I am planning to visit Kochi next autumn and having looked at the beach photos on Google Earth, I am not sure this is a great place to swim. Can anyone advise me about the beaches in the area and which ones are attractive and good for swimming ?
Also is Kochi a good place to stay in the Kerala area or should I be looking elsewhere in the area ? I like beach and places of interest as a holiday mix. Planning to stay 10 days
Hi, we are thinking of visiting Kochi in early March next year, travelling from KL. WE have never visited India before, so this will be a taster for us.
We have about seven days in all here.
We are looking for advice on the best areas to stay, best beaches to visit and any general information.
We obviously love beach life but also nature, city living and also engaging with locals away from the tourist traps.
Any advice would be gratefully received.
I'm planning to take my parents who are residing in Vijayawada on a 5-6 day holiday trip to Kerala from 16th November. I'm finding it difficult to plan for this as there is so much information from tour companies online but I want to hear from people who went on a short holiday to Kerala. I love nature so I would like to take my parents to somewhere in Kerala where we can see nature and enjoy the serenity. Can I also get an opinion on whether I should buy the south india and kerala lonely planet guide or not? Any suggestions based on your experience will be helpful to me at this stage. Thank you very much!
Could anyone give me some advice for spending 1 day in kochi? I like street food and touristic streets with souvenir shops. Thank you
Hi, I've booked a holiday from the 23rd October - 6th November for 2 weeks in Kerala, staying in Munnar, Varkala, not sure about the rest yet! I'm a bit concerned as I'm hearing mixed things about the weather... I'm taking my daughter and was planning on a sunshine break! What is the rain like at this time, I don't want it to spoil our time here... Starting to wish I booked a different time, anyone been at this time? Thanks in advance!!
my friend and I will be arriving at Cochin airport on 16/11/15 at 07.50, we are travelling to Varkarla. does anyone know if it is possible to get a bus from the airport to Varkala? if not what is the best budget way to travel
which route is best for houseboat journey
from where should i take house boat in kerala for 1 night. kollam or allepey?
i am visiting there in november
I was planning that I will reach kochi at 8 pm so I leave for munnar in night only then i roam munnar one day, stay there at night then next day( 2nd day) I leave for thekkady and they stay there for whole day and night and thn agiain next day (3rd day) leave for allepey, stay in house boat (12 noon to 9 am) and after this leave for verkala.enjoy in beach for whole evening and night and again leave for kochi airport late night or early morning for flight at 6 am.Is this feasible???
I want to visit Kerala for 4 days and I want to see allepey, munnar, thekkady and verkala beach. please help me out in planning my trip
We are on a cruise shop, stopping in Cochin in October - we will be in port 12n - 8pm.
Apart from our previous day being in Goa this will be our first visit to India and are interested in seeing what we can in our short stay.
Is the port located close to the tourist area?
Will there be guides available to take us on tours when we get off the ship?
We are mainly interested in scenery and taking photos - can you suggest what the best things for us to see would be.
we have heard TukTuks will be available to drive us around- do the drivers speak English and what do they cost to hire?
I with my family(4 adults) are reaching by flight to Kochi in 1st week of march and intend to spend 1 week travelling around.. Could someone be kind enough to suggest me the places and cities to visit , best beaches to have bath, also about hotel accomodation (reasonably good)?.
Hi. We are three travelers wanting to go on a houseboat trip from Kochi to relax and see the beautiful sights - does anyone have any recomdations recarding this? When and where to order and what to expect! Any suggestions for the duration of the trip? Many thanks in advance!!
Hi, i'm wanting to get a taxi or train from Cochin to Varkala. does anyone know the cost of a taxi, or how i would get there by train?
I am looking for the best high end bars in Cochin (ideally Fort Cochin)? Any Water front Bars or other types of bars? Are there any clubs in the area or no?
Is Kochi being expanded? What is GCDA?
i would like to go with my family on the eid day for our lunch. any suggestions on decent restaurants
whether we can travel from india to london by car
I am a Malayalee residing outside Kerala. I am looking for a reasonably priced accommodation with a function hall for a family function. It is a small gathering so am not keen to book one of those expensive hotels. Please recommend any places preferrably near Kalamassery
In which temple in and around cochin can pitru tarpanam or shraddham done? Thank you
HELLO I AM REACHING COCHIN AT 9 PM AND WILL MOVE NEXT DAY MORNING 6 AM , PL SUGGEST SOME PLACES FOR NIGHT SIGHTSEEING AT KOCHI
Any travel tips for travelling with a 2 1/2 year old??? We plan to visit some temples & museum s as that will interest our son as well. We are Malaysian Indians (I'm a Malaysian Malayalee). So its like going back home for me :)
hello...we are a couple going to kochi end of jan and we want to spend 25$ per night which hotel do u suggest..the hotel to be clean and good condition
Hi. Im travelling to South India for the first time in December and wanting a book a hotel in Cherai and houseboat in Alleppy. Should I go for AC accommodation or non ac would be fine. Basically I want to know how the weather will be in mid december. Please guide.
Am going to Kochi for about 4 days in December. What are the places to see within 150 kms of Kochi. Please suggest
hi all. I need a hotel for one night in kochi by the airport as my flight lands late and next morning im off to the falls. My question is can you suggest a hotel which has some bars and restaurants in the area where i can enjoy the evening rather than just sit in one bar of the hotel. many thanks in advance
My family and me are reaching Kochi on the day of Onam. We would like to eat the traditional Onam Sadhya for Lunch. we are staying in Fort Cochin. Any suggestions where we can eat the Onam Sadhya ???
Hi everyone, I'm travelling to Kerala in October this year. I'll be in Kochi for 2 nights and then planning to take a train up to Wayanad. Later on I'll be visiting Idduki and Alleypey. Let me know any if you want to travel together/take the train together? It'll be fun!
Can anybody suggest for a good travel spot in Kerala? I am from Kochi and would like to travel to nice, calm and quiet place….
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