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Celebrity Constellation Kochi Shore Excursions

Kochi, Kerala, India

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4 to 7.30 hrs,6 hours 18 minutes
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Highlights

  • Led by a local guide
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • Buffet lunch included

Overview

Itinerary A : Backwaters by Houseboat  & Fishing Nets 

After pickup from Kochi Port transfer to Alleppey (approx 1 hour 45 minutes) to board your houseboat.On arrival check in and short motor boat transfer to the houseboat . Houseboat Cruise slowly through the backwaters and village areas to marvel at the lush vegetation, paddy fields, coconut palms and traditional wooden houseboats. There will be 3 staff members along with your guide who will ensure that your experience is relaxed and comfortable.

Enjoy a lunch of Keralan cuisine lunch with rice, vegetable dishes, fish, chicken and more as you gently cruise. The houseboat cruise will for approx 2.00 hours and  then you will disembark and transfer to Fort Kochi by air-conditioned coach. See and learn about the Chinese fishing nets which have dominated the coastline for more than 150 years.Later transfer to Cochin Port. 

Itinerary B : Backwaters by Houseboat 

Pickup from Kochi Port transfer to Alleppey (approx 1.45 hrs) to board your houseboat.On arrival check in and short motor boat transfer to the houseboat . Houseboat Cruise slowly through the backwaters and village areas to marvel at the lush vegetation, paddy fields, coconut palms and traditional wooden houseboats. There will be 3 staff members along with your guide who will ensure that your experience is relaxed and comfortable.

Enjoy Local Snacks with Tea or Coffee on board. The houseboat cruise will be  for approx 2.00 hours and  then you will disembark and transfer back to Cochin Port. 

Itinerary C : Glimpse of Cochin 

We will pick you from Ships Berth and transfer to Mattancherry to visit the Dutch Palace built by the Portuguese, The palace is famous for its stunning murals portraying scenes from Hindu tales, such as the Ramayana and Mahabharata. Next door is the Jewish Synagogue, the oldest active synagogue in South India.Also go for a short stroll along the Jew Street/Jew Town shops. 

Later transfer to Fort Kochi for a short walking tour visiting St. Francis Church, the oldest European church in India. The church was constructed in 1503 by Portuguese friars and is now the burial place of Vasco da Gama, a Portuguese explorer who led the first ships sailed directly from Europe to India. 

Next we will visit Santa Cruz Basilica, one of the largest and most impressive churches in India. Stroll along the street of Fort Kochi to see Chinese fishing nets that were introduced by traders from the court of Kublai Khan in the 14th century. Kochi fishermen still use the fishing nets to earn their livelihoods. Later transfer to cochin port. 

(The Jewish synagogue is closed on Fridays/Saturdays and all Jewish holidays. The Dutch palace is closed on Fridays.)

Information

Includes:
  • Kochi Port pickup and drop-off
  • Buffet lunch  (Itinerary A & Itinerary B [Morning Cruise ])
  • Tea/Coffee/Snacks  (Itinerary B [Afternoon Cruise])
  • Bottled water
  • Driver/local guide
  • River cruise
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
Excludes:
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities (recommended)
Additional Info:
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • At time of booking, cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time, re-boarding time
  • A small amount of walking is involved
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Please note that this itinerary includes visit to a church and, therefore, modest and respectful clothing that covers the shoulders and knees are recommended. No casual clothing such as jeans, sportswear, joggers or sneakers

Meeting Point

Cochin Port -Ships Pier /Berth
Departure Time:
December 14, 2018: 9:15am 
January 14 2019 : 08.30Am
February 23 2019: 12.45 Pm -01.00 Pm
March 11 2019 :9:15am 
March 27 2019 :8:30am
April 8 2019 :12.45 Pm -01.00 Pm
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point
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