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    What to Expect
    When your cruise ship is in port in Kochi , meet your guide at the port side. Then, travel by comfortable, air-conditioned coach through Kerala’s countryside to Alleppey (Alappuzha), the main gateway to the area’s inland rivers and canals. After roughly an hour and 45 minutes on the road, arrive at a waterway where your charming wooden-and-bamboo houseboat awaits. Step aboard the traditionally built craft, find a spot on deck, and drink in the scenery as you cruise the placid waters past paddy fields, coconut groves, and rustic villages. Savor a delicious Keralan buffet lunch as you sail, enjoying dishes like fish, chicken, vegetables, and rice against the rolling backdrop of greenery. After about 2.5 hours on the water, disembark, and return to Kochi for a tour of Fort Kochi, the city’s waterfront colonial-era quarter. View the Chinese nets as you discover their exotic history, and admire St. Francis Church, India’s oldest European church, and the impressive 19th-century Santa Cruz Basilica, standing on the site of the original Portuguese-built cathedral. Your shore excursion then finishes with a port drop-off at about 4 pm
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Cochin International Cruise Terminal, 27, Indira Gandhi Rd, Willingdon Island, Kochi, Kerala 682003, India

    Traveler pickup is offered

    Ports
    Cochin
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    Duration
    7h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Lunch - Buffet lunch
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Port pickup and drop-off
    • Round-trip transfer by air-conditioned coach
    • Professional guide
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Minimum age is 9 years
    • 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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    Tour was very poor. the areas for local industry they tour were so filthy that I have been turned off anything Indian manufactured. The river cruise was just around the local area and the food offered was not appealing. Better keep your money and look at Sri Lanka
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    FABULOUS Day Tour!! Highly recommended. Lijo was very knowledgeable and provided a very safe, educational and fun day exploring Cochin! 5 Stars Plus!!!!
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    Recently cruised from Singapore to Barcelona and stopped at Cochin. Whilst the churches and historical sights were OK we could not get over the rubbish along roadsides, train tracks and around "homes" and in the water ways including fish farms. Appears very few take any pride in
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    We booked shore excursions in both Cochin and Goa and they were very good. We would book with them again. Customer service was excellent. I accidentally left my camera on the bus when we returned to the ship. By the time I realized it I was in our cabin and the bus was gone. I
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    We were on Celebrity Constellation. 7-21April We booked 3 tours, the Cochin backwaters, Goa and the Spice Plantation and Mumbai City Tour. We had excellent, good quality transport, with air conditioning and good guides. All very informative. The lunches in Cochin on the
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