Kochi is located in the southern part of Kerala in Ernakulam district. Also, known as the Queen of the Arabian Sea, tourists can enjoy balmy evenings on Marine Drive, the waterfront, before heading off for a meal. You can sample the local cuisine when you are in Kochi.
Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels in Kochi. Some of them are Aroor Residency (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Williams Residency (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Hotel Greenland Residency (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Ajantha Residency (Tariff – Rs. 500).
The official language of Kochi is Malayalam. Other languages spoken are Tamil, Hindi and English.
The important festivals of Kochi are Vishu (April), Onam (August) and Christmas.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attractions in Kochi. Some of them are Palluruthy (3 km), Aroor (8 km), Edappally (13 km) and Thycattussery (18 km).
How to Get There
The closest airport is Kochi Airport (31 km).
The nearest railway station is Eranakulam Junction Railway Station (5 km).
Kochi is only 13 km away from Edappally. The closest bus stand, Kochi Bus Station, is just a kilometre away from the city. There are regular local buses run via the Kerala State Transport Corporation (KSRTC) from Kochi to other major cities. To book a bus ticket you no longer need to go to a bus counter, as online tickets are available on bus booking portals.