6 days in Kerala Itinerary

6 days in Kerala Itinerary

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6 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Chandigarh
Fly + taxi:  7​h 30​min
1
Munnar
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h 45​min
2
Alappuzha
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
3
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Chandigarh

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): get great views at Munnar Hill Station, then view the masterpieces at Mistletoe art Gallery, and then admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam and then explore the striking landscape of Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Munnar trip itinerary planning app .

Chandigarh to Munnar is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In August, daily temperatures in Munnar can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can take a bus to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Shopping
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Alappuzha Beach and then stroll through Marari Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Alleppey Backwaters.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Alappuzha day trip planning tool .

Getting from Munnar to Alappuzha by bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Alappuzha

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Marari Beach
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach
Alleppey Backwaters ©
Alleppey Backwaters

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 14th (Wed): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Francis, don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, then admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, and finally gain insight at Kerala Kathakali Centre. On the next day, wander the streets of Jew Town and then admire the landmark architecture of Mattancherry Palace.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) trip planning tool .

Traveling by train from Alappuzha to Kochi (Cochin) takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Spas
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Mattancherry Palace ©
Mattancherry Palace

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