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

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

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

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
train:  1​h
2
Alappuzha
— 1 night
bus:  2​h 45​min
3
Munnar
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

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.
On the 10th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Edappally Church Complex. On your second day here, make a trip to Paavakkulam Mahadeva Temple, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Vallarpadam Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiva Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiva Temple Ernakulam , and finally walk around Subhash Park.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary planner .

Mumbai to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In August in Kochi (Cochin), expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Shiva Temple Ernakulam
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Edappally Church Complex ©
Edappally Church Complex
Vallarpadam Church ©
Vallarpadam Church
Shiva Temple Ernakulam	©
Shiva Temple Ernakulam

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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 12th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Subramanya Swami Temple, and finally kick back and relax at Marari Beach.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Alappuzha trip builder app .

Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Alappuzha by train takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to take a bus to Munnar.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Marari Beach
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Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple ©
Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple
Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple ©
Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Anayirankal Dam Reservoir, get great views at Lockheart gap, and then admire the sheer force of Chinnakanel Water Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll around Kalari Kshethra, then pause for some serene contemplation at C.S.I Christ Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mount Carmel Church &Mount Carmel Pilgrim Centre, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Anamudi Peak.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Munnar trip itinerary builder website .

Take a bus from Alappuzha to Munnar in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August in Munnar, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Anayirankal Dam Reservoir
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Anayirankal Dam Reservoir ©
Anayirankal Dam Reservoir
Lockheart gap ©
Lockheart gap
Anamudi Peak ©
Anamudi Peak

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