Kochi is a place of art with a blend of history and tradition, in addition to its urban charm. Kochi is the major port city of Kerala. The trip starts with your arrival at Ernakulam. We will drive you to Fort Kochi where the artistic gist of the city lies. Fort Kochi is famous for its Cantilevered Chinese fishing nets, colonial settlements, age-old St. Francis church, Jewish Synagogue, etc. There are many beautiful streets in the city. The walls painted with graffiti art, art galleries and cafes are a few of the attractions of the city. Next spot is Kerala Folklore Museum situated at Thevara. It is the only architectural museum in Kerala that defines the essence of centuries-old culture and life of ordinary folk. The expedition continues to Tripunitura to visit the Hill Palace Museum. It's Kerala's first heritage museum and a treasure trove of antiquity. It has a vast collection of archeological matters since the ancient Indus Valley and Harappa Civilizations. On the evening you will be taken back to marine drive where you can either enjoy backwater cruise or shopping.
Pickup from Ernakulam drive to Fortkochi and Mattancherry Cochin the Queen of the Arabian Sea is believed to be the finest natural harbour in the world..local sightseeing of Kochi Places of interest: Chinese fishing nets, St Francise Church, Dutch palace(closed on fridays),Jewish Synagogue(closed on fridays and Saturdays) and you can also stroll through the fragrance streets of the spice market.Later drive to Thevera visit Kerala Folklore Museum
This cultural hub is the only architectural museum in Kerala with the essence of the life and culture of the common man over the past 1000 years. This architectural gallery is built from the dismantled buildings, reconstructing around 25 traditional and heritage buildings from different parts of Kerala.
After the visit drive to Thripunithara Hill Palace Museum was the official residence of the erstwhile rulers of Kochi. Built in 1865, it is now famous for being a full-fledged Ethno-Archaeological Museum and Kerala's first ever Heritage Museum One can see oil-paintings, murals, sculptures, manuscripts and belongings of the Kochi royal family. Antique ceramics from the Far east, Kudakkallu (tombstone), Thoppikkallu (hood stone), laterite memorials and wooden memorials from ancient civilisations like the Indus Valley and Harappa can also be found here.
Later drive to Marine drive where you can do optional activities like backwater cruise /shopping.Later drop at Ernakulam