Kochi Shore excursion for cruise passengers with a local guide and Tuk Tuk ride

Benefit of a private local guide from the same old city of kochi and also a fun ride in Tuk tuk through the local streets.
Your guide will meet you at Cochin port and guide your team towards the oldest part of kochi called Fort Kochi and Mattancherry.
Kochi was the centre of Indian spice trade for many centuries, because of her rich spice history kochi was attracted by most of the foreign traders.Kochi was the first european colonies for Portuguese in the colonial India from the year 1500-1663, followed by Dutch and later by the British.
During your tour in Fort kochi and mattancherry we will discover the traditional landmarks of Kochi,like Chinese fishing nets, Vasco de gama church and also the Dutch palace, a museum under Archeology and later walks through the Jewish street towards Jewish synagogue.
Along with the historical places,you will also visit some other places like Dhobhi (local laundry), Spice ware houses etc to discover the life of the local people in the old kochi city.

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4 to 5 hours


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  • What's included :
    • Local Guide
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Bottled water
    • Parking Fees
    • Entrance fees
    • Entry/Admission - Chinese Fishing Nets
    • Entry/Admission - Church of Saint Francis
    • Entry/Admission - Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica
    • Entry/Admission - Indo-Portuguese Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Paradesi Synagogue
    • Entry/Admission - Mattancherry Palace
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
    • Personal Expenses
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Chinese Fishing Nets, Fort Kochi Beach Kochi-682001 Kerala India, Kochi (Cochin) 682001 India

    The traditional fishing nets of kochi, which is still use for the livelyhood of the local people in fortkochi. You can also join them to catch the fishes using the fishing nets.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Church of Saint Francis, Old Kochi, Kochi (Cochin) India

    St Francis church in Fort kochi, the first European church in India made in 1503.
    Also called Vasco da gama church , as his body was buried inside the church.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Pass By: Dutch Cemetery Road, Fort Kochi, Kochi (Cochin) India

    Cemetry made during 1724

    Stop At: Fort Kochi Beach, Kochi (Cochin) 682001 India

    Fort kochi beach is called Mahatma Gandhi Beach

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, Parade & KB Jacob Road Fort Cochin, Kochi (Cochin) 682001 India

    A roman catholic church made during 1505

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Indo-Portuguese Museum, Fort Kochi, Kochi (Cochin) India

    A museum which exihibits the relics of old catholic churches.
    Also a place where you can see the remains of Old Fort in Kochi called Manuel Fort, the first European fort in India.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Silks & Crafts Museum, Jawahar Rd Pandikudy, Kochi (Cochin) 682001 India

    A shopping stop, for silk, jewellery and cratfs.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Jain Temple, Gujarati Road, Kochi (Cochin) 682 002 India

    A temple where tourists are allowed to go inside, only in the morning at fixed time. (Not allowed on Holidays and festival time)

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Jew Town, Old Cochin, Kochi (Cochin) 682002 India

    Jew Town in Mattancherry, where the Jewish community still exists.
    A tourist market where you can watch good collections of crafts and antiques

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Paradesi Synagogue, Jew Town Rd Mattancherry, Kochi (Cochin) India

    A synagogue called Pardesi Synagogue in Mattancherry which is made during 1568.The only functioning synagogue in Kerala

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Mattancherry Palace, Palace Road, Kochi (Cochin) India

    Mattancherry Palace also called Dutch Palace, which is made during mid of 16th century. now a museum under the Archeological survey of India.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Cochin Spice Market, Kochi (Cochin) India

    Womens cooperative Spice markets

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    1: Cochin Port, Willingdon Island, Kochi, Kerala 682003, India
    2: Cochin Port Trust, Willingdon Island, Kochi, Kerala 682009, India
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Biju's Tours

Activity ID: V-45873P14

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