2. Kochi

Kochi is a popular tourist area and the busy season extends all the way from August over the festive season and continues on along to February. The locals in Kochi are a cosmopolitan bunch with historic roots in a colonial era - evidence of which can be seen blending in harmoniously with its traditional Indian Heritage throughout the city. Kochi is home to a number of exciting festivals, celebrations and carnivals throughout the year – a huge draw card for tourists who want to experience the excitement.