15 days in Chennai & Kochi (Cochin) Itinerary

15 days in Chennai & Kochi (Cochin) Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Chennai
— 7 nights
2
Kochi (Cochin)
— 5 nights

7
nights
Chennai

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Kids will enjoy Marina Beach and The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology. Venture out of the city with trips to Mahabalipuram (Shore Temple & Pancha Rathas). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Besant Nagar Beach, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, admire the natural beauty at The Theosophical Society, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Ramakrishna Math.

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Washington DC, USA to Chennai is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Chennai is 10.5 hours. Traveling from Washington DC in August, things will get a bit warmer in Chennai: highs are around 95°F and lows about 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Mahabalipuram
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Shore Temple ©
Shore Temple
Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach

5
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.
Bring the kids along to Keralayathra Tours and Travels and Cherai Beach. Explore Kochi (Cochin)'s surroundings by going to Alappuzha (Pulickattil Handicrafts & Alappuzha Beach) and Marari Beach (in Mararikulam). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiva Temple, explore the world behind art at Kerala Folklore Museum, and enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Kochi Beach.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) route maker site.

You can fly from Chennai to Kochi (Cochin) in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Chennai in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Kochi (Cochin): temperatures range from 87°F by day to 75°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Alappuzha, Marari Beach
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Keralayathra Tours and Travels ©
Keralayathra Tours and Travels
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
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Alappuzha Beach

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