Kochi, also known as Cochin, is one of the prime Tourist Places in Kerala and is the starting point of many Kerala tours. The tourism in Kochi is admired for its scenic beauty, traditional architecture and cultural diversity. Typically, 2-3 days is required to explore best Kochi tour packages. This city is home to the oldest synagogue in the Commonwealth as well as numerous old churches and temples. Attracting tourists from all around the world, Bolghatty Palace, Marine Drive, Mangalavanam Bird Sanctuary, St. George Ferona Church - Edappally, Matancherry Palace, Chinese Fishing Nets and Fort Kochi Beach are the popular places to visit in Kochi. Along with Alleppey & Kumarakom, Kochi is among the most famous destination of Kerala Backwaters.
Alleppey, Munnar, Kumarakom, Kollam, Thekkady, and Athirapally are also close to Cochin and 5-7 day trips can be planned to visit Kochi along with these places.