41 Places to Visit Near Kochi

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Kumarakom

Directions from Kochi to Kumarakom
Rivers and Lakes

Kumarakom is a village in Alleppey district of Kerala. It is famous for its backwaters and Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary.

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Kottayam

Directions from Kochi to Kottayam
Religious Rivers and Lakes

Kottayam is an old town situated on a hilltop flanked with the enticing Western Ghats on east and green paddy fields and thrilling Vembanad Lake on the west. The various estates of rubber, coconut, palm, spices, and t...

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Alleppey

Directions from Kochi to Alleppey
Rivers and Lakes Beaches

The sumptuous green landscape with swaying coconut plantations, endless stretches of paddy fields, meandering water channels and large backwaters, this place is a tourist’s paradise in central Kerala. Aside from the n...

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Thattekad Bird Sanctuary

Directions from Kochi to Thattekad Bird Sanctuary
Wildlife

Favored with such a significant number of natural marvels, Thattekad is an amazing destination, conceal in the wonder of copious widely varied flora and fauna. This magnificent spot is situated on the Njiyapilli Hill ...

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Thrissur

Directions from Kochi to Thrissur
Heritage Religious

Kerala is known for its natural beauty and considered as a paradise on earth. But the best place to get a glimpse of the state’s blend of architecture with culture, one has to visit Thrissur. Surrounded by innumerable...

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Vagamon

Directions from Kochi to Vagamon
Hill Stations Religious

Vagamon is a little hill station in Kottayam district of Kerala. Vagamon is an ideal one day trip destination from Cochin. It is famous for its vast green meadows and pine forest which was the setting for many Bollywo...

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Guruvayur

Directions from Kochi to Guruvayur
Religious

Checked amongst the best journey goals in Kerala, Guruvayur is home to the fourth biggest temple in India. This flourishing township in the heart of Thrissur is wealthy in regular excellence and encases some magnifice...

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Nelliyampathy

Directions from Kochi to Nelliyampathy
Hill Stations

Nelliyampathy is an unexplored hill station in Palakkad district of Kerala. Nelliyampathy is famous for its unexplored lush green forest, orange gardens, and coffee plantations. The altitude varies from 450m to 1500m....

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Munnar

Directions from Kochi to Munnar
Hill Stations Trekking

Munnar is a popular hill station in Kerala. It has been a popular destination for honeymooners for a long time. Munnar is known for its beautiful tea plantations. Most of the plantations were started by British. "Kann...

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Devikulam

Directions from Kochi to Devikulam
Hill Stations

In the deep valley of Munnar, there lies a utopia known as Devikulam. This gift of mother earth lies in the state of Kerala. It is a small hill station in Munnar which is in the Idukki District and is 5 kilometres awa...

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Ponnani

Directions from Kochi to Ponnani
Beaches Religious

Ponnani, a town of various mosques, is the tiniest taluk in the Malappuram locale of Kerala. It is a community encompassed by the Arabian Sea on the west and is a significant angling focus. Ponnani has the main tidal ...

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Palakkad

Directions from Kochi to Palakkad
Wildlife Rivers and Lakes

Palakkad or Palghat is a city in the state of Kerala and quite a contrasting one from how the normal cities in Kerala are. The city is known by plenty of different, but very much appropriate names. The "Granary of Ker...

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Thekkady

Directions from Kochi to Thekkady
Wildlife

Thekkady is one of the most important tourist attractions, located towards the southern region of India, near the Kerala-Tamil Nadu border. It is basically a sanctuary with the location of Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. ...

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Malampuzha

Directions from Kochi to Malampuzha
Rivers and Lakes Wildlife

Wish to spend some amicable time in the lap of mother nature? Then Malampuzha is the place for you. Malampuzha derives its name from the River Malampuzha, and it offers soothingly beautiful scenery of lush greenery. M...

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Kollam

Directions from Kochi to Kollam
Rivers and Lakes Religious

Kollam, otherwise called Quilon or Desinganadu, is the spot which assumes the acknowledgement for being the centre point of the country's cashew trading and handling industry. Managing a perfect mix of picturesque enc...

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Kodaikanal

Directions from Kochi to Kodaikanal
Hill Stations

Located in Palani Hills in the western Ghats, this enchanting hill station is one among the most popular honeymoon destinations in India. Blessed with dense green forests, waterfalls and majestic rocks it is an ideal ...

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Thenmala

Directions from Kochi to Thenmala
Hill Stations

Thenmala is a place, which literally translates to Honey Hill- is India’s first planned Eco Tourism spot that lies in the dense forest of Western Ghats, in the Kollam district of Kerala. As the name suggests, Thenmala...

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Varkala

Directions from Kochi to Varkala
Beaches

Varkala is an emerging tourist destination along the coast of Kerala. It has been developed as a major tourist destination in recent years. Varkala is quite calm except for the peak season which is around December. Th...

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Coimbatore

Directions from Kochi to Coimbatore
Hill Stations

Coimbatore, also known as Kovai and Coyamuthur, is located in the state of Tamil Nadu. It falls in the Coimbatore district. The city is located on the banks of Noyyal River. It is the second largest city with respect ...

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Kozhikode

Directions from Kochi to Kozhikode
Heritage Beaches

Kozhikode, also known as Calicut, is often called the spice capital of the nation. This North Malabar district of Kerala is famous for being the food and cultural capital of the region. With significant influences of ...

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Ponmudi

Directions from Kochi to Ponmudi
Hill Stations Wildlife

Settled in the laps of the moving slopes of the Western Ghats, loaded up with tea-manors, lavish green slopes and valleys, cascades, and streams, this curious little town of Ponmudi, draws experts of mountain life. Yo...

