Cochin Over View

Duration: 5 to 8 hours
Destination: India, Kerala, Kochi
from
1969

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  • 5 to 8 hours
  • Kochi
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

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Comfortable transportation, entertaining and enriching travel experience.You are picked up from Sea Port Airport or your hotel.

Itineraries are so customized to meet your ship’s arrival and departure schedule.

two different tours for you to choose!

Tour # 1 Cochin Over View.

Attractions in Fort Kochi and Jew Town like Synagogue, Chinese fishing Nets, St. Francis Church ( where is the first tomb of Vasco de Gama ) Dutch Palace.Time for tea in a boutique restaurant at spice market in a fish specialty restaurant / hunt for gifts in Jew town

Tour # 2. Backwater & Houseboat Tour.

An Overland drive to the backwater region and cruise in the backwaters in a traditional houseboat. Later before the tour ends an orientation drive Chinese Fishing nets and Jewish Town.

After tour all travelers are dropped back at pick up points.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Excel India Tours, No.30/354,Near Immaculate Heart of Holy Mary's Church, Nettoor, Kochi, Kerala 682040, India

Staff of Excel India Tours will meet you at your hotel/Kochi port/or Kochi Airport depending on your mode of arrival.

Tour # 1 Kochi Over View

Tour duration 5 hours.

The tour proceeds from the harbor to Fort Kochi. (Drive 30 minutes)

1. Stop at the beach to watch the Chinese Fishing Nets Interact with the fisher men and operate the net yourself. Take photographs.

2. Church of St. Francis.( Walk 5 minutes )

First European church in India and also in this church that Vasco da Gama was first buried before taking him to Portugal.9 15 ninutes)

3. Santa Cruz ( Walk 5 minutes )

One of the heritages edifices of Kochi. Get wonderful photos of the church both inside and outside of the marvelous building. (15 minutes.)

4. ,Jewish Town. (Drive 15 minutes)

Walk down the streets of Jewish town fascinated at the ancient Jewish settlement of Jewish community there. The town is preserved and buildings are shops which sell spices, antiques and artifacts to tourists.

( 20 minutes)

5. Paradeshi Synagogue. ( 15 minutes )

Synagogue of the Jews here which held as the only 4 orthodox synagogues in the world and is considered as the oldest in the British in the Common Wealth.( 15 minutes )

6. Dutch Palace (Walk 5 minutes)

This is the preserved royal residence of Kochi royalty. Inside we can find the most beautiful murals in India. (30 minutes)

End of Tour.

Tour # 2. Backwater Cruise in a Houseboat

Tour duration 8 hours.

This tour is designed to introduce Kerala and its attractive backwaters to travelers.

1. An overland drive from the Kochi harbor to Alleppey / Kumarakom Backwaters. (1 hour 45 minutes)

2. Board a pre arranged houseboat and start the backwater cruise for 3 hours.

The houseboats are previous spices boats of Kerala innovated into houseboats for tourists with bedrooms kitchen and a spacious lobby. The kitchen of the houseboat under an enthusiastic Chef will cook for you our traditional food to your taste.

3. The cruising along the backwaters and palm fringed rice paddies and tiny villages will be an experience you never have anywhere except here.

4. After the cruise the tour will return to Kochi (drive is 1 hour 45 minutes.)

5. Orientation drive in Fort Kochi for photo stops at Chinese Fishing Nets.( 14 minutes)

Returned to the pier.( 30 minutes)


Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Pickup and drop off.included. All passengers will be picked & dropped back at pick up.points.
  • Small-group tour.
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Air-conditioned vehicle

Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
  • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • You MUST confirm and obtain any visa requirements prior to border crossing. All visa requirements are the sole responsibility of the traveler.
  • A minimum of 02 passengers required at the time of booking.
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • A maximum of 10 passengers will be in the group.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
In case you are arriving by surface we will pick you up from the listed hotels. You can also inform us in case you are booked at other hotels in Kochi.

In case you are arriving by sea we will pick you up from the Kochi Port by the side of your ship.

All traveler will be dropped back at the pick up points.

Ports
Kochi


Departure Time

9:00 AM


Return Details

Cruise Terminal of the Cochin Port.( Passengers will be dropped back at the side of the ship.)

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

5 to 8 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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