Cochin Facts

Location – Ernakulam District.
State – Kerala
Area – 95 sq. km.
Climate – Hot and humid climate. Heavy rain during June to September Drizzle from October to December.
Temperature - 20°C-35°C.
Languages – Malayalam, Tamil, English, Hindi (people understand it but cant speak).
Best Time to Visit – October and April.
Main Festivals – Kochi Carnival, Jewish Festival.
Attractions – Chinese fishing, Matancherry, Willingdon Island, Cherai Beach, Hill Palace Museum, Vasco House.
Clothing -Light cotton clothes.
Language – Malayalam, Tamil, English, Hindi (people understand it but can’ speak).
Nearest Airport – Nedumbassery airport Kochi.
Nearest Railway station – Ernakulam.
STD Code – 0484.
Pin Code – 682001.

Tips to Remember:
- Don’t forget to carry an umbrella as the city is near the equator and the sunrays are direct.
- Carry mosquito net and mosquito repellents.
- Don’t try swimming in the sea if you do not know swimming.
- Avoid excessive luggage.
- Take care of your belongings.
- Keep important numbers handy.
- ATM - almost all Private/ Public sector bank atms.
- Avoid - Guides and touts.
- Beware of practitioners of black magic around the religious places.
- Always carry your purse close to your body, or your wallet in an inside front pocket or wear a money pouch as there are several incidences of snatching. - Fix a fare with the autos and taxis in advance as they can charge you more then normal.
If traveling by boat jetties then confirm the timings.