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

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

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1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
2
Mumbai
— 2 nights
3
Chennai
— 14 nights

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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.
On the 14th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Poornathrayesa Temple, admire the masterpieces at Kerala Folklore Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Kerala Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Edappally Church Complex, and finally see the interesting displays at Celebrity Wax Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sat): go all around town with Keralayathra Tours and Travels, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiva Temple Ernakulam , take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiva Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiva Temple Ernakulam, and finally take in the exciting artwork at David Hall Gallery & Cafe.

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If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Cochin International Airport. In August in Kochi (Cochin), expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Shiva Temple Ernakulam
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Edappally Church Complex ©
Edappally Church Complex
Kerala Folklore Museum ©
Kerala Folklore Museum
Shiva Temple ©
Shiva Temple

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Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
On the 16th (Sun), take in the views from Bandra-Worli Sea Link, admire the striking features of Mount Mary Basilica, stroll around Shivaji Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Nerul Balaji Temple, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kharghar Hills. Keep things going the next day: cruise along Marine Drive, take in the spiritual surroundings of Babu Amichand Panalal Jain Temple, then get engrossed in the history at Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahalakshmi Temple, and finally examine the collection at Bhau Daji Lad Museum.

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You can fly from Kochi (Cochin) to Mumbai in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Chennai.

Things to do in Mumbai

Historic Sites · Parks · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Navi Mumbai
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Bandra-Worli Sea Link ©
Bandra-Worli Sea Link
Mount Mary Basilica ©
Mount Mary Basilica
Mahalakshmi Temple ©
Mahalakshmi Temple

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Sri Ramakrishna Math and India Seashell Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at St. Thomas Mount National Shrine and Mylapore. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chennai: DakshinaChitra Museum (in Muttukadu), Poondi Madha Church (in Thanjavur) and Mahabalipuram (Shore Temple, Pancha Rathas, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Chennai, Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple, admire the landmark architecture of San Thome Church, examine the collection at Chennai Rail Museum, and don't miss a visit to Kamakshi Amman Temple.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Chennai road trip planning website.

Getting from Mumbai to Chennai by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a bit 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

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Mahabalipuram, Kanchipuram, DakshinaChitra Museum, Krishnapuram Anchaneyar Temple, Covelong Beach
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Sri Ramakrishna Math ©
Sri Ramakrishna Math
San Thome Church ©
San Thome Church
Sri Varadharaja Perumal Temple ©
Sri Varadharaja Perumal Temple

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