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Celebrity Constellation Kochi Shore Excursions

When docking on shore from your cruise, it can be hard to find tours that’ll make sure you're on time to meet your cruise before it heads out on the water again. This Celebrity Constellation Kochi shore excursion is a perfect solution as it meets you right at your boat and takes you back in time, too. Depending on the day of your tour, you’ll either ride on a houseboat through the backwaters of  Alleppey; ride on a houseboat through the backwaters of Alleppey and visit Fort Kochi; or visit multiple highlights such as the Dutch Palace, the Jewish Synagogue, St, Francis Church, and Santa Cruz Basilica.
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  • 4 to 7 hours
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  • 4 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation

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Cochin Shore Excursions from Pier

While docked in the Cochin cruise port, explore the city from your ship on this worry-free shore excursion. Depending on the date you book, follow one of three itineraries. Either, make a stop in Fort Kochi to see St. Francis Church, go on an adventure through the backwaters of Kerala during this houseboat tour, or cruise down a river in a houseboat and visit the giant Chinese fishing nets.
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  • 4 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Day Cruises

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01 Bed Room House Boat at Alleppey - Deluxe

Drift along Kerala’s picturesque backwaters on this all-inclusive overnight excursion aboard a traditional thatched houseboat. Escape the traffic on the roads and discover untrodden landscapes in India’s lush southern coast, famed for its network of canals. Private tours include tasty meals and snacks, plus complimentary refreshments, including tea and coffee.
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  • 1 day
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation

Day Trips

Kochi Private Tour: Kerala Backwater Houseboat Day Cruise

Discover the famous Alappuzha waterways during this seven-hour tour from Fort Kochi. Experience the beauty and tranquillity of one of Kerala's most-prized destinations as you float along the network of waterways aboard a traditional house boat. Enjoy an up close look at rural life and stunning nature during this memorable day on the water.
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  • 7 hours
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  • 7 hours

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Kochi Shore Excursion- Private Day Tour of Heritage and Backwaters

This incredible tour showcases the best of Kerala and creates the perfect opportunity to enjoy rural South Indian life. Enjoy a rival cruise along the Alleppey backwaters in a traditional house boat. Savor the flavors of local Kerala cuisine cooked on board and tour Fort Cochin, see the famous Chinese fishing nets, check out St Francis Church and tour Dhobi Khana.
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  • 7 hours
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  • 7 hours

Day Cruises

Private Cochin Tour with Backwater Houseboat cruise and Kathakali dance show

Experience majestic Cochin on a full day excursion. Start your trip on India’s southwest coast in a relaxing and scenic way. Enjoy the lush greenery as you cruise in a backwater houseboat. Spend the afternoon soaking up the culture of this area, from its Portuguese influences to the incredible dance of Kathakali.
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  • 12 to 13 hours
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  • 12 to 13 hours

Private Sightseeing Tours

Cochin Private Tour of Heritage and Backwaters from Cochin Hotels or Cochin Port

Cruise along the backwaters of Alleppey on a houseboat and explore the lush landscapes of Kerala. Admire the passing scenery and enjoy a delicious lunch on board over the course of two hours. Then head back to Kochi to see the city’s key landmarks such as the Chinese fishing nets, St. Francis Church, and Dhobi Khana. This is a private tour for only you and your party.
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  • 7 hours
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  • 7 hours

Kid Friendly Tours & Activities

Kochi Private Tour: Overnight Alleppey Backwaters Houseboat Cruise

Experience the tranquil beauty of Kerala's backwaters with this overnight Alleppey houseboat cruise from Kochi. Float past rural villages, coconut palms, rice paddies and more as you make your way through the narrow channels and expansive waterways known as the "Venice of the East". It's one of the best ways to escape the chaos of the city and truly relax and unwind on your trip to India.
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  • 2 days
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  • 2 days

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Cochin (Kochi) Shore Excursions from Cruise Terminal Ships Pier

