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Best Things To Do in Kochi

Best things to do in Kochi attracts the tourist to visit this place all year around. Known as the God’s own country, Kerala is highly renowned for its breathtaking and eye catchy beauty bringing the tourist to this place. Located on the South West Coast dominating the Arabian Sea, Kochi for centuries has been categorised as a region fostering to be a gathering location for the tourists and merchants coming from various countries or nations. The tourist who have been here ranging from Portuguese to Arabs and British, all have left behind considerable intensity of cultural legacy or imprint behind. Kochi emerges out to be one of the must visit destination places in Kerala striking greatly on the essence of history and culture that is largely offered by the place Kochi to their tourists.

Formerly known as Cochin, Kochi located at Kerala in India is a city famously called the Queen of Arabian Sea that flaunts and boasts the finest harbours of the globe. A major centre of spice trade for about centuries, Old Kochi comprises of an array of islands including Fort Kochi, Willingdon Island, Mattancherry et cetera. Kochi calls to be one of the principal tourist destination spots of the place Kerala that includes the old parts and areas of Kochi, Ernakulam City, outlying islands and Kumbalangi. The place Kochi derives the name majorly from the Malayalam word called Kochanzhi that means small lagoon. An irresistible tourist spot, Kochi calls to be one of the must visit places at least for once in a lifetime. A major port city of the country India, Kochi highly is a beautiful destination spots out casing splendid locations for the tourist to visit during their holidays. Kochi constituting a blend of the contemporary and retrospective era’s best suits the needs and requirements of distinct people residing here or coming here to visit the place in entirety. Kochi represents a wonderful mix of the western influence well-infused with the cultural touch of India endowing the place with a splendid and unique identity. Come and enjoy the best things to do in Kochi.

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    Spice Trail Of Wayanad
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    Wayanad
    h4 Hours

    About the activity :On your next holiday, head to the beautiful north – eastern hill station in Kerala and engage in an exciting spice trail of the beautiful place that people call Wayanad!  The spice trail is an insightful visit to the lush and beautiful spice gardens of Wayanad. The countryside here is fragrant with pepper, cardamom, cinnamon and clove gardens, which are a delight to wander about. Get your cameras at the ready and explore every bit of the exquisite lands of Wayanad that never fails to amaze every single traveller that traverses these lands! So head on, and let your senses have a feast as you explore the different spice trails of Wayanad! Activities: Spice trails and interaction with farmers Difficulty Level: Easy

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    Houseboat Day Cruise, Kochi
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    Kochi
    h5 Hours

    The village of Kumarakom lies on the largest stretch of Kerala’s backwaters, the Vembanad Lake. Your day cruise along these meandering streams exposes daily life and activities alongside rich greenery, which never ceases to tire the sight. From Kochi, you’ll be transferred to Alleppey/ Kumarakom (60km) around 12 noon. A backwater cruise of around 4 – 5 hours presents God’s Own Country in a never before seen light. As you journey along leisurely, catch a glimpse of life as it happens along the shores and cruise through canals fringed with palm groves. Relish the local cuisine as the houseboat staff cooks up a flavorful meal. Resume your journey till sunset and return to Kochi. Duration: Around 4 -5 hours of backwaters cruise 

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    Munnar
    h6 Hours

    About the activity: Adventures never wait for anyone, so what are you doing? Gear up for an exciting high altitude mountain cycling adventure in Munnar with your friends and family and get your adrenaline into high gear! If your idea of heaven is cruising quiet yet exhilarating back roads through a stunning mountain and lush jungle scenery, then this is the perfect tour for you. Munnar has some of the best road riding facilities available in and around South India. You will be provided with sport bikes with gears attached, for you to whisk away in and enjoy to the maximum! Ensure that you are relaxed enough before the ride as it is going to require a serious amount of energy and grit for you to go enjoy the exciting adventure journey! Cycle on the magnificent landscape that is Munnar and let the thrill take over you completely!  

