This group tour is specially designed for Azamara cruise travelers who dock at Cochin Cruise Port.The itinerary is designed in such a way that it meets your ships arrival and departure time so that you have a worry-free Shore Excursion and we will ensure your timely return to the Cochin port for this activity. Depending on your date of travel, you tour will follow one of the 3 itineraries below.
• 438 minutes
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/Local Expert. 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 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 Provides hotel pickup and drop-off Only(Not For Cruise).
• 6 hours
Join us for this tour that offers combination of Alleppey backwater houseboat cruise with Kerala lunch on-board. Visit the Fort Cochin Chinese Nets, St. Francis Church and Basilica
• 438 minutes
Cruise the palm-fringed backwaters of Kerala on board a private Kettuvallam, a traditional thatched houseboat typical to Kerala. These houseboats have been plying the Kerala waterways for centuries, connecting villages along the backwaters and transporting rice, spices and other goods. A Kerala backwater cruise is the best way to experience Kerala's amazing beauty and get a glimpse of rural life along the backwaters.
• 8 hours
Cruise the backwaters of Alleppey, also known as Alappuzha, on a 7-hour tour from Fort Kochi and discover the famous inland waterways of Kerala by a traditional houseboat. See traditional villages and backwater boats and more. Alleppey is located between the Arabian Sea and a web of rivers flowing into it. In the early 20th century, the Viceroy of the Indian Empire, Lord Curzon, was so mesmerized by the scenic beauty that he declared that Alleppey was “The Venice of the East.”
• 7 hours
Fort Kochi and Mattancherry Walking Tour is a sightseeing tour in Fort Kochi and Mattancherry. Walk along the street and explore all the main attractions from Chinese fishing nets to Jewish Synagogue. Also visit beautiful Mattancherry Palace built by Portuguese and presented to the Raja of Kochi in 1555. The palace is famous for its stunning murals portraying scenes from Hindu tales.
• 3 hours
Join us to explore the 80-feet Athirappilly Falls near the Valparai hill station and Vazhachal Falls! The Athirappilly Falls is part of the Chalakudy River surrounded by green forest and the Vazhachal Falls has a wide range of flora and herbal plantation. In addition to the mesmerizing nature, enjoying your lunch at a luxurious resort/restaurant will make this private tour even more unforgettable.
• 8 hours
Immerse yourself in the rich history and fascinating culture of Kochi on a private sightseeing tour. Explore the neighborhood of Fort Kochi, and learn about the history of this trade port that was the center of the Indian spice trade for many centuries. You'll also see a dramatic Kathakali dance performance, a 17th-century classical dance drama that originated in Kerala and is famous for its elaborate costumes and makeup.
• 6 hours
A visit to Kochi would be incomplete without experiencing the mesmerizing art form of Kerala region – the Kathakali dance. Kathakali is a classical dance form that traces its origin in Kerala. Kathakali is deeply imbibed in the culture of Kerala and is one of the important cultural icons of Kerala. Also enjoy a delicious dinner and convenient hotel transfer in Kochi or Ernakulam.
• 4 hours
Kerala is a beautiful mixture of unique architecture and serenity of nature. On your first day, you will spend good amount of time in Munnar - the gateway to the hills of South India. Munnar has a lot to offer with its tea gardens, waterfalls, the Shola forest and the Eravikulam National Park.
• 3 days