Make the most of your time at shore and take a tour of Kochi’s main highlights. There are three different itineraries based on the day of travel which visits key landmarks including the Kerala backwaters, the traditional Chinese fishing nets, the St. Francis Church, and Fort Kochi. Learn about the history of Kochi from your guide and enjoy a hassle-free trip during this shore excursion.
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  • 4 to 7 hours
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  • 4 to 7 hours
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Private Sightseeing Tours

Aleppey Houseboat Cruise and Sightseeing Private Tour with Lunch and Transfers

Delight in the backwaters and scenery of Aleppey on this full-day houseboat cruise and sightseeing tour. Board a traditional houseboat and glide down calm waterways, passing palms, villages, and rice fields, and savoring an onboard lunch. Afterward, take a sightseeing tour to admire the area's Chinese fishing nets, coconut groves, lagoons, and Arabian Sea coastline. Private minivan transport, lunch, snacks, entrance fees, and pickup and drop-off at Cochin International Airport and Ernakulam hotels included.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours

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Private Full-Day Kerala Backwaters Houseboat Tour With Lunch From Kochi

Experience the picturesque backwaters of Alleppey or Kumarakom on a houseboat cruise during a private full-day tour from Kochi. You'll glide across the rural waterways of Kerala on a houseboat cruise that includes snacks, tea, and traditional Keralese lunch served onboard. Watch the locals on the riverbanks as you pass small villages, farms, and homes that are typical of the region. Your tour includes a private guide and air-conditioned vehicle, houseboat cruise, snacks and lunch, and pickup and drop-off from your hotel or Kochi Airport.
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  • 7 hours
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  • 7 hours

Day Cruises

Private Backwater Houseboat Day Cruise in Alleppey with Lunch

Experience the beautiful backwaters of Alappuzha on this houseboat cruise. Board a traditional vessel and sail down the waterways of a region once described as the Venice of the East. Take in picturesque views of paddy fields, coconut palms, and lush vegetation. Then, enjoy a delicious lunch of Kerala-style vegetables, fish, and chicken.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours

Lunch Cruises

All inclusive adventure of Cochin Local lunch with boat cruise in backwaters

Cruise through the calm backwaters of Cochin (Kochi) on a private half-day boat tour that features a cooking experience with a local family. After you glide through the scenic backwaters, stop at a small island to meet the family. Learn how favorite dishes of Kerala and south India are prepared, along with typical ingredients and spice blends. Your tour includes lunch with the family and a private guide and boat.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Kid Friendly Tours & Activities

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From Cochin Port: Backwaters by Houseboat & Chinese Nets

Explore the backwaters of Kerala by houseboat on a group tour specially designed for cruise ship passengers from Cochin Port. Enjoy lunch aboard the boat in Alappuzha, and then visit Fort Kochi to see the famous Chinese fishing nets.
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  • 7 hours
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  • 7 hours
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Private Sightseeing Tours

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5 Day Explore Kerala Tour (Private houseboat included, Resort,Hotel,Cab) Tripkro

Cruise between Kerala’s most stunning natural attractions on this multi-night private tour in a traditional wooden houseboat. Highlights along the way include a visit to Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, a working spice plantation, and the laid-back, palm-fringed Alleppey backwaters. Comfortable, luxury-minded boats include private bedrooms, a sun deck, and chef-prepared onboard meals.
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  • 5 days
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  • 5 days

Day Cruises

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03 Bed Room House Boat at Alleppey - Private Deluxe

The fascinating part of your trip to Kerala will be the time you spend in the houseboats at Alleppey. Being popular as Venice of the East, Alleppey attracts the global travelers with its houseboats and the cruise on it. The houseboat moving on the shallow, gleaming backwaters and the network of canals take you to the rustic Kerala, a truly amazing experience ! 
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  • 1 day
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation

Day Cruises

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Sawfish Luxury Cruise

Luxurious 90 feet live aboard lets you experience shimmering backwaters of Kerala, an ultimate floating escape. Centrally air–conditioned Luxurious Lounge areas, Cozy Dining deck, Spacious roof top open decks with owning to give guests, exclusive cruising experiences.Discover hidden gems on the islands and experience the authentic village life. A nature rejuvenation trip for a city-dweller, starting from the center of Kochi city.*Maximum capacity is 40 people (We charge rs.1,000/person for a group more than 15 people).
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
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Day Trips

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Highlights of Cochin Group Tour by Local Ferry ,Tuc-Tuc ,Local Bus and Foot .

