8 days in Kochi (Cochin) & Munnar Itinerary

8 days in Kochi (Cochin) & Munnar Itinerary

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8 days in Kochi (Cochin) & Munnar Itinerary

Start: Kochi (Cochin)
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Munnar
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
End: Kochi (Cochin)

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Marari Beach (in Mararikulam) and Alappuzha Beach (in Alappuzha). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary planner .

If you are flying in from Ethiopia, the closest major airport is Cochin International Airport. In March, daytime highs in Kochi (Cochin) are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Alappuzha Beach, Marari Beach
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre

3
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 19th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, get great views at Munnar Hill Station, and then admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens. On the next day, take a peaceful walk through Photo Point, then see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, then see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, and finally stop by Tata Tea Outlet.

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Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar takes 4 hours. In March, daytime highs in Munnar are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Museums
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Munnar Hill Station ©
Munnar Hill Station
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

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