8 days in Alappuzha & Kochi (Cochin) Itinerary

8 days in Alappuzha & Kochi (Cochin) Itinerary

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8 days in Alappuzha & Kochi (Cochin) Itinerary

Start: Kochi (Cochin)
1
Alappuzha
— 2 nights
2
Kochi (Cochin)
— 5 nights
End: Kochi (Cochin)

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Vishnu Temple, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then kick back and relax at Thottappally Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple, enjoy the sand and surf at Alappuzha Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Mararikulam Beach.

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Kochi (Cochin) to Alappuzha is an approximately 1-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In April in Alappuzha, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Alappuzha

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Mararikulam Beach
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Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach
Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple ©
Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple

5
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Vallarpadam Church and Edappally Church Complex. Get in touch with nature at Cherai Beach and Thattekad Bird Sanctuary. Step out of Kochi (Cochin) with an excursion to Kodanand Elephant Training Centre in Kodanad--about 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, explore the world behind art at Kerala Folklore Museum, admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace, and take a stroll through Jew Town.

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Traveling by train from Alappuzha to Kochi (Cochin) takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Thattekad Bird Sanctuary, Kodanand Elephant Training Centre
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Thattekad Bird Sanctuary ©
Thattekad Bird Sanctuary
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Jew Town ©
Jew Town

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