Tourist Places in Kochi for One Day Trip
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Ready to jet off to a one-day trip to Kochi – the Queen of the Arabian Sea? Kochi has lots to offer tourists, from glimpses of history, the serene backwaters, shopping destinations and golden beaches. Blue Bird Travels offers luxury and budget Kochi taxis of all types to travel in comfort. Places to visit in Kochi in one day can include the historic Fort Kochi, Willingdon Island, Museums, Palaces, pilgrimage destinations like temples and churches. The Fort Kochi & Puthuvype & Cherai beaches are the beach destinations in and around Kochi to enjoy with family and friends.

With a taxi from Blue Bird Travels, you can cover tourist places in Kochi for a one day trip. While at Kochi, you can try out leisure activities like boating in the backwaters or visit the Kerala Kathakali centre. Check out Wonderla Amusement Park & the Lulu Mall – great options for fun and entertainment in Kochi. If you have spare time at hand, you can zip off to nearby beautiful places for a one day trip in Kochi. The main places to visit are Athirapally, Alleppey, Cherai beach & Kumarakom.

Kochi has some of the best hotels and resorts in Kerala. Are you looking for a cab from the Kochi Airport to reach Kochi? Blue Bird Travels’ Kochi Airport to Cochin taxis is simply the best! We offer Airport pick-up and drop facilities for you.

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Check out some of the best hotels & resorts in Kochi

Crowne Plaza

The preferred choice for business, leisure and events! Crowne Plaza Kochi, one of the prime 5-star luxury getaways in Kochi, offers panoramic views of backwaters and world-class luxury. Crowne Plaza also lies close to major attractions of Kochi. 

The hotel boasts 269 spacious business rooms, authentic culinary outlets, and extensive spa and leisure facilities. The ample meeting spaces of the hotel can accommodate up to 900 people. Other facilities include a beautiful reception lounge, a tropical garden with water bodies, a private relaxation lounge, consultation room, seven therapy suites etc.

Lulu Marriott

Sophisticated luxury awaits you at Lulu Marriott hotel in Kochi! 

Located in the Ernakulam city centre as part of the LuLu International Shopping Mall, the 5-star hotel offers refined comfort & modern elegance for every traveller. Being near to all business & leisure destinations in Kochi, Lulu Marriott is the ideal place to stay in Kochi.

The stylish hotel has spacious, well-appointed rooms and suites and high-end amenities like Spa, Fitness centre and Swimming pool. Delicious international cuisine tantalises your palate at the restaurants. Lulu Marriott has expansive venues for meetings, social events and weddings, complemented by world-class catering and services. 

Gateway Hotel, Marine Drive

Get stunning views of the sea and the backwaters from the Gateway Hotel Marine Drive! The hotel is a 45-minute drive from Kochi International Airport & just a short drive from the commercial hub of Cochin. The hotel features spacious rooms and suites, a spa and an outdoor pool bordered by palm trees. 

Guests can enjoy relaxing massages at the spa. Grilled seafood and barbecue dishes along with traditional Indian food as well as international food is served here.  

Le Meridien

A luxurious stay in the green environs of Kochi is something to look forward to! Why not enjoy the quintessential hospitality of Kerala at the Hotel Le Méridien Maradu, Kochi? The hotel is situated on 6 acres of greenery in the splendid backdrop of the picturesque backwaters. It offers 223 well-appointed, elegant guest rooms to make your stay comfortable. 

The Le Méridien features 65,000 sq ft. of event space and is one of the prime Convention destinations of Kerala. The self-sufficient business and leisure ambience at Le Méridien makes it ideal for business travellers and family vacations.

Grand Hyatt Bolgatty

Redefine grand living in the city! Experience luxury blended with comfort on a serene island in the backwaters of Kochi! Grand Hyatt Kochi Bolgatty, an elegant waterfront resort overlooking the backwaters of Vembanad Lake, is set on 26 acres of lush green land on the serene Bolgatty Island in Ernakulam. 

Striking architecture, beautifully landscaped gardens, luxurious guest rooms and suites, & exquisite dining options make it unique. Host your events at the International Convention Centre attached to the hotel and make them memorable. The centre has a massive pillar-less venue with a capacity to host over 3000 delegates.  

Dunes Hotel

Discover hospitality with a difference! The Dunes Hotel presents a unique blend of avant-garde architecture, deep comfort and personalised service. Here comfort meets convenience. The four-star business hotel at the heart of the city sets new standards in hospitality with imperial amenities and exquisite service.

