Shore Excursion for Cruise passengers. Pick & Drop @ Ship.

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4 hours
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Why take this tour?

This half-day tour of the city will give you an idea of how years of visiting explorers and traders have made Cochin into the cultural melting pot that it is today Fort Cochin, the first European settlement in India. This region has changed hands between the Portuguese, the Dutch and the British, each of which have left their mark on the architecture. In Fort Kochi at the beach you are taken to Chinese Fishing Nets. Chinese fishing nets dotted along the shoreline that are still used in the Kerala backwaters. Move on to St Francis Church, which was built by General Alfonso de Albuquerque in 1500. He arrived from Portugal with half a dozen ships to build the first European church in India You’ll head to Jewish town by coach. You’ll then move on to Asia’s best preserved synagogue, which is paved with hand-painted blue-and-white porcelain tiles, before perusing the shops in Jew Town The final stop is at Mattancherry at the Dutch Palace. It’s home to Hindu murals that cover entire walls

What’s included?

  • All Fees and Taxes

  • Air-conditioned vehicle

  • Entry/Admission - Church of Saint Francis

  • Entry/Admission - Vasco da Gama Square

  • Entry/Admission - Mattancherry Palace

  • Entry/Admission - Jew Town

  • Entry/Admission - Kochi (Cochin)

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Before you book

  • Duration: 4h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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About operator:

We at Excel India Tours with the best support of its highly experienced travel experts provide a wide range of tours in south India. Excel India Tours is a highly charged up tour operator team of skilled and dedicated professionals.The task force of the team is geared to offer the best of services to our cherished guests with the aim of making their holiday a memorable and ethereal experience. We created files for each arrival tour either group or individual tourists. 1. Planned tours and builds up itineraries due to request (Duration and destination) day by day. 2. Provided quotes and pricing for tours. 3. Assigned tour leaders for each tour. 4. Handled bookings for hotels, transportation, and sites of excursion. 5. Closed file accounts and evaluated the services offered.