9 days in Kochi (Cochin) & Surat Itinerary

9 days in Kochi (Cochin) & Surat Itinerary

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9 days in Kochi (Cochin) & Surat Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Surat
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
End: Mumbai

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kochi (Cochin): Marari Beach (in Mararikulam), St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam (in Cherthala) and Alappuzha Beach (in Alappuzha). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, kick back and relax at Cherai Beach, deepen your understanding at Kerala Kathakali Centre, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Francis.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) online route builder .

Mumbai to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Mumbai in December, Kochi (Cochin) is a bit warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Surat.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Alappuzha Beach, St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam, Marari Beach
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Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue

3
nights
Surat

Surat ©
Off the map for most international tourists heading to India, the major industrial city of Surat has a long heritage in diamond-cutting and textile manufacturing.
Get out of town with these interesting Surat side-trips: Desai Atash Bahram (in Navsari) and Somnath Temple (in Bilimora). And it doesn't end there: buy something for everyone on your list at VR Surat, don't miss a visit to Chintamani Jain Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ambika Niketan Temple, and browse the collection at Kavi Narmad Central Library.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Surat trip builder website .

Traveling by flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Surat takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Kochi (Cochin) in December, expect Surat to be little chillier, temps between 33°C and 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Surat

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Somnath Temple, Desai Atash Bahram
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Ambika Niketan Temple ©
Ambika Niketan Temple
VR Surat ©
VR Surat
Galteshwar ©
Galteshwar

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