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Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica Tours & Tickets

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Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica
Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica is notable for its Gothic architecture, with a whitewashed façade and beautiful interiors, with intricate pastel frescoes and paintings, and large stained glass windows. While it’s a popular attraction, it’s also a working church and the Sunday mass services here provide a great insight into local Catholic culture.
Address: Bastion Street, Fort Cochin, India

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Private Guided Kochi Tuk tuk Tours with Pickup from Cruise Ships

Private Guided Kochi Tuk tuk Tours with Pickup from Cruise Ships

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Explore the best of Kochi on a private tuk-tuk tour. Discover the city’s key landmarks including the traditional Chinese fishing nets, St. Francis Church, the Dutch Palace, and the Jewish synagogue and learn about the history of Kochi from your tour guide. This tour is ideal for first-time visitors and is a great way to explore the city like a local as you ride in the back of a tuk-tuk.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.00
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$35.00
Price varies by group size

Private Tuk Tuk Tours in Kochi with Hotel Pickup

Private Tuk Tuk Tours in Kochi with Hotel Pickup

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Benefit from personalized attention and a fully customizable itinerary on this private tour of Kochi and Mattanchery in a tuk-tuk (auto-rickshaw). Ride through the streets like a local, listening to commentary on Kochi's history and culture from your driver-guide. Visit highlights such as the Chinese fishing nets, the Dutch Palace, the Jain temple, and St. Francis church. Hotel or port pickup and drop-off included.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$15.00
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$15.00
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KOCHI Tuk-tuk tours with Pickup from Cruise Ships

KOCHI Tuk-tuk tours with Pickup from Cruise Ships

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Our Tuk-Tuk Tours is a local collective of Tuk Tuk drivers who provide personalised tours in and around Fort Kochi. Our tours are tailored to suit your needs, whether you would like to visit all the famous tourist sites or explore local eateries or shop for souvenirs to take back home with you. This tour is the one we recommend for the guests from the Cruise Ships. If you need any further assistance, please feel free to contact us.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$15.39
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$15.39

A Heritage walking tour in Fort kochi and Mattancherry with a local guide !

A Heritage walking tour in Fort kochi and Mattancherry with a local guide !

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Explore the Fort Kochi and Mattancherry areas on a walking tour with a local host. See a few of Kochi’s key landmarks including the traditional Chinese fishing nets, St. Francis Church, the Dutch cemetery, Old Hindu Temple, and the Jewish synagogue. Learn about the history of the area and the many cultures who came through Kochi’s ports over the years as you explore on foot.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$22.00
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$22.00
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Half-Day Private Tuk Tuk Tour in Fort Kochi

Half-Day Private Tuk Tuk Tour in Fort Kochi

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Our unique private Tuk-tuk tour of Fort Kochi is tailored to suit all your needs. You can explore all the historical Sightseeing attractions, explore local culture, taste local food and shopping....
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  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$11.84
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$11.84

Fortkochi Private Tuk Tuk Tour

Fortkochi Private Tuk Tuk Tour

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Our Tuk-Tuk Tours is a local collective of Tuk Tuk drivers who provide personalised tours in and around Fort Kochi. Our tours are tailored to suit your needs, whether you would like to visit all the famous tourist sites or explore local eateries or shop for souvenirs to take back home with you. This tour is only for the hotels situated in Fortkochi, Mattancherry and Ernakulam. For pickup from the cruise terminal or Cochin port, please use the other option of booking KOCHI Tuk-tuk Tours with Pickup from the Cruise Ships.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$12.31
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$12.31

Best of kochi ! A private tour in kochi with a local guide !

Best of kochi ! A private tour in kochi with a local guide !

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Travel with a local ,Is the best way of seeing things. During the tour , you will be with a local guide from the same city, which will make your day an experience rather than a tour. Know the history ,life and cultures of the old city where more than 30 communities live together in peace and harmony.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.00
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$40.00
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Highlights of Kochi - Half Day Guided Tour

