INDIA
ITINERARIES

INDIA
DESTINATIONS

 

NEWSLETTER
SIGN UP

TESTIMONIALS

Seriously perfect trip! Every detail was covered, pacing of places was ideal.
Couple who attended an Aman Jet Expedition

Cochin

Today a sleepy, relaxing port town, Cochin was once a prosperous, cosmopolitan city built upon the spice trade. Throughout its long and tumultuous history, Cochin has been contested by a series of warring powers, from local Indian empires to the Dutch, the Portuguese and the English. Despite such tumult, Cochin remained a key destination for traders throughout the Malabar (southwest) Coast and the Indian Ocean, among them the Chinese, Syrians, Jews, and many more. Thankfully, Cochin, renamed Kochi after independence, has managed to preserve not only its small-town, quaint atmosphere, but also its beautiful colonial architecture, positioning it as one of India's leading tourist destinations in the south.

Meet An Asia Expert
From Our Blog
Our co-founder & CEO Catherine Heald was moved by her Hindu wedding vow renewal in Kerala. She also loved staying with a Maharajah at his palace in Darjeeling.
Contact now See all

 

  • EXPERIENCES
  • ITINERARIES
  • HOTELS
  • MAP
share
Pin it