Cochin (Vypeen)

(Also known as Vypeen )

Kerala | India
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Cochin (Vypeen) is categorised as Beachside

Vypeen Views (Nivalink Trip Dated - 5 October 2012)
Our Lady of Snow (Photo Courtesy: Olattupurath)

Reasons to Visit
  • Vypeen, is the lesser known and visited of the 4 islands off the mainland Ernakulam (Other three, Willingdon Island, Fort Cochin and Bolgatty)
  • Vypeen retains a village like character even today.
  • The Bungalow heritage homestay, a heritage bungalow and experiential homestay built in 1930 is located at Vypeen Island, having mixture of Portuguese, Dutch and Kerala architectures.
  • Destinations in and around Cochin"Vypeen is accessible via Cherai or via a short boat ride from Ernakulam / Bolgatty. Vypeen is a quiet area and home to destination getaways and experiential homestays."
  • Christian Pilgrimages in South India"The Basilica of Our Lady of Snow, Pallippuram is a minor basilica near Vypin area of Cochin. The church was established in 1503, renovated in 1931 and rebuilt in 2006 and is a popular local pilgrimage. "
Access Information

Cochin (Vypeen) has 3 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

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Cochin (Vypeen) has 13 Add Ons approved and listed with Nivalink.

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List of Service Add Ons for Cochin (Vypeen)


Services Rates Starting From
Cycle along the Kochi CoastRs. 1950
The Backwater ExperienceRs. 4200


Services Rates Starting From
Cycle along the Kochi CoastRs. 1950
Cycling through Fort CochinRs. 4000
Cycling through the Beaches and Backwaters Cochin (Fort Cochin)Rs. 3500
Fort Kochi on bikesRs. 1100
The Backwater ExperienceRs. 4200


Services Rates Starting From
Cultural Art PerformanceRs. 650
Cycle along the Kochi CoastRs. 1950
Kalari ProgrammeRs. 300
Kalari Training ClassesRs. 556
Kathakali Make up & PerformanceRs. 350
Learn Yoga in CochinRs. 1667
The Backwater ExperienceRs. 4200
Visit to the Cultural MuseumRs. 56

Guide Services

Services Rates Starting From
Audio Guide for AlleppeyRs. 250
Audio Guide for KochiRs. 250

6 Travel Ideas listed for Cochin (Vypeen). Click here for reviewing them.

Destination Ideas

  • Bird Watching In Thattekad
  • Catholic Pilgrimages in South India
  • Elephant Training Camp At Kodanad
  • Kerala Homestay / Small Owner managed stay Experience

Festivals linked to Cochin (Vypeen) (Kerala)

  • Malayattoor Perunnal
  • Thrissur Pooram

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    The Catholic Church at Pallippuram known as Church of "Our Lady of Snow" or "Manjumatha" is an important pilgrim centre for Christians near Ernakulam (20 kms).
    Roman Catholic Church
    The Cherai Beach is long stretch of beach that is popular with locals. It has the calm serene Backwaters on the other side and the area is filled with coconut trees.
    View Point
    Sea or Ocean or Beach
    175 year old synagogue at North Paravur area. It was built with typical Kerala architecture and is a tourist attraction.
    Heritage Site
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    The Cheraman Juma Masjid is considered to be one of the first mosques to have been built in India dated around 7th century. The mosque is built with traditional Hindu art and architecture and resembles a temple.
    Mosque or Dargah
    An elephant training camp on Cochin - Munnar route and a popular for overseas travellers and families with kids for a bit of fun with elephants and a touristy elephant ride.
    Elephant Experience

Destinations within reach from Cochin (Vypeen)

  • Thattekad ( 80 Km )

    30 km from Cochin Airport Thattekad is one of the best spots for birding in the area. The lake, more

  • Kottayam ( 88 Km )

    Kottayam, is a base town for Rubber Plantations around the area and one of the largest rubber more

  • Teekoy ( 125 Km )

    Teekoy is a plantation area 43 kms from Kottayam enroute to Vagamon and home to some plantation more

  • Palakkad ( 127 Km )

    Palakkad is the last city in Kerala before entering Tamilnadu (55 kms from Coimbatore) and home to more

  • Valparai ( 139 Km )

    Valparai is a plantation area at about 100 kms from Coimbatore and 60 kms from Polachi. The area more

  • Peermedu ( 158 Km )

    Peermedu is a local getaway and known to be very misty and windy and visited for a nature centric more

  • Topslip ( 165 Km )

    Topslip is 2 hours drive uphill from coimbatore and is part of Anaimalai mountain range and Indira more

  • Kollam ( 166 Km )

    Kollam is the second most commercially active town in Kerala after Cochin and known for Cashew more

  • Devala ( 205 Km )

    Devala is a plantation area set between Mudumalai and Wayanad, part of what once used to be more

  • Theni ( 215 Km )

    Theni is a railhead located 80 kms from Madurai and access point for plantation circuits of more

  • Tirupur ( 217 Km )

    Tirupur is an industrial town at 55 kms from Coimbatore. Tirupur is also visited for the 10th more

  • Bekal ( 334 Km )

    Bekal is situated on the seashore of Pallikara village,12 kms south of Kasargod town (NH-17) where more

  • Salem ( 334 Km )

    Salem is gateway to idyllic hillside hamlet of Yercaud (35 km) and is part of Bangalore - Madurai more

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No Localities defined for Cochin (Vypeen) (Localities are defined only for destinations that are large enough and/or have many hotels)

Nearest Airport in Cochin (Vypeen)
  • Cochin International Airport ( COK ) , Cochin (Ernakulam)-22 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Cochin (Vypeen)
  • Ernakulam Junction (South) ( ERS ), Cochin (Ernakulam)-22 Kms
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