Kochi or Cochin and often called as Ernakulam is a major port city on the south â€“west coast of India, by the Arabian Sea. It is regarded number one city for International and domestic tourist arrivals in Kerala. Cochin has emerged over the years as the cosmopolitan city and the commercial capital of Kerala. This cosmopolitan culture of Kochi is influenced by historical trading partners such as Dutch, Arabs, Jews and Portuguese. There are various excursion sites in and around that Cochin offers and can be done in a day trip by road. For example, day trip to Athirappally Waterfalls, Alleppey, Kumarakom, Kodanadu Elephant Camp and Guruvayoor. Please go through some thrilling day trips from Cochin
Day Trip to Athirappally
Athirappally waterfalls are situated 1000 ft above sea level on the Chalakudy River at a distance of 70 km from the city of Cochin. It attracts thousands of day trippers every day as waterfalls tucked away in a jungle and falling form a height of 80 feet is treating to watch. These streams originate from the Sholayar ranges of Western Ghats.
Day Trip to Guruvayoor
The temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna, the incarnation of God Vishnu. Guruvayoor temple is one of the famous temples of south India. This place is regarded as a major center for devotees of Vishnu in South India. The temple is flocked by a large number of pilgrims every day. While going for Darshana , you might come across and witness Hindu marriages. Darshan timings are morning to evening except 12:00 noon to 04:30 PM.
Alleppey Day Cruise
Alleppey day cruise from Cochin is prepared for people who do not want to stay overnight to explore the Backwaters. Houseboat day cruise will be memorable with mind-blowing vista of superb nature beauty. So come and explore Alleppey backwaters cruising by houseboats.