admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, and finally take some stellar pictures from Munnar Hill Station.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Munnar visit planner .

You can take a bus from Alappuzha to Munnar in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Munnar

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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©

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