Kochi Offbeat Shore Excursion-4 Hour Old Kochi Heritage Tour with Private Guide

Kochi Offbeat Shore Excursion-4 Hour Old Kochi Heritage Tour with Private Guide is for guests visiting Kochi in a Cruise Ship. We offer pickup and drop from Kochi in a private cab.

This tour will connect you to culture and heritage of Kochi in an intimate way.

Immerse in the multi-faceted culture of Kochi with rich contributions from Hindu, Christian, Arab, Dutch and British communities on this 4hour small-group tour with an English or Italian-speaking guide. Connect with the community as you try your hand at casting Chinese fishing nets and the process of creating a Kolam in Hindu homes. Visit the Manjal Bhagvati and Tirumala Devaswom temples (Entry to Temple is only for Hindus).

Visit a unique church with a great architecture where the holy relics of St. George are retained. Visit the local markets in Kochi in the Gujarati street and also visit Abode of Snakes, which is a statue worshiped in Hinduism.

We will pick you up and drop you back to the cruise ship on the same day.

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  • What's included :
    • Meet the travelers at the Cruise Ship Terminal
    • Professional English-speaking guide
    • Travelling towards Fort Kochi by Air conditioned cab / Van. (private car or tuk tuk) from the start location of the tour - Chinese Fishing Nets - till the end location of the tour - Dutch Palace
    • Try your luck with fishing in Chinese Fishing Nets
    • Fort Kochi Beach Walk through promenade
    • Witness a Kolam making demonstration by females in Brahmin Hindu Ancestral Home
    • Visit Koonankurishu Church where the relics of St. George are stored
    • Watch a demonstration of tools used for coconut dehusking, winnowing and other food related items in Kerala
    • Visit the Tirumala Devaswom Temple from Outside and the Statue of Abode of Snakes
    • Apply Henna (Floral designs with organic paste) in hand for ladies in the group at a local house
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Cruise Ship Terminal pickup and drop-off in car
    • Entry/Admission - Chinese Fishing Nets
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Any extra activities not included in Inclusions
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

    Chinese Fishing Nets, Fort Kochi , Kerala

    Duration: 45 minutes

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

    Fort Kochi Beach, Kochi, Kerala, India

    Stop At: St. George Orthodox Koonan Kurish Old Syrian Church, Pullupalam Rd, Near Lobo Jn Mattancherry, Kochi., Kochi (Cochin) 682002 India

    Orthodox Koonan Kurish Church, kochi

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Mattancherry, Kochi (Cochin) India

    Mattacherry Tourist Spots

    Duration: 1 hour

    Pass By: Princess Street, Main Street, Kochi (Cochin) 682001 India

    Walk through Princess Street in Fort Kochi

  • Departure Point :
    Ernakulam Wharf, Willingdon Island, Kochi, Kerala 682003, India
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Kindly call or send us a message in Whatsapp with details if you have any queriesPorts
    • Mattancherry Wharf, Willingdon Island, Kochi, Kerala 682004, India
    • Ernakulam Wharf, Willingdon Island, Kochi, Kerala 682003, India
    Departure Time :
    10:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A minimum of 2 and a maximum of 12 people per day for this tour
    • Please let us know your arrival ship details and pickup time after you book the tour to ensure we get the permit to come near the ship
    • Tour does not include crowded tourist attractions like St. Francis Church, Dutch Palace, etc. These can be included by special request (at an additional cost)
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • 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.


English - Guide

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Organised by Iris Holidays

Activity ID: V-33044P1

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