10 days in Mumbai & Kochi Itinerary

10 days in Mumbai & Kochi Itinerary

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Mumbai, India
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Kochi, Japan
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Mumbai, India — 4 nights

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Red Carpet Wax Museum and Satguru's Arts. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and Babu Amichand Panalal Jain Temple. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Babulnath Temple, admire the striking features of St. Thomas Cathedral Mumbai, pause for some photo ops at Gateway of India, and snap pictures at Bandra-Worli Sea Link.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Mumbai trip planner.

Washington, USA to Mumbai is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to India Standard Time (IST) is 10.5 hours. Traveling from Washington in January, things will get warmer in Mumbai: highs are around 88°F and lows about 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Kochi.
Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks · Shopping
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Kochi, Japan — 4 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Marugame Genichiro-Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art and Kami City Takashi Yanase Memorial Museum Anpanman Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Zentsu-ji Temple and Tosa Shrine. Go for a jaunt from Kochi to Miyoshi to see Oboke Koboke about 1h 10 min away. There's more to do: stroll around Godaisan Park and admire the natural beauty at The Kochi Prefectural Makino Botanical Garden.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Kochi trip planner.

You can fly from Mumbai to Kochi in 18 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Kochi. In January, Kochi is colder than Mumbai - with highs of 52°F and lows of 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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