Cochin (Kochi) where India and China collide. Cochin is an effervescent, city located on the west coast of Indian peninsula with breathtaking views of nature. This town is also known as ‘God`s own Country’ and showcases the vibrant mixture of the giant fishing nets, a 400-year-old synagogue, ancient mosques, and Portuguese houses, and the result is a blend of medieval Portugal, Holland and English village. It is also a centre of Keralan arts and the amazing city to see Kathakali and Kalarippayattu dance. So, spend some delightful time in India`s finest homestays and heritage accommodation. Kochi is the ideal point to explore the unfathomable beauty and diversity of Kerala, nominated as the top three tourist destinations by the World Travel & Tourism Council and featured in National Geographic Traveler’s ’50 greatest places of a lifetime’.
Culture: Kochi is a multi-cultural diversity, as the people of many religions live here peacefully. The legendary food of Kochi is the Fish Curry of Kerala, and the bananas are the integral wing of the Kochi cuisine. At the time of ‘Onam’ festival, you will get to taste many mouth-watering dishes of vegetarian delights. Some of the speciality of Kochi are Appams, Vellayappama, Meen Vevichattu- (fish in a tangy sauce), and Kallappams.