Joyce's Kochi Shore Excursions for Insignia passengers. Pick & Drop @ ship

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

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


Hello! "Oceania Cruises Insignia " passengers to Kochi

Skip the expensive shore excursions ! Book a Group Tour that charges as little as US 30

You are met at side of the ship with "Viator"sign and pager board of Your Name..

The tours are customized to suit the arrival and departure schedule of your ship to ensure you have a worry free Shore Excursion.

Comfortable transportation, entertaining and enriching travel experience.


1. Kerala Backwater in Houseboats.

Excursion to backwater region of Kerala. A Cruise in the backwater for 3 hours in House Boat. On board lunch while on cruise traditional style cooked by the chef. After backwater cruise on the way back to Kochi an orientation drive to Fort Kochi and Jewish Town.with photo stops at Chinese Fishing nets.

2. Over view of Kochi.

Fort Kochi and Jew Town Visit Chinese Fishing Nets, Paradeshi Synagogue, St. Francis Church, Santa Cruz Basilica plus your wish.

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

Tour #1 Over View of Kochi.
The staff of Excel India Tours will receive you at the kochi port and escort you to the waiting vehicle.

Duration: 15 minutes

Visit: Fort Kochi Beach, Kochi (Cochin) 682001 India

Tour #1 Over View of Kochi.
The tour proceeds from the harbor to Fort Kochi. to Fort Kochi (Drive 30 minutes ).
1. Stop at the beach where the Chinese Fishing nets are operated. Interact with the fisher men. They invite you to operate the net yourself. Take photographs.

Duration: 15 minutes

Visit: Church of Saint Francis, Old Kochi, Kochi (Cochin) India

Tour #1 Over View of Kochi.
From the Chinese Fishing nets the tour walks to the St. Francis Church which is the oldest European Church built in India and it is inside this church that we see the first tomb of Vasco da Gama

Duration: 15 minutes

Visit: Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, Parade & KB Jacob Road Fort Cochin, Kochi (Cochin) 682001 India

Tour #1 Over View of Kochi.
From Church of St. Francis the tour proceeds to Santa Cruz Basilica one of the heritages edifices of Kochi.

Duration: 15 minutes

Visit: Mattancherry, Kochi (Cochin) India

Tour #1 Over View of Kochi.
From Santa Cruz Basilica the group proceed to Mattancherry in the direction of Dutch Palace,which is now a museum once the seat of administration of the Kochi Royalty.

Duration: 30 minutes

Visit: Mattancherry Palace, Palace Road, Kochi (Cochin) India

Tour #1 Over View of Kochi.
Mattancherry Palace is a museum which is also known as Dutch Palace. This museum is famous for the most beautiful murals preserved on walls.

Duration: 30 minutes

Visit: Paradesi Synagogue, Jew Town Rd Mattancherry, Kochi (Cochin) India

Tour #1 Over View of Kochi.
Paradesi Synagogue in Kochi is visited then by group which is the oldest in the British Commonwealth and one among few orthodox synagogues in the world.

Duration: 15 minutes

Visit: Alleppey Backwaters, Alappuzha India

Tour # 2. Kerala Backwater in Houseboats
After receiving you at the Kochi Sea Port ou staff / guide will escort you to the waiting vehicle. The tour will then proceed to Alleppey for the backwaters cruise in a houseboat.

Duration: 2 hours

Visit: Pallathuruthy bridge, Pallathuruthy Bridge, Pallathuruthy, Kerala 688003, India

Tour # 2 Kerala Backwater in Houseboats.
It is a drive from Kochi to Alleppey, a drive through the interiors of the Kerala villages we drive which will give you a thorough insight into the life of Kerala state. Then we reach the backwater jetty fro there we will board a houseboat exclusively booked for the group

Duration: 2 hours

Visit: Kerala Backwaters, India

Tour # 2 Kerala Backwater in Houseboats.-
Then the group embark on a cruise in the houseboat for 3 hours. Sitting in the lobby of the houseboat we pass through the rivers and canals studded with palm fringed rice fields, - lying below sea level of course.

Duration: 3 hours

Visit: Fort Kochi Beach, Kochi (Cochin) 682001 India

Tour # 2 Kerala Backwater in Houseboats.
After the houseboat cruise in the backwaters the tour will return to Kochi. On the way back to the ship the tour will do an orientation trip to Fort area to explore the heritage of Kochi.

Duration: 1 hour

  • Buffet lunch in house boat for those who opt for Backwater and Houseboat tour.
  • Local guide
  • Port pickup and drop-off

  • Gratuities ( Optional )
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking:
  • 1. Docking time,
  • 2. Dsembarkation time and
  • 3. Re-boarding time
  • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
  • A minimum of 02 people per booking.
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Departure Point

Cruise Terminal of Kochi Port. ( We will pick you from the side of your ship and will escort you to the waiting car / van.

Departure Time

9:00 AM

Return Details

Cruise Terminal of Kochi Port. ( We will drop you back at the side of your ship.)

Voucher info

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


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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