15 days in Chennai & Kochi (Cochin) Itinerary

15 days in Chennai & Kochi (Cochin) Itinerary

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Chennai
— 6 nights
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Kochi (Cochin)
— 8 nights

6
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Chennai

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Bring the kids along to Marina Beach and Kapaleeshwarar Temple. Change things up with these side-trips from Chennai: Mahabalipuram (The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology, Pancha Rathas, &more) and Inmaiyil Nanmai Tharuvar Temple (in Madurai). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Besant Nagar Beach, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, tour the pleasant surroundings at Elliot's Beach, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Vadapalani Murugan Temple.

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Bengaluru to Chennai is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In July, Chennai is a bit warmer than Bengaluru - with highs of 42°C and lows of 30°C. On the 6th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Mahabalipuram, Inmaiyil Nanmai Tharuvar Temple
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Monuments at Mahabalipuram ©
Monuments at Mahabalipuram
Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach

8
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Alappuzha Beach and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Explore Kochi (Cochin)'s surroundings by going to St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam (in Cherthala), International Coir Museum (in Alappuzha) and Mararikulam (Mararikulam Beach & Marari Beach). Next up on the itinerary: buy something for everyone on your list at LuLu Mall, deepen your understanding at Kerala Kathakali Centre, stroll through Cherai Beach, and don't miss a visit to Jew Town.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) trip planning site.

Fly from Chennai to Kochi (Cochin) in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Chennai, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Kochi (Cochin), ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Alappuzha, Mararikulam, St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam
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Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach

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