About Kochi


Let's have a look around into background of Kochi

Let’s have a look around into background of Kochi.

  • Region/State: Kerala
  • Country:  India
  • Latitude: 9.966667
  • Longitude: 76.233333
  • Time zone: Asia/Calcutta
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +5:30 hour

Weather in Kochi

  • Climate:  tropical monsoon climate
  • Best Time to Visit: October - February

Location

Kochi is situated on the southwestern coast of India .

Distance from Kochi center to Airport

  • Airport: Cochin International Airport is the international airport which serves Kochi, located in Kerala, India
  • Driving Distance: 24 miles / 39 km
  • Driving Time: 1 hour, 19 minutes
  • Languages: Malayalam, English,Hindi,Tamil

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Cochin International Airport
  • Rail: Tripunitura Railway Station
  • Buses: KSRTC Ticket Booking Centre
  • Taxis: Taxi Kochi

Customs and Tipping

I. For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10  % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • 20-30 Rupees

Restaurants:

  • 10  % of the Bill.

Taxi Driver:

  • Do Not tip

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Ernakulam
  • Elur
  • Arukutti

Emergency Contact Numbers in Kochi city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 100
  • Railroad:0484 277 7375(Tripunitura Railway Station)
  • Airport: 0484 261 0115 (Cochin International Airport)
  • Hospital: 0484 236 1809 (City Hospital)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Kochi:

  • Popsicle Fest By Kochi Marriott,Holiday Inn Cochin, National Highway Bypass; From 5 November, 2017 to 15 November, 2017
  • Ladies Night - Music, Food And Party, Holiday Inn Cochin, National Highway Bypass; 1 November, 2017 to 29 November, 2017
  • Get Crackin' - Seafood Fest,Holiday Inn Cochin, National Highway Bypass;From 2 November, 2017 to 30 November, 2017

Tourist Attractions

  • Kerala Kathakali Centre
  • Wonderla Amusement Park
  • Kerala Folklore Museum

Theatre & Concerts

  • Ajanta Theatre
  • PVR Cinemax
  • PVR Cinemas

Visit Top Restaurants in Kochi

  • Dal Roti
  • Paragon
  • Dhe Puttu

Top Shopping Centers in Kochi

  • LuLu Mall
  • ABAD Nucleus Mall
  • Centre Square Mall

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Museum of Kerala History
  • Kashi Art Café
  • Mehboob Park,Fortkochi

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Fish in Banana Leaf (Masala & Coriander), Fusion Bay
  • Kandhari Chicken,Trilogi

Sports Club

  • Cochin Gymkhana
  • Veli Lions Sports Club
  • Santos Sports Club

Shelling Out Dollars

Cost Of Living:

1. Restaurants:

  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant- 70.00 Rs
  • McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) - 250.00 Rs
  • Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle)- 125.00 Rs

2. Transportation:

  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)- 175.00 Rs
  • Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)- 100.00 Rs
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