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Coonoor

Directions from Kochi to Coonoor
Hill Stations

Coonoor is a hill station located in the state of Tamil Nadu. It falls in the Nilgiris district. The hill station falls on the way from Coimbatore to Ooty. The main attractions at the place for tourists are Sim’s Park...

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Ooty

Directions from Kochi to Ooty
Hill Stations

Ooty also known by its former name "Udagamandalam" is a theme based hill station in South India, the hill station is about 3 hours away from Coimbatore and is a really popular point of attraction in Tamil Nadu.The cit...

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Kotagiri

Directions from Kochi to Kotagiri
Hill Stations

Kotagiri, als known as Kothagiri, in a hill station in the state of Tamil Nadu. It falls in the Nilgiri District. It is a moderately populated and the third largest hill station in the Nilgiri hills. The different vil...

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Bellikkal

Directions from Kochi to Bellikkal
Hill Stations

A humble hamlet lolling in the south of Sigur Plateau in the state of Tamil Nadu, Bellikkal is an enthralling hill station. Discovered at an elevation of 5,500 ft, it is girded by Nilgiris of the Western Ghats of the ...

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Vythiri

Directions from Kochi to Vythiri
Hill Stations

62 km off Kozhikode is Vythiri, a mainstream resort town well known for its old-world appeal of cabins, log cottages, and tree house facilities comfortably settled in the timberlands of Wayanad. Arranged at an elevati...

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Kovalam

Directions from Kochi to Kovalam
Beaches

Kovalam is a town in the state of Kerala. It falls in the Thiruvananthapuram metropolitan area. The term Kovalam means a groove of coconut trees. The village actually is filled with a whole lot of coconut trees. The p...

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Wayanad

Directions from Kochi to Wayanad
Wildlife Rivers and Lakes

Wayanad is a district in the north-east of the state of Kerala. The beautiful hill station was formed by carving out certain areas from the Kozhikode and Kunnur districts on 1st November, 1980. It can also be called t...

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Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary

Directions from Kochi to Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary
Wildlife

Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the four ranges of the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, which is the largest wildlife sanctuary of Kerala, the other three being, Sulthan Bathery, Kurichiat and Tholpetty. The wildlife...

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Poovar

Directions from Kochi to Poovar
Beaches Rivers and Lakes

Poovar is a town in Neyyattinkara in the state of Kerala. It falls in the Thiruvananthapuram district. At this place the lake, the river and the sea meet the land. It is an undiscovered paradise of Kerala. It is a sma...

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Madurai

Directions from Kochi to Madurai
Religious

Madurai, the temple city of Tamil Nadu is a destination that is sure to question your aesthete knowledge and redefine your admiration for traditional roots. Starting right from the planning of the city to the general ...

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Bandipur National Park

Directions from Kochi to Bandipur National Park
Wildlife Rivers and Lakes

Once a hunting reserve for the Maharaja of Mysore in the 1930s, now the Bandipur National Park is a tiger reserve located in Chamrajanagar, Karnataka. Bandipur is a part of a belt of forests that houses the highest nu...

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Nagarhole

Directions from Kochi to Nagarhole
Wildlife

Literally meaning the Cobra River, this park snakes through lushy forests and gayly flowing streams. This national park located in Mysore and Kodagu district, is one of India's first Tiger Reserves along with Bandipur...

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Tuticorin

Directions from Kochi to Tuticorin
Beaches Religious

Tuticorin, officially known as Thoothukudi is a port and industrial city in the district of Thoothukudi in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. The beautiful city lies on the coast of Coromandel of Bay of Bengal and is a p...

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Kanyakumari

Directions from Kochi to Kanyakumari
Beaches Religious

Being the southernmost tip of our Indian peninsula, Kanyakumari is renowned for its strategic location. It is at this location that the Bay of Bengal, the Indian Ocean as well as the Arabian Sea converge. Kanyakumari ...

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BR Hills

Directions from Kochi to BR Hills
Wildlife

BR Hills, also known as BIligirirangana Hills, is located in the state of Karnataka. It lies in the Chamarajanagar district. The nearest city is Mysore, which is located at a distance of around 80 km. The hills lie at...

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Mysore

Directions from Kochi to Mysore
Heritage

Mysore ( also known as Mysuru ) is a city in Karnataka. It is the cultural capital and second most important city of Karnataka. Mysore is a very popular weekend getaway from Bangalore and Kerala. It is unavoidable in ...

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Coorg

Directions from Kochi to Coorg
Hill Stations

Coorg ( also knows as Kodagu ) is a popular hill station in Karnataka. It is a popular weekend getaway destination from Bangalore and Mysore. Coorg is known for coffee plantations, forests, rivers and hills. Coorg is ...

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Dubare

Directions from Kochi to Dubare
Wildlife Rivers and Lakes

In the district of Kogadu, Karnataka is a forest camp nestling along the river Kaveri called Dubare. The very less explored Dubare is also known as an elephant camp.  It is a very important hub for the Karnataka Fores...

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Srirangapatna

Directions from Kochi to Srirangapatna
Religious Heritage

Srirangapatna is a town in Karnataka. It is located in the Mandya district. It is an island town and is surrounded by the river Kaveri. The monuments of this place are nominated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The pl...

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Shivanasamundram

Directions from Kochi to Shivanasamundram
Rivers and Lakes Trekking

Shivanasamundram situated in the banks of the river Cauveri, is an ideal destination for those who want to see nature at full work. Asia’s first hydroelectric power stations are located in this quaint village in Mandy...

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