Highlights of Kochi - Half Day Guided Tour

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Get a chance to explore highlights of Kochi, a major port city in Kerala. The biggest city in the state is a must-visit to discover the history of India of colonial times. Chinese Fishing Net, origin unclear, but said to be bought by a Chinese explorer Zheng He, is one of the major attractions. Dig in the history of Kochi by grabbing this opportunity to discover Fort Kochi Beach, Bastion Bungalow, Ernakulam Shiva Temple, and much more accompanied by a marine drive. This guided tour for four hours and thirty minutes will leave you with memories you will cherish for years. The comfortable cars will help you reach all the places and allow you to have a seamless experience. Morning Tour: 10:00 am - 2:30 pm Afternoon Tour: 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$27.00
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$27.00
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Private Tour: Kochi City Tour and Kathakali Dance Performance

Private Tour: Kochi City Tour and Kathakali Dance Performance

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Experience one of southern India’s most unique cities on this private tour of Kochi, which showcases its captivating history and colorful culture. Wander through the Fort Kochi neighborhood with your guide, who will explain the city’s role in the spice trade. Settle in for a riveting performance by the local Kathakali dance troupe and witness the dramatic costumes, bright makeup and lively music of this17th-century classical dance form that originated in Kerala.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$87.18
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$87.18
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Kochi PARADISE Tuk-tuk tour with Pickup from the Cruise Ships

Kochi PARADISE Tuk-tuk tour with Pickup from the Cruise Ships

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Experience your private Tuk-Tuk tour in Kochi with a trusted people, with guaranteed pick up from the cruise ship and timely Drop off to the cruise terminal. Explore the historical monuments and learn more 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 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 in tuk tuk (auto rickshaw) to explore Kochi's most important landmarks like Chinese fishing nets , St Francis church, the Dutch Palace, Jewish synagogue, the Jain temple and more. And also some local places like Dhobhi Khana(Local Washing area), Ginger ware house(packing/drying of spices), and womens cooperatives spice markets, (spice making/ candle making, inscents making etc) to experience the life of local people. This tour includes monument entrance fees.
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  • 3 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$15.33
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$15.33

Heritage & Cultural Trails of Kochi - Guided Walking Tour

Heritage & Cultural Trails of Kochi - Guided Walking Tour

Experience authentic Kochi on this amazing walking tour of the old town with our fun and entertaining storytellers. This walking tour will give you a great induction of the city, its history, vibrant culture, and people with lots of wonderful stories and fun facts about in the city. Explore and experience some of the most important places of this beautiful city that are not to be missed, including some hidden yet prominent lanes and places that we bet you can't even find on the internet. Visit places like the Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, Indo Portuguese Museum, Dutch Cemetery, David Hall Art Cafe, Old houses, Lanes and Ruins of the Gunnery of Fort Emmanuel, Bastion Bungalow and Chinese fishing net, Kashi Art Cafe, St. Francis CSI Church, famous markets, shopping streets and beautiful viewpoints across the Fort Kochi Beach. Starting Point: Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, Fort Kochi End Point: St. Francis CSI Church, Fort Kochi Morning Tour: 9 AM to 11 AM Evening Tour: 5 PM to 7 PM
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$12.31
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$12.31

Local Place Seen in Tuk Tuk

Local Place Seen in Tuk Tuk

Hi guys here is best and cheapest method to explore the Hide along with the very traditional and historical heritage site’s of Kochi and with very experienced tuk tuk driver’s We are fourteen tuk tuk driver’s who are having ten to fifteen years working experience with tourists we are forming a group to showing our city oldest European settlement of India fort Kochi and Mattancherry, in fort Kochi you can see St. Francis Church and very traditionally Chinese fishing nets, Dutch cemetery, Santa Cruz Basilica church, Indo Portuguese museum, and Dobhy Khana its one of the very traditional hand washing place.
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  • 1 to 6 hours
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$26.47
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$26.47
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Life & Culture of Kerala Backwater & Villages: Private Tour

Life & Culture of Kerala Backwater & Villages: Private Tour

Hello 'Cruise Ship ' passengers! Skip the line ! Book a Private Tour! You are met at side of the ship with pager board of Your Name.The tours are customized to suit the arrival and departure schedule of your ship to ensure you have a worry free Shore Excursion. We ensure your timely return after the tour. Comfortable transportation, entertaining and enriching travel experience. Tours. We offer 2 tours: Tour # 1.Tuk Tuk around Kochi 4 to 5 hours. Overland drive in car/van to Fort Kochi. Board Tuk tuk to explore the comfort in this poor mans' taxi. Walk around the Fort Kochi to admire colonial Kochi and visit, Chinese Fishing Nets, Church of St. Francis. Board the tuk tuks again and go to Jewish Town. Walk around old Jewish city and visit synagogue and Dutch Palace. . Tour # 2. Backwater ride in villages & explore life in a water taxi 7 hours. Drive to Alleppey/ Kumarakom. Board the water taxi there. Cruise in the river for 3 hours. Return to Kochi.
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  • 5 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.00
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$75.00
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Fort Kochi Tuk Tuk Tour & Sightseeing with a Local Driver

