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

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

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

Start: Kochi (Cochin)
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Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 day
train:  1​h
2
Alappuzha
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h 45​min
3
Munnar
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
End: Kochi (Cochin)

1
day
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 30th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Cherai Beach, don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, and then deepen your understanding at Kerala Kathakali Centre.

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If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Cochin International Airport. October in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre

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.
Kerala Bicycle Trips - Day Tours has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jain Temple, Alleppey, then gain a rich perspective with Kerala Bicycle Trips - Day Tours, and then stroll through Alappuzha Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Marari Beach, identify plant and animal life at Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Kumaramangalam Subramanyaswamy Temple.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Alappuzha day trip planner .

Traveling by train from Kochi (Cochin) to Alappuzha takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In October in Alappuzha, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 76°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Munnar.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kumarakom, Marari Beach
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary ©
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kerala Backwaters, Tea Gardens and Swiftlet Cave Munnar. Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, look for all kinds of wild species at Kerala Backwaters, then identify plant and animal life at Echo Point, then Head underground at Swiftlet Cave Munnar, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Green Field Spices and Herbal Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Munnar trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in October, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kerala Backwaters
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Kerala Backwaters ©
Kerala Backwaters
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©

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