Cochin is one of the most beautiful destinations that Kerala is proud of. Just as Kerala is a store house of natural wonders so is Cochin which is elegantly decorated with nature’s opulence. This amazing city has a lot of attractions that tempts the travelers from all over the world and quench their thirst with fantastic wonders. The place besides its mesmerizing natural affluence will let you come across its exclusive culture, intriguing traditions, and glorious history in the most fabulous way and endow you a splendid holiday experience to cherish for life.
Cochin is famous for its spectacular spice and tea gardens where you can comprehend the plantation process as well as its processing. Because of these spice gardens Cochin stands as the prominent centre of Indian spice trade. Besides these plantations Cochin houses the most attractive natural wonders in the form of beaches and backwaters. While visiting Cochin for whatever reasons you should definitely include these two in your tour which will give you the most delightful experience of your life with their mesmerizing charm. Cochin is also dubbed as the 'Queen of the Arabian Sea' because of its charismatic charm and ineffable beauty. Fort Kochi remains the dominant landmark besides other fascinating attractions like Vasco House, Santa Cruz Basilica, Jewish Synagogue and Jew town, Dutch palace and Bolgatty palace, Mangalavanam bird sanctuary, Marine drive etc.
One of the most sought after harbor cities in south-west part of India is Cochin. With scenic scenery and soothing ambiance, Cochin endows you a breathtaking opportunity to spend thrilling holiday destination. Lined by Western Ghats on the east and Arabian Sea on the west, it offers vacationers a quaint atmosphere for having relaxing vacations. Truly, Cochin is a lovely destination for a perfect holiday experience.
Morning pick up from the hotel you are staying and proceed for sightseeing of Cochin with English speaking guide.
Proceed for sightseeing tour of Cochin including.
The Hill Palace Museum
One of the interesting destinations in Cochin, the Hill Palace Museum has 14 galleries, demonstrating a huge assortment of archeological objects. It includes paintings, weapons, coins, costumes, etc. It is open in a week except Monday.
Chinese Fishing Nets
Built between 1350 and 1450 AD, Chinese Fishing Nets is a very popular tourist attraction in Cochin located at Fort Kochi. It is an exceptional method of fishing with the support of fixed installations. The credit of the construction of these nets goes to fishing traders.
Santa Cruz Basilica
Well-known ancient church of Cochin, Santa Cruz Basilica was constructed in Portuguese design and style in 1558. Later, the construction was rebuilt by Pope Paul IV in 1558.
The Jewish Synagogue
The Jewish Synagogue, the most beautiful tourist spot in Cochin renowned for housing Spice & Handicraft shops. One can visit here closed throughout the year except on Saturdays & Jewish Holidays.
Established in 1557, Mattancherry Palace is a preeminent tourist destination in Cochin, portraying unique Portuguese lifestyle. This stunning historical site is influenced by Portuguese designs and styles. It is closed on Friday in a week.
After witnessing sightseeing attractions in Cochin, tourists get chance to acquaint with famous dance drama of Kerala named as Kathakali. This unique folk dance exhibits magnificent essence of Indian culture. Colorful costumes and body gestures play an important role in this dance form. Through moving gestures, an artist signifies his feeling and also portrays culture values of this state. After witnessing an interesting show, tourists can get familiar with renowned artists by clicking photographs with them as lifelong memories. Moreover, the lyrics of the show play in English language.
Later drop at hotel (booked at your own).