One of the perfect vacations in Kerala, to spend time appreciating the vibrant culture is to take book tour of Cochin tour packages. Cochin is not only scenic but it has a rich cultural heritage, which is evident from the historic palaces and museums. Cochin is made up of the mainland of Ernakulam, Willingdon Island, Mattancherry, Fort Cochin, Vypeen Island and Bolgatty Island. Spread over a series of islands and crisscrossed by the sea and backwaters, Cochin speaks of the old-world charm and leisure. This scenic destination of Cochin is best described as bountiful and beautiful because of its rich flora and fauna and you can also visit other beautiful places of the city as well. If you are looking for an ideal destination in India to relax where one can unwind and tranquilize then the beaches of Kochi is the place to be.
Cochin is a pulsating city situated on the south-west coast of the Indian peninsula in the astoundingly picturesque and prosperous state of Kerala, hailed as 'God's Own Country'. Its strategic importance over the centuries is underlined by the sobriquet Queen of the Arabian Sea. Cochin is the arguably the ideal starting point for exploring the unfathomable diversity and beauty of Kerala. Located between the Arabian Sea and the Western Ghats, Cochin has been one of the most sought-after destinations in India.
Also referred to as the Gateway to Kerala, Cochin is marked by influences of Arabs, Dutch, Phoenicians, Portuguese, Chinese and the British city as well as that of the Indian rule of Chera Dynasty followed by rule of the Feudal Lords. Despite being colonized by more than one country, the essence of Indianness has never eroded from Cochin, while at the same time preserving some of the colonial heritage as it was. The culturally and historically rich port city is the gateway for several visitors to start their tour of Kerala in south India through amazing Cochin tour packages