GOOD PLACES TO VISIT & ENJOY
ATHIRAPPALLY – VAZHACHAL WATERFALLS.
Entry timing: 8 am to 6 pm
Athirapally waterfalls, one of the most bewitching water fall sights is just around 60 kms from Quality Airport Hotel. This breath taking falls in the midst of rainforest and the endless sounds of the crashing falls not only makes your refreshed but also escalates you to a natural and wild excitement.
Cherai Beach is located in Vypin island, Kochi, India. Cherai Beach is just 25 km from Kochi, and 30 km from Cochin International Airport. The nearest towns are North Paravur (6 km) and Kodungallur (10 km) and the nearest railway station is Aluva (20 km).
KODANAD ELEPHANT TRAINING CENTRE.
Kodanad is a rural riverside village of Ernakulam district, Kerala, southern India. Kodanad is situated on the south bank of Periyar river, about 42 kilometers east of Kochi. The nearest air port is Cochin International Airport which is about 20 km (12 mi) by road. The village is a major tourist destination because it houses an Elephant training center.
WONDERLA (VEEGA LAND) AMUSEMENT PARK.
Entry: Monday to Friday: 11 am to 6 pm.
Saturdays, Sundays, public holidays & peak season: 11 am to 7 pm.
Wonderla Holidays Limited is a leading amusement park designing and operating company in India headquartered near Bidadi, 28 kilometres (17 mi) from Bangalore. It is promoted by Kochouseph Chittilappilly and his son Arun Chittilappilly. Wonderla's flagship amusement park located at the same address is the second theme park project from the company and has been operational since October 2005. It is spread over an area of 82 acres (33 ha). The first amusement park, Wonderla Kochi, was set up in 2000. The parks have been set up with a total investment of over Rs. 2.5 billion.
MUSEUM OF KERALA HISTORY.
Edappally, 20 kms.
Entry: 10 am to 5 pm. Closed on Mondays.
The Art and History Museum complex has been the realization of Mr. R. Madhavan Nayar (1914-1996), a prominent industrialist and philanthropist. His passion for arts eventually led him to the establishment of the various units established under the Art and History Museums, which is currently managed by the Madhavan Nayar Foundation. The Madhavan Nayar Foundation is a Charitable Trust and Non-Profit Organisation.
Munnar is a town and hill station located in the Idukki district of the southwestern Indian state of Kerala. Munnar is situated at around 1,600 metres (5,200 ft) above sea level, in the Western Ghats range of mountains.
Thekkady (Idukki district) is the location of the Periyar National Park, which is an important tourist attraction in the Kerala state of India.
Vembanad backwater stretch is located in the districts of Ernakulam, Alapuzha and Kottayam area.The Cochin coast is dotted with numerous islands interconnected by ferries and bridges, adorning the Queen of the Arabian Sea like a necklace of pearls. The islands break the waves from the sea, thus ensuring that the back waters are calm and navigable. Among the islands, Wellingdon Island deserves special mention as it houses the Port of Cochin and the largest Naval presence in India: the Southern Naval Command
Mangalavanam is an ecologically sensitive area situated at the centre of the Indian city of Kochi. It is situated behind the Kerala High Court building. It is a nesting ground for a large variety of migratory birds and supports many types of mangroves. The Managalavanam is often regarded as the "green lung of Kochi", considering its role in keeping the city's air pollution under check. The area is a roosting place for many kinds of resident and migratory birds.
FORT KOCHI, MATTANCHERY.
Mattancherry is a locality in the city of Kochi, India. It is said that the name Mattancherry comes from "Ancherry Mattom", a Namboodiri illam which the foreign traders then pronounced it as Matt-Ancherry, gradually became Mattancherry. It is about 9 km from Ernakulam town. There are frequent bus and boat services to Mattancherry from Ernakulam town. The boats start from Main Boat Jetty near Subash Park at Ernakulam.