Best of Kerala

Named as one of the ten paradises of the world by National Geographic Traveler, Kerala is famous especially for its ecotourism initiatives and beautiful backwaters. Its unique culture and traditions, coupled with its varied demography, have made Kerala one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world.

per adult from

$297

AUD

Duration

3 days

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  • What's included :
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Breakfast at hotel
    • Local guide at the places of visit in Cochin
    • Parking Fees
    • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
    What's excluded :
    • Hotel accomodation (we can book if you share your budget)
    • Gratuities
    • Entrance fees at monuments
    • Meals (lunch/dinner)
    • Entry/Admission - Mattancherry Palace
    • Entry/Admission - Paradesi Synagogue
    • Entry/Admission - Alleppey Backwaters

  • Day 1: Arrive Cochin. Meet our chauffeur outside the airport. Transfer to hotel. Thereafter proceed for sightseeing.

    Stop At: Mattancherry Palace, Palace Road, Kochi (Cochin) India
    The Mattancherry Palace is a Portuguese palace popularly known as the Dutch Palace. The Palace displays Kerala murals depicting portraits and exhibits of the Rajas of Kochi. The palace was included in the "tentative list" of UNESCO World Heritage Site.

    (9:45am–1pm0200pm–4:45pm)
    Duration: 1 hour

    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. Constructed in 1568, it is one of seven synagogues of the Malabar Yehudan or Yehudan Mappila people or Cochin Jewish community in the Kingdom of Cochin.

    (timing 1000am -1200noon & 0300Pm to 0500pm)
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Chinese Fishing Nets, Fort Kochi Beach Kochi-682001 Kerala India, Kochi (Cochin) 682001 India
    Chinese Fishing Nets and the Vasco-da-Gama Square
    Legend has it that the famous Chinese explorer, Zheng He, introduced the Chinese Fishing Nets to the fishermen in Kochi over 500 years ago. Even though he would leave, these would become staple sights in these parts. The Chinese fishing nets,or Cheenvala for the locals, have attracted visitors in the Fort Kochi area for centuries. Most tour guides swear that the Vasco da Gama Square is the best spot to get the perfect view of these massive structures.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Church of Saint Francis, Old Kochi, Kochi (Cochin) India
    Saint Francis Church, in Fort Kochi (Fort Cochin), 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. The Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama died in Kochi in 1524 when he was on his third visit to India. His body was originally buried in this church, but after fourteen years his remains were removed to Lisbon.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Morning drive to Allepey (1.5 hrs drive) Arrive and board houseboat.

    Stop At: Alleppey Backwaters, Alappuzha India
    Cruise along the backwaters during the day. At sunset, dock. Night on board. You can catch your own fish and our chef will help you prepare the meal.

    Duration: 1 day

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 3: Disembark at 0800 hrs. Drive back to Cochin airport. Board flight for onward journey.

    Stop At: Kochi (Cochin), Kochi (Cochin), Ernakulam District, Kerala
    Board flight for onward journey.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Kindly lookout for a placard in your name OUTSIDE the airportAirports
    • Cochin International Airport, Airport Rd, Kochi, Kerala 683111, India
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 4/18/2020 - 7/29/2022
    Sunday:06:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

2

Organised by India TajMahal Tour operators

Activity ID: V-177447P13

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