15 days in Ernakulam District Itinerary

15 days in Ernakulam District Itinerary

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Kochi (Cochin)

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Queen of the Arabian Sea

A flourishing port city and magnet for the spice trade since the 15th century, Kochi (Cochin) proudly bears its distinct international influence and local Keralan culture.
Spend the 22nd (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Cherai Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, admire the landmark architecture of Mattancherry Palace, and take a stroll through Jew Town.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) trip planner.

New Delhi to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from New Delhi in April, plan for slightly colder days in Kochi (Cochin), with highs around 39°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Ernakulam District travel guide

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Landmarks · Sacred & Religious Sites · Beaches
Ernakulam is a district of Kerala, India situated in the central part of that state. Spanning an area of about 3,068 km2, Ernakulam district is home to over 12% of Kerala’s population. Its headquarters is located at Kakkanad, a suburb of Kochi city. Ernakulam is known as the commercial capital of Kerala. The district is famous for its ancient temples, churches, and mosques. The district includes the largest metropolitan region of the state, Greater Cochin. Ernakulam district is the highest revenue yielding district in the state. It is the third most populous district in Kerala, after Malappuram and Thiruvananthapuram (out of 14). Ernakulam district also hosts the highest number of international and domestic tourists in Kerala state.The language spoken in Ernakulam is Malayalam which is the mother-tongue of Kerala. English is widely used, especially in business circles. Ernakulam became India's first district having 100 percent banking or full 'meaningful financial inclusion' in 2012.EtymologyThe name Ernakulam is derived from Erayanarkulam which means the abode of Lord Shiva. Ernakulam was also known as "Rishinagakulam" in ancient days.

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