3 days in Kochi (Cochin) & Thattekad Itinerary

3 days in Kochi (Cochin) & Thattekad Itinerary

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3 days in Kochi (Cochin) & Thattekad Itinerary

Start: Kochi (Cochin)
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Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
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Thattekad
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
End: Kochi (Cochin)

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): explore the world behind art at Kerala Folklore Museum, then take a stroll through Jew Town, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, and finally don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at St. George Orthodox Koonan Kurish Old Syrian Church, gain insight at Kerala Kathakali Centre, admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, then admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary planner .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Kochi (Cochin). In December, daytime highs in Kochi (Cochin) are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Thattekad.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

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Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Jew Town ©
Jew Town

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Thattekad

Thattekad ©
You've now added Idamalayar Dam to your itinerary. On the 3rd (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Thattekad Bird Sanctuary and then admire the engineering at Idamalayar Dam.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Thattekad trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Thattekad in 2 hours. In December in Thattekad, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Thattekad

Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Idamalayar Dam
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Idamalayar Dam ©
Idamalayar Dam
Thattekad Bird Sanctuary ©
Thattekad Bird Sanctuary

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