Things to do in Kochi
Things to do in Kochi

Kochi has its charm with endless backwaters, quirky cafes and art galleries. But most of us spend our weekends binge watching TV shows, dining out or chilling at home. To make your weekends more fun and happening, we have created a list of activities that you can do here.

1. Attend a photography workshop

A full fledged, 2 day theoretical and practical photography workshop for amateurs and hobbyists is here in Kochi! Don’t miss this opportunity if you have the passion for photography and are looking for some tips on how to hone your skills.

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2. Backwater Kayaking

Kochi is blesses with beautiful and calming backwaters and kayaking is one of the best way to explore it. Early morning and sunset are the ideal time for this activity. Sailing club in Panangad gives training from a certified instructor on how to kayak with a rescue boat and life jackets to ensure your safety. 

3. Scuba Diving

Explore the rich underwater fauna and flora of Kochi with Scuba Cochin. They are the first PADI authorized Dive centre in South India and offer PADI certification courses from open water Diver to Instructor. 

4. Breakfast at Yacht

Conquer the queen of Arabian sea in a private yacht with breakfast at the Taj Malabar. All you need is to take some time out to relax and unwind together, have fun and reconnect on your special occasion or just for some quality time together – away from the everyday bustle.

5. Indoor Go-Karting

Gear up the petrol-head in you and head to Speedway Kochi for a thrilling ride of karts in an indoor arena. 

6. Learn To Cook with Corporate Chef

Cook with Mr. John Mathews, corporate chef at Fragrant Nature whose work in tallow has earned in rewards from multiple places. 

7. Watch Kalaripayittu

Kalaripayittu is the traditional martial arts of Kerala and and is considered to be the oldest martial arts in existence, with its origins dating back to 3rd century BC. Head to Kerala Kathakali Centre to see this art form in all its glory. 

8. Heritage Walk in Tripunithura

With walk focused on the Cochin Royal Family and their presence in Tripunithura, Mr. Balagopal takes a tour of the history of Cochin state. Get exclusive access to private residences where the royal family used to live and understand the culture of the city through the walk. 

9. Learn Golfing

Golfing has always been considered as an elite sport with an access to few to learn the game. Here is your chance to try your talent in Golf at the Cochin International Airport Golf Club. 

10. Live as a Villager for a day

Alpara, a village that resembles any usual village of Kerala. The inhabitants of Alpara are not the natives of the area. They are migrant farmers from various parts of Kerala and now live in harmony with each other. They celebrate their differences and have evolved their own way of life and cuisine. You find the best of different places of Kerala in this small village- a prototype of Kerala!

11. Watch Kathakali in Fort Kochi

Kathakali is one of the oldest theatre forms in the world. It originated in the area of southwestern India now known as the state of Kerala. Kathakali is a group presentation, in which dancers take various roles in performances traditionally based on themes from Hindu mythology, especially the two epics, the Ramayana and the Mahabharata.Kerala Kathakali Centre is one of the famous theatre in south India Conducting Daily Kathakali and other shows.

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