It’s sheer elegance and refinement at the luxury rooms, suites, restaurants and meeting venues of Dunes Hotel. Whether for business or leisure, the Dunes hotel is the right choice. It is at a location providing easy access to everything. 

Olive Downtown

Stay at this sophisticated retreat in the heart of the city! Olive Downtown is a top class 5-star luxury hotel in Ernakulam. The hotel offers guests easy access to key business areas like Willington Island, Fort Kochi, M G Road, and the IT Hubs. It boasts 92 well-appointed rooms and suites made to perfection and best-in-class facilities like an outdoor swimming pool, health club and indulgent spa facilities.

Being a world-class business hotel in Ernakulam, Olive Downtown has 6 distinctive spaces accommodating up to 200 delegates in each. The restaurant provides a delicious range of Kerala, North Indian, and Chinese delicacies.

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What to see in Kochi?

Hire a Blue Bird Travels’ taxi and set off to visit the exciting places in Kochi. Just check out these places

Fort Kochi

Welcome to Fort Kochi! A visit to Fort Kochi takes you back in time. It gives you glimpses of the Portuguese, Dutch, Chinese, Arabic and British influences in its architecture, people, art and cuisine. 

Here you can visit many historic places like the Fort Immanuel, Dutch Palace, Dutch Cemetery, majestic bungalows, the Vasco-da-Gama Square etc. There are many ancient places of worship in Fort Kochi, like the Jewish Synagogue, St. Francis Church, to name a few. Fort Kochi abounds with many arts, spice shops and art cafes. The Biennale Festival and Cochin Carnival are also held in Fort Kochi.

Willingdon Island

Visit one of the largest artificial man-made islands in India – the beautiful Willingdon Island! Situated at the heart of the Cochin Port surrounded by the mesmerising backwaters, the island links Kochi with other seaports of the world. It is a significant docking destination of commercial and luxury cruise ships. It houses some of the finest hotels and resorts in the city of Cochin. The island is also home to the Kochi Naval Base of the Indian Navy and Central Institute of Fisheries Technology. Willingdon Island is the starting point of many backwater cruises.

Jew Town

An exciting dive into a fragment of history awaits you at the Jew Town, Fort Kochi! Acclaimed for its 16th century Paradesi Synagogue and age-old charm, the Jew Town is a favourite hotspot for antique lovers and shoppers the world over. The narrow street between Mattancherry Palace and the Synagogue is packed with several Jewish, Chinese, European, Arabic and Indian antiques, carvings, and vintage artefacts. Rare Indian spices and Kerala artefacts can also be found here. You can try the local cuisine and Western fare at some laid-back outdoor cafes and artsy eateries in heritage buildings around Jew Town.

Marine Drive

Check out the verdant greenery of the backwaters at this beautiful promenade near Vembanad Lake! One of the famous must-visit places for tourists and the local populace, the Marine drive has a 140 m walkway for relaxing walks. There are two beautiful bridges along with the walkway and seating arrangements to view the gorgeous blackwater sunsets. Country boats and motor boats are parked near the Marine drive, ready for backwaters rides. You can also check out the various parks, shopping malls and fast food joints near Marine Drive.

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Kochi to Alleppey Taxi

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Kochi to Kunnamkulam Taxi

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Kochi to Kayamkulam Taxi

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Kochi to Pandalam Taxi

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Aluva to Munnar Taxi

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Kochi Airport to Munnar Taxi

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Kochi to Kollam Taxi

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Kochi to Nelliyampathy Taxi

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Kochi to Kottakkal Taxi

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Kochi to Munnar One Way Taxi

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Kochi Airport to Kollam Taxi

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Kochi to Varkala Taxi

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Kochi Airport to Coimbatore Taxi

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Kochi to Trivandrum Taxi

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Kochi Munnar Taxi Package (3 days)

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Kochi Airport to Tirupur Taxi

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Kochi to Tirupur Taxi

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Kochi to Kannur Taxi

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Thrissur – Guruvayur – Sabarimala - Ernakulam (2 days)

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Kochi to Munnar to Thekkady Taxi (3 Nights / 4 Days)

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Cochin Munnar Alleppey Taxi (4 Days)

