Hostels in Fort Kochi

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Fort Kochi

Once ruled by the Portuguese, the Dutch and the British, Fort Kochi is an amalgamation of different cultures that co-exist today. As you arrive at this beautiful destination, you'll experie....

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Destination

Altitude:

7500 ft

Destination

Population:

169,578*

What’s Fort Kochi famous for?

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CHINESE FISHING NETS

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HERITAGE ARCHITECTURE

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ART GALLERIES

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KOCHI BIENNALE

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SEASIDE

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CHURCHES

Itinerary

How to spend a day in Fort Kochi

7:00 AM

Start your day in God's own country: Kochi at the Hosteller with a hot cup of freshly brewed coffee.

8:00 AM

Do not leave an empty stomach! Grab delicious breakfast at the lounge area.

9:00 AM

Start your day early and head straight to the iconic Chinese Fishing Nets which is a popular attraction in Fort Kochi. These massive nets are a sight to behold and provide a glimpse into the traditional fishing methods of Kerala. You can watch the fishermen at work and even try your hand at operating the nets.

10:00 AM

Next, visit the St. Francis Church which is located nearby. This is the oldest European church in India and was built in 1503 by the Portuguese. The church has a rich history and has been visited by famous personalities like Vasco da Gama and Saint Francis Xavier.

Things to do in Fort Kochi

Thattekad Bird Sanctuary offers rock climbing and rappelling activities for adventure enthusiasts. The rock climbing activity is organized by the Kerala Forest Department and is usually conducted in the morning or early afternoon. The rock climbing route at Thattekad Bird Sanctuary is around 20 meters high and offers a thrilling experience for climbers. Apart from rock climbing, Thattekad Bird Sanctuary offers several other adventure activities like trekking, camping, and bird watching.
Santa Cruz Basilica is one of the finest examples of Gothic architecture in India and is known for its religious significance and architectural beauty. The church was originally built by the Portuguese in the 16th century, and it was named after a wooden cross that was brought by the Portuguese during their first voyage to India. One of the main attractions of Santa Cruz Basilica is the wooden pulpit, which is intricately carved and features scenes from the Bible. The church also has a beautiful pipe organ, which was installed in the 19th century.
Paradesi Synagogue is the oldest active synagogue in the Commonwealth of Nations and is known for its historical and cultural significance. The synagogue was built in 1567 by Jewish traders who migrated to Kochi from the Middle East and Europe. The synagogue is renowned for its exquisite architecture and is a blend of traditional Jewish and Kerala architectural styles. The synagogue also has a rare collection of antique objects, including copper plates inscribed in Hebrew script, gold crowns presented by various Indian rulers, ancient Torah scrolls, and other religious artifacts.
The Kerala Folklore Theatre and Museum is a cultural institution established in 2009 with the aim of preserving and showcasing the traditional art and culture of Kerala. The museum is home to a vast collection of artifacts and exhibits that offer a glimpse into the rich cultural heritage of Kerala, including traditional costumes, weapons, and musical instruments. Visitors can also enjoy live performances of folk music and dance, which are performed regularly at the museum's theatre. One of the highlights of the museum is the Kathakali performance, a traditional dance form that originated in Kerala.
Princess Street is known for its charming architecture and vibrant atmosphere, and is a popular destination for visitors looking to explore the local culture and heritage. The street is lined with beautiful colonial-era buildings, many of which have been converted into shops, cafes, and restaurants. Visitors can stroll along the street, taking in the sights and sounds of this bustling neighbourhood, and stop in at one of the many shops and cafes for a bite to eat or a cup of coffee.

HOSTELS IN FORT KOCHI

The Hosteller Fort Kochi

God's own hostel

The Hosteller Fort Kochi

Welcome to God's own country. Located near the beautiful Fort Kochi beach, this hostel proves the above phrase to be true. Days here begin with calm energy and nights end with fun-filled activities.

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Starting @446/night

HOSTELS NEAR FORT KOCHI

The Hosteller Munnar

The Hosteller Munnar

Escape into nature as you enter this forest retreat. Just like your endless travel ideas, The Hosteller Munnar is huge and waiting to be explored. Spread across a vast land, this resort style backpacker hostel is ideal for large groups and solo travellers alike.

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Starting @669/night

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