Kochi (or Cochin) is set on a cluster of islands and narrow peninsulas and has one of the best natural harbours in the world. The famed `Malabar Spices' were exported from this very port, bringing to Kochi visitors as varied as the Arabs, the Dutch, the Portuguese and, finally, the British. All of them have left their mark on the architecture, making Kochi one of the most unique and fascinating towns in India.
Day 1 - Kochi
Arrive at Kochi (Cochin) where you are met and transferred to your hotel.
Day 2 - Kochi
Today you can enjoy a morning sightseeing tour of Fort Cochin. You visit sights such as the Dutch Palace, a 17th century Jewish Synagogue, Chinese fishing nets, and the St Francis Church, the oldest Protestant church built by the Portuguese in 1510. Vasco da Gama who died in 1524, is buried here. In the evening there is the option to watch the enthralling classical dance-drama of Kerala, the Kathakali.
Day 3 - Kochi
Your stay ends after breakfast. Kochi forms a perfect base to explore the Jungles & Backwaters of Kerala and Temple Trail of Tamil Nadu. Our Wildlife of Kerala has plenty on offer for nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts. For those interested staying with local Keralan families in their traditional homes you can follow our Kerala Homestays. Finally, if you would like to spend time on a Coral Hideaway in the Arabian Sea, then you should take a flight from Kochi to the Lakshadweep Islands.