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Kochi to Salem Taxi

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Kochi to Kasaragod Taxi

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Kochi - Munnar- Alleppey - Kochi (2 Nights 3 Days) [R#1012-HM]

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Kochi - Munnar - Kochi - Cherai (3 Nights 4 Days)[R#1009]

✔️3 Nights 4 Days ✔️Stay and breakfast ✔️Transportation in an AC Sedan car

Kochi - Munnar - Athirapally - Kochi (3 Nights 4 Days)[R#1030]

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Kochi - Munnar - Kochi - Cherai (3 Nights 4 Days)[R#1009-HM]

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Kochi to Bangalore Taxi

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Kochi - Munnar - Thekkady - Alleppey - Kochi (4 Nights 5 Days) [R#1006-HM]

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Kochi - Munnar - Thekkady - Alleppey - Kovalam (5 Nights 6 Days)[R#1013]

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Kochi - Munnar - Thekkady - Alleppey - Kovalam (5 Nights 6 Days) [R#1013-HM]

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Kochi - Munnar - Thekkady - Alleppey - Kovalam - TVM (6 Nights 7 Days)[R#1004-HM]

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Kochi - Munnar - Thekkady - Alleppey - Kovalam - Kanyakumari - TVM (6 Nights 7 Days)[R#1015]

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✔️6 Nights 7 Days ✔️Stay and breakfast ✔️Transportation in an AC Sedan car

Kochi - Munnar - Thekkady - Alleppey - Kanyakumari - Kovalam - TVM (7 Nights 8 Days)[R#1022]

✔️7 Nights 8 Days ✔️Stay and breakfast ✔️Transportation in an AC Sedan car

Kochi - Munnar - Thekkady - Madurai - Rameshwaram - Kanyakumari - Kovalam - TVM (8 Nights 9 Days)[R#1036]

✔️8 Nights 9 Days ✔️Stay and breakfast ✔️Transportation in an AC Sedan car

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✔️7 Nights 8 Days ✔️Stay and breakfast ✔️Transportation in an AC Sedan car

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✔️13 Nights 14 Days ✔️Stay and breakfast ✔️Transportation in an AC Sedan car

Palaces

Mattancherry Palace

A sneak peek into the history of the colonial influences in Kochi! The Mattancherry Palace or the Dutch Palace is one of the fine examples of a blend of Kerala style of architecture & the colonial style. Built by the Portuguese, the Palace was gifted to the then Raja of Kochi. It covers an area of almost 300 sq. km. and has a temple of Pazhayannur Bhagavathi inside its central courtyard.

After the Dutch captured the Palace, it came to be known as the Dutch Palace. Today it is a museum with a massive collection of paintings, murals and artefacts of the royal era.

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Hill Palace

The official residence of the erstwhile rulers of Kochi was the Hill Palace, built-in 1865. Today it is an Ethno-Archaeological, the first-ever Heritage Museum of Kerala. The palace complex has 49 buildings built in the traditional Kerala style of architecture. It has over 52 acres of terraced land around it.

Oil paintings, murals, sculptures, manuscripts and Kochi royal family artefacts are displayed here. Also set out are antique ceramics, Kudakkallu  (tombstone), Thoppikkallu (hood stone), laterite memorials and wooden memorials from ancient Indus Valley and Harappan civilisations. The Palace even has a contemporary art gallery.

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Museum

Museum of Kerala History

Walkthrough history at Madhavan Nayar Foundation or Museum of Kerala History, Edappally! You can see historical episodes from the Neolithic to the Modern era through life-size figures in this museum. Paintings and sculptures, including over 200 original works by contemporary Indian artists, are displayed here. The museum also hosts sound and light shows in English and Malayalam, chronicling the past.

Indo-Portuguese Museum

Here’s a visit to the Indo-Portuguese Christian Art heritage! The Portuguese invaders have influenced the culture & history of Kochi & the Indo-Portuguese Museum near the Bishop’s house, and Fort Kochi depicts it well. The museum has five main sections – Altar, Treasure, Procession, Civil Life and Cathedral. Ancient relics like sculptures, precious metal objects, and vestments from various old churches of Kerala are displayed here.

Kerala Folklore Museum

A chance to see the best examples of traditional Kerala architecture! The Kerala Folklore Museum has to its credit, the most extensive ethnic collection of more than 6000 artworks. It displays various antiques that showcase the history, tradition and cultural differences in diverse parts of the country. Costumes of dance forms like Mohiniattam and Theyyam, antiques from the bygone era like the oldest Bible in India, ancient writing instruments, chairs etc., can be found here.

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Beaches

Fort Kochi Beach

The best place to relax with family & friends! One of the best beaches in Cochin, the historic Fort Kochi Beach attracts many tourists from far and wide. The pristine waters and tranquil ambience, the Chinese fishing nets, remains of the Fort Emanuel and the Vasco da Gama square are the prime attractions of Fort Kochi beach. The annual Kochi Carnival that takes place here every year is an added attraction. Many small food stalls here to sample various seafood delicacies with freshly caught fish at the Fort Kochi beach.

Puthuvype Beach

Have seaside fun at one of the longest & least crowded beaches near Kochi! The Puthuvype beach, a part of Vypeen Island, is a great picnic spot perfect for witnessing gorgeous sunsets. This clean beach also houses one of the tallest lighthouses in India. 

An ideal setting for sports like beach volley, speed boats are available if you want to go sea-riding. Puthuvype Beach also has facilities like beach buggies suitable for driving along beaches. The first Mega Oceanarium in India is being planned in Puthuvype. The beach also presents a fantastic view of the Chinese fishing nets.

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Activities 

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Shopping at LuLu Mall

Check out the largest mall in Kerala! Lulu Mall is the 3rd biggest mall in Asia, and shopping at this mall is an incredible experience! You can find many international brands here, and it’s good value for money shopping! 

Lulu Mall has food courts serving Indian and international cuisine. The multiplex theatres, Sparky’s arcade and Ice rink etc., adds to the fun! With lots of retail outlets, good food courts & plenty of parking, Lulu Mall has evolved as the largest shopping destination in India.

Chinese fishing nets

A significant attraction & one of the most photographed sights in Kochi! The huge cantilevered Chinese fishing nets hanging over the backwaters of Kochi are great crowd-pullers. Fishing is done to a slow rhythm, and balancing which is spellbinding to watch!

Moreover, it’s just beautiful to see these Chinese nets, suspended in midair silhouetted against the sunset! The Vasco da Gama Square along the Fort Kochi beach offers the best view of the nets. 

Kerala Kathakali Centre

Here’s a golden opportunity to witness the folk arts of Kerala! The Kerala Kathakali Centre is an institution in Fort Kochi that popularised Kathakali and other art forms of Kerala along with martial arts and music. 

Kathakali is a classical dance form nearly 300 years old that originated in Kerala. It combines certain aspects of ballet, masque, pantomime and opera and depicts the Indian epics – Mahabharata and Ramayana. It is a combination of dramatic make-up, facial expressions, mudras and soothing music. You can attend the shows organised here and also opt for daily lessons to study these art forms. 

Boating at Marine Drive

The Marine Drive in Cochin is a great place to enjoy the backwaters. It is the place where you can go boating in the backwaters to nearby islands. Many tour operators like Blue Bird Travels conduct full-day and half-day boating cruises on speed boats, canoes & houseboats. You can enjoy moving through the backwater canals watching the laid-back village life as well as diverse flora and fauna. Most boat cruises include traditional vegetarian South Indian lunch. Blue Bird Travels arranges boating at Marine Drive for you at discounted prices.

Wonderla Amusement Park

Celebrate magical moments at Wonderla – the fabulous amusement Park in Kochi! It opens out a world of entertainment with more than 50+ exhilarating rides that excite adults and kids! 

Wonderla is jam-packed with land and water rides that provide a fun ’n frolic for all ages. It’s an excellent adventure & fun at the water pools, stunning 3D virtual reality, musical fountain roller-coasters & the beautiful laser show.

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Places of Worship 

Blue Bird Travels provides cabs on hire to visit these pilgrimage places in Kochi.

Jewish Synagogue

Jewish history & culture fascinates you at the Jewish Synagogue. Mattancherry houses the 16th century Paradesi Synagogue, the first in India. Built in 1568, the Jewish Synagogue attracts numerous visitors every year. The Synagogue is adorned with elegant Chinese tiles and magnificent Belgian chandeliers. There are many antique shops in the Jew town near the Synagogue. Shop to your heart’s content for the many Jewish artefacts and Kerala souvenirs here!

