Join your local host who will take you on this 2-hour experience, unfolding the Portuguese legacy in Kochi. Learn how the charming Vypeen Island began to develop as a major tourist attraction over the years from just being home to fishermen community. Continue to a charming house for some local snacks and tea before you are dropped back to your hotel.
Get picked up by a private car from your hotel in Kochi to discover the charming Vypeen Island just like locals do. Vypeen, where history is still alive, is separated from Fort Kochi by a historic shipping channel. Enjoy a walk in the area where Portuguese came and settled down in 15th century; wars between Portuguese and Dutch, Dutch and English took place and a 400-year old Portuguese build Vypeen Church stands as a spectator to the era gone by. A long stretch of sea, breeze and alleys with charming old buildings makes Vypeen an interesting getaway for an afternoon trip. Visit the famous Church of Our Lady of Hope, spend time at the harbour and see an old lighthouse as you take a leisurely walk with your guide. Continue to a local house for some tea and traditional snacks over an interactive session. At the end of your tour, you will be dropped back off at your hotel in Kochi.