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Full-Day Guided City Tour of Kochi
"Your chauffeur will pick you up from your hotel in Kochi at 9:30am then transfer you to the Mattancherry side of the old city.Visit the Dutch Palace also known as Mattancherry Palace or Portuguese Palace ( Closed on Friday). The classic construction is a preserved museum in its own right and houses Kerala murals depicting Hindu temple art portraits and assorted exhibits of the Kings/Rajas of Kochi. From the Dutch Palace you'll stroll along the historical street popularly known as Jew Street which leads you to the Jewish Synagogue. The buildings might seem worn-out but the street lives on to the glorious past thanks to various spice shops and curio souks. The Jewish Synagogue
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Kochi City Guided Full-Day Tour
"You will be picked up at your hotel in Kochi downtown or Njaliparambu Junction in Fort Kochi at 7:00 AM and head to one-of-the-kind fish market and see the auctioneer crack some deals. Later proceed to the Mattancherry Palace that will defy your you will experience the heady aromas from the spices sold at the local market and you get to sample some yourself. After devouring the Kerala Sadhya (authentic Kerala styled meal) at your own expense visit the Kerala Folklore Museum to garner some knowledge on the folk arts of Southern India. Get on-board a ferry for a soothing ride across the backwaters to reach Fort Kochi. Take a break to beat the heat before heading out for a walk on the c tread on the paths of Old Mattancherry post sun-down. Here delve into the lives of the locals as you walk around. From Ayurveda to temples and from the local market to the families churning out Pappadams (rice crisps) – everything is on offer here. When the tour ends you will be transferred back to your hotel or Njaliparambu Junction."""
From $45.00
 
Full Day Private Cochin Shore Excursion
"9am - Morning pick up from sea port your hotel or airport in Cochin and begin your full day tour with a professional guide.9:30am - Visit Mattancherry PalaceMattancherry Palace commonly known as the Dutch Palace is an archaeological wonder. The palace has a fascinating collection of beautiful murals painted that depict scenes from the epics Ramayana and Mahabharata and some of the Puranic Hindu legends. The palace also houses Dutch maps of old Kochi royal palanquins
From $69.00

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Zoo visit ??? Not Good

Unfortunately Zoo in Keralam are not great ( not even good )!!For example, The Zoo in Thiruvananthapuram ( Trivandrum ) is very bad, one can say.Because it is not well maintained.If you are a foreign...
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keralam
May 11, 2006

Kodanand Elephant Yard

Kodanand is known for an elephant yard - where the elephants rescued from the forest is taken in. Sad to say, there are only 7 elephants and all of tied to chains. If you expect a lovely encounter...
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yumiyun
Aug 02, 2003

National park entry

Some of the national parks that propagates for rare spieces of flora and fauna often has limited access (i.e. very small portion of the park, mostly close to the entrace area) for tourists which make...
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yumiyun
Nov 14, 2002

A tour agent to trust in Kochi

Beware of many of the tourist shops selling trips, as you will find a lot of these will over charge for many of the trips. If you want an honest person to book your trips with , then go Princess...
mziton
Jan 11, 2009

houseboat reservation.......

I had reserved the house boats with dream holidays cochin,they quoted me different tarrif for overnight stay when i reached there they asked me 1000 extra ...i was fooled as i did not have the...
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mantru
Jun 06, 2007

The innumberable massage centers

There are hundreds of massage and ayurvedic "clinics" near Kovalam Beach, and most of them charge an exhorbitant sum for a hopeless, and quite painful massage. There are very few good massage and...
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akhilkvav
Sep 09, 2004
 
 
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This goes the other way round

Our tourist trap included a sane human being called Munjay, he was tricked into coming with us thinking it would be a joy ride, but it turned out to be quite a ride for us in return. Our local...
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alycat
Aug 30, 2003

Periyar Tiger Reserve

This is not a reserve in the sense I would normally imagine it.You can't wander around or take a walking tour or even take one of those little cheesy trains. You have to go on hired boats or the ferry...
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Aphro
Feb 09, 2003

Varkala Bamboo Hut

We had a confirmed booking in the bamboo village and cottages in Varkala. On arrival we were simply told that we won't get the booked cottages because the guests at the places are extending their stay...
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acidonrocks
Sep 09, 2007

A White face at Lands End.

Its not really a Tourist Trap just a bit weird.When you are walking around the Memorial at Vivekananda rock, there are a lot of tourists from other parts of India. They are not used to seeing...
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HeybridgeBasin
Feb 06, 2005

How to reach Munnar?

Nearest major airport is Cochin International airport which is about 125 km away. Taxi services are available from airport to Munnar which cost about Rs 3000. Cochin airport is well connected to all...
thomasn
Jan 20, 2012

Tips for your Kerala Tour Travel

Vacation time is when people visit different destinations to learn more about the country, to relax and basically just to enjoy themselves. These are the very reasons many people today consider...
amolch
Jun 10, 2009

Zoo in Trivandrum

Within the museum complex in Trivandrum, there is one of the world's worst zoo. Well, the zoo is not very well maintained and the animals are virtually not looked after. You can smell the bad odor and...
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yumiyun
Jul 02, 2003

kerala honeymoon

hi....your plan is good ..no doubt but i like to make some changes to your plan.. because its your honeymoon: the symbolic beginning of your life as a married couple. It is an ideal chance to relax...
dishatis
Oct 08, 2009

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Top Hotels in State of Kerala

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Kumarakom North Post, Kumarakom, Kerala, 686 566, India
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Tower Road, Fort Cochin, Kochi, Kerala, 682001, India
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, formerly Le Meridien Kovalam Beach resort, Kovalam, Kerala, 695 527, India
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PB No. 40 Baison Valley Road, Munnar, Kerala, 685 612, India
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GV Raja Vattapara Rd, Kovalam, Kerala, 695027, India
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Top Things to Do in State of Kerala

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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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Sarwaa

Sarwaa is definitely a must visit store in Trivandrum. It's an eclectic store with an awesome amalgamation of various indigenous brands catering to curios, handicrafts, jewelry and options for gifting...
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Backwater daytrip from Varkala

There are different possibilities for a Backwater Tour from Varkala. If you like to get pampered there are different agencies in Varkala bringing you by car to a houseboat. You can do it by yourself...
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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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Padmanabhapuram Palace

Built around the 16th century , the Padmanabhapuram Palace is indeed a spectacular place to visit in Kerala.Actually the six-and-a-half acres of land on which the palace complex is built is situated...
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Surfing

You can do some surfing, surfboard for 300 Rupies per hour (first quoted price, 15 minutes later I was told 600 for full day, 300 for half day, and finally 400 for a full day (November 2015) The waves...
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"Kerala - Well Worth The Wait!!"
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"God's Own Country"
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"Trivandrum ( Town of holy serpant)"
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"God's Own Country"
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"Land of Coconuts and Elephants"
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