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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 :3-Hour Fort Kochi and Mattancherry Walking Tour
"Start your private walking tour at Fort Kochi visiting Chinese fishing nets which were introduced by traders from the court of Kublai Khan in the 14th century. Kochi fishermen still use these fishing nets to earn their livelihoods.Continue your stroll down to St. Francis Church the oldest European church in India. The church was constructed in 1503 by Portuguese friars and is now the burial place of Vasco da Gama a Portuguese explorer who led the first ships that sailed directly from Europe to India. The church has a large cemetery that once served as a resting ground for Vasco da Gamma. Transfer to Mattancherry in Auto Rickshaw /Tuc Tuc /Local Bus.
From $16.00

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Back water

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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indiabazaar
Jun 26, 2007

Backwaters of Kerala

A easy daytrip to do from Kochi. We went on a backwater village tour. You can decide between 3 hours or 6 hours. One can off course stay overnight on a house boat. It is one of the highlights of the...
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PierreZA
Mar 28, 2007

Backwaters Cruising

Backwaters of Kerala was created by a cataclysm which opened up the cochin harbour and also the multitudes of canals and lakes that make up the backwaters.You can go for a short ride of about one hour...
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cochinjew
Jan 04, 2007

Backwaters of Kerala

Cochin is a jumping off point for a tour of the famous Kerala Backwaters. I booked a seven hour ride at the hotel and it was about a two hour drive to where the boat launched. You can also book an...
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Skibbe
Feb 15, 2006

Backwater trip for three hours

Por supuesto, you come all this way to Cochin and dont go on a Backwaters tour? Suresh will arrange for a pick up at the hotel and then one hour later, at Vaikom you board boats, in our case a small...
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Jun 12, 2004
 
 
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Paradesi Synagogue

At the end of a narrow lane in Jew Town is Paradesi Synagogue. It is the oldest synagogue in India. The first Jewish settlers reached India in the early 1st century. Their settlement - then 32km north...
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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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Santa Cruz Basilica

Built by the Portuguese Santa Cruz Basilica recently celebrated its 500th anniversary. It is one of only eight basilicas in India. It has a Gothic facade and soaring spires and is a very pretty...
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