HAL Amsterdam Cochin & Mumbai Tour

Shore Excursions in Kōchi

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COCHIN 29 Mar 0830-1630 – MUMBAI 31 April 2019We offers three variety shore excursions in Cochin & Mumbai to fit your lifestyle and your visit to Our country, with these tour itinerary you can experience the lights and sound of Cochin & Mumbai in a short time.This tailor made special tour for MS AMSTERDAM and enjoy the service of our friendly English speaking guides, committed to ensure your India tour runs smoothly in Cochin & Mumbai.  
BACKWATERS CRUISE ONBOARD HOUSEBOAT & JEW TOWN ON 29th March 2019An unmissable opportunity to discover the natural beauty of the backwaters of Kerala in total comfort, sailing peacefully along the glistening canals with abundant tropical vegetation and observing the rural customs of Kerala.What we will seeAlappuzhaCruise on the backwaters ONBOARD PRIVATE HOUSEBOATTropical vegetationActivities of the village residentsTypical lunchJEW TOWN VISIT & Chinese Fishing Nets (OLD COCHIN)What we will doFrom Kochi we take the coach towards Alappuzha, previously known as Alleppey, making a brief stop on the way.We arrive in Alappuzha, situated in a dense network of leafy tropical canals, and board the boat for an idyllic journey along the so-called backwaters, rivers, lakes and canals that connect the coast to the southern interior part of Kochi. For centuries these canals have been a secure, efficient mode of transport for goods and people moving from the interior to the coastal towns.We enjoy a delicious welcome drink and, in the comfort of our boat, we will sail along the glistening canals with abundant tropical vegetation, admiring the majestic forests, lagoons and the outskirts of the city dotted with palm trees.We also see the village residents bathing and washing their clothes, and the livestock on the riverbank.MUMBAI AS LOCAL ON 31st MARCH 2019Explore the unique local culture, industries and people in the frenetic sprawl known as Mumbai, the capital and economic engine of India, on this full day excursion.09 AM Depart to Depart to Crawford Market (Fruit / Flowers / Vegetable / Pets Market)Arrive and visit Crawford Market.Depart to CST station (Victoria Terminus – World Heritage Site).Arrive at CST station to see the Mumbai local lifeline.Depart to the Dhobhi Ghat at Colaba (Open air laundry) enroute drive past Marine drive, Nariman Point, MumbaiUniversity and High Court.Arrive and visit Dhobhi Ghat and enjoy a photo-stop of the washing place.Depart to visit Dabawalla.Arrive and visit Dabawalla.Depart to Hotel Taj Mahal Hotel (If you wish you can have your lunch here)Arrive at Hotel Taj Mahal (Time free for lunch on your own)Walk up to Gateway of India which is just opposite Taj Mahal hotel.Arrive and visit Gateway of India.Depart to Churchgate railway station to take a short ride by the local train.Arrive at Churchgate railway station and take a local train ride till Charni road railway station.1545 hrs: Arrive back at the ship.

What’s included

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Lunch at cochin
  • Bottled water
  • Professional guide
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Round-trip shared transfer
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines

What’s not included

  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities