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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

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You Don't Need Shoes

Make sure that your luggage are waterproof in case of tropical downpours when you arrive. Your luggage could well be in the open during the boat transfer You just need flippers and flipflops. Anything...
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Useful !

lots of sun block lotion!! the toiletries provided by the resort were so-so. SO it's best to bring your one and a new bottle of conditioner. It tends to fritz out ur hair. Bring spare underwater...
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Travel Light

Shoes not required, OK, a pair of flip flops would be handy for the evenings. Both parts of bikinis, girls, remember what I said about 'No Jugs Out'. Cover up and wear proper clothing if you're...
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Take as little as possible!

Take very light clothing & flip flops. We found that you tend to wear the same comfy things for more or less the whole holiday. Travel as light as possible. Take plenty of plasters, antiseptic cream,...
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Don't leave without sunscreen & bite cream!

Don't need shoes as it's sand everywhere, including in the restaurant! If you burn easily P20 is the best sunscreen I've used. Put it on 90 mins before going out and don't need to re-apply, even...
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Stuff to Bring, and Stuff to Leave at Home

Travel light, once on the island you're not going to need much more in the way of clothing than a few T-shirts, shorts and swim-wear. A pair of flip-flops or sandals are all you'll need for you feet....
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Essentials

Travel light! You don't need much! Swimming costume, shorts etc and a towl! Even evenings are dress down!Bring factor 30 cream, the sun is strong! Bring an old t-shirt to wear in the sea when scuba...
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First Aid

Make sure you take plenty of painkillers, plasters, sting/bite relief creams, mosquito repellant and of course any prescription medicines that you are likely to need.One recommendation would also be...
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Underwater Photography

If you can buy a waterproof housing for your camera I would highly recommend you do so. Our lagoon was no more than 4ft deep but still contained some of the most amazing fish/coral we had ever...
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Sun Creams

If you are reliant on allergy sun creams such as Piz Buin make sure you take more than you feel you may use. As a family of 4 on the resort island for 12 days we got through 15 bottles of sun cream....
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Footwear

Invest in a pair of aqua shoes even if you don't intend to snorkel. Being coral islands when walking in the ocean it can become rough/sharp underfoot. Aqua shoes also prevent any nasty surprises...
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INSECT REPELLANT AND BITE REMEDIES ARE A MUST

aqua shoes to prevent coral cutsin the ocean plenty of insect repellant, and antihistamine cream and tablets, as mentioned before there is quite a problem with biting insects on kuredu, so be...
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YOU ARE GOING TO THE TROPICS!

TRY TO TAKE A HOLDALL RATHER THAN A HARD CASE SUITCASE, IT TAKES UP LESS ROOM , AND YOU DONT NEED TO TAKE MUCH WITH YOU ANYWAY. KEEP SOME $1 NOTES HANDY TO GIVE TO YOUR PORTER ON ARRIVAL WHEN HE...
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Loads of repellent !!!!!!!

Make sure you pack one item of swimwear in your hand luggage because if you are travelling by plane and your case ends up going by boat, you could have a long wait for your clothes to arrive. Who...
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