21 days in Ernakulam District Itinerary

21 days in Ernakulam District Itinerary

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Kochi (Cochin)
— 17 nights
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Kalady
— 3 nights
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Kochi (Cochin)

— 17 nights

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 20th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Cherai Beach, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

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

London, UK to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from London to Kochi (Cochin), you'll lose 5.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from London in April: high temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) hover around 39°C and lows are around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kalady.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Kalady

— 3 nights
On the 4th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Malayattoor Church, hike along Illithodu, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Thomas International Shrine. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Adi Shancharachaya Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Krishna Temple, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Nagarjuna Ayurvedic Centre.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kalady trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Kalady takes 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Kalady are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kalady

Historic Sites · Spas · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

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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