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Cochin Royal Heritage Trail Day Tour
"The 15th century Venetian traveler Nicolo Conti described the city of Kochi “A place prosperous enough to spend the money one makes in China”. Kochi continues to be a prosperous city and welcome travelers from all over the world. It is believed that the a grand structure built on 52 acres of land from where nine Rajah’s ruled over the princely state of Kochi. The palace today has been converted into a museum with great collections of artefacts antiques and portraits belonging to the royal family. Your guide will bring these inanimate art to life through some interesting stories and anecdotes such as why none of the Cochin Maharajah’s ever wore the gold crown studded with precious stones that was gifted to them by King Immanuel of Portugal? You will find out the answer during the tour.From the Hill Palace we move to the residential quarters of the royal family (approx. 5 minutes ride). Many members of the clock tower built by the Dutch and other heritage structures in the area.Then we proceed to meet one of the families belonging to the royal dynasty at their private residence. The residence is a modest traditional Kerala home
From $42.00
 
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
 
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

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Kerala to Goa on the Rajdhani Express

We didnt want to just stay in and around Lighthouse Beach in Kovalam, as fantastic as it was, we wanted to see something else, so we called in to a local travel agent agent on the beach front, and he...
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Satan's Roads in God's Own Country !

Almost all roads within Kerala are a nightmare to drive on.Even national highways within the state are very dangerous , mostly two-lane and without dividers.The density of traffic on the roads is the...
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Use the local buses

Travelling by bus in Kerala was a great experience. The bus stations are user friendly..there's always someone to offer help and point you in the right direction. Buses are extremely cheap. The 3 hour...
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Give your feet a break ..take a taxi

It's easy and cheap to get around town in Kerala. Auto rickshaws are everywhere. Always wise to negotiate and agree the price before setting off but have to say that I found the drivers here to be the...
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House Boat/Kettuvallam in the Backwaters

You can rent a Kettuvallam (house boat) for a day or two around Kochi or Allapuzha, or rent it for several days, even use it as transportation to a destination in the backwaters. Have in mind you...
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Tour packages in Kerala

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Trains - Goa to Kerala, South India.

Go to Edakkad in Kannur, South India. You’ll love it!I often take the train from Margao (Madgaon) in Goa to Kannur (Cannanore) in North Kerala. It really is the best way to reach North Kerala. Fly...
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COCHIN

aROUND COCHIN ITS GOOD TO HIRE A CAR TO DO THE SIGHT SEEING AS ITS HUMID YOU CAN GET AC CARS OR BUSES,HOWEVER TO TRAVEL TO OTHER PLACES LIKE ALLEPPY WHICH IS AN HOUUR AND HALF YOU CAN TAKR BUSED WE...
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Public transport Bus service in Kerala

The history of Kerala State Road Transport Corporation began whilst the development of the it wasn't booming enough like today. The Travancore State Transport Department was constituted by the...
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Air Transport, Kerala

Kerala has three airports connecting the state to various international and domestic destinations. These airports also connects kerala to some of the international destinations (Mainly Middle East)....
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KSRTC - Kerala's Life Line

KSRTC Bus is the life line of kerala, there is no better way to travel when you are in kerala than by the KSRTC. The buses come in all forms, Luxury Volvo to the local buses which stops every where....
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Train Reservation- care the Day and time exactly

There are a lot of tourist who miss trains beause of the lack of proper enquiry of night trains.Most of them get confused of the 'Day' of travel especially of the midnight journey starting.Eg:- 00:15...
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Travel By Road

- Taxi / Autorikshas are availble- Pay by meter if you travel in autorikshaw or taxi cab. But by the Government rule, during the travel between 10 PM and 6AM, you have to pay certain amount extra from...
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Move around

- Fast and Cheap way to access most of districts in Keralam is Train.- Day express, or night trains are available- Travel in AC Chair car or AC Sleeper car needs booking - Better to Reserve Earlier-...
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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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Alleppey, Alappuzha, Kerala, 688006, India
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Top Things to Do in State of Kerala

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Chinese Fishing Nets

Translation provided by Late Itzhak Hallegua of Cochin. Here rests the Kabblist and famous old man of sanctity Who emanated the light of his knowledge And shines every where n the jewish...
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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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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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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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Daytrip to Trivandrum

Trivandrum short for Thiruvananthapuram is a quite interesting town and only 45 minutes by train (a bit more by bus) from Varkala. The Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple is a short walk from Trivandrum...
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