It is not a wonder that majority of visitors to India use Cochin Airport. It has very many positives as compared to other airports that you must know about. When you talk of car rentals, this is the place to get quality and reliable services whether at night or during the day. Car rentals companies that have set base there are fully professional so expect nothing but the best services. They will take you to any destination as long as they reach there and are ever willing to negotiate the price down. In India, this is the fourth busiest airport so you should expect a lot upon landing.
There is a guest hotel at the airport which is the highlight of key facilities around. There are 14 executive rooms that are well conditioned plus two dorms. In total, you will get six hotels that are well located directly opposite the terminals. At the arrival and departure terminals, you will get shopping options for anything you want to buy ranging from jewelry to food and handicrafts. What about a golf course? Yes, this is another big facility that will attract sporting enthusiasts. It has 18 holes and using it requires one to pay green fees only.
What to see
- Landmarks- these are very hard to ignore because they standout all the way from Cochin Airport to your hotel. Those that you will get to see include Chinese Fishing Nets, Hill Palace Museum, Santacruz Basilica, St. Francis Church, VOC Gate, David Hall, Dutch Palace, Bastion Bungalow as well as Jew Street and Paradesi Synagogue.
- Museums and Galleries- these are places where you will see some historical things about the country. Those you can visit are Indo-Portuguese Museum, Indian Naval Maritime Museum, Pareekshith Thampuran Durbar Hall Art Gallery and Museum of Kerala History.
- Eco-tourist Villages- despite being from the ancient world, the villages are key attractions for tourists in India. Common ones are Kumbalangi Integrated Tourism Village and Mastyafed Milky-way Aqua-Tourist Village.
- Places of Worship- churches, synagogues and mosques are key attractions because of the ancient architecture that mesmerizes visitors. You can stop by some of the few worship areas like Thrikkakara Temple for Hindus, St. Francis Assisi Cathedral for Christians and Chembittapally Mosque for Muslims.
There is no reason why you will not be concerned about weather conditions around Cochin Airport and its environs. That will help you to carry suitable clothes that match well with the prevailing conditions. Generally, tropical climate dominates this place with temperatures ranging from 30°C to 35°C during the day. At night, the temperatures hit 24°C. In mid-May, the area around Cochin Airport experiences some monsoon showers while heavy rains spread from May to September.
When to tour
You can visit India anytime of the year but tourists are encouraged to visit in the period between August and February. December is usually busy but you are advised to ignore such months because deals at Cochin Airport for car hire and other things are usually high. Travel when few tourists are visiting India through the airport.