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

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

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Route & dates

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 1st (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Poornathrayesa Temple, admire the masterpieces at Kerala Folklore Museum, get engrossed in the history at Kerala Museum, then contemplate the long history of Edappally Church Complex, and finally examine the collection at Celebrity Wax Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun): take a stroll through Jew Town, explore the galleries of David Hall Gallery & Cafe, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiva Temple Ernakulam , then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiva Temple, and finally squeeze the most out of the city with Keralayathra Tours and Travels.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) trip planning tool.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Cochin International Airport. In August, daily temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

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 3rd (Mon), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mount Mary Basilica, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahalakshmi Temple, then admire the striking features of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Nerul Balaji Temple. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Shree Akkalkot Swami Samarth Maharaj Math, examine the collection at Bhau Daji Lad Museum, appreciate the history behind Gateway of India, examine the collection at Heritage Gully, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Babu Amichand Panalal Jain Temple, and finally get engrossed in the history at Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Mumbai trip planner.

You can fly from Kochi (Cochin) to Mumbai in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Mumbai can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Chennai.

Things to do in Mumbai

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas

Side Trip

Nerul Balaji Temple
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Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Shirdi Sai Baba Temple and India Seashell Museum. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Sri Ramakrishna Math and St. Thomas Mount National Shrine. Venture out of the city with trips to DakshinaChitra Museum (in Muttukadu), Kanchipuram (Kanchi Kamatchi Temple, Kamakshi Amman Temple, &more) and Mahabalipuram (The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology, Tiger Cave, &more). Next up on the itinerary: stop by Mylapore, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parthasarathy Temple, see the interesting displays at Chennai Rail Museum, and make a trip to Kamakshi Amman Temple.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Chennai road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Mumbai to Chennai takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Mumbai in August, expect nights in Chennai to be about the same, around 77°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 95°F.

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kanchipuram, Mahabalipuram, DakshinaChitra Museum, Kolavizhi Amman Temple, Covelong Beach
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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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