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Shore Excursions for "Azamara" with Pick up and Drop at Ship

Hello! "Azamara " Passengers Kochi India..Skip the expensive shore excursions ! Book a Thrifty Group Tour !

You will be met by our staff by the side of the ship holding the pager board with your name. 

Comfortable transportation, entertaining and enriching travel experience, and traveling sustainable.

The tours are customized to suit the arrival and departure schedule of your ship to ensure you have a worry free Shore Excursion. We ensure your timely return after the tour.


1. Glimpses of Kochi.

Fort Kochi and Jewish Town to visit Chinese Fishing Nets St. Francis Church, Synagogue. Ditch Palace and Shopping plus your wish.

2.. Kerala Backwater Excursion and Explore Heritage Cochin, 

This tour gives you a morning drive to the backwater region of Kerala, a houseboat cruise in the backwaters. A buffet lunch is served in the houseboat while cruising. After the backwaters drive to Fort Kochi and Jewish Town for Chinese Fishing Nets and Dutch Place.

per adult from




6 to 8 hours


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  • What's included :
    • Local guide
    • Pick-up and drop off at the pier.
    • Transport by air-conditioned car / minivan
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Entry/Admission - Paradesi Synagogue
    • Entry/Admission - Mattancherry Palace
    • Entry/Admission - Kerala Backwaters
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    What's excluded :
    • Soft drinks ( available to purchase.)
    • Gratuities ( Optional )
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Excel India Tours, Kochi (Cochin) 682040 India

    Staff of Excel India Tours will meet you at the ship. You can see him holding the pager board with the lead traveler of your group. The staff will escort you to waiting Van /Car / Coach

    Tour # 1. Glimpses of Kochi Tour.

    The group travels to Fort Kochi (30 minutes)

    At Fort Kochi, the group will be transferred to the waiting Tuk Tuks (two people in one)

    Ride in Tuk Tuk to Church of St. Francis. Visit the church and pay homage to Vasco de Gama who had his first burial in this church before taking him to Portugal. (30 minutes)

    Then do a soft walk (5 minutes) to Chinese Fishing nets. Watch the operation of these. Interact with the fisher men and try your hand in operating the nets. (20 minutes)

    Return to waiting Tuk Tuks and ride in it to Jewish Town.

    Walk around Jewish town along the ancient streets of the Jewish community studded with the fascinating Jewish houses once occupied by the European Jews before they leaving for Israel after the state Israel formed. (30 minutes)

    At the end of the Jewish town visit the Paradeshi Synagogue belonged to the European Jews who still use this synagogue on Sabbath. (Three resident Jews and visiting Jews from other countries form minion.)

    You can wander around the area for hunting gifts in the shops. (30 minutes)

    Walk to Dutch Palace (10 minutes)

    the seat of administration of the Koch Royalty now a museum for most beautiful mural on the wall.

    Dutch Palace (30 minutes)

    Return to ship in the waiting Van /Car / Coach

    Tour # 2. Kerala Backwater Excursion and Explore Heritage Cochin,

    This tour is designed to introduce Kerala and its attractive backwaters to travelers.

    In the morning the tour start with an overland drive from the Kochi harbor to Alleppey / Kumarakom Backwaters. ( 1 hour 45 minutes )

    Tour reaches the Jetty of the houseboat.

    Board a pre arranged houseboat and start the backwater cruise (3 hours.)

    The houseboats are previous spices boats of Kerala innovated into houseboats for tourists with bedrooms kitchen and a spacious lobby. The kitchen of the houseboat under an enthusiastic Chef will cook for you our traditional food to your taste.

    The cruising along the backwaters and palm fringed rice paddies and tiny villages will be an experience you will never have anywhere else.

    After the cruise the tour will return to Kochi (drive is 1 hour 45 minutes.)

    An orientation drive to Fort Kochi to Chinese Fishing Nets and Jewish Town for photo stops. (30 minutes)

    Returns to the pier. (30 minutes.)

    Stop At: Chinese Fishing Nets, Fort Kochi Beach Kochi-682001 Kerala India, Kochi (Cochin) 682001 India

    The Glimpses of Kochi tour goes to the Fort Kochi beach to witness the operation of Chinese Fishing Nets.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Church of Saint Francis, Old Kochi, Kochi (Cochin) India

    Glimpses of Kochi tour after Chinese Nets walks to Church of St. Francis and inside visits the first tomb of Vasco de Gama.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Fort Kochi, Fort Kochi, Kochi (Cochin), Ernakulam District, Kerala

    Glimpse of Kochi tour proceed to walk around the Fort Kochi heritage area to explore the ancient European settlement.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, Parade & KB Jacob Road Fort Cochin, Kochi (Cochin) 682001 India

    Glimpses of Kochi tour walks to Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica which is one of the heritages edifices of India.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Jew Town, Old Cochin, Kochi (Cochin) 682002 India

    Glimpses of Kochi tour goes to Jew Town to explore the ancient Jewish settlement in India.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Paradesi Synagogue, Synagogue Ln, Jew Town, Kappalandimukku, Mattancherry, Kochi, Kerala 682002, India

    Glimpses of Kochi tour visits in Jewish Town the ancient Synagogue.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Mattancherry Palace, Palace Road, Kochi (Cochin) India

    Glimpses of Kochi tour visits this palace of the Kochi royalty( now a museum ) aka Dutch Palace.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Kumarakom, Kumarakom, Kottayam District, Kerala

    Kerala Backwater Excursion and Explore Heritage Cochin tour goes to Kumarakom, the famous international backwater tourist destination.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Kerala Backwaters, India

    Kerala Backwater Excursion and Explore Heritage Cochin, will drive to Kumarakom and cruise in the backwaters for 3hours.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Fort Kochi, Fort Kochi, Kochi (Cochin), Ernakulam District, Kerala

    Kerala Backwater Excursion and Explore Heritage Cochin, will return to Fort Kochi heritage area for exploration for 1 hour

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    You and the group will be met at the Cruise Terminal of Kochi Port by the side of the ship.Ports
    • Cruise Terminal of Kochi Port.
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
    • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
    • A minimum of 02 people per booking is required.
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Excel India Tours

Activity ID: V-35151P9

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