6 Wonderful Tourist Destinations in Cochin for Couples
Nov 13, 2017 7:28:10 AM
Kochi (also known as Cochin) is a city in southwest India's coastal Kerala state. Cochin has an altogether different signature – history and tradition together with modernization.
Cochin which is also known as Kochi is a popular tourist destination in the state of Kerala. The city has magnificent beaches, backwaters, tea estates and much more to capsize you in its beauty. There are many unexplored hideouts in Cochin which is surely going to make you fall for the place. From historical shrines to picturesque locations the place has got everything to surprise you! Cochin is counted as one of the best honeymoon destination that offers the couples numerous locations to explore.
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So choose one of the best honeymoon packages in South India in which you can visit Cochin and its beautiful places with other destinations.
Here are the best tourist places in Cochin that you can’t miss out when you are visiting the God's own Country.
Fort Cochin is about 13 kilometers drive from Ernakulam, famous for its Chinese fishing nets and drawn out beaches. This place is highly driven by the European culture and it’s quite evident from the architectural style of the buildings and old monuments. After China, Fort Cochin is the only place in the world where one can witness these unique Chinese fishing nets.
Mattancherry Palace which is popularly known as Dutch palace is located in Palace Road near to the Jew Town. It is one of the major tourist attraction in Cochin that depicts the Portuguese culture and it is clearly perceived from the style and the architecture of the palace. It has a huge courtyard like most of the Keralan houses and couple of temples of Hindu deities. This Dutch palace is open from 10 am -5 pm and is closed on every Friday. So before visiting this place get proper information about the timings from your tour guide.
Bolghatty Island and Palace
From Cochin you can enjoy a short boat ride to reach Bolghatty Island. This place has the ancient Dutch palaces which can only be found in Holland. These treasured monuments absolutely worth a visit. The palace has now transformed into a luxurious hotel consisting a golf course, club, swimming pool, spa, and Ayurveda center.
Cherai Beach, a popular sea beach in Cochin, mainly famous among those tourists looking for relaxation just by taking a sunbath in the calm coastline. The beach is shallow and is perfect for swimming.
Backwaters of Cochin
To enjoy the Backwaters of Cochin, you can avail for the backwater cruises that takes you through crystalline waters and the coast of which is filled with palm and coconut trees. The backwater cruises are available in several tour packages so talk to your tour guide before selecting the travel packages.
Mangalavanam Bird Sanctuary
Mangalavanam Bird Sanctuary attracts several photographers and nature lovers for its sprawling landscapes and exotic species. This sanctuary is a home to many migratory birds and extinct species. If you are lucky, you can spot some rare birds like Greenshank, Brahminy kite, Marsh Sandpiper and so on. The bird sanctuary is located at Central Cochin and is open from 9 am to 6 pm.
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These six beautiful places in Cochin should be on your list if you are planning your honeymoon trip to Kerala. Each of these places has its own charm, so set yourself free and enjoy a wonderful voyage with love of your life.