The port city of Cochin or Kochi in the south Indian state of Kerala is an important trading zone and an important tourist destination of India. Surrounded by the Western Ghats in the east and Arabian sea in the west, Cochin is also one of the most romantic places to spend your honeymoon. A honeymoon in Cochin would be like icing on the cake after the most important event of marriage. It will add to the prolongation of the festivities and celebration of marriage and give the couple a great way to start their married life.
The small town of Cochin, situated in the Ernakulum district of Kerala is popularly known as the ‘Queen of the Arabian Sea”. Also referred to as the ‘Gateway to Kerala’, this small and beautiful town with lush mangroves, coconut trees, serene waters, ancient churches, cathedrals and forts is an ideal place for honeymoon. A Cochin Honeymoon will definitely add to the glory of marriage and make it an unforgettable experience. Some of the famous tourist spots for the couples to visit in Cochin are – the Chinese fishing Nets in fort Kochi which is distinct and unique to this place, enjoy a long calm walk along the fort Kochi beach savouring the delicious and fresh sea food from the small stalls around the beach, the St. Francis Church which is the oldest church built by the Europeans in India, the Vasco House believed to be the oldest Portuguese in India, the Santa Cruz Basilica, the Jewish town and Jewish Synagogue of Mattancherry, the Dutch Palace, the Mangalavanam Bird Sanctuary, Museum of Kerala History, the Parikshith Thampuran Museum, the Cherai Beach , the Marine Drive and there is no end to the list. A consultation with your tour operator will help you to narrow down on the best places to choose from among them or you can choose to visit all of them.
Cochin honeymoon package would also include lots of activities like boat ride on the famous backwaters, catching a performance of the famous Kathakali dance, shopping, eating in the popular restaurants or just spending a quiet evening lost in the arms of your loved one. Couples can also extend their Cochin Honeymoon by visiting other nearby places like Alleppey (Alappuzha), Cheruthuruthy, Kalady, Kodanad, Munnar, Thekkady or Laskhadweep.
The town is mostly populated by Malayalam Speaking people, but they also understand English, Hindi and Tamil. The climate is hot and humid throughout the year with December to February being comparatively cooler that the rest of the year. Since it is also a strategic location of commercial activity, besides being a favourite tourist destination, it is well connected to the rest of the country and the world through railways, waterways, roadways and airways. Thus a Honeymoon in Cochin should be one of the must do things on your list.