Kochi

Formerly known as Cochin, Kochi is a charming South Indian city that holds an interesting mixture of British, Holland, Portuguese, Chinese, Arab and Jewish influences from its colonial past. Many flock to Kochi for its harmonious ambience and vast open spaces. It is a land famed for its beautiful seaside, skylines and awe-inspiring landscapes, not to mention its invaluable resource to India's overall economy.

Top 5 Must Do's

Kerala Backwaters

Kerala Backwaters

Take a ride on a houseboat and lay in blissful tranquillity as you glide past the many lagoons and lakes which run parallel with the Arabian Sea Coast (Malabar Coast).



Chinese Fishing Nets

Chinese Fishing Nets

Locally known as Cheena vala, the Chinese Fishing Net is an amazing technique once practiced only in China 500 years ago. It’s one of the iconic symbols of Kerala.



Munnar Hill Station

Munnar Hill Station

Lush green tea plantations along mountainous terrains, surrounded by graphite mountains - it’s the perfect honeymoon destination. Enjoy panoramic views with waterfalls, wildlife sanctuary and spice plantations.



Fort Kochi

Fort Kochi

A major part of the city’s history, Fort Kochi is once known as Old Kochi, where you’ll find quirky colonial houses with architectural influences from the Dutch, Portuguese and British.


Kerala Kathakali Centre

Kerala Kathakali Centre

Head here for the nightly show of classical dance drama that re-enacts various Indian legends and myths. A wonderful experience with special effects in an intimate setting.


To and from airport

Transportation Availability Fare
Bus Every hour Rs70
Taxi All day Starts from Rs600

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Quick Facts

Currency
India Rupee (Rs)

Electricity
230V 50Hz

Language
Malayalam, English

Time zone
UTC +5.30

Tel code
+91

Religion
Hinduism, Christianity, Islam


Weather

SEP - FEB

Dry season
22°C - 33°C
Breezy evenings and
comfortable weather


MAR - MAY

Hot season
22°C - 37°C
Great time for indoor shopping
to escape the heat


JUN - AUG
Monsoon season
23°C - 33°C
Be careful of flooded areas

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