5 days in Kochi (Cochin) & Kumarakom Itinerary

5 days in Kochi (Cochin) & Kumarakom Itinerary

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Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
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Kumarakom
— 3 nights

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Experience Kerala Holiday Planners. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): get a dose of the wild on Experience Kerala Holiday Planners. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, enjoy the sand and surf at Cherai Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiva Temple.

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) journey planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Kochi (Cochin). In October, daytime highs in Kochi (Cochin) are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Kumarakom.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Experience Kerala Holiday Planners ©
Experience Kerala Holiday Planners
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets

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nights
Kumarakom

Kumarakom ©
Kumarakom features one of Kerala's most scenic lakes as the backdrop and serves as a gateway to the area's famous backwaters.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiva Temple Ernakulam , thenkick back and relax at Marari Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Kumaramangalam Subramanyaswamy Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vaikom Mahadeva Temple, and then kick back and relax at Mararikulam Beach.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kumarakom trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Kumarakom takes 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Kumarakom can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Kumarakom

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mararikulam, Vaikom Mahadeva Temple
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach
Vaikom Mahadeva Temple ©
Vaikom Mahadeva Temple

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