Places to visit near Kochi (Cochin), Tourist places sightseeing

Tourist places to visit near Kochi (Cochin) are Alleppey, Kottayam, kumarakom, munnar, kottakal, periyar wildlife sanctuary, Lakshadweep.


Tourist Places to Visit Near Kochi (Cochin) : –


ALLEPPEY (64 km from kochi)

Tourist Places to visit near Kochi (cochin) Alleppey Nehru Boat Race

Alleppey Nehru Boat Race

Race : Nehru Trophy Boat
The race started in 1952 on the occasion of Nehruji’s visit to Kerala, attracts a large number of tourists. Top in the list of tourist places to visit near Kochi (Cochi).
Venue :Alleppey
Date: Second Saturday of August
How To Reach
64 km from Cochin; 154 km from Trivandrum. frequent buses are available from Cochin and Trivandrum To Alleppey.
Further Information
Revenue divisional Officer or District Information Officer, Collectorate, Alleppey, Kerala.

KOTTAYAM (78 km)

It is surrounded by rubber, tea, coffee, pepper and cardamom plantation.
Accommodations: There is the 2-star Anjali Hotel and 1-star Hotel Ambassador.


An idyllic village set amongst paddy fields and the Vembanad Lake. Backwater trips can be taken from here also.

MUNNAR (136 km)

It is a hill-resort, 1524 metres high, in the midst of cardamom and tea plantation. Nearby is Anamudi Peak( 2695 m), the highest point in south India. Top in the list of tourist places to visit near Kochi (Cochi).

Kottakkal(168 km)

Famous for its oil massages and Ayurvedic Indian medicinal treatments.


Periyar Wild life Sanctuary

Tourist Places to Visit near Kochi (Cochin) Periyar Wild life sanctuary

Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

It is ideal for seeing wild elephants and other wild life while cruising on Periyar Lake. Top in the list of tourist places to visit near Kochi (Cochi).







Lakshadweep (Laccadive)

These Islands of Lakshadweep are coral islands of the Arabian Sea. There are ships of the Shipping Corporation of India making about 5 trips a month from Cochin. Journey time, 18 hours.
These islands are excellent for swimming and viewing underwater coral. Individual tourists require permits through the Ministry of Home Affairs, Delhi. Tourist groups can obtain permits through their travel agent in Cochin. Top in the list of tourist places to visit near Kochi (Cochi).