2 days in Thalassery & Ernakulam District Itinerary

2 days in Thalassery & Ernakulam District Itinerary

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Thalassery

On the 5th (Sat), make a trip to Sri Jagannatha Temple and then don't miss a visit to Sree Ramaswami Temple.

To find ratings and other tourist information, go to the Thalassery trip itinerary builder website.

Kannur to Thalassery is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In September, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Kochi (Cochin)

— 1 night

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.
On the 6th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Jew Town, admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, gain insight at Kerala Kathakali Centre, then make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, and finally admire the masterpieces at Buddha Gallery.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) holiday planning site.

Traveling by car from Thalassery to Kochi (Cochin) takes 7.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Kochi (Cochin) are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Neighborhoods · Museums

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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