Vypin Tourism, India

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Vypin or Vypeen (Malayalam: വൈപ്പിന്‍) is one of a group of islands that form part of the city of Kochi, in the southwestern Indian state of Kerala. The island is about 27 kilometres (17 mi) long and is connected to mainland Kochi by a series of bridges known as the Goshree bridges, which start at Kalamukku in Vypin, touch other two islands then finish at Marine Drive, Kochi. The western coast of Vypin has the longest beaches in Kochi namely, the Cherai Beach, Kuzhuppilly Beach and the Puthuvype Beach. Munambam, at par the northern tip of Vypin, is home to the Munambam Fishing Harbour, the largest fishing harbour in Kochi. Puthuvype has become the major industrial hub in Kerala and the fastest growing city suburb due to the SPM project run by Kochi Refineries, the Puthuvyp LNG Terminal, the IOC Bottling Plant and the proposed Oseanarium. There are ten lighthouses in Kerala, one of which is situated at Puthuvype Beach. India’s first international container trans-shipment terminal (ICTT) in the Special Economic Zone at Vallarpadam Island, designed to handle the largest container ships, was opened by then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on February 11, 2011. There are regular boat services from Fort Kochi to Vypin Island. In 2004 a bridge was built by the Goshree Islands Development Authority (GIDA) to connect Vypin to the mainland. The Goshree bridges also connect the islands Mulavukad and Vallarpadam. Vypin is now a fast-developing suburb of Kochi City. Today, all the basic infrastructure of modern living is available in Vypin. Njarakkal is the business capital of Vypin. Travellers from North Kerala can use the Vypin-Munambam state highway to reach Ernakulam.


Find the best activities, restaurants and things to do in Vypin, India. Explore Vypin travel guide before you plan your trip here. A gripping city on its own right, Coimbatore also deserves a visit. Take a short trip from Vypin and set some time aside to explore the Coimbatore. Dotted with places like Kollam Beach, Munroe Island, Tangasseri Lighthouse; it will definitely be a good idea. To reach Vypin, hop on a flight to airport which is the nearest major Coimbatore International Airport. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

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Facts and Stats for Vypin*

  • Pollution Statistics in Vypin

    Know the pollution level of Vypin before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 83.33 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 91.67 (Very High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 75 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 100 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 66.67 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 75 (High)
  • Vypin: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Vypin for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Vypin.

    • Burglary and Theft 33.33 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 75 (High)
    • Car Stealing 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Attacks 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 83.33 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 41.67 (Moderate)
  • Living in Vypin - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 69.79 (High)
    • Pollution Index 88.51 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 44.4 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 20.58 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 79.63 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.11 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 63.22 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Vypin

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Vypin

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.57 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 24.92 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 40.17 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 30.79 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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