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Private Tour: Half-Day Kerala Deluxe Houseboat Backwater Tour in Alappuzha
"Be picked-up at your hotel at 10:30am and drive to Alleppy to board the boat at 12:30pm. Have a welcome drink and start cruising through the Punnamada Lake venue of the famous Nehru Trophy Boat Race. Enjoy the panoramic views of Vembanad Lake and get glimpses of village life along the banks. At 1:00pm boat will stop for a lavish menu lunch of traditional Kerala cuisine.  At 3:00pm continue the cruise covering village paddy fields canals surrounded with palm trees and churches.  At 4:30pm enjoy an evening coffee or tea with traditional Kerala style snacks. The cruise ends at 5:00pm. You may choose if you want to be dropped off at the boat jetty or back at your hotel."""Enjoy a 5-hour houseboat cruise from Alappuzha in a traditional kettuvallam. The non-air-conditioned rice-boat cruises across the backwaters of Alappuzha will give you experience the lifestyle of the locals activity like toddy tapping fishing coir-making
From $75.00
 
Essence of Kochi Half Day Tour
"Your chauffeur will pick you up from your hotel in Kochi and transfer you to the Mattancherry side of the old city.Visit the Dutch Palace (own expense) also known as Mattancherry Palace or Portuguese palace situated in Mattancherry ( Closed on Friday). Witness the classic construction of this museum that features Kerala murals depicting Hindu temple art portraits and exhibits of the Rajas of Kochi.Stroll along the historical street from the Dutch Palace to the popular Jew Street which leads you to the Jewish Synagogue. Journey back in time and see the various spice shops and curio souks. The Jewish Synagogue popularly known as Paradesi Synagogue is the oldest active synagogue in this part of the world ( Closed on Friday & Saturday). Enjoy the beauty of the curved brass columns
From $25.00
 
Discover Kochi Walking Half-Day Tour
"You will be picked up from Fort Cochin hotel or Cochin Cruise Port at 9:00am and start this relaxing half-day walking tour in KochiBefore the walk commences your guide will provide an introduction to the history of Kochi and the events that have shaped it. You will also be given notes/handouts for the tour. During the tour you will visit the old quarter of Fort Kochi to explore the quaint streets of this cit one of India’s oldest European churches built by the Portuguese Franciscan Friars. Also visit the famous Chinese Fishing Nets Nehru Children’s Park area as well as the interesting houses that ring the park (Koder House Tower House Old Harbour Hotel)
From $40.00

More Things to Do in Quilon

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Mukkada Bazaar

Mukkada Bazaar is a series of parallel streets with spice warehouses, metal merchants, rope makers... all busy loading and unloading their goods on brilliantly decorated trucks. It's a hive of...
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Fruit & Vegetable Market

This colourful market is just to the west of the Mukkada Bazaar and features shops with nicely organised and colourful fruit and veg displays plus trucks (and even auto-rickshaws) fully laden with...
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Shrine of Our Lady of Velamkanni

This is an unusual shaped building with a small shrine in the middle that embraces a Hindu style of worship within a Christian setting. This is because it is dedicated to a patron saint from...
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Backwaters Tour - Goddess of Light

As we neared Kollam, and so neared the end of our Backwaters Tour, we passed by this rather surprising and revealing statue of the Goddess of Light on Ashtamudi Lake. She's bearing quite a lot to the...
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Backwaters Tour - Chinese fishing nets

I had seen these Chinese fishing nets in Kochi and thought they were only to be found there, so it was a big surprise to see them along the river in the Backwaters. We went past a whole load of them,...
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Backwaters Tour

I did my Backwaters Tour from Alappuzha (Alleppey) to Kollam and it was a fabulous day out. We left Alappuzha at about 10am and made our way south past lush vegetation of coconut trees and palm trees...
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Places to visit in an around Kollam are :-

Rameshwara TempleThis temple which shows Pandyan influence in its design has inscriptions in Tamil, dating from the 12th to the 16th centuries. The Vyala monster sculptures in this temple give one the...
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Backwaters - the Coconut cultural roll

Kerala is the land of Coconuts, and they have central role in Hindu religious practices. They are offered to the gods, and, for example, smashed on the ground as part of launching building projects,...
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Backwaters

Kerala's ancient, extra-ordinary geographical situation has remained unchanged for many centuries. It is a labyrinth of waterways and lagoons, surrounded by palm trees and friendly people who live...
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St Peter & St Paul Cemetery

You'll probably pass by this small cemetery with a small chapel when you get off/on the tour boat to go along the Backwaters as it's along the small road that leads to the lake.
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Backwaters

We watched peddlers in small canoes moving from canal to lake, to lagoon, to canal, vending their wares from house to house.
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Backwaters

Our little boat whispers through calm waters, along shallow lakes with shorelines thickly wooded with coconut palms.
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FruitLover

"Backwaters- life can be so simple and nice"
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Willettsworld

"Quilon/Kollam & The Backwaters"
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ushar

"Welcome to Kollam \ Quilon and Enjoy the Cashew"
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schuurton

"Pictures of Quilon"
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coceng

"My Backwaters Experience Started Here..."
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