19 days in Kochi (Cochin), Mumbai & Chennai Itinerary

19 days in Kochi (Cochin), Mumbai & Chennai Itinerary

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Kochi (Cochin)
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Mumbai
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Chennai
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Kochi (Cochin)

Kochi (Cochin) ©

Queen of the Arabian Sea

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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiva Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiva Temple Ernakulam , then browse the different shops at LuLu Mall, then steep yourself in history at Edappally Church Complex, and finally see the interesting displays at Celebrity Wax Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step off the mainland to explore Bolgatty Island, pause for some serene contemplation at Vallarpadam Church, step off the mainland to explore Vypeen Island, then don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, and finally take a stroll through Jew Town.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kochi (Cochin) trip planning app.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Cochin International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in July, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Shopping

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Edappally Church Complex ©
Edappally Church Complex
Shiva Temple ©
Shiva Temple
Vallarpadam Church ©
Vallarpadam Church

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Mumbai

Mumbai ©

Gateway to India

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): take in the views from Bandra-Worli Sea Link, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mount Mary Basilica, then cruise along Marine Drive, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Nerul Balaji Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Babu Amichand Panalal Jain Temple, get engrossed in the history at Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bai Pirojbai Dadabhoy Manekji Vatcha Agiary, then appreciate the history behind Gateway of India, and finally see the interesting displays at Bhau Daji Lad Museum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Mumbai road trip planning site.

You can fly from Kochi (Cochin) to Mumbai in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Mumbai are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Chennai.

Things to do in Mumbai

Historic Sites · Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Museums

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Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Mount Mary Basilica ©
Mount Mary Basilica
Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum ©
Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum

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Chennai

Chennai ©

Detroit of South Asia

Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Vadapalani Murugan Temple and Arulmigu Aadhi Vyadhi Hara Bhaktha Anjaneyar Temple. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kalikambal Temple and Sri Varadharaja Perumal Temple. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chennai: Covelong Beach (in Covelong), Mahabalipuram (Pancha Rathas, India Seashell Museum, &more) and Poondi Madha Church (in Thanjavur). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamakshi Amman Temple, examine the collection at DakshinaChitra Museum, wander the streets of Mylapore, and don't miss a visit to Indian Institute Of Technology, Madras.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Chennai online tour builder.

Traveling by flight from Mumbai to Chennai takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Mumbai in August: highs in Chennai hover around 95°F, while lows dip to 77°F.

Things to do in Chennai

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Sri Ramakrishna Math ©
Sri Ramakrishna Math
Kamakshi Amman Temple ©
Kamakshi Amman Temple
Sri Varadharaja Perumal Temple ©
Sri Varadharaja Perumal Temple

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