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Cochin is vibrant city of Kerala situated in the south West Indian peninsula. With due course of time Cochin has emerged as the commercial and industrial capital of Kerala and is perhaps the second most important  city on the west coast of India. It is said that an eponymous flood transformed the destiny of Cochin and transformed it into a natural harbor. The rich aroma of spices and sandalwood drew the Europeans here and they soon cashed on profitable spice trade from Arab merchants. This mesmerizing seaside city is flanked by the Western Ghats on the east and the Arabian Sea on the west. Its proximity to the equator, the sea and the mountains offer a wonderful equatorial climate all year round. The city is basically a collection of islands and narrow peninsulas and can be mainly divided into Ernakulum, Willinton Island, Mattancherry and fort Cochin.

Cochin backwaters are amongst the most proffered backwater destination of Kerala which is more popularly known as Queen of the Arabian Sea. A string of lovely islands, tiny rivulets, lagoons and swaying palm trees add to the beauty of backwaters Cochin on your Cochin tours. This backwater trip offers you rejuvenating and relaxing trip to you and your family. During your Cochin tour you can come across the mesmerizing views of the coconut trees, fishing nets and sunsets. You can also see rows of Chinese fishing nets at fort Cochin water front .Starting from churches to monuments; this travel destination makes a good choice among the tourists on their Cochin tour.

You can also plan your trip on Cochin tour during the Cochin carnival. It is organized during the last 10 days of the year when white paper buntings adorn streets and houses. Numerous competitions and celebrations sprout on the sidewalks. Competitions range from drawing kolam to bicycle races, tug of war, swimming in the sea and beach volley ball etc. the carnival concludes at midnight on December 31 with a burst of fireworks. One can visit Cochin at this time of the year and indulge into these fun filled activities.

In fact Cochin is an ideal destination for exploring the unfathomable diversity and beauty of Kerala, rated in the top three tourist destinations by the world. So gear up and get ready to explore this beautiful land and create memories that can be cherish and written with golden ink in your memories.

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This article was published on 2012/01/05