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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
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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 Sports & Outdoors in Maldives

Snorkel Bliss

The snorkelling in the Maldives is fantastic. At Kuramathi you will find it easy to access the inner reef directly from the beach. At high tide, it is possible to snorkel out over the top of the reef...
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Gillybob
Mar 28, 2007

Get your own snorkelling gear....

There is some great snorkelling to be done in the Maldives, in all the countries we have visited, we saw by far the most amount of underwater life in the Maldives. A couple of pictures below in my...
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LisaMJ
Oct 27, 2004

Swimming with the sharks

There are lots of baby sharks in the Maldives. We went snorkelling with them, and at first they were very nervous and swam away from us quickly, but after a while we were quite interesting to them it...
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LisaMJ
Oct 27, 2004

go on give it a try

If the idea of lying on a beach all day bores you sensless then kuredu is the island for you. Not only is there an excellent 5 star padi scuba diving school- which also offers snorkelling lessons and...
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DOUGALSMUM
Aug 22, 2003

Diving with Mantas

Why is diving so special in the Maldives? Well the picture says it all. I think more than anything else you rarely come across other dive groups when you're out in the blue. Alas, this time we had to...
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Laurina
May 20, 2007

Snorkeling

Snorkeling is how I spent my days in the Maldives - possibly I spent more time with my head underwater than overwater. The colours of the fishes near the reef - and the variety - was simple endless...
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call_me_rhia
Dec 05, 2004
 
 
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U should join "matriculation" class first!

Whatever ur certificate is, either u have done 5 times or hundred times of diving, u should go for the "matriculation" class first. It's good to refresh ur memory but they charge u the same 50 USD...
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Perucha
May 20, 2003

what to do on an island

Enjoy the sea, of course. As there were: swimming, snorkeling, divingmaking excursions with a Dhoni or other boat,go fishingOn the island itself you can:play beachvolleyball,jog around on the beach...
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Myndo
Mar 31, 2007

Scuba diving

Many people go to the Maldives for diving - this gives you the opportunity to see wonderful colourful fishes. Forget about corals: most have been "whitened" by el Nino so it'll take some years before...
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call_me_rhia
Dec 05, 2004

Vollyball

Vollyball is a popular sport in the maldives. There are 2 courts; One on the beach, and another near the other sports facilities more in the centre of the island. We saw people playing vollyball each...
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Conflictrealms
May 09, 2006

The Football Field

If you can round up enough players, then the football field should provide some good entertainment for an hour or so. It is just a short walk from the lobby and beach, next to other sports facilities....
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Conflictrealms
May 10, 2006

Snorkeling

Maldives is world famous for scuba diving, but it is also a great place for snorkeling. Many great reefs are found close to shore and in shallow water, making them easily accesible for snorkeling. The...
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Rodan44
May 03, 2005

Basket ball

The basket ball court is located right next to the other sports facilities. Again, it is under the sun, so you may want to play in the early morning or evening. The surface is hard, obviously, for the...
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Conflictrealms
May 11, 2006

Scuba Diving

Maldives is deservedly famous for scuba diving. The quality of the water, coral, and sea life here is among the best in the world. Every resort has its own dive center, but some resorts are more...
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Rodan44
May 03, 2005

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Male, Capital of the Maldives

Malé is the capital and most populous city in the Republic of Maldives. Its population is around 133,000 and has a land area of just 5.8 km2, which makes it one of the most densely populated cities...
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Velassaru Resort

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"A Little Paradise Island-Fiha Lhohi"
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