Cochin, also known as 'Gateway to Kerala' or 'Queen of the Arabian Sea' is a significant port town situated on the south-west of the Indian coast. Also the capital city of Kerala, it is the starting point which connects many significant tourists places in Kerala like Munnar, Thekkady, Alleppey, Wayanad and more which are also included in our Cochin Tours. Read more...
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Our Kerala Vacation Packages cover all the primary location in Cochin. Also, the activities to be experienced in Cochin are also available on our Cochin Tour Packages.
How to Reach Cochin?
Cochin is well connected by air, road, and railways. With our platform, you can seamlessly select all the transfers for your holidays with a couple of clicks.
Cochin has an International airport, namely: Cochin International Airport - (COK). There is around 230 flight from Delhi to Cochin every week. From Bangalore to Cochin there are about 40 flights daily, about 70 flights from Mumbai and Chennai each to Cochin. Why Air? - Air Transport is the fastest way to reach Cochin.
Cochin is connected with over 200 railway stations through its railway station. Why Train? - Train journeys are always fun, and they are like an expedition themselves.
Cochin is well connected to the surrounding states via roads too. The major highways reaching Cochin are NH 17,47,49 and NH544 along with seven more national highways. There are many buses and other public transportations which reach Cochin by road too. Why Road? - The road to Cochin from places like Bangalore and Chennai is very photogenic and scenic. The Western Ghats will mesmerize the travellers.
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Best Time to Visit Cochin
The peak season for tourism begins in September and lasts until March. The weather is delightful during this time and the best time for a sightseeing tour to Cochin. The monsoons in Cochin are not heavy rains, but it rains for a while, and the sun comes up, making it all better.
Winter season, which is also the peak season is the best season to book a Cochin Vacation. The backwaters will be filled, waterfalls will be overflowing, it is said that this season would be apt for getting ayurvedic massages and spas.
Summers in Cochin is not very crowded with tourists. The prices for hotels will be very economical compared to those during the peak season. We have many Cochin SIghtseeing Packages for the summer too.
So, before planning a trip to Cochin, choose the right season to enjoy your Cochin Package.
Cochin, during the peak season, has a lot to offer to the tourists. The beaches, the food and the city life here is indeed an experience to be had.
Things to Do in Cochin
In terms of tourist attractions, some of the most famous places to visit in Cochin are Marine Dive, Chinese Fishing Nets at Fort Kochi, Princess Street, etc Some of the other sightseeing places are listed below.
Must-Visit Places in Cochin
Our Cochin Packages include the following beautiful. Read on to know more about there beautiful places.
Fort Kochi is well known for its Dutch influence. One can notice the European architectural style of the buildings, churches, and houses throughout the town. Fort Kochi is also famous for its Chinese Fishing Nets and fortifications. This place will be included in our Cochin Holiday Packages.
Is Also known as the Palace, this building was built around 1556. It is located on Palace Road, and it includes a Shiva, Krishna and Bhagavati Temples. This building signifies the combination of Indian and Portuguese styles of architecture.
Wellington Island is a human-made island located at the heart of Cochin. This Island is proof of what the human brain can achieve. This is a tour tourist destination included in all our Cochin Tour Packages.
Santa Cruz Basilica
The Santa Cruz Basilica is one of the oldest churches in India and one among the 8 Basilicas in the World.
Cherai beach is a very peaceful and perfect beach. The beach shacks, the sandy beach, the palm trees surrounding, makes this beach a very romantic and immaculate location. This place is included in our Cochin Honeymoon Packages.
The famous Shiva Temple(Ernakulathappan Temple) in Kochi is one of the seven temples built by the Maharaja. It is believed that this temple protects the entire city.
A famous movie location for all Indian movie makers, Athirapally is a top tourist place. Athirapally is mainly known for its renowned waterfall - which people say resembles the Niagara and also known for its diverse ecology and wildlife.
Kodanad Elephant Training Centre
Kodanad houses an Elephant training centre where elephants are cleaned and trained. Kodanad Elephant Training Centre is a must-visit place on your trip to Kerala.
There are many more places to see on our Cochin Holiday Packages. Let’s explore more into some of the things you can do during your Cohin Trip.
Must do Activities on your Cochin Tour
Shopping at Jew Town
Jew Town is a small town between the Dutch Palace and the Paradesi Synagogue. It is the centre for spice trading in Kochi. You can shop for a variety of spices here.
Relaxing at the beautiful beaches of Cochin
Cochin has some of the most tranquil beaches in India. To experience this, book you Cochin Tour Package now!
Visiting the Elephant Camp
Washing baby elephants is a unique experience on your Cochin sightseeing trip.
Visit Princess Street
This street is one of the oldest areas in Cochin. The mixture of traditional and modern sights can be seen here in the building and style of architecture. There are a lot of good cafes and restaurants on this street.
Watch a dance performance
Kerala is well-known for its traditional style of dance called the Kathakali. This dance depicts a mythological story in the entire performance.
Food to try in Cochin
Cochin is very famous for its seafood. Book any of our Cochin Tour Packages to get a taste of these below mentioned mouthwatering dishes.
Kappa biryani is a beef and tapioca biryani which is a speciality biryani you get near Fort Kochi.
Appam is a very famous breakfast dish in Kerala. It tastes the best with a chicken or fish curry.
Parotta and Beef
A typical Cochin dish. It is also a very famous Kerala speciality dish.
Kappa is the staple food for Malayalis. Try this dish anywhere on your trip to Cochin.
Kerala Fish Curry
This Red colour fish curry is a mandatory dish for all Keralites.
Festivals/Cultures happening in Cochin
Onam is an essential festival in Kerala. There are grand celebration carried out in Cochin. The Athachamyam celebration during Onam is widely celebrated especially in Cochin So, if you are booking a Cochin Package during this time, then you must witness their boat races and other events that happen at this time.
Kochi-Biennale is the biggest festival for contemporary art lovers in Cochin. Artists flock here to showcase their talent.
New Year- The Cochin Carnival is a massive celebration in Cochin. The festivities start from 10 days prior, and it is a sight not to miss.
Snake Boat Race is one of the world-renowned races that take place on the backwaters. This competition brings out the excellent teamwork of the people.
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