Discovering Cochin: a Day in the Life of a Local

Discovering Cochin: a Day in the Life of a Local

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Explore the city of Cochin as a local might, with a friendly guide who knows just where to take you. Known as the Queen of the Arabian Sea, it boasts many interesting local attractions. It truly is a must see for any visit to India.

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Duration 6 hours
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Highlights
  • See the Cochin, Queen of the Arabian Sea, as a local might
  • Visit the tomb of Vasco da Gama, the first person to sail around the Cape of Good Hope
  • Eat a delicious traditional lunch
  • Take a relaxing cruise through Cochin's harbor and see the fisherman, still using the same methods they have for generations
  • Explore Cochin's lively and colorful markets
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Spend time in Fort Cochin, popularly known as the Queen of the Arabian Sea, as a local might. This industrial capital of Kerala, located on the South-West coast of India, is the commercial hub of the thriving state. Explore the city with a knowledgeable and friendly guide and get the local experience. Your guide will meet you at your predetermined destination to pick you up and drive you to Fort Cochin. Once there, you'll visit the local spice and vegetable market and take in all the sights, sounds and smells. Your next destination will be a stroll through the colonial roads of Fort Cochin, where you can visit the Fish market, and see Chinese fishing nets amongst other things. Then head over to the St. Francis church to see Vasco de Gama’s tomb, followed by a visit to the Santa Cruse Basilica. After that you can enjoy a cruise through the Harbor before enjoying lunch. After lunch you still have quite a few activities in store for you as you’ll visit the Dutch Palace museum and Jewish town. Finally, before ending your tour, you will see the Paradesi Synagogue.
Includes
  • Transport with chauffer
  • Guide fee
  • All entrance fees
  • Camera fee
  • Backwater tour
  • Lunch

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