8 days in Kochi (Cochin), Goa & Bengaluru Itinerary

8 days in Kochi (Cochin), Goa & Bengaluru Itinerary

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8 days in Kochi (Cochin), Goa & Bengaluru Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  2 h
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 30 min
2
Goa
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Bengaluru
— 3 nights
End: Bengaluru

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): browse the different shops at LuLu Mall, wander the streets of Jew Town, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, then stop by Anokhi, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Francis. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Vallarpadam Church, then kick back and relax at Cherai Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Edappally Church Complex.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) trip planner .

Bengaluru to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 2-hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bengaluru in March, Kochi (Cochin) is a bit warmer at night with lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Goa.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Edappally Church Complex ©
Edappally Church Complex
Vallarpadam Church ©
Vallarpadam Church

2
nights
Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
On the 1st (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Shanta Durga Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of Bom Jesus, then contemplate the long history of Reis Magos Fort, and finally stop by Sheek Emporium. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Cabo de Rama Fort and then enjoy the sand and surf at Agonda Beach.

To find reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Goa road trip planning tool .

Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Goa by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. In April in Goa, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 34°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Goa

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Sheek Emporium ©
Sheek Emporium
Agonda Beach ©
Agonda Beach
Shanta Durga Temple ©
Shanta Durga Temple

3
nights
Bengaluru

Bengaluru ©
Flourishing development and a bustling IT industry transformed Bangalore into a vibrant metropolis, but the city preserves its numerous historic and cultural sights.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at ISKCON Temple Bangalore and Surayanarayana Temple. Popular historic sites such as Tipu Sultan's Summer Palace and St. Mark's Cathedral are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Malleswaram, step into the grandiose world of Bangalore Palace, buy something for everyone on your list at Mantri Square, and hunt for treasures at Commercial Street.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Bengaluru trip builder tool .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Goa to Bengaluru in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. When traveling from Goa in April, plan for a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Bengaluru: temperatures range from 41°C by day to 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bengaluru

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ISKCON Temple Bangalore ©
ISKCON Temple Bangalore
Sree Surya Narayana Swamy Temple ©
Sree Surya Narayana Swamy Temple
Malleswaram ©
Malleswaram

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