Fort Kochi Tuk Tuk Tour & Sightseeing with a Local Driver

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Explore Kochi by the iconic tuk tuk with the help of a local expert for sightseeing as a driver. Visit the top 10 places in Kochi like Chinese Fishing Nets, Jewish Synagogue, Dutch Palace,Church of Saint Francis ,Chinese Fishing Nets ,Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica ,Dutch Cemetery ,Fort Kochi Beach ,Jain Temple ,Cochin Spice Market ,Mattancherry Palace and Paradesi Synagogue in addition to local shopping at your favorite places. This tour is fully customisable as per the requirements of the customer
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$17.42
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$17.42

Tour in Tuk Tuk and Public Transport to Kochi Heritages

Tour in Tuk Tuk and Public Transport to Kochi Heritages

Explore the life of people. Experience traveling in Indian Ferrari ( Tuk Tuks ) and Public Buses All attractions of Kochi is included in the tour. You are met at the ship in case you are arriving by sea or at the lobby of the hotel where you are booked to stay. (Our staff will hold the page board with your name.) First you will be transferred in an air conditioned Car or Van to heritage area of Kochi - Fort Kochi Town. Then ride in tuk tuks to the attractions in Fort Kochi. After visiting Chinese Fishing Nets and Church of St. Francis board a public bus to travel to Jewish Town. Alighting from the bus do a soft walk to the Jewish Town. At Jewish town visit synagogue and Dutch palace. Later wander around the Jewish town looking at the buildings of the Jewish settlement or go for shopping or sit on the balcony of a restaurant or inside the court yard of a Jewish house to enjoy a tea or coffee and Indian snacks. Board the air conditioned car or van to drive back to your ship.or hotel. .
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  • 6 to 7 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.00
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$30.00
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Half Day Kochi Sightseeing Tour - A Guided Experience

Half Day Kochi Sightseeing Tour - A Guided Experience

If you are running short on time and want to explore the whole city then grab this deal!! Explore the city with a half-day tour. You will be picked from the hotel and at first, you will visit Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica and St. Francis CSI Church. Visit Fort Kochi Beach, Bastion Bungalow, Mattancherry Palace and St. George Orthodox Koonan Kurish Old Syrian Church, Jew Town, Aspinwall House, and Indo Portuguese Museum. Explore the culture of Kochi at Ernakulam Shiva Temple and end your tour at Marine drive. Enjoy fast food and shopping here and then you will be dropped back to the hotel. Duration: 5 hours Starting point & Endpoint: All travelers will be picked and drop back to the hotel. Minimum occupancy: 2 Pax Maximum occupancy: 7 Pax
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  • 5 hours
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$15.53
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$15.53
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Private Guided Fort Kochi Tuk Tuk Tour by Tyndis

Private Guided Fort Kochi Tuk Tuk Tour by Tyndis

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Tyndis tuk tuk tour will take you to experience the rich culture and heritage of Fort Kochi and Mattancherry, which were under the colonial rule for more than 444 years. During this tour we will take you to a few unique places like Dhobi Khana (Manual Washing place of the washerman community), Freedom Struggle Prison, Spice Market etc. 500 Years of immigration has gifted Fort Kochi a deep sense of multiculturalism. At Least 32 communities live here speaking at least 16 languages. Our Tyndis story telling driver Mr. Karthik born and brought up in Fort Kochi itself, Other than local history he is very passionate about football and fitness. He has an experience of 10 years in storytelling, and you can hear a lot of unique stories about the locality from him
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$33.00
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$33.00
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Group Tour for half day with hotel or port pickup and drop-Off

