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Group Shore Excursion: Backwater Houseboat Tour and Fort Kochi from Cochin Port
"After pickup from Kochi Port at around 9am transfer to Alleppey (approximately 1 hour 45 minutes) to board your houseboat by 10:45am. Cruise slowly through the backwaters and village areas to marvel at the lush vegetation paddy fields coconut palms and traditional wooden houseboats. There will be 3 staff members along with your guide who will ensure that your experience is relaxed and comfortable.Enjoy a lunch of Keralan cuisine lunch with rice vegetable dishes fish chicken and more as you gently cruise. The houseboat cruise will finish at approximately 1:30pm then you will disembark and transfer to Fort Kochi by air-conditioned coach. See and learn about the Chinese fishing nets which have dominated the coastline f
From $75.00
 
Kochi Shore Excursion: Cochin Harbor Cruise with Glimpse of Cochin Private Tour
"At 9am you will be picked up at the Kochi Port ships berth and transferred to Marin Drive for approximately 30 minutes. Upon arrival board the motorboat to cruise the city and some surrounding areas for about 1.5 to 2 hours. The cruise will finish in Fort Cochin.You will then Jew Town and the Jewish Synagogue a central location for the spice trade. Inhale the aromas of ginger cardamom turmeric and cloves. Visit the Mattancherry Palace (Dutch Palace)
From $50.00
 
Kochi Private Tour: Overnight Alleppey Backwaters Houseboat Cruise
"Alappuzha (Alleppey) is a landmark between the broad Arabian Sea and the web of rivers flowing into it. It is a town in the Alappuzha District in the southern Indian state of Kerala. Lord Curzon the Viceroy of the Indian Empire made a visit to Alappuzha in the early 20th century fascinated by the scenic beauty of the place and said “here nature has spent up on the land her richest bounties”.Day 1:At 10:30am you will be picked up from your hotel or from Kochi Port (please refer to Departure Point for details). You will be transferred to Alappuzha and upon arrival and check-in a motor boat will transfer you to board the houseboat around 12pm. The houseboat will begin slowly cruising through the backwaters and village area of Alappuzha passing paddy fields and coconut palms. Main meals will be served on board. Stay overnight on the houseboat.Day 2:The cruise will finish after breakfast at 9am. You will then transfer back to Kochi Port our your hotel for arrival ar""
From $180.00

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Airport Money Exchange

It depending if you prefere using the ATM or changing cash. Inside the building are only Money Changers with bad rates (68 instand of 71,5 Rupies for 1€, November 2015), ATMs are outside in a separat...
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Education, Health and Social Sevices

My working life was spent in public service so I was interested when our guide, Joseph, spoke about the high standard of services provided in Kerala and specially in Kochi.We noticed several schools,...
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Good South Indian Food

People who have travelled to India and especially the southern cone of it, know very well that the Indian Restaurants in the west usually represent a very narrow aspect of the cuisine of this much...
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Feb 24, 2009

Good South Indian Food

People who have travelled to India and especially the southern cone of it, know very well that the Indian Restaurants in the west usually represent a very narrow aspect of the cuisine of this much...
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Feb 24, 2009

Queen of Arabian sea

"If China is where you make your money, then Cochin is surely the place to spend it."When Nicolas Conti, the legendary Italian traveler said this, Cochin was flourishing in trade as one of the most...
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Aug 04, 2006

When is a Hotel not a Hotel

Attractive signs for Hotels abound, but in Indian English, a hotel is more like a restaurant.. as in vegetarian hotel. Smaller tea shops are also called Hotels to add to the confusion Asking the owner...
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Fort Cochin

Theoldest and most interesting part of Cochin is this peninsula located in Cochin Bay, once dutch and portuguese colony. It's got a lot to see: Chinese Fishing Nets, Dutch Palace, Jew Synagoge, old...
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Nov 14, 2002

Water

Do remember that you should use bottled water only.Also check if the screw top of the bottle is tightly closed, as you might find that the bottle was refilled with tap water.
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Aug 28, 2007

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Tower Road, Fort Cochin, Kochi, Kerala, 682001, India
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Federal Bank ATM Building, Fortcochin, Near Kunnumpuram Junction, Kochi, Kerala, 682001, India
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Malabar Rd, Willingdon Island, Kochi, Kerala, 682 009, India
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Willingdon Island, Kochi, Kerala, 682 003, India
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Maradu, Kochi, Kerala, 682304, India
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2/6a Calvathy Road, Fort Cochin, Kochi, 682001, India
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Top Things to Do in Kochi

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Chinese Fishing Nets

This is the most awesome sight in Fort Kochi. Just a leisurely 5 minute walk from Saj Homestay and there they were! Its amazing to see something so fundamental and ancient still in use today. These...
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Jew Town

Fleeing Roman persecution, Jews reached the shores of south India (about 30 kms from Kochi) around the year 72 A.D. Over the centuries Jews migrated in waves. They became prosperous bankers and...
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Backwater

KTDC charge 400/- half day(4 hrs) 650/-full day(7hrs) back water tour.. but some private companies.. charge only 450/- full day tour (7hrs) include lunch.. arround 20 peoples on the very good boat.....
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Kathakali

As explained on my opening page, this traditional dance show was amazing. We saw the performers putting on their colourful face paint and then went into the theatre for the show. The show was a...
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Fish Market

Near Vasco de Gama Square and the Chinese Fishing Nets is a small fish market. The freshest seafood -fish, prawns, lobsters - can be purchased and cooked for you (made to order) in one of the stalls....
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Mattancherry Palace

Not being much into churches and temples I did want to give the Dutch Palace a squiz and enjoyed it. It is really cheap to enter and I liked the big rooms and high ceilings as well as the lovely big...
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"Back to Cochin, Soon enough..."
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"Colourful Cochin (Kochi)"
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"Cochin (Kochi) the beating hart of Kerala"
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"Paradise Found in God's Own Country"
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"Cochin: A Fusion of Cultures"
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