6 days in Kochi (Cochin), Alappuzha & Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) Itinerary

6 days in Kochi (Cochin), Alappuzha & Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) Itinerary

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6 days in Kochi (Cochin), Alappuzha & Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
train:  1​h
2
Alappuzha
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
3
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Pune

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Vallarpadam Church, then admire the landmark architecture of Jeevamatha Church, and then make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chottanikkara Devi Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiva Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiva Temple Ernakulam , and finally walk around Subhash Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary maker tool .

Pune to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can catch the train to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Shiva Temple Ernakulam
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Chottanikkara Devi Temple ©
Chottanikkara Devi Temple
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Vallarpadam Church ©
Vallarpadam Church

3
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Vembanad Lake and Sree Subramanya Swami Temple. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Alappuzha: Vaikom Mahadeva Temple (in Kottayam) and Kumarakom (Kumarakom Craft Museum & Sree Kumaramangalam Subramanyaswamy Temple). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Forane Church, examine the collection at International Coir Museum, and admire the striking features of St. Andrew's Basilica Arthunkal.

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You can take a train from Kochi (Cochin) to Alappuzha in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Alappuzha

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Mararikulam, Kumarakom, Vaikom Mahadeva Temple, Vembanad Lake
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Vaikom Mahadeva Temple ©
Vaikom Mahadeva Temple
Vembanad Lake ©
Vembanad Lake
Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple ©
Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple

1
night
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) ©
Situated among a collection of low hills that lead up to the coastline, state capital Thiruvananthapuram acts as a base for exploration of the southern tip of the country.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, don't miss a visit to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, don't miss a visit to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, then enjoy the sea views from Vizhinjam Lighthouse, and finally make a trip to Aazhimala Siva Temple.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) online travel planner .

You can take a train from Alappuzha to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Historic Sites
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Vizhinjam Lighthouse ©
Vizhinjam Lighthouse
Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple ©
Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple
Attukal Bhagavathy Temple ©
Attukal Bhagavathy Temple

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