Kochi offers you many things but mainly related to water. Here are some water activities that you can enjoy in Kochi Take a Ferry ride
Take a ride on the ferry with the local people of Cochi then get off on a secluded island and enjoy the serene beauty of Kochi. Te Fort Kochi offers you a mesmerizing view of the water and the water life of Kochi. Cast a Fishnet
Catch some local fisherman and go fishing with them. Casting a fish net is a task of a great adventure. You can experience the Portuguese touch in this activity. Watch a Kathakali Performance
The folk dance of Kochi will leave you to spell bound with its artistic splendor. The rich costumes, extended makeup and the splendid gestures of the dancers make the whole experience so serene.
Places to see in Kochi
Built during 1537-61 by the Portuguese and renovated by the Dutch later this palace was a gift presented to Veera Kerala Varma by the Portuguese. It houses many Hindu murals and sceneries from Mahabharata & Ramayana. Pardesi Synagogue
It is one of the biggest tourist’s charms of Kochi. The Synagogue is an ornate gold pulpit which is hand painted and also has floor tiles made in China representing willow carvings. When illuminated by the Belgian chandeliers the place looks breathtakingly serene. Kerala Folklore Museum
Made by a single man, George J Thaliath the Kerala Folklore Museum is a complete package for the culture lovers. It took seven years to George to collect all the artifacts for the museum. It was built by sixty carpenters; wood sculptors and muralist to make this true representation of the 17th & 20th-century architecture. St. Francis Church
It is renowned to be the oldest European Church in India. Located at the Kochi port the church is worth one of your visit. It is also the burial place of Vasco da Gama, the famous explorer.
Food and Shopping in Kochi
Food in Kochi
Coffee, South Indian food and much more; Kochi is a food paradise of the taste-mongers. Each and every restaurant in Kochi has a special dish to offer; you may have a Kathi roll in the Dal Roti, restaurant or sip in the most refreshing masala tea at the local tea vendors. The Fish curry at the “Hole in the Wall” is lip-smacking tasty. The spicy Keralan food is the perfect for your hunger crunch while you are in Kochi. Shopping in Kochi
Are you a shopping freak, then you must head to the Jew Market in Kochi. The shops offer you antique, handmade artifacts and handicrafts. The apparels and the local special stoles are the prime specialties of this market. The city also has many shopping malls where you may buy trendy and fashionable clothes.
How to reach Kochi
Kochi By Bus
The Kerala State Run Transport Corporation is a strong networked bus service in Kerala. It connects the city to all the major cities of the country. One can also take Volvo buses from Kochi to Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore, etc. Kochi By Taxi
Taking a taxi to reach Kochi is a fun way to enjoy the ride. The mesmerizing countryside pf the city welcomes you with open arms and make your entire journey memorable. The national highways connect Kochi with all the major cities of India. Kochi By Train
The two major railway station of Kochi are Ernakulam Town Station and Ernakulam Junction Station. From here one can take trains to any part of the country. Kochi By Air
Kochi has an International airport that connects it with rest of the world. It is 29 kilometers away from the main city. There are regular flights to other cities in India.
Kochi Distance From Nearby Places Kochi from Trivandrum 198.9 Km Kochi from Bangalore 528.8 Km Kochi from Chennai 694 Km Kochi from Delhi 2083 Km