Cochin City Tour

Cochin City Tour

Cochin (Arrival & Departure)

Starting Price : USD 160

 

Cochin is the green commercial capital of Kerala with one of the finest natural harbours in the world. From here, ships set sail for foreign ports with pepper, seafood, rubber and coir. From times immemorial, Arabs, Chinese, Dutch, British and Portuguese seafarers followed the sea route to Cochin and left their impressions on the town. The harbour is the nucleus around which Cochin has grown to become the Queen of the Arabian Sea.





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Cochin City Tour

Send QueryTour Duration: 02 Nights / 03 Days

Tour Package Includes:
• Accommodation on twin sharing basis in the listed hotels are equivalent
• Daily buffet breakfast
• Air Conditioned transport for entire tour as per itinerary
• Service of English Speaking guide at Cochin
• Traditional lunch at Cochin (one day)
• Kathakali dance show charges at Cochin
• Dutch palace entrance
• All presently applicable tax

Tour Package Excludes:
• Meals other than those specifies in the itinerary.
• Camera fee, Special guide charges & tips.
• All other than those listed in above inclusions.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival Transfer From Airport To Hotel At Cochin
Upon arrival our executive will meet you at the airport followed by transfer to hotel. Cochin is the commercial capital of Kerala with its modern part Ernakulum and the old peninsular district of Fort Cochin and Mattancherry, Cochin is situated on the southwest coast of the Indian peninsula. Over the years, Cochin has emerged as the commercial and industrial capital of Kerala and is perhaps the second most important city on the west coast of India (after Mumbai/Bombay). Cochin was an important spice-trading center on the Arabian Sea coast from the 14th century onwards. It was the first European colonial settlement in India. First Portuguese followed by Dutch and British ruled over here till 19th century. On arrival check into the hotel and rest of the day at leisure. (Overnight at Cochin) [Transport: Vehicle only for arrival transfer]

Day 02: Cochin / Sightseeing
After breakfast proceed for sightseeing tour to the old part of Fort Cochin and Mattancherry. Here you visit Dutch Palace which was built by the Portuguese and presented to the Cochin King in the 16th century and the St. Francis Church, the oldest European church in India, Santa Cruz Basilica - built by Portuguese in the 16th century, the fishing market and the famous Chinese fishing net - believed having been brought by trader from Kubla Khan's court in China. In the evening at 5:45 p.m. you attend the popular classical dance-drama of Kerala "Kathakali". This dramatized presentation of a play usually based on the Hindu epics of Ramayana, Mahabharata and Puranas has a unique combination of literature, music, painting, acting and dance. This dance drama is famous for amazing costumes, very extensive make up, and explosive body movement and is performed exclusively by male. (Overnight at Cochin) [Transport: Vehicle at disposal]
Jewish Synagogue & Dutch Palace are closed on Friday & Saturday.

Day 03: Depart Cochin
Check out from the hotel after breakfast and drive to Cochin airport for onward flight back to home. [Transport: Vehicle only for departure transfer]


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Tour Lodging Info: 02 Nights Hotel
Accommodation is provided on twin sharing with breakfast basis at listed hotels or equivalent. A hotel list is as follows:

Place Covered No.Of Nights 03 Star 04 Star Deluxe
Cochin 02 Nights Gama Heritage Abad Atrium Taj Malabar
Check in / out time at all hotels is 12 noon.
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