This Group shore excursion is the perfect way to make the most of your time in Kochi. Tour the incredible sites on a four-hour journey by Local Ferry ,Local Bus ,Tuc -Tuc and foot , to visit the Chinese Nets ,Santa Cruz Basilica ,St Francis Church ,Jew Town ,Jewish Paradesi Synagogue, Mattancherry Dutch Palace ,Spice Market ,Dhobi Khana (local laundry) etc . You'll learn about local life from your professional guide and explore the best this incredible Southern Indian city has to offer.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Cultural Tours

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Best of Kerala Tour (Exclusive Private tour)

Kerala in India has it all: sun, sea, sand, good food, houseboats, culture and wildlife and this ‘Best of Kerala tour’ includes all major highlights of Kerala. Its spectacular natural landscapes — think palm trees and sprawling backwaters — lend the region the nickname “God’s Own Country. If somebody is visiting Kerala for the first time, this is perfect tour for them. 08 Nights/09 Days Highlights of the tour:• Includes best destinations of Kerala. • Includes all major highlights of Kerala. • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors.• Private transfer from Kochi airport is included.• Private departure transfer to Trivandrum or Kochi airport is included.• Visit to Tea Estates and Spice plantations. • Premium/Luxury hotels to stay. • Premium or Luxury Houseboat to stay on full board basis. • Sandy Beaches. Destinations covered: Cochin (Kochi) – Munnar – Periyar (Thekkady) – Alleppey – Kumarakom (Houseboat) – Kovalam - Trivandrum
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  • 9 days
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  • 9 days
  • Free Cancellation

Day Cruises

SPICE ROUTES LUXURY CRUISES

Spice Routes offers an enchanting holiday experience as you step on board our luxurious houseboats on the breath taking backwaters of Kerala. Our houseboats are fitted out with state of the art amenities and promise an experience of a lifetime. Located at Alleppey, the Venice of the East and strategically at a vantage point on the backwaters, Spice Routes has well planned routes that present the traveller with a kaleidoscope of activity of the rural backwaters. Every houseboat  with its own crew consisting of a driver, and assistant and a personal cook who dishes out tantalising local cuisine.Our houseboats have been adapted to accommodate all modern conveniences, living rooms, dining rooms, bedrooms, uninterrupted water supply and a well-stocked kitchen and skilled crew who ensure you have a luxurious experience.The cruise start at 1300 hrs along with Lunch , evening tea snacks Dinner next day Breakfast and Check out at 0900 a.m 
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  • 1 day
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  • 1 day

Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Kerala Backwater Houseboat Day Cruise with Lunch from Cochin

Cruise the backwaters of Alleppey, also known as Alappuzha, on a 7-hour tour from Fort Kochi and discover the famous inland waterways of Kerala by a traditional houseboat. See traditional villages and backwater boats and more. Alleppey is located between the Arabian Sea and a web of rivers flowing into it. In the early 20th century, the Viceroy of the Indian Empire, Lord Curzon, was so mesmerized by the scenic beauty that he declared that Alleppey was “The Venice of the East.”
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  • 7 hours
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Day Cruises

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Luxury Houseboat Holidays -Kerala

This luxury cruiser is the most relaxed way to discover the wonders of the enchanting backwaters of Kerala. Oberoi Motor Vessel Vrinda takes you on a journey through the tranquil waterways of ‘God’s own country’. Soak in the beautiful scenery and the local sights as the cruiser meanders through a series of picturesque canals and lakes. The Three night luxury cruises on board The Oberoi