Kochi or Cochin, as was called earlier is a vibrant city offering breathtaking vistas of the Arabian Sea. Modern Kochi is a commercial city bustling with shops, malls, industries, which also has a fair share of rich green fields and natural beauty. This has led to increased popularity and as a result, there are quite a number of flights that fly to Kochi from various parts of India. Air travel has become relative economical in recent years, and with so many airlines operating, it is easy to book tickets and get cheap flights. Indian Railways also operates trains to Kochi. The Kerala Tourism operates bus services across Kerala. Bus bookings for AC, Volvo and sleeper coaches are available for conducted tours as well. Train reservations and bus tickets can be booked online as well. Kochi offers excellent packages for accommodation from cheap budget to luxury rooms as well.
Things To Know About Cochin
A city of multi-cultural influences and a rich heritage, Cochin is an important port city of India, and one of the largest in Kerala. A well connected city, Cochin has an international airport and is also a major hub for the Indian Railways, with numerous daily trains. Cochin, also known as Kochi, has a variety of efficient bus services as well, and nowadays, both bus tickets and rail reservations can be made online via bus bookings and railway enquiries systems. Nearby places include: Kottayam (76 km), Alleppey (63 km), Calicut (225 km), Coimbatore (183 km), Madurai (324), Munnar (135), Ooty (281), Periyar (195), Trichur (80), and Thiruvananthapuram (210 km).