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Kochi, Kerala, India

Cochin (Kochi)

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Introduction

In the ramshackle port of Fort Kochi, thriving merchants trade spices and teas among the crumbling stone walls and shop fronts of the atmospheric old medieval quarter, while Chinese fishing nets float in one of the world's finest natural harbours. Cochin was once a major centre of sea trade with the British, Arabs, Chinese, Portuguese and Dutch and is today the most modern city in Kerala, with the best shopping, markets and bazaars.

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Keralan Spice Coast

13-day tailor-made journey from £1,960 pp

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India's southern coast, bordered by the sparking waters of the Arabian Sea and the evergreen mountains of the Western Ghats, is blessed by a perfect climate, verdant foliage and a slower pace of life.

Splendours of Southern India

13-day tailor-made journey from £2,290 pp

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This luxury tour introduces you to the flavour and spice of Southern India. Relax and observe whilst the delicate aromas of cardamom, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, turmeric and curry leaves perfume the air.

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Top itineraries in Cochin (Kochi)

Keralan Spice Coast

13-day tailor-made journey from £1,960 pp

Special
offer

– Save up to £185 pp
Book by: 26 July 2017

India's southern coast, bordered by the sparking waters of the Arabian Sea and the evergreen mountains of the Western Ghats, is blessed by a perfect climate, verdant foliage and a slower pace of life.

Splendours of Southern India

13-day tailor-made journey from £2,290 pp

Special
offer

– Save up to £190 pp
Book by: 26 July 2017

This luxury tour introduces you to the flavour and spice of Southern India. Relax and observe whilst the delicate aromas of cardamom, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, turmeric and curry leaves perfume the air.

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Top places to stay in Cochin (Kochi)

Marari Beach Resort, Kerala

Traditional resort

Marari Beach Resort is set on a 55-acre coconut grove along Kerala's shoreline. It is sandwiched between the beaches of Malabar Coast and the famous backwaters, where luxurious houseboats cruise by. Up the coast to the north is the city of Kochi (Cochin), a thriving metropolis and fishing port.

Brunton Boatyard, Kochi

Traditional hotel

Located in the old Fort Kochi, Brunton Boatyard is a sea-facing hotel built in a traditional Keralan style. It has been refurbished from the remains of a Victorian shipbuilding yard and has taken inspiration from English, Portugese and Dutch influences. Sunset cruises and yoga are all available.

Vivanta by Taj Malabar, Kochi

Historic hotel

Situated on Willingdon Island with a magnificent view of Kochi harbour, the Vivanta by Taj Malabar combines old-world elegance with modern day convenience. In its heritage wing, built in 1935, graceful Victorian interiors aptly reflect the inherent beauty of Kochi. Its tower wing houses newly renov…

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