Cochin (Kochi) tours unfolds several exotic features of this natural harbour spot, home to scenic beaches, beautiful monuments,
cultural centres and colourful spice bazaars. Mattancherry Palace or Dutch Palace, Pardesi (Jewish) Synagogue,
St. Francis Church,
Kodanand Elephant Training Centre, Princess Street, Fort Kochi, Malayatoor (the meeting place of the mountain, river, and land),
Hill Palace Museum, and Marine Drive are some of the picturesque and beautiful places to visit in Kochi. One can spend enough
time at all these gorgeous places and experience the wonders of the city. For beach lovers, Kochi offers lot many options like
Cherai Beach, Fort Kochi Beach, Mahatma Gandhi Beach, Puthuvype Beach, Munambam Beach and Kuzhupilly Beach. During Cochin tour,
especially beach leisure, the sight of fishermen with fishing nets is a prominent one on the beaches of Kochi. Some of the beaches
are ideal for swimming and playing sports.
Major islands of the port city are Fort Kochi island, Bolghatty island, Willington island, Nedungad, and Gundu island. Having a vacation on the islands is the best one to enjoy the best views far away from the daily chores.
Religious tourism is an integral aspect of Kochi travel packages. Ernakulum Shiva Temple, Thirumala Devaswom,
Thrikkakkara Vamana Moorthy Temple, Chhotanikkara Bhagavathy Temple, Kaduthuruthy Thali Sree Mahadev Temple, Sree Poornathrayeesa Temple, are some of the most magical temples which deserve a visit from every traveller for a blissful experience.
Kalaripayattu is the oldest martial art invented by saint Agastya and institutionalized & popularized by the yogis. There are various centres of Kalaripayattu in Kochi. During Cochin tour, a tourist must visit one of these centres to see the finesse of the martial art adopted and modified as Judo & Karate by the Buddhist monks of Japan & China. And also visit a Kathakali dance centre which displays classical Kathakali dance form with other art forms and know a bit about the dance forms of India and enjoy some shows.
Cochin, commercial and cultural centre of Kerala, is highly popular destination among the foreign tourists as well. Cochin is one of the famous weekend spots in Kerala and people from major cities visit the place during their holidays. There are lot of Cochin tour packages designed for the weekends.
Cochin is one of the perfect places where travellers can de-stress and enjoy life amidst nature and some man-made architecture.
It is an extremely romantic place, recommended to head out with the partners to have a comfortable holiday without involving enough
of city life chaos. Cochin tour packages always come in handy because one can get gorgeous apartments, hotels or villas at a
reasonable price with transport facility. Optima Travels provides private cabs with drivers and guides; and take the travellers to different spots of the city without any hassle. The drivers know the best routes to make the travel hassle free and the guides always keep the travellers updated with information and history of the place. Cochin tour itinerary is designed keeping major highlights in note and ensuring to explore more places in less time.