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Explore Kochi or Cochin, the 'Queen of the Arabian Sea', a vibrant port city on India's southwestern coast. A melting pot of cultures, Kochi enthralls with its colonial-era architecture, spice markets, and eclectic art scene. Wander through Fort Kochi, where Chinese fishing nets silhouette against the sunset, or visit the historic St. Francis Church. Explore Jew Town, home to the ancient Paradesi Synagogue and a maze of antique and spice shops. Marvel at contemporary art installations at the Kochi-Muziris Biennale. Savor local flavors with dishes like appam with stew, and watch a Kathakali performance, Kerala's traditional dance drama. Kochi weaves a captivating tale of culture, history, and coastal charm, offering an intriguing gateway to South India.

EXPERIENCES

A range of thrilling experiences handpicked by our experts. Don’t see one that’s just right for you? No problem. Our local insiders will create precisely what you want.

History and Culture


Embark on a private, guided tour of Cochin's rich historical and cultural landmarks, including the Dutch Palace, St. Francis Church, and Paradesi Synagogue. Discover the city's diverse heritage, unique architecture, and fascinating stories under the guidance of an expert. Enhance your experience with a curated lunch or high tea at a heritage hotel or a traditional Kerala-style home, savouring the region's flavourful cuisine.

Kerala Backwaters Cruise


Experience the enchanting beauty of Kerala's backwaters on an exclusive, overnight houseboat cruise. Navigate through a network of tranquil canals, lush paddy fields, and quaint villages aboard a traditional, yet luxurious, Kettuvallam. Enjoy personalized service, gourmet meals prepared by an onboard chef, and indulge in the serenity of your surroundings.

Kathakali Performance


Immerse yourself in Kerala's rich performing arts heritage with a private Kathakali performance, showcasing the region's unique dance-drama tradition. Witness the captivating storytelling, elaborate costumes, and intricate facial expressions in an intimate setting. Enhance your cultural experience by participating in a hands-on workshop, learning the basics of this mesmerizing art form from a professional artist.

Kerala Cuisine


Explore the flavours of Kerala on a private, guided culinary tour and cooking class in Cochin. Kerala cuisine is known for its unique blend of spices and flavours, as well as its emphasis on fresh, local ingredients. Kerala cuisine is also characterized by its use of coconut, curry leaves, and mustard seeds, which give many dishes their distinct flavour. Some popular Kerala dishes include appam (a rice pancake), puttu (steamed rice cake), and fish curry. Under the guidance of a master chef, create an exquisite Kerala-style meal in a luxurious kitchen, followed by a sumptuous feast in an elegant dining setting.

Spice Plantation


Discover the world of spices on a private, guided tour of a nearby spice plantation. Learn about the cultivation, harvesting, and processing of various spices integral to Kerala's cuisine, such as cardamom, cinnamon, and cloves. Enhance your experience with a tailored spice blending workshop, creating your own unique spice blend to take home as a fragrant memento.

Ayurveda and Wellness Retreat


Indulge in a rejuvenating wellness escape at a luxurious Ayurveda retreat located within Cochin's serene surroundings. Experience personalized service, elegant accommodations, and world-class amenities, including Ayurvedic treatments, yoga sessions, and private excursions tailored to your interests. Immerse yourself in the tranquillity and natural beauty of the region while embracing ancient Indian healing practices for ultimate relaxation and rejuvenation.