Kochi

QUEEN OF ARABIAN SEA

KOCHI

Kochi, also known as Cochin, is one of the most picturesque destinations on the southwest coast line of Kerala. An all-weather harbour and a grand seascape mark it as the “Queen of the Arabian Sea”. Cochin Port is a cruise port and has witnessed an encouraging growth with the arrival of luxury cruise liners to its shores. The peaceful city is also one of the leading commercial centres of southern India. It is the top supplier of aromatic spices to global markets, so if you’re looking for spices for your curries this is the place to buy them. Moreover, voyagers also coveted fine sandalwood, perfumes and gold that came from this market-town. Kochi kingdom dates back to the 12th century. It is believed that Chinese and Arab traders were the first visitors to Kochi who paved the way for Portuguese and Dutch visitors, followed by the British Raj in this region. This place has been a safe haven for travel enthusiasts for several decades.

MAJOR ATTRACTIONS

Situated on beach-side, Kochi is a bustling commercial port with a trading history that dates back to at least 600 years, and is till today the financial capital of Kerala. This cosmopolitan town has upmarket stores, art galleries and some of the finest heritage accommodations. This lovely seaside city is flanked by the Western Ghats on the east and the Arabian Sea on the west.

DEEP DIVE IN KOCHI

HOW TO GET HERE?

Air

Kochi is conveniently connected to the airports of all major cities of India and to some international destinations.

Rail

Ernakulam is the nearest railhead, connected with all major cities in India

Road

Kochi is well connected by buses and good motorable roads and highways to different cities across India

DESTINATIONS NEAR KOCHI

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