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    Munnar
    h4 Hours

    About the Activity: Chokramudi trekking in Munnar provides you with best panoramic views of the well-acclaimed landscapes of the region. Unravel the splendid beauty of this beautiful hill-station by embarking on this enthralling trek with friends and family. The stunning rocky mountain slopes on one side and beautiful Shola forests on the other end will leave you dazzled throughout the trek. Get ready to witness the spectacular view of the highest peak in India, ‘Anaimudi’ and the soothing Idukki Dam which is listed as one of the highest arch dams in Asia. Make your way through indefinite path that will take you to the top, providing you best sceneries of the region. Embark on this amazing Chokramudi trekking with friends and family to make some beautiful memories that you would love to cherish for a life time.

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    Munnar

    About the activity : Does soaring high into the skies sounds like fun? Well, now is your golden opportunity to go on a flying fox experience in Munnar a hilly paradise fit for the best adventurer and the nature lover as well. The Flying Fox structure consists of one rope tied diagonally at two ends between two poles / trees. All participants are harnessed at their backs chests with a pulley and rope and the guiding rope is handled by an instructor. The participants slide down towards the lower end of the rope. If that doesn’t sound like fun, then what can? Grab your friends and family members to spend an exciting weekend away from the noise of city life! Enjoy a relaxing and serene vacation in Munnar and engage in a fun and exciting flying fox session at the same time!

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    Munnar
    h4 Hours

    About the activity : Munnar is a lush, cold and beautiful hill station with a wonderful view for those who love the wonders of a hill station. Explore the different and unique forests of Munnar and let the glory of nature sweep you off your feet! You will begin your fun weekend in the hills with a refreshing trip to the tea fields of Munnar! After exploring the unique domains of the hills, you can relax and head to the emerald green grass mountains, and trek up to the peak for about 4-5 hours. Indulge in nature photography and explore the different spices in the area! It is a relatively easy trek, and gives you plenty of time to spend a quality holiday with nature, undisturbed and relaxed. Once the trek is odne, descend to your village base camp in your vehicle! Timing: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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    Munnar
    d2 Days n1 Night

    About the Activity:As we all know, Munnar in Kerala is a soothing beauty which brings forth the best moments of life mixed with the salubrious nature emerged out of the aromatic tea gardens.Here, you are invited to absorb the inimitable beauty of Munnar with a visit to the most precious sight that is the Anayirankal Dam. The dam is located at a distance of 22 kilometers from Munnar town and with this two day trip, you will be immersed into the exotic nature which exhibits Tata tea gardens and thick evergreen forests everywhere.Tented accommodation will be arranged amidst this extreme serenity mouding your heart to become more peaceful and calm.There is a reservoir which gives you chances to do a relishing boating as well if you wish.Jeep Safari and trekking can be availed here at an additional price.

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    Wayanad
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    About the Activity :Plan your next holiday with your friends and join in the fun with an amazing bon fire and star gazing experience in Wayanad.  The area you will be visiting and enjoying with your loved ones is located in the Begur-Tholpetty Reserve Forest area after the Thirunelly Temple, on the other side of Kalindi River and is approximately 137km from Calicut, 121km from Mysore and 250km from Bangalore. You can reach the retreat only by road. If you enjoy seeing a sky clear of the city pollution and love to relax by the shores of forested plains and hills, while the sounds of nature are all that you hear all around you at all times, then you need to head to Wayanad now! You can relax under a beautiful canopy of stars, and stargaze whilst savoring the warmth of a campfire accompanied with a barbecue and a lovely ambience!  Share stories with your friends, or savor some fresh warm coffee,  and you will realize that there is no better way to spend an evening in Wayanad.

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    Munnar
    d2 Days n1 Night

    About the Activity:Capture a mind blowing opportunity to indulge in a sightseeing and walking tour of Munnar. The Kolukkumalai Tea estate located at a great height offers some adventure throughout. Arrive at Kolukkumalai where you stay and head out for a nice, pleasant tea estate walk.It is the highest organic, orthodox tea plantation in the world and brings to you some of the colourful views of the surroundings as well.You will be staying in the specially arranged tents inside the tea estate experiencing the aroma of the fresh, natural tea and the salubrious nature.It is a two day trip with more activities can be availed at an additional rate. Such activities are jeep safari, trekking etc.

