Overview

Explore Cochin on a 5-Hour day tour and see its famous landmarks. The trip starts with a hotel pick up and takes you to Cochin Fort, the first European township in India. Here, you can see Chinese fishing nets along the Vasco Da Gama Square (named to commemorate the first European explorer to set sail for India) and learn about the life of local fishermen then and now. Go on to visit two of the largest and oldest European churches in the region: St. Francis Church (the burial place of Vasco da Gama) and Santa Cruz Basilica Church. At around 11am you will arrive at the Mattancherry Palace where you can enjoy its beautiful murals depicting scenes from popular Hindu tales. Afterwards, you head towards the Paradesi Synagogue, the oldest active synagogue in the Commonwealth of Nations before exploring Jew Town and the Jewish Synagogue. If time allows, relax over a local lunch and shop around for souvenirs before heading back to the Port.

 

6 Hours 20 Jul, 21 Jul, 22 Jul, and more
Inclusions/Exclusions
What we'll give. What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • Professional guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Port pickup and drop-off

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance fees
Itinerary

Our Guide will be waiting with a Placard of AMAZE TOURS or Your Name at Cochin Port Ships Berth 9:00am pick up from Cochin Port Ships Berth and you will proceed to your first stop which is Cochin Fort, next you will  Explore Chinese fishing nets. 10:00am approx. Go on to visit two of the largest and oldest European churches in the region: St. Francis Church (the burial place of Vasco da Gama) and Santa Cruz Basilica Church. 11:00am reach Mattancherry Palace, Afterwards, you head towards the Paradesi Synagogue, the oldest active synagogue in the Commonwealth of Nations before exploring Jew Town and the Jewish Synagogue. Shop and have local lunch, if time permits 2:00pm approximate drop at Cochin Port