Edappally Church

Visit one of the oldest Roman Catholic Churches in the State – The St. George Forane Church at Edappally to find your inner peace! Popularly known as Edappally Pally, it dates back to 594 AD. Originally built small, a larger church was built in 1080 AD. Today, the Edappally pilgrim church is the wealthiest Catholic shrine in Kerala. The Catholic Church has decided to elevate this miraculous Church to the status of a National Shrine Basilica. Nearly 100000+ holy masses are conducted every year in this holy Church.

Saint Francis Church

A tour of Kochi is not complete without a visit to St Francis Church, one of the oldest European churches in India! Built by the Portuguese as a Roman Catholic church, it was named after Santo Antonio, the patron saint of Portugal. Later on, under the Dutch occupation, it became a Protestant church. The British made it an Anglican church later. The mortal remains of Vasco de Gama were initially buried in this church cemetery.   

Ernakulathappan Temple

Seek the blessings of Lord Shiva at the Ernakulathappan Mahadeva Temple!  Ernakulam Shiva Temple was one of the seven temples worshipped by the Kochi Maharajas. Here, Lord Shiva is worshipped in Gauri Shankar Swayambhoo form. Ganesha, Parvathi, Krishna, Ayappa and Nagaraja are also worshipped here. As a major temple at the heart of the Ernakulam city, the deity is looked upon as the city’s protector.

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One Day Trip Places near Ernakulam

Hiring a Blue Bird Travels’ taxi, you can go on a one day trip to places near Ernakulam and enjoy it with family. The famous Ernakulam One Day Trip Places include backwater destinations, waterfalls and beaches. There are also other Ernakulam Tourist Places for a one day trip that you can visit at leisure.

Athirapally and Vazhachal Waterfalls

Be prepared to be dazzled by the largest & most beautiful waterfall in Kerala – the Athirapally Falls! Located in the Sholayar forests of the Western Ghats, it is often called the Niagra of India. This dazzling water cascade falls from a height of 80m.

The Vazhachal waterfall near the Athirapally waterfalls amazes you with its serene beauty! The River Chalakudy branches out into three branches & plummets to the rocky bed of the river, which is a beautiful sight to watch! 

Alleppey Boating

Alleppey, the Venice of the East welcomes you to enjoy the serene backwaters of Kerala! Alleppey is reputed for its houseboat cruises, Ayurvedic resorts and golden beaches. Boating through the tranquil backwaters or canoes and houseboats is a beautiful experience altogether. You can get to know the local village life in Kerala as you watch Coir making activities & paddy cultivation in the beautiful green paddy fields. Blue Bird Travels arranges Alleppey boating cruises for you at discounted rates.

Kumarakom

The green paradise of Kumarakom welcomes you to the beauty of the backwaters! The perfect place to relax and rejuvenate with all the beautiful greenery all around! You can see vast expanses of backwaters, mangroves and palm trees everywhere, making Kumarakom the perfect destination to de-stress! Thousands of migratory birds come to nest at the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, which is a bird lover’s paradise! Leisurely houseboat cruises through the backwaters of Kumarakom can give you memories of a lifetime! 

Cherai Beach

Have great fun at Cherai – a favourite haunt of beach lovers! Cherai Beach on Vypeen Island is renowned for fresh seafood and relaxed swimming. With low tides and slow waves, Cherai beach is also suitable for water sports. You can also get a beautiful view of the famous Chinese Fishing Nets from here. Undoubtedly the best place to witness beautiful sunsets & to have some quality time with your loved ones!

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Popular Questions

How can I spend one day in Kochi?

In one day, you can explore historical places in Fort Kochi, go boating in the backwaters, visit the Kochi beaches & go shopping in Kochi.

Which is the best place for a one day trip in Kerala?

Kochi is remarkable for a one day trip in Kerala, and you can avail a Blue Bird Travels’ taxi for your trip.

What makes Cochin special?

Cochin is a multi-faceted, fast-paced modern city that proudly boasts a rich history, cultural heritage & immense natural beauty.

What is famous in Cochin to buy?

Cochin is famous for its Kerala spices, artefacts, handloom textiles, mural paintings, antiques and more.

Is Kochi worth visiting?

Yes, Kochi is worth visiting for the backwaters, history, culture and its other tourist attractions.

What is famous in Kochi for shopping?

The Lulu Shopping Mall is famous in Kochi as a major shopping destination. Avail a Blue Bird Travels’ taxi to go shopping.

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Options: Swift DZire, Innova, Tempo Traveller (12 to 19 Seater), Coaches.

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