1 Day - Cochin Sightseeing Tour

Cochin

Overview

This one day tour of Cochin, tries to capture the most beautiful, historical and natural tourist destinations. It presents the best in a small boutique of care and easeness to explore. In the 8 hours you are with us for this tour; we offer the best in the form of small packets of exploring India.

Highlights

  • Admire the Jewish Synagogue
  • Visit the Dutch Palace
  • Taste the Cochin Delicacies at your dinner
  • See the Indian Portugese Museum
  • Enjoy the scenic beauty of beach
  • Explore Chinese Fishing Nets

Day Wise Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrival at Cochin & Sightseeing

Cochin – which is also known as the Queen of Arabian Sea is a perfect blend of natural beauty and history! It’s a place where history stands tall amongst the sea and greenery. Out of all the places you will see here the most admirable is the Jewish Synagogue (closed on Saturday). Also known as Mattancherry Synagogue, it was built by Jews. What is attractive here is the Glass work, Chinese titles, Belgian Chandeliers and the wall paintings.

The second place you will visit is the Dutch Palace (closed on Friday) built by Portuguese in 1557, as a gift to the then King. A 2 story building, it has a central courtyard and a number of temples inside it. Nearby is the Santa Cruz Basilia and St. Francis Church. After visiting these, we shall take you to a beautiful restaurant to have a sumptuous South Indian Lunch.

After lunch we will move on to see the Indian Portugese Museum, established by Dr. Kurtheera. It has got 5 sections including Altar, Treasure, Procession, Civil Life and Cathedral. In the evening we shall take you to Cherai Beach. (Enroute we will pass by the Cochin harbour. Here you can see hundreds of ships fastened in all colours and sizes). It is one of the most alluring beaches of Cochin. It also happens to be the longest beach of Cochin. It’s the place where you enjoy the scenic beauty of beach and the Chinese Fishing Nets which make it an altogether different place to be in. Made up of teak wood and bamboo poles, these are famous for the way they are designed.

For dinner we shall take you to a beachside restaurant where you can again enjoy the delicacies of Cochin amidst the low lights which fall on the waters of the sea. You can also sit by the sea shore and enjoy the stars and the moon as they show their play in the sky. If you are lucky, you might also get to see ships pass by in the deep water of the sea.

Stay is in the pre – booked hotel. With the first lit in the morning, we shall deport you back to the Cochin International Airport for way back.

Inclusions

  • Kathakali dance show in Cochin
  • English speaking guide as per places mentioned in itinerary.
  • Transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary by air-conditioned private vehicle for the tour
  • All applicable current taxes for hotels and transport

Exclusions

  • Air Fare / Rail Fare
  • Expenses of personal nature such as laundry / tips / shopping / telephones / Medical etc.
  • Any other expenses not mentioned in the inclusions mentioned above
  • Entry fees to Monuments specifically
  • Charges in hotels for additional services
  • Photography and video making fees at the sites
  • Personal insurance
  • Tips and gratuities

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