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Cherai Travel Guide

Cherai is an excellent place to enjoy plenty of  sun, water and sand. It is  a small hamlet situated on a narrow island strip stretching over an area of 40 kms. The picturesque island over which this beautiful Cherai village is situated is bounded by the Arabian Sea to the west and tranquil backwaters. Being embraced by the both backwaters an sea Cherai presents a unique and calm environment. The land, except for the recent years have remained untouched by the tourists which makes it less commercial with respect to other places like Varkala and Kovalam. The beach here is surrounded by the shimmering golden sand and the shallow water of the beach makes it ideal for safe swimming. Dolphins can be easily spotted here.

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How To Reach Cherai

By Air

The nearest airport to reach Cherai is the Nedumbassery international airport in Kochi. The airport of Kochi is well connected with all the prime cities of India including Delhi, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata. The Kochi airport lies at a convenient distance of 22 kms from Cherai. After reaching Kochi one can board a private taxi to reach the center of Cherai.

By Train

Those who intend to reach Cherai by train there are a large number of railway stations present in the Ernakulam district. Kochi has two railway stations namely Ernakulam Town and the Ernakulam Junction which connects this part of southern India to the rest of the country. Frequent trains ply between Northern and Southern part of India stop at Ernakulam railway junction.

By Road

Reaching Cherai by road is very convenient as the new Goshree Bridge from the Ernakulam stretches across the backwaters makes of an easy connectivity to the various islands of Vallarpadam, Bolghatty, Vypeen and Mulavukadu. One can also take the road route via Edappally to North Paravur and from there take the road to Cherai. One can board the buses to Cherai from the KSRTC Central Bus Station that lies near the Ernakulam Junction railway station. Several fast and express bus services ply between the Ernakulam to other major cities of Kerala.  One can also board a private bus from cities like Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai and Mumbai. 

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