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Private Custom Tour: Kochi (Cochin) local Sightseeing with guide

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Stop At: Mattancherry Palace, Palace Road, Kochi (Cochin) India

It is home to a tiny Jewish community, whose origin goes back to 2000 years. It attracted invaders and traders from far off and was the epicenter of trade, especially that of spices. It has the oldest synagogue in the country.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Church of Saint Francis, Old Kochi, Kochi (Cochin) India

Built in 1503, by a group of Portuguese Franciscans friars this is India’s first European Church. The church was initially a wood and mud structure dedicated to St Bartholomew. Vasco da Gama was buried here in 1524. Although his remains were taken back to Lisbon 14 years later, his tombstone remains intact.

Duration: 30 minutes

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

It is a unique method of fishing, with time it has become the biggest tourist attraction. Chinese fishing nets - Cheenavala in Malayalam - are believed to have been introduced in Kochi by Chinese explorer Zheng He, from the court of the Kubla Khan. The fishing nets were established on Kochi shores between 1350 and 1450 AD. The huge cantilevered Chinese fishing nets droop towards the waters like over-sized hammocks have become a hallmark that represent Fort Kochi on the tourist map.


Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Fort Kochi Beach, Kochi (Cochin) 682001 India

Built by the Portuguese in 1506, Fort Kochi is situated in Rampart Road, South of Fosse Street, Fort Kochi

Duration: 2 hours
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Duration
8h
Return Details
Returns to your hotel in Kochi (Cochin) City
Inclusions
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Local guide
  • Private tour
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Bottled water
Exclusions
  • Camera charges at monuments
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • Mattancherry Palace stays closed on Fridays.
  • Jewish Synagogue stays closed on Fridays and Saturdays.
  • Cochin is the former name of Kochi
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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Key Details
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, French
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