6 days in India Itinerary

6 days in India Itinerary

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6 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
2
Alappuzha
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Kollam
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Kovalam
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

2
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.
Kochi (Cochin) is known for historic sites, shopping, museums, beaches, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, wander the streets of Jew Town, buy something for everyone on your list at LuLu Mall, and explore the world behind art at Kerala Folklore Museum.

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Mumbai to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Parks Beaches
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre

1
night
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 17th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Marari Beach, then kick back and relax at Alappuzha Beach, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kayamkulam Lake.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Alappuzha journey planner.

You can take a train from Kochi (Cochin) to Alappuzha in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kollam.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Marari Beach
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach
Kayamkulam Lake ©
Kayamkulam Lake

1
night
Kollam

Kollam ©
The bustling old port city of Kollam has long stood as a center of international trade and mercantilism, and the center of town continues the tradition with its lively scenes of commerce.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): make a trip to Sree Mahaganapathi Temple, examine the collection at Paaramparya Museum, take a peaceful walk through Kumbhavurutty Waterfalls, then pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Cross Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Infant Jesus Cathedral, and finally enjoy the sea views from Thangassery Light House.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Kollam attractions tool .

Drive from Alappuzha to Kollam in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kovalam.

Things to do in Kollam

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Infant Jesus Cathedral ©
Infant Jesus Cathedral
Thangassery Light House ©
Thangassery Light House
Holy Cross Church ©
Holy Cross Church

1
night
Kovalam

Kovalam ©
Famous for the groves of coconut trees from which it takes its name, Kovalam offers a long, white sandy beach on the Arabian Sea.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, then admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and finally examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Kovalam road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Kollam to Kovalam takes 2 hours. In June in Kovalam, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

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