4 days in Thekkady, Alappuzha & Kochi (Cochin) Itinerary

4 days in Thekkady, Alappuzha & Kochi (Cochin) Itinerary

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4 days in Thekkady, Alappuzha & Kochi (Cochin) Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + Taxi:  5​h 15​min
1
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Alappuzha
— 1 night
Train:  1​h
3
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Bengaluru

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night
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Thekkady vacation planning website .

Bengaluru to Thekkady is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Shopping Wildlife

Side Trip

Parunthumpara
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Abraham's Spice Garden ©
Abraham's Spice Garden
Parunthumpara
Parunthumpara

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night
Alappuzha

Alappuzha ©
Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
On the 2nd (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Subramanya Swami Temple.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Alappuzha trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Thekkady to Alappuzha in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Alappuzha are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to take a train to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Alappuzha

Historic Sites
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Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple ©
Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple
Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple ©
Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple

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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.
On the 3rd (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiva Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiva Temple Ernakulam , then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chottanikkara Devi Temple, and finally admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) online day trip planner .

Take a train from Alappuzha to Kochi (Cochin) in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Shiva Temple Ernakulam
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Chottanikkara Devi Temple ©
Chottanikkara Devi Temple
Shiva Temple ©
Shiva Temple
Shiva Temple Ernakulam	©
Shiva Temple Ernakulam

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