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South India By Rail

Once there, you will never seem to have enough of Kerala. Day eight, we drive down to Kochi and catch the amazing splendor of the backwaters. Witness enchanting Kathakali dance presentations and feast your taste buds to an array of south Indian dainties.

Total Tour - 14 Days
Chennai - Madurai - Periyar - Trivandrum - Cochin - Bangalore - Mysore - Chennai
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Day 08 of 14

South India By Rail

Day 08: Trivandrum - Cochin
CochinAfter breakfast motor to the delightful backwater destination Kochi. The 177 km ride from Trivandrum to Kochi introduces you to the lush greenery and amazing natural beauty, for which Kerala is known the world over.

The eventful history of this city began when a major flood in AD 1341 threw open the estuary at Kochi, till then a land locked region, turning it into one of the finest natural harbors in the world. Kochi thus became a haven for seafaring visitors from all over the world and became the first European town-ship in India when the Portuguese settled here in the 15th century.

The Dutch wrested Fort Kochi from the Portuguese in AD 1663 and later in the last phase of the colonial saga, the British took over, the town in 1795. During 1660's,Cochin Fort Kochi peaked in stature as a prime commercial centre and its fame spread far and wide - variously as a rich trade centre, a major military base, a vibrant cultural hub, a great ship building centre, a centre for Christianity and so on. Today, centuries later, the city is home to nearly thirteen communities.

Overnight will be at Cochin.

Evening Leisure Activities
(Not included in package)
  • Kathakali Dance Show with make up.
  • Dinner at a sea food restaurant with local catch.
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