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Kerala Shore Excursion To Backwaters
Tour # 1. HOUSE BOAT CRUISE in KERALA BACKWATERS .. On this full-day tour, you'll hop on a car, mini van or coach and take the scenic coastal road towards the city of Alleppey, the backwater region in Kerala. It is serene waterways fringed by palm groves and paddy fields and offer a view of traditional life there. It's also known as the "Venice of the East". You'll board a modern version of the old rice barges, the houseboat, for a cruise through the canals. Tour # 2. CITY TOUR OF COCHIN. This half-day tour of the city will give you an idea of how years of visiting explorers and traders have made Cochin into the cultural melting pot that it is today. You'll head to Mattancherry by car, mini van, or coach and stop at the Dutch Palace. It's home to Hindu murals that cover entire walls. You'll then move on to Asia's best preserved synagogue, before using the shops in Jew Town. Next, is on to Fort Cochin Heritage –Also visit Chinese Fishing Nets, Church of St. Francis, & Beach.
Private guided evening walking tour in kochi with local shopping and Dinner !
During this walking tour, your local guide will direct you to Jew Town through the local streets of kochi in a tuk tuk. And later you will be walking through the narrow streets of Jew Town which is between Mattancherry Palace and Jew Synagogue. Jew Town is a unique location in Kochi where one can find precious artefacts from across the world, preserved lovingly by a many a generation of collectors and shopkeepers. Jew Town is full of wooden furniture, antiques,handicrafts like wooden elephants, mirrors, wall hangings and paintings. During this tour, your guide will let you know aout the history, culture and life of local people, also you will be visiting womens cooperative spice markets, inscents factory etc along with the Pardesi synagogue and Dutch palace (an archeological museum) . Later you will be walking through the traditional Bazar market during the colonial period towards the restaurant to have dinner later in the evening. The tour ends in the same restaurant after the Dinner.
Shore Excursion for Cruise passengers. Pick & Drop @ Ship.
This half-day tour of the city will give you an idea of how years of visiting explorers and traders have made Cochin into the cultural melting pot that it is today Fort Cochin, the first European settlement in India. This region has changed hands between the Portuguese, the Dutch and the British, each of which have left their mark on the architecture. In Fort Kochi at the beach you are taken to Chinese Fishing Nets. Chinese fishing nets dotted along the shoreline that are still used in the Kerala backwaters. Move on to St Francis Church, which was built by General Alfonso de Albuquerque in 1500. He arrived from Portugal with half a dozen ships to build the first European church in India You’ll head to Jewish town by coach. You’ll then move on to Asia’s best preserved synagogue, which is paved with hand-painted blue-and-white porcelain tiles, before perusing the shops in Jew Town The final stop is at Mattancherry at the Dutch Palace. It’s home to Hindu murals that cover entire walls
Fort Kochi Bike Tour with Pickup from Cruise Ships
Ride to the heritage sites in the island of Fort Kochi and take a stroll in the numerous antique and spice stores in Jew Town located in Mattancherry
Shore Excursions Glimpse of Kochi
Explore Cochin on a 5-Hour day tour and see its famous landmarks. The trip starts with a hotel pick up and takes you to Cochin Fort, the first European township in India. Here, you can see Chinese fishing nets along the Vasco Da Gama Square (named to commemorate the first European explorer to set sail for India) and learn about the life of local fishermen then and now. Go on to visit two of the largest and oldest European churches in the region: St. Francis Church (the burial place of Vasco da Gama) and Santa Cruz Basilica Church. At around 11am you will arrive at the Mattancherry Palace where you can enjoy its beautiful murals depicting scenes from popular Hindu tales. Afterwards, you head towards the Paradesi Synagogue, the oldest active synagogue in the Commonwealth of Nations before exploring Jew Town and the Jewish Synagogue. If time allows, relax over a local lunch and shop around for souvenirs before heading back to the Port.
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