From Thakazhi, the well-known city of Cochin is approximately 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the north.
Kerala is a firm fixture on the tourist trail, which means getting around is relatively easy. Be sure give yourself plenty of time to explore the numerous scenic and cultural wonders this region offers. Check out the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary and Kumarakom Boat Jetty in and around Kumarakom, a place that is 17 miles (27 kilometers), away from Thakazhi. If you are up for more, travel to Kottayam for the Nagambadam Stadium and Thirunakkara Mahadeva Temple. Kottayam is 18 miles (29 kilometers) from Thakazhi.
Cochin is about 40 miles (64 kilometers) from Thakazhi. This regional center has a number of interesting attractions, such as Santa Cruz Cathedral, Hill Palace and Mattancherry Palace. Cochin has a lot to offer visitors willing to stay for a day or two. St. Francis Church, Mattancherry Synagogue and Chinese Fishing Nets are some of the other sights worth visiting.
Each place holds a fascinating history and Kerala has plenty of its own stories to tell. The old towns here provide a great snapshot to the past. If you need to escape the elements, you can't beat Kerala's craft workshops and theaters. These are great places to to learn about the local lore and culture and perhaps find a special memento.
De-stress like the locals in the Kerala region. Try picnicking and camping. One of the nicest ways to enjoy the unique natural environment around Thakazhi is to sign up for a mountain climbing or hiking adventure.
Sadly, vacations can't last forever, so when it's time go home, head to the nearest major airport in Cochin, 55 miles (89 kilometers) away.