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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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Krabi, Thailand

Dubai To Singapore on Seven Seas Voyager

21-day cruise from £8,345 pp incl. flights

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Golden Temples, Ancient Shrines on Seven Seas Voyager

22-day cruise from £9,795 pp incl. flights

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Take advantage of special fares and on board credit. Guests in all suite categories can enjoy a FREE 3-Night Essence of Bangkok pre-cruise land program or a FREE 3-Night Abu Dhabi, Dubai Dunes and Sharjah post-cruise land program on this voyage.

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Opulent Capitals & Sacred Shrines on Seven Seas Voyager

22-day cruise from £10,145 pp incl. flights

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East meets Middle East on this spectacular sailing aboard Seven Seas Voyager where you'll discover glamorous cities, seldom-explored deserts and Indian beach towns before it all culminates in Asia's foodie capital, Singapore.

Top itineraries in Cochin (Kochi)

Houseboat backwaters cruise

Keralan Spice Coast

13-day tailor-made journey from £2,060 pp incl. flights

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.

RV Vaikundam Kerala HouseBoat

Cochin & Kerala Backwaters Cruise

11-day tailor-made journey from £2,395 pp incl. flights

Kerala’s dreamy Backwaters provide the idyllic setting for this cruise holiday, which sees you sail across mirrored lagoons and through palm-fringed canals to explore artisan villages and ancient temples in truly laid-back style.

Sri Meenakshi, Madurai

Splendours of Southern India

13-day tailor-made journey from £2,405 pp incl. flights

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.

Top places to stay in Cochin (Kochi)

Marari Beach Resort

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.

Pool view

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.

Taj Malabar Resort & Spa, Kochi

Taj Malabar Resort & Spa, Kochi

Historic hotel

Situated on Willingdon Island with a magnificent view of Kochi harbour, the Taj Malabar Resort & Spa combines old-world elegance with modern day convenience.

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