Full-Day Guided City Tour Of Kochi

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    9:30 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • 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.

Overview

This 8-hour city tour of Kochi-india">Kochi (Cochin) introduces you to some of its most popular attractions. Once known as the 'Queen of the Arabian Sea,' Kochi is a melting pot of many cultures, and you can still see the splendors of these cultures at sights such as the Dutch Palace (Mattancherry palace), Jew Street, Paradesi synagogue, Santa Cruz Basilica, Church of St. Francis, the Chinese fishing nets, the Maritime museum, and the Hill palace of tripunithura. Hotel transfers are included from city hotels. Please note, any entrance fees are at your own expense.

Highlights

  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included

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

Santa cruz basilica
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: Maritime museum Kochi, Kochi (Cochin), Ernakulam District, Kerala

The Maritime museum in Kochi is Indias ode to the glorious past of its majestic Navy. Here we get a glimpse of the formidable sagas, genesis and dealings of one of the top 10 naval powers in the world today. Located on the INS Dronacharya, the history and evolution of our naval forces is on full display here.

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: 30 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: 1 hour

Stop At: Hill palace Museum, Tripunithura, Kochi (Cochin), Ernakulam District, Kerala

Hill palace is the largest archeological museum in Kerala, located at Tripunithura, Kochi. It was the imperial administrative office and official residence of Cochin Maharaja. Built in 1865, the palace complex consists of 49 buildings in the traditional architectural style, spreading across 54 acres.

Duration: 1 hour

Inclusions

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Transport by private vehicle

Professional guide

Exclusions

Food and drinks

Entry/Admission - Mattancherry Palace

Entry/Admission - Paradesi Synagogue

Entry/Admission - Maritime Museum Kochi

Entry/Admission - Chinese Fishing Nets

Entry/Admission - Hill Palace Museum

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

A maximum of 10 people per booking

Operates in all weather conditions; please dress appropriately

Note, the synagogue is closed on Jewish 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