The boat rides for sunset cruise starts from the Marine Drive in Cochin takes you around to see Fort Cochin, Mattancherry, Vypeen, Willingdon Island and the Cochin shipyard along with visit to coir villages and coconut plantations. There are sunset cruises where you can relax and watch the sunset, see dolphins and porpoises near the ships.
You can see fishermen on their way back home after their evening catch. One must not miss Sunset cruise journey at Kochi. This two hour journey starts at different timings based on the sunset time of the year. All boats starts from marine drive and these beautiful places are excellent for evening or morning walk.
The lush green landscape instantly puts one at ease, as the flight starts it’s descending on Kochi. The city today has become the gateway for tourists to Kerala with a lot to offer for its visitors.In Cochin modernity brushes shoulder with tradition and Kochi is doing its best to keep pace with the surging tourists that arrive by land, rail, air, chartered boats and cruises.
Cochin is the Queen of the ‘Arabian Sea’ gives a cosmopolitan outlook of Kochi is today palpable with its trading community from different parts of India, Jewish settlers and a host of different communities. The place where history slumbers at may places like the Dutch Palace in Mattancherry, the resting place of Vasco Da Gama at St. Francis Church, Jew street of Mattancherry, Hill Palace of the erstwhile royal family of Cochin at Thripunithura and other places.
Stroll along the Marine Drive to catch the glint of the sun setting. Cruise along the backwaters of Kochi, which would take you to nearby islands like Willingdon and Bolghatty where one can experience hospitality, which is a blend of modernity and traditional warmth.