Group Tour for half day with hotel or port pickup and drop-Off

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See the best of Cochin with your own personal guide on this private half-day tour, with hotel or cruise port pickup and drop-off. Traveling between sites by private air-conditioned vehicle, hop out to explore the lanes of Fort Kochi, viewing must-sees like St. Francis Church and Santa Cruz Cathedral. Plus, admire the famous Chinese fishing nets and visit the old Jewish quarter of Mattancherry, with its spice market and Paradesi Synagogue. Entrance fees included.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.00
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$30.00
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Kochi Shore excursion for cruise passengers with a local guide and Tuk Tuk ride

Kochi Shore excursion for cruise passengers with a local guide and Tuk Tuk ride

Benefit of a private local guide from the same old city of kochi and also a fun ride in Tuk tuk through the local streets. Your guide will meet you at Cochin port and guide your team towards the oldest part of kochi called Fort Kochi and Mattancherry. Kochi was the centre of Indian spice trade for many centuries, because of her rich spice history kochi was attracted by most of the foreign traders.Kochi was the first european colonies for Portuguese in the colonial India from the year 1500-1663, followed by Dutch and later by the British. During your tour in Fort kochi and mattancherry we will discover the traditional landmarks of Kochi,like Chinese fishing nets, Vasco de gama church and also the Dutch palace, a museum under Archeology and later walks through the Jewish street towards Jewish synagogue. Along with the historical places,you will also visit some other places like Dhobhi (local laundry), Spice ware houses etc to discover the life of the local people in the old kochi city.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$150.00
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From
$150.00
Price varies by group size

Half-Day Kochi Private Walking Tour with Guide

Half-Day Kochi Private Walking Tour with Guide

Explore the Fort Kochi and Mattancherry areas on a walking tour with a local guide. See a few of Kochi’s key landmarks including the traditional Chinese fishing nets, St. Francis Church, the Dutch cemetery, Old Hindu Temple, and the Jewish synagogue. Learn about the history of the area and the many cultures who came through Kochi’s ports over the years as you explore on foot.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$21.00
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$21.00

Kochi Private Tour: 3-Hour Fort Kochi and Mattancherry Walking Tour

Kochi Private Tour: 3-Hour Fort Kochi and Mattancherry Walking Tour

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Want to experience the beauty, history and culture of Fort Kochi and Mattancherry on foot? Then this tour is for you. Travel back in time and through the streets as you follow your expert guide between the Chinese fishing nets, Jewish Synagogue and Mattancherry Palace that stand as icons of India's southern state. See beautiful murals that portray scenes out of Hindu scripture and learn how this incredible destination has come to be.
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  • 3 hours
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$25.00
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$25.00
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Cochin Private guided Tuk Tuk tours with pick up from cruise ships

Cochin Private guided Tuk Tuk tours with pick up from cruise ships

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During this Private Guided tour in kochi , you will be provided quaranteed pick up from the cruise terminal and drop off. You will Experience various Historical Landmarks of kochi in an airconditioned van or cab with a professional guide. The main highlight of this tour is Ride on a Tuk Tuk (Auto Rickshaw) through the local streets experiencing the life of local people in Dhobhi( Laundry), Pappadam making, bazar markets, spice / ginger warehouses, Hindu temples , local shopping areas etc. The other main places visited during your tour with local guide are : (1) Fortkochi where you will find old colonial buildings,traditional fishing nets, St Francis church ( first european church in India), Santa cruz Basilica church,Chinese fishing Nets, Dutch cemetery etc. (2) Mattancherry, where Royal Family of cochin Kingdom and Jewish community were living , Dutch palace, a museum under Archeology and the historical Jewish quarters and the only functioning Jewish synagogue (Pardesi Synagogue).
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.00
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$99.00
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Cochin Over View

Cochin Over View

See the best of Cochin, including Fort Kochi and Jew Town, with this small-group tour led by a local guide. Other highlights include the beautifully preserved Dutch Palace and the Basilica of Santa Cruz plus the famous Chinese Fishing nets that straddle the Fort Cochi shoreline.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.00
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$30.00
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Kochi Tuk Tuk Tours

Kochi Tuk Tuk Tours

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Explore the best of Kochi on a private Tuk-Tuk tour. Discover the city’s key landmarks including the traditional Chinese fishing nets, St. Francis Church, the Dutch Palace, and the Jewish synagogue and learn about the history of Kochi from your tour guide. This tour is ideal for first-time visitors and is a great way to explore the city like a local as you ride in the back of a Tuk-Tuk.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.77
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$30.77
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