Shore Excursions Glimpse of Kochi

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Explore Cochin on a 5-Hour day tour and see its famous landmarks. The trip starts with a hotel pick up and takes you to Cochin Fort, the first European township in India. Here, you can see Chinese fishing nets along the Vasco Da Gama Square (named to commemorate the first European explorer to set sail for India) and learn about the life of local fishermen then and now. Go on to visit two of the...
Explore Cochin on a 5-Hour day tour and see its famous landmarks. The trip starts with a hotel pick up and takes you to Cochin Fort, the first European township in India. Here, you can see Chinese fishing nets along the Vasco Da Gama Square (named to commemorate the first European explorer to set sail for India) and learn about the life of local fishermen then and now. Go on to visit two of the largest and oldest European churches in the region: St. Francis Church (the burial place of Vasco da Gama) and Santa Cruz Basilica Church. At around 11am you will arrive at the Mattancherry Palace where you can enjoy its beautiful murals depicting scenes from popular Hindu tales. Afterwards, you head towards the Paradesi Synagogue, the oldest active synagogue in the Commonwealth of Nations before exploring Jew Town and the Jewish Synagogue. If time allows, relax over a local lunch and shop around for souvenirs before heading back to the Port.
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Itinerary Details

Itinerary
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Pass By: Fort Kochi Beach, Kochi (Cochin) 682001 India

A charming seaside area, Fort Kochi is known for its Dutch, Portuguese, and British colonial architecture, and elaborate bamboo fishing nets at Fort Kochi Beach.

Stop At: Chinese Fishing Nets, Fort Kochi Beach Kochi-682001 Kerala India, Kochi (Cochin) 682001 India

Chinese fishing nets are a type of stationary lift net in India. They are fishing nets that are fixed land installations for fishing.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Church of Saint Francis, Old Kochi, Kochi (Cochin) India

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: 10 minutes

Stop At: Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, Parade & KB Jacob Road Fort Cochin, Kochi (Cochin)...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Fort Kochi Beach, Kochi (Cochin) 682001 India

A charming seaside area, Fort Kochi is known for its Dutch, Portuguese, and British colonial architecture, and elaborate bamboo fishing nets at Fort Kochi Beach.

Stop At: Chinese Fishing Nets, Fort Kochi Beach Kochi-682001 Kerala India, Kochi (Cochin) 682001 India

Chinese fishing nets are a type of stationary lift net in India. They are fishing nets that are fixed land installations for fishing.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Church of Saint Francis, Old Kochi, Kochi (Cochin) India

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: 10 minutes

Stop At: Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, Parade & KB Jacob Road Fort Cochin, Kochi (Cochin) 682001 India

The Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica at Fort Kochi is one of the eight Basilicas in Kerala.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Paradesi Synagogue, Jew Town Rd Mattancherry, Kochi (Cochin) India

The Paradesi Synagogue is the oldest active synagogue in the Commonwealth of Nations, located in Kochi, Kerala, in South India.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Jew Town, Old Cochin, Kochi (Cochin) 682002 India

Historic Jew Town, the heart of the once-thriving Cochin Jewish community, is known for its old-world charm and 16th-century Paradesi Synagogue.

Important Details

Included
  • Professional guide
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
Not Included
  • Food and drinks
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Our Guide will be waiting with a Placard of AMAZE TOURS or Your Name at Cochin Port Ships Berth

Ports

  • Cochin Port


9:00 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 6 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Watch out for a placard of Amaze Tours
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Voucher Requirements

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.