10 days in Mumbai & Kochi Itinerary

10 days in Mumbai & Kochi Itinerary

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Mumbai, India
— 5 nights
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Kochi, Japan
— 3 nights
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Mumbai, India

— 5 nights

Gateway to India

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Get some cultural insight at Babulnath Temple and Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Babu Amichand Panalal Jain Temple and Bhau Daji Lad Museum. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of St. Thomas Cathedral Mumbai, admire all the interesting features of Worli Sea Face, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Andrew Church, and view the masterpieces at Jehangir Art Gallery.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Mumbai road trip planning site.

Washington, USA to Mumbai is an approximately 25-hour flight. Traveling from Washington to Mumbai, you'll lose 10.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington in December, expect Mumbai to be much warmer, temps between 90°F and 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can fly to Kochi.

Things to do in Mumbai

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Kochi, Japan

— 3 nights
The port city of Kochi has a rich and varied history that has left its mark on the look and feel of the urban area.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kami City Takashi Yanase Memorial Museum Anpanman Museum and Kochi Castle. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Kochi Prefectural Makino Botanical Garden and Chikurinji Temple. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kochi: Noichi Zoological Park of Kochi Prefecture (in Konan) and Yasuike Valley (in Niyodogawa-cho). There's more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tosa Shrine.

To find maps and more tourist information, you can read our Kochi online travel planner.

You can fly from Mumbai to Kochi in 18 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 3.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Kochi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mumbai in December, expect Kochi to be colder, temps between 55°F and 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi

Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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