9 days in Kochi (Cochin) & Munnar Itinerary

9 days in Kochi (Cochin) & Munnar Itinerary

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9 days in Kochi (Cochin) & Munnar Itinerary

Start: Kochi (Cochin)
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Munnar
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Kochi (Cochin)

5
nights
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.
Bring the kids along to Marari Beach and Shiva Temple Ernakulam . Pack the 9th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Wonderla Amusement Park. Pamper yourself for a day on the 11th (Thu) at some of the top local wellness centers. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Cherai Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, wander the streets of Jew Town, and buy something for everyone on your list at LuLu Mall.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary planning website .

If you are flying in from United Arab Emirates, the closest major airport is Cochin International Airport. In April, daytime highs in Kochi (Cochin) are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Spas Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Marari Beach, Shiva Temple Ernakulam
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Spas & Wellness
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai 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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Rose Gardens, then admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, and finally admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Mount Carmel Church &Mount Carmel Pilgrim Centre, then take in the awesome beauty at Ottakathala Medu Mountain Range, and then see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour.

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Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar by car takes about 2.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Munnar can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Anayirankal Dam Reservoir
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Anayirankal Dam Reservoir ©
Anayirankal Dam Reservoir
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

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