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    Kochi is a cornucopia of culture and cuisine. Some of the most prominent landmarks include the 16th century Mattancherry Palace and the gorgeous Cherai Beach. Cochin is also known for its backwaters and the best way to explore the backwaters and other parts of Kochi is with a rental car. One can explore the city with a chauffeur or in a self drive car. Rent a car at Kochi Airport from Avis and set out to discover the rich experiences Kochi has to offer.

     

    PLACES TO VISIT WITH A CAR RENTAL IN COCHIN

     

    St. Francis Church:

    St Francis Church holds a popular place in History. Book a car in Kochi and take a drive to the St. Francis Church. This site is the burial ground of the famous Dutch explorer, Vasco-da-Gama. Designed with the Dutch and Portuguese architecture, this beautiful church is an architectural marvel in itself. Book a premium car in Kochi from Avis and give yourself a joyful ride towards St. Francis Church.
     

    Dutch Palace:

    The Mattancherry Palace or Dutch Palace is interspersed with colonial influences making it one of the finest examples of the Kerala style of architecture. It is a double storied palace and is decorated with breathtaking murals of stills from Ramayana and Mahabharta. The murals also depict the Hindu Gods, Lord Krishna of Guruvayur Temple. It is home to the deity of the royal family, Pazhayannur Bhagavathy (the Deity of Pazhayannur). Hire a rental car in Kochi from Avis and drive to this breathtaking palace for an interesting time.
     

    Pareekshith Thampuran Museum:

    Pareekshith Thampuran Museum will take you on a journey back to the history of the 19th century with its paintings and its archaeological artifacts. This museum is also home to paintings of ancient monuments, scriptures, and coins made of stone and plaster of Paris. Most of these historical items and objects belong to the Royal family of Kochi.
     

    Pallipuram Fort:

    PBuilt in the year 1503, this Pallipuram Fort was erected by the Portuguese. This is also one of the oldest European forts in India. Known for its cultural heritage and different architectural designs, Pallipuram Fort should be visited by every tourist visiting Kochi. Explore the car rental services in Kochi and take your ride to this fort for a wonderful time.
     

    Santa Cruz Basilica:

    A church designed by the Portuguese, Santa Cruz Basilica in Kochi is one of the eight Basilicas in India. It is adjacent to the St. Francis church. This Basilica is a heritage building and is one fine cathedral. Book a car rental Kochi has many properties that can be visited..
     

    Bolgatty Island:

    Bolgatty Island is located near Fort Kochi in Ernakulam district and it is famous for its picturesque surroundings along with its growing cosmopolitan hub. Built by the Dutch 1744, it was eventually acquired by the British.
     

    Gundu Island:

    Gundu Island is the smallest island in the Kochi region spreading over five acres of land. One can only reach this island via a boat. This island became a part of Kochi in 1967. Its idyllic ambiance calls out to a swarm of visitors who soak in its gentle breeze and pristine surroundings. This island is a charming place with a peaceful atmosphere and beautiful scenery.
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  • Rent a Car from Kochi Online and Visit Sabarimala
  • Book a car in Kochi and visit the holy Sabarimala

    Located on the banks of Pampa stream, Sabarimala is surrounded by lush green forests. This temple takes its name from the mythological character Sabari who once sheltered in the famous Ayyappa temple. People believe that Vishnu's incarnation Parasurama had placed the Ayyappa Idol on top of the mountain. Loved by the devotees, this temple is visited by 30 million people from all across the country. Book a car in Kochi from Avis and ride for around 150 km to reach this Temple.

  • Hire a Car from Kochi and Visit Munnar
  • Drive to Munnar in a Cochin car rental

    Munnar is one of the most beautiful and breathtaking tourist destinations of India. The lush greenery, forests, mountains make this a perfect destination for a holiday. Famous for its tea plantations, there is a lot more to discover in this magnificent place.The majestic hills, pristine valleys and exotic variety of flora and fauna are to die for. It was in its wild sanctuaries and forests. The aroma of spices in the air tingles and tantalizes the senses. Renting a car in Kochi can help you reach many breathtaking sites to visit. With a car rental from Kochi, drive 130 km to Munnar and explore the untouched beauty of this place.

