Discover the highlights of Kochi in a local way on this full-day, private tour. Ride a tuk tuk through Kochi streets and learn about Kochi's rich history from your driver/ guide .Kochi was a fishing village in the Kingdom of Kochi in the pre-colonial Kerala. Kochi is also known as the "Queen of Arabian Sea". Kochi was the center of the Indian spice trade for many centuries. Because of its rich spice history, Kochi was a major attraction for foreign traders.
During this tour, you will travel by tuk tuk (auto rickshaw) to discover Kochi's most important landmarks like Chinese fishing nets , St francis church, the Dutch Palace, the Jain temple and more. And also some local places like Dhobhi Khana(Local Washing area), Ginger ware house(packing/drying of spices), and also visit some womens cooperatives( spice making/ candle making,inscents making etc) to experience the life of local people.
This tour includes all entrance fees and hotel pickup and drop-off.
Meet the travellers at the Hotel.Check in to "Tuk Tuk" For local tour.Towards the ancient Chinese fishing nets and watch local people doing fishing.Visit St. Francis Church through the historical landmarks of Kochi.To Dutch cemetery.Visit Santa cruz Basilica ChurchDrive towards Dhobhi Khana- the local washing area.Drive through the Local shopping streets.Visiting Jain temple (if opened) the only temple where tourist can go inside.Towards the Dutch Palace, museum under the Archeological Survey of India.Walking towards Jewish Synagogue through the famous Jewish street at Mattancherry.Visiting Local traditional Spice /Tea/Perfume/ Ginger Warehouses.Enjoying Gift hunting at local/ tourist shopping markets.Back to the hotel or as discussed earlier.