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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
 
Private Tour: Kochi City Tour and Kathakali Dance Performance
"Your cultural and historical exploration of Kochi begins with a walking tour around Fort Kochi a well-preserved historical neighborhood reflecting Kochi's colonial past. Walk down the colonial roads and beside the coastal shore. See the magnificent Chinese fishing nets a gift to Kochi from Chinese traders during the reign of Kublai Khan. Continue to Saint Francis Church one of the oldest European churches in India and built by Portuguese Franciscan friars in 1503. Next visit Santa Cruz Basilica an architecturally impressive Catholic church. Admire the soaring spires and white-washed exterior and the beautiful canvas murals inside. Meander around Mattancherry Palace and admire the amazing murals depicting scenes from Hindu legends.Contin go backstage and watch the performers prepare for the show. See them apply makeup
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

More Things to Do in Male Island

Jumhoorie Maidan : Republic Square

This venue is the most beautiful in Male' city ,estabilished in 1989 its located on the northern waterfront.Jumhoorie Maidan is also known as the Republic Square, nearby there's the tallest flagpole...
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ErwinKoo
Jul 23, 2014

Tsunami Monument

The Tsunami Monument is located on the south eastern part of Male city, on the Boduthakurufaanu Magu.We rented a taxi , paid for Rf 150 for a 1+ hour of city tour and photo stops.This Tsunami...
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ErwinKoo
Jul 23, 2014

Nearby Islands

If you're staying only in Male', you can still easily wander around the few neighboring islands. Firstly, of course Hulhule where the airport is built on. Second, Vilingili island, located to the west...
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amlapura
Feb 01, 2012

old Cannons on the pier

2 old cannons are shown on the pier of Male port and while they might have made sense when defending the island in the past, the main problem of all of these lovely islands in the Maledives is the...
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globetrott
Aug 22, 2010

the pier for the tenderboats

The pier-house for the tenderboats is the first thing that the cruise-passengers will see when arriving by tenderboat from their ships, as not a single of the international cruiseships will be able to...
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globetrott
Aug 22, 2010

Theemuge - The presidential palace

Theemuge - The presidential palacethat might be the living-palace of the President of the Maledives and I passed by it accidentally when walking into some sidestreets close to the fish-market.
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globetrott
Aug 22, 2010
 
 
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the cemetery

The old cemeteryI really love to take a walk through old cemeteries and this one in the Maledives had such interesting inscriptions and decorations. You can walk around this cemetery on your own...
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globetrott
Aug 22, 2010

The tomb of Kan'Baa

The tomb of Kan'Baa Aisha RanikilegeKan'Baa Aisha Ranikilege was the mother of Sultan Ibrahim Iskandhar I and she was buried next to the old mosque in a tomb that looks like a small house with a...
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globetrott
Aug 22, 2010

Mulee Aage - the Presidential Palace

Mulee Aage - the Presidential Palace This is not really ment as a tourist-place, but it looks great and you can take a look through the fence and taking photographs that way is also no problem. There...
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globetrott
Aug 22, 2010

Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of the MaledivesThat building obviously used to be a part of the former sultan's palace and you are allowed to step into its garden, where you will find a tomb. Unfortunately its...
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globetrott
Aug 22, 2010

National Museum & Sultans park

The National Museum & the Sultans parkare the first sights that you might get to, when arriving by the tenderboats of your cruiseship.You can enter the Sultans Park any time during daytime and the...
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globetrott
Aug 22, 2010

the new mosque

The new mosquewas built in 1984 and you will see its minaret aready from a large distance. Unfortunately non-muslims are not allowed to enter the park and the building, so I could just take a few...
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globetrott
Aug 22, 2010

Hukuru Miskiiy / the old mosqe

Hukuru Miskiiy / the old mosqueAt first you will see this old tower, that might have been used as a minaret and dates back to 1656 and behind a fence there is also the old mosque that was in service...
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globetrott
Aug 22, 2010

Fish Market Walk-by

Want to see just how fresh your fish is going to be if you're staying on Male? Then take a walk by the fish market which is located near the harbour on Male - you won't see fresher fish! Some will...
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Gillybob
Mar 05, 2010

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