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    • Nilgiri Tahr

    • Mattupetty

    • Kundala

    • Marayoor

  • Book a Car from Kochi and Visit Kumarakom
  • Book a car in Kochi and drive to the islands of Kumarakom

    Located 94 km away from the Kochi airport, The village of Kumarakom is a cluster of little islands on the Vembanad Lake. For a nature lover, the bird sanctuary here spreads over 14 acres which is home to a huge variety of migratory birds. You can find Herons, Egrets, Teals, Waterfowls, Cuckoo, Wild Duck, Darters and other exotic birds like the Siberian Stork which fascinate all tourists.

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    • Kumarakoram Bird Sanctuary

    • Vembanad Lake

  • Rent a Cab from Kochi and Visit Thekkady
  • Book a Premium Car in Kochi and visit Thekkady for an adventure

    For all adventure and nature lovers, Thekkady is an ideal location. There are many elephants in this region and it is surrounded by hills. Rent a car in Kochi and drive to Periyar National Park in Thekaddy to enjoy the charms of nature. The National Park is a major tourist attraction. The famous bamboo rafting in the catchment area of Mullaiperiyar Dam is worth trying. You can go hiking in the hills and shop till you drop in the midst of the wilderness!

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    • Periyar National Park

    • Periyar Lake

    • Periyar Tiger Trail

    • Kadathanadan Kalari Centre

    • Vandanmedu

    • Vandiperiya

  • Book a Cab from Kochi and Visit Kovalam
  • Drive your Car rental Kochi to Kovalam

    Kovalam is a beach located right next to three crescent beaches. Since the 1930s, this place has been loved by every tourist. Kovalam has many wellness programs, herbal massages, beach activities and is worth visiting for a detox holiday. One can book a stay at budget cottages and ayurvedic health resorts, and can explore the shopping zones for a brilliant holiday destination. One can rent a car in Kochi from Avis and travel to Kovalam easily.

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    • Pozhikkara Beach

    • Thiruvallam

    • Padmanabhapuram Palace

    • Anchuthengu Fort

    • Kovalam Museum

  • Hire a Cab from Kochi and Visit Alleppey
  • Alleppey

    Known for its beautiful backwaters, the city of Alleppey in Kerala is also visited for its beaches, temples and traditional boat races. Another attraction of this place is the very well reputed Ayurvedic spas and wellness centers. The city of Alleppey in Kerala has impressive beaches, temples and beautiful backwaters. The reputable ayurvedic spas and wellness centers here provide a superlative experience with massages and other calming therapies. Running along the Arabian sea, Alleppy is the oldest planned backwater town in Kerala. Owing to its beauty this place is also known as “Venice of India”.

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    • Mullackal Bhagavathi Temple

    • Alleppey Beach

    • Nehru Trophy Boat Race

    • Coir Manufacturing Process

  • Kottayam
  • Kottayam

    Kottayam is “the land of letters, latex, and lakes' ' and an important trading center of commercial crops, sweeping backwater stretches, lush and green paddy fields. The highlands in Kottayam are famous for extensive rubber plantations. Kottayam also boasts of a 100% literacy rate which is both inspiring and enviable. It is also the first city to be a part of an ‘Eco-city project’. Book a premium car in Kochi from avis and travel all across the state.

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    • Vaikom Temple

    • St. Mary’s Forane Church

  • Book a Car from Kochi Online and Visit Thrissur
  • Thrissur

    Thrissur has many tourist attractions including palaces, hills, natural views, churches, and many temples. Apart from these other natural settings include fine beaches, waterfalls, and backwaters. It is an ideal location for nature lovers to indulge in some wildlife and bird watching experiences. Many tourists usually purchase a local handicraft from here, as a memento or a souvenir. The local handicraft includes bell-metal curios, ornaments, clothes, jewelry etc. One of the best places to visit here are the Shakthan Thampuran Palace, Archaeological and Art Museum, Vadakkunnathan Temple and Guruvayur Temple. One can book a car in Kochi and travel to this place for the local handicrafts and tourist attractions.

  • Hire a Car from Kochi Online and Visit Guruvayur
  • Guruvayur

    Located only 29 kilometers away from Kochi, Guruvayur is coastal land which is known for its breathtaking views and scenic beauty. Infact, Guruvayur is listed amongst the ten paradises of the world.

  • Book a Cab from Kochi Online and Visit Athirappally Water Falls
  • Athirappally Water Falls

    Athirappally is a majestic and grand waterfall in kerala. At Athirapally, the water crashes into the Chalakkudy river with a depth of 80 feet. This waterfall is indeed a wonder and leaves every tourist awestruck. Many Bollywood songs from movies Dil Se and Raavan were recorded here.