- 6 to 8 hours (Approx.)
- Mobile ticket
Hello! "Azamara " Passengers Kochi India..Skip the expensive shore excursions ! Book a Thrifty Group Tour !
You will be met by our staff by the side of the ship holding the pager board with your name.
Comfortable transportation, entertaining and enriching travel experience, and traveling sustainable.
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.
1. Glimpses of Kochi Tour.
Fort Kochi and Jewish Town to visit Chinese Fishing Nets St. Francis Church, Synagogue. Ditch Palace and Shopping plus your wish.
2.. Kerala Backwater Excursion and Explore Heritage Cochin,
This tour gives you a morning drive to the backwater region of Kerala, a houseboat cruise in the backwaters. A buffet lunch is served in the houseboat while cruising. After the backwaters drive to Fort Kochi and Jewish Town for Chinese Fishing Nets and Dutch Place.
- Lunch in Houseboat. (For those who opt for backwater houseboat excursion)
- Local guide
- Pick-up and drop off at the pier.
- Private tour
- Transport by air-conditioned car / minivan
- Guaranteed to skip the lines
- Soft drinks ( available to purchase.)
- Gratuities ( Optional )
Traveler pickup is offered
You and the group will be met at the Cruise Terminal of Kochi Port by the side of the ship.
Cruise Terminal of Kochi Port.
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Pass By: Excel India Tours, Kochi (Cochin) 682040 India
Staff of Excel India Tours will meet you at the ship. You can see him holding the pager board with the lead traveler of your group. The staff will escort you to waiting Van /Car / Coach
Tour # 1. Glimpses of Kochi Tour.
The group travels to Fort Kochi (30 minutes)
At Fort Kochi, the group will be transferred to the waiting Tuk Tuks (two people in one)
Ride in Tuk Tuk to Church of St. Francis. Visit the church and pay homage to Vasco de Gama who had his first burial in this church before taking him to Portugal. (30 minutes)
Then do a soft walk (5 minutes) to Chinese Fishing nets. Watch the operation of these. Interact with the fisher men and try your hand in operating the nets. (20 minutes)
Return to waiting Tuk Tuks and ride in it to Jewish Town.
Walk around Jewish town along the ancient streets of the Jewish community studded with the fascinating Jewish houses once occupied by the European Jews before they leaving for Israel after the state Israel formed. (30 minutes)
At the end of the Jewish town visit the Paradeshi Synagogue belonged to the European Jews who still use this synagogue on Sabbath. (Three resident Jews and visiting Jews from other countries form minion.)
You can wander around the area for hunting gifts in the shops. (30 minutes)
Walk to Dutch Palace (10 minutes)
the seat of administration of the Koch Royalty now a museum for most beautiful mural on the wall.
Dutch Palace (30 minutes)
Return to ship in the waiting Van /Car / Coach
Tour # 2. Kerala Backwater Excursion and Explore Heritage Cochin,
This tour is designed to introduce Kerala and its attractive backwaters to travelers.
In the morning the tour start with an overland drive from the Kochi harbor to Alleppey / Kumarakom Backwaters. ( 1 hour 45 minutes )
Tour reaches the Jetty of the houseboat.
Board a pre arranged houseboat and start the backwater cruise (3 hours.)
The houseboats are previous spices boats of Kerala innovated into houseboats for tourists with bedrooms kitchen and a spacious lobby. The kitchen of the houseboat under an enthusiastic Chef will cook for you our traditional food to your taste.
The cruising along the backwaters and palm fringed rice paddies and tiny villages will be an experience you will never have anywhere else.
After the cruise the tour will return to Kochi (drive is 1 hour 45 minutes.)
An orientation drive to Fort Kochi to Chinese Fishing Nets and Jewish Town for photo stops. (30 minutes)
Returns to the pier. (30 minutes.)
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
- Not wheelchair accessible
- At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
- Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
- A minimum of 02 people per booking is required.
- Near public transportation
- Most travelers can participate
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.