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    Kochi
    h11 Hours

    About the Activity:A vibrant city, Kochi is the gateway to Kerala. With traces of European history entrenched in the city’s landscape, this lovely seaside delight has much to offer. On this guided experience of around 10 – 11 hours, you’ll get to explore Kochi’s best-known sights, enjoy local cuisines and relax by the beach. Around 9am you’ll be transferred to your accommodation from the airport/ railway station. After a hearty breakfast, you’ll explore serene Kochi and discover its bygone era. Visit the double storied Dutch Palace at Mattancherry standing by the panoramic Kochi backwaters. Move towards the prominent structure of 15th century Jewish Synagogue to find Chinese porcelain ware, artifacts, and writings in Hebrew. Break for lunch at a local delicacy joint. Continue your outing with a stopover at Fort Kochi Beach. Spend time around local fishermen using a unique mechanism of Chinese Nets. Head for some shopping to the famous Lulu Mall. Return to your destination around 8pm.

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    Wayanad
    h4 Hours

    About the Activity: Wayanad, a stunning hill-station located in the South western part of the Kerala is crowned in the southern tip of the Deccan Plateau and is certainly one of the most adoring weekend getaway destination! Embark on this delightful journey that takes you through beautiful bamboo forests and provides you with an opportunity to meet the Bamboo People in Wayanad.  Enthrall in a village walk that takes you through an entire community of artisans whose livelihood depends on bamboo crafts. Witness the versatility of this unique plant that can be used in any possible ways. Embraced in the lush-green hills, beautiful thickets and cascading streams and rivulets making its way through this tiny hamlet – this place certainly provides a blissful experience to all the nature enthusiasts.  Visit the Uravu’s craft centre, where you will witness more than 50 craftsmen working together and transforming bamboo into something more beautiful and useful. Delight in this amazing experience of meeting the bamboo people in Wayanad. Activities: Bamboo craft, visit the artist who make craft Difficulty Level: Easy

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    Wayanad
    d1 Day

    About the Activity: Wayanad, a tiny hamlet is one of the most idyllic destination for a weekend getaway! Nested in the southern-tip of Deccan Plateau, this beautiful place is known for mesmerizing landscapes and picturesque views. Embraced in the lush-green hills, beautiful thickets and cascading streams and rivulets making its way through this tiny hamlet – this place certainly provides a blissful experience to all the nature enthusiasts. While in this amazing place, explore the nature to the fullest by embarking on a fascinating natural trails through the jungles, captivate in the panoramic views of the surrounding and relax all your office worries by embarking on nature trail in Wayanad. Take a pleasant trek to the surrounding ranges and captivate in the beautiful surroundings accompanying you throughout our trek.  Interact with the local farmers and know more about the local produce such as famous spice plantations in the region. Delight to the full, in this remarkable place embraced in the lap of mother nature with this amazing nature trail in Wayanad.

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    Munnar

    About the Activity : When was the last time you engaged in an exciting bunch of activities with your loved ones? Well, it is time for you to head for an exciting rock climbing in Munnar! Rock climbing is an exhilarating sport with full bodywork, full of thrill, fun and overwhelming victory at the end. You will be offered basic and advanced rock climbing guidance by qualified national trainers with full gears, suitable for groups, adventure tourists, corporate groups and students. You will be given a brief lesson on the safety measures, the different rock climbing principles and will be provided with whole equipments for the activity. This activity helps you to experience how to safely climb steep rock surfaces. Both free climbing and aid climbing are offered. The Rock Climbing sight is situated in Gap Road which is 15km away from Munnar. So, do not waste another second thinking, head for an exciting rock climbing session in Munnar!

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    Munnar

    About the activity :Munnar is the land of pristine hills, lush meadows and a serene landscape you can enjoy while relaxing in the comfort and luxury of the beautiful cottages around! On your next holiday though, gear up for an exciting adventure with a fun and enthralling commando net in Munnar! If you are tough then you can also learn how commandos cross the different obstacles by climbing across the net. Climbing the commando net is quite adventurous and will make you want to go over and over. For decades, commando nets have been used for the purpose of training. The Commando Net Sight is situated in Pothamedu which is 8km away from Munnar. Head on with your friends for an exciting time!

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    Munnar
    h4 Hours

    About the Activity: If you have always thought that there are limited rope activities, you need to rethink. Get on board for this completely thrilling activity of Mountain Crossing in Munnar. Feel your heart racing as you balance yourself on the rope. An ideal getaway destination with friends and family, Munar, is known for its tranquil environs and picturesque views. Mountain Crossing in a Munnar is a new and thrilling adventure, the participant is required to cross mountains while tied/ harnessed to a safety rope. He/she should hold the safety rope in hands and cautiously cross mountains one-by-one. The task might appear simple but get tricky at times especially as you are requires to use your hands and pull yourself up in order to reach the other end of the mountain. Experienced professionals will be assisting you and will ensure you are equipped with the required safety gears. Embark on this stirring Mountain Crossing in Munnar with friends and family while relaxing in this natural retreat.

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What You Should Know More About Things To Do in Kochi

  • What are the best adventure activities to do in Kochi?

    The best adventure activities to do in Kochi are as follows:

  • What are the best things to do in Kochi?

    The best things to do in Kochi are as follows:

    • Pardesi Synagogue

    You must visit Pardesi Synagogue which was built in the year 1568. Pardesi Synagogue is a partly ruined monument in the year 1662 by the Portuguese. The monument was rebuilt after a span of two years at the time when the Dutch took over Kochi. Pardesi Synagogue features a gold structured pulpit that elaborates into a hand painted willow.

    •      Malabar Junction

    Malabar Junction is also a worth visiting place in Kochi attracting the tourist from afar to visit this place. Situated in a completely open pavilion, this is a restaurant near the Malabar House that serves variety of European style cuisines.

    •      Mattancherry Palace

    This is also a worth visiting that was ideally a gift given to the Maharaja of Kochi named Veera Kerala Varma as a gentle gesture of generous goodwill by the Portuguese in the year 1555. The place was renovated in the year 1663. Therefore, visiting this place can be one of the best things which you can do.

    •      Ginger House

    When in Kochi, remember to visit Ginger House that delineates an entry that is hidden in the midst of humongous and retrospective go down. This is a captivating waterfront restaurant, where you can delectably feast on any Indian dish and snacks like the ginger ice cream, ginger prawns and ginger lassi.

    •      Kashi Art Café

    Kashi Art Café is an institution located in the Fort Cochin which is a light hearted natural place serving splendidly wonder and strong coffee daily along with properly prepared lunch and breakfast. Therefore, when in Kochi, you do have an idea about which wonderful place you must visit for a proper meal and strong coffee.

    •      Cochin Carnival

    One of the biggest bash of Kochi is the Cochin Carnival. It is a ten days long festival that begins during the New Year’s Eve. Relishing food and wonderful performance highly grips the travellers to visit to the Cochin Carnival. Therefore, if you visit Kochi during the New Year time, now you know where to go.

  • Which are the best places to do water sports in Kochi?

    The best places to perform water sports in Kochi are as follows:

    •      Les 3 Elephants Cherai Beach.
    •      Holiday Hotel
    •      Esha Heritage Inn
    •      Cherai Beach Resorts
    •      Sea Star Beach Homes
    •      Old Lighthouse Bristow Hotel
    •      Mare Blu Resort ,Cherai Beach
    •      Le Meridien Kochi.

  • Which are the best destinations for wildlife safari in Kochi?

    The best destination for wildlife safari in Kochi are as follows:

    •      Periyar National Park
    •      Silent Valley National Park
    •      Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary.
    •      Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
    •      Chimmini Wildlife Sanctuary
    •      Than Neerchal Park
    •      Changampuzha Park
    •      Subhash Bose Park
    •      Mangalavanam Bird Sanctuary

  • Which are the best locations to experience houseboat stays in Kochi?

    The best locations to experience houseboat stays in Kerala are as follows:

    •      Vivanta By Taj - Malabar
    •      Paradise Holidays
    •      Village tour with Canoeing
    •      Antony's Eco Houseboat
    •      Canoe Ville
    •      Alappuzha Houseboat
    •      Angel Sail Over Backwaters
    •      Canoe Ville Alleppey

  • Which are the best places to go on a honeymoon in Kochi?

    The best places to go on a honeymoon in Kochi are as follows:

    •      Mangalavanam Bird Sanctuary – Enjoy and treasure the nature and the birds swaying around while you ease out and relax with your loved one.
    •      The Rice Boat Restaurant – Reminiscent of Kerala’s enthralling and traditional houseboats.
    •      Fort House Hotel – A short staycation embellished with lovely and eye catchy settings of the surrounding.
    •      Bolgatty Palace & Island Resort – The beautiful Heritage property looking over the enthralling and splendid backwaters making your holiday enjoyable
    •      Fort Kochi Beach – For Finding a peaceful nook in the midst of the chaotic environment
    •      Marine Drive – It is basically destined to create peace in the minds where you can witness a beautiful beach sunset
    •      Cherai Beach – One of Kerala’s beloved and relishing beaches
    •      Munambam Beach – Unwind and unveil by the beautiful and energetic shore

  • Which are the best places for an art and culture experience in Kochi?

    The best places for an art and culture experience in Kochi are as follows:

    •      URU Art Harbour
    •      Classic Art Gallery
    •      Museum of Kerala History
    •      treehouse
    •      Cochin Cultural Centre
    •      Sofi Arts And Crafts
    •      Muses Art Gallery
    •      Indo-Portuguese Museum
    •      Heritage Arts Antique Shop Cochin
    •      David Hall Art Café - CGH Earth, Fort Kochi
    •      Gallery OED
    •      Greenix Village
    •      CSI Church Bungalow
    •      Kashi Art Café
    •      Aspinwall House
    •      Cochin Cultural Centre
    •      Kerala Folklore Museum

  • Which places are good for kayaking in Kochi?

    The places which are good for Kayaking in Kochi are as follows:

    •      Kothad Island
    •      Pearls Island

  • Which are the best locations for zip lining in Kochi? How much does it cost?

    The best locations for zip lining in Kochi along with their cost are as follows:

    •      Vivanta by Taj – Malabar
    •      Zip lining can be enjoyed in Munnar as well

  • Which are the best places to do rock climbing in Kochi?

    The best place to do rock climbing in Kochi is as follows:

    The Rock is a one of the best places where you can relish rock climbing in Kochi which is located in the Regional sports centre of the Rajiv Indoor Stadium at Kochi in Kerala.  This place is a must visit place.

  • Which things are must to do in Kochi during honeymoon?

    The things which are must to do in Kochi on a honeymoon tour are as follows:

    •      You must try the elephant bathing in the place Kodanad
    •      Go on Houseboat in the Alleppey along with your better half
    •      Witness the beautiful Neelakurinji Bloom in Munnar along with your beloved
    •      Relish the Village life for a day and view the beautiful sceneries around
    •      Enjoy the Meal at the Veli Tourist Village and blend well with the neighbourhood.
    •      Go on long and happy Shikara ride in Alappuzha
    •      Watch the captivating and exciting Snake Boat Races
    •      Relish the Bike ride in Idukki
    •      Watch the sunset at the Beach of Kovalam
    •      Get drenched under a waterfall in Kochi and relish the surrounding to the extremes
    •      Go through the Periyar Jungle for a long and relishing Jeep Ride
    •      Swim in the Arabian Sea along with your loved one
    •      Relish the picturesque Bird watching in Kumarakom
    •      Watch Theyyam and relish it to the fullest
    •      Enjoy the Architecture tour in Fort Kochi
    •      View the beautiful and splendidly alluring coffee plantation in the Wayanad
    •      Take an interesting spice tour through the beauty
    •      Stay in a Tree house for a day or two.
    •      Watch the Snake Boat Races along with your loved one
    •      Go on Shikara rides in Alappuzha and relish it to the fullest
    •      Enjoy the meal at the Veli Tourist Village
    •      Enjoy the hamlet life for a day or two

  • Which is the best location for snorkeling around Kochi?

    The best location for snorkelling around Kochi is as follows:

    •      Scuba Cochin

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