6 days in Kochi (Cochin) & Munnar Itinerary

6 days in Kochi (Cochin) & Munnar Itinerary

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6 days in Kochi (Cochin) & Munnar Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  7​h
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Munnar
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  8​h
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

3
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Marari Beach and Cherai Beach. Step out of Kochi (Cochin) with an excursion to Alappuzha Beach in Alappuzha--about 1h 05 min away. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, admire the masterpieces at Kerala Folklore Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, and admire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) trip planner.

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in January, with highs in Kochi (Cochin) at 38°C and lows at 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Alappuzha Beach, Marari Beach
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Chinnakanel Water Falls, take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, and then get great views at Munnar Hill Station. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape of Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park.

Plan my day in Munnar using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar in 4 hours. January in Munnar sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©
Chinnakanel Water Falls ©
Chinnakanel Water Falls

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