Essence Of Kochi Half Day Tour

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
  • Return Details :
    Centrally located city hotels in Kochi
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Book this Kochi City tour that takes you to explore most of the popular attractions in Kochi including Dutch Palace, Jew Street, Jewish synagogue, Santa Cruz Bascilica, St. francis church and Chinese Fishing Nets. This is not a guided tour.


  • Separate driver ensures your guides full attention throughout the day
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Small-group tour

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This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, Kochi (Cochin), Ernakulam District, Kerala

The Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica at Fort Kochi is one of the eight Basilicas in Kerala. Counted as one of the heritage edifices of Kerala, this church is one of the finest and most impressive churches in India and visited by tourists the whole year round.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Mattancherry palace, Kochi (Cochin), Ernakulam District, Kerala

The Mattancherry palace is a Portuguese palace popularly known as the Dutch Palace, in Mattancherry, Kochi, in the Indian state of Kerala which features Kerala murals depicting portraits and exhibits of the Rajas of Kochi.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Paradesi synagogue, Kochi (Cochin), Ernakulam District, Kerala

The Paradesi synagogue is the oldest active synagogue in the Commonwealth of Nations, located in Kochi, Kerala, in South India. Constructed in 1567, it is one of seven synagogues of the Malabar Yehudan or Yehudan Mappila people or Cochin Jewish community in the Kingdom of Cochin.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Church of Saint Francis, Kochi (Cochin), Ernakulam District, Kerala

St. francis church, in Fort Kochi, Kochi, originally built in 1503, is one of the oldest European churches in India and has great historical significance as a mute witness to the European colonial struggle in the subcontinent

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Chinese fishing nets, Kochi (Cochin), Ernakulam District, Kerala

Chinese fishing nets are a type of stationary lift net in India. They are fishing nets that are fixed land installations for fishing. While commonly known as "Chinese fishing nets" in India, the more formal name for such nets is "shore operated lift nets"

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Jew town, Kochi (Cochin), Ernakulam District, Kerala

The Indian port city of Kochi is Jew town which is located between Mattancherry Palace and the Pardesi Synagogue. There are popular antique shops along the street which can bewitch every visitor with their variety and curio. The colonial buildings lined up in the street add to its quaint charm too.

Duration: 30 minutes


Hotel pickup and drop-off

GST (Goods and Services Tax) and local taxes



Food and drinks

Entry/Admission - Mattancherry Palace

Entry/Admission - Paradesi Synagogue

Entry/Admission - Chinese Fishing Nets

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

A maximum of 10 people per booking

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements

Jewish Synagogue is closed on Fridays and Saturdays and Jewish Holidays.

Dutch Palace is closed on Fridays and Public Holidays.

Maritime Museum is closed on Mondays and Public Holidays.

This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If its canceled because the minimum isnt met, youll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund