5 days in Bengaluru, Mysuru (Mysore) & Kerala Itinerary

5 days in Bengaluru, Mysuru (Mysore) & Kerala Itinerary

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5 days in Bengaluru, Mysuru (Mysore) & Kerala Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
1
Bengaluru
— 1 night
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Kalpetta
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Munnar
— 1 day
taxi + Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru


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night
Bengaluru

Bengaluru ©
Flourishing development and a bustling IT industry transformed Bangalore into a vibrant metropolis, but the city preserves its numerous historic and cultural sights.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Temple Bangalore, then explore the historical opulence of Bangalore Palace, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cubbon Park, and finally admire the natural beauty at Lalbagh Botanical Garden.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Bengaluru day trip tool .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Bengaluru. March in Bengaluru sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Bengaluru

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Lalbagh Botanical Garden ©
Lalbagh Botanical Garden
ISKCON Temple Bangalore ©
ISKCON Temple Bangalore
Cubbon Park ©
Cubbon Park

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Mysuru (Mysore)

Mysuru (Mysore) ©
A historic and culturally distinctive city, Mysuru (Mysore) has all the stories, artworks, and architecture you'd hope to find in the former capital city of a rich kingdom.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Mysore Maharajah's Palace (Amba Vilas), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, then pause for some photo ops at Chamundi Hill Bull Statue, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Chamundeshwari Temple.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Mysuru (Mysore) trip itinerary planning site .

Take a train from Bengaluru to Mysuru (Mysore) in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Bengaluru in March, plan for a bit cooler days in Mysuru (Mysore), with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kalpetta.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
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Mysore Maharajah's Palace (Amba Vilas) ©
Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens ©
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple ©
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple

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Kalpetta

Kalpetta ©
One of the district's main tourist hubs, Kalpetta offers easy access to a number of man-made and natural attractions.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): take in panoramic vistas at Lakkidi View Point, then explore the activities along Pookot Lake, and then take in the awesome beauty at Chembra.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kalpetta trip maker tool .

You can drive from Mysuru (Mysore) to Kalpetta in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Mysuru (Mysore) in March, with highs in Kalpetta at 39°C and lows at 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Kalpetta

Parks Nature
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Chembra ©
Chembra
Pookot Lake ©
Pookot Lake
Lakkidi View Point ©
Lakkidi View Point

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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, admire all the interesting features of Kerala Kathakali Centre, then make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, and finally admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) trip planner .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Kalpetta to Kochi (Cochin) in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. March in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre

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Munnar

Munnar ©
Sitting at the point where three mountain rivers meet, the hill station of Munnar has become known as a tea-growing center in the south of the country.
On the 20th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, then admire the natural beauty at Rose Gardens, and finally admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Munnar road trip app .

Drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in March, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Museums
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

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