There are different road routes from Bangalore to Cochin that varies in distance from around 400 to 500 km and it will take about 10 hours to complete the journey. If you are on a car journey and you got enough time to visit some fabulous places on the way, then you can make your trip fantastic like never before. You can go for shopping at Bangalore City. You get wardrobes in cheaper rates. There are many must to visit places in Bangalore like Museums, Monuments, and Amusement Parks etc. After visiting all these places you can start the trip to Cochin.
You can make the journey through Mysore. It is the city of palaces and gardens. You can spend some hours at there. The visuals of Mysore will remain safe in your mind for the whole life time. Then you reach Theppekadu Elephant Camp. This is a fabulous place to visit. Then you reach Masanagudi. You can go for safari at Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary. It will be really exciting to gift you many wild memories. This is an advisable place on your road trip to Cochin. The safari timing is from 7am to 2pm.
Then you can continue drive to reach Ootty. It is one of the mostly visited tourist destinations in India. It is a place with fabulous natural sceneries and a lot of beautiful gardens to visit. The chilly pathways at Ootty are apt to make a honeymoon walk. You can also plan a stay at here. You should not miss a visit at Dodabetta Peak at here which stands at an altitude of 2637m. It is preferable to continue the drive through Kotagiri to see fabulous sceneries than choosing the Coonoor route.
Once you reach Coimbatore, you can make a small halt. You can see many tea plantations on the way to here. From here you reach Palakkad. If you plan a halt at here, you can visit places like Malambuzha Dam and Silent Valley National Park if time allows. Then you reach Thrissur where a serene atmosphere and warm people invite you. The Vadakumnathan Temple and the Zoo are the attractions at here. From there you reach Cochin which is a fabulous port city where lot of attraction wait for you like Wonderla amusement park, Hill Palace, Bolghatty Palace, Mattanchery Palace, Jewish Synagogue, Willington Island, Marine Drive and Lulu Shopping Mall etc.
You can choose another fabulous route through Mysore – Gudalur – Sultan Battery -Kalpetta- Calicut which is great to drive on with fantastic sceneries. But this route is much longer and it takes more time. You can see the valleys of Wayanad and taste the delicious Calicut cuisines if you prefer this route. After reaching Cochin, you can plan a stay and cover all the attractions