Booking flights

You need to fly to Kochi in south west India. Flights may be direct, or more often, indirect. Indirect flights often connect in the Middle East, Mumbai or Delhi for example, where you are guided into a safe transfer lounge (with toilets/cafes etc) without leaving the airport. Dollars are accepted in the airport if you need drinks or food.

There are many airlines that travel to India including Jet Airways, British Airways, Air India and Virgin. You can travel to India from several airports in the UK.

With a time difference of 5.5 hours most flights leave the UK one day, and arrive in India the next. Please see the itinerary for the latest day you must be in Kerala to join the tour. For an idea of flights please visit However, please ask us and we will be happy to advise and search for some flight options for you.

You may wish to arrive a day or two early to relax after your journey. We strongly advise you do this if you can. Fort Cochin is very pleasant and you can use extra time here, to take it all in, enjoy the warm weather, cafes and shopping and relax, after your long flight . We can book extra accommodation for you. Please ask for prices (approx £39 per person based two sharing). We pick you up (free) from the airport whenever you arrive – up to three days before the beginning of the tour.