5 days in Kerala Itinerary

5 days in Kerala Itinerary

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Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  3 h 45 min
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Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
2
Munnar
— 2 nights
Bus:  2 h 45 min
3
Alappuzha
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
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 25th (Wed): stop by Jew Town.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) online day trip planner.

Bengaluru to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 4- hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Bengaluru in December, expect Kochi (Cochin) to be somewhat warmer, temps between 37°C and 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Neighborhoods
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Jew Town ©
Jew Town

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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.
Munnar is known for parks, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, get great views at Munnar Hill Station, take in the dramatic scenery at Chinnakanel Water Falls, and see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Munnar road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar takes 4 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Munnar can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to take a bus to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Museums
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

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Alappuzha

Alappuzha ©
Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jain Temple, Alleppey.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Alappuzha travel route builder app.

Traveling by bus from Munnar to Alappuzha takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Historic Sites
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Jain Temple, Alleppey ©
Jain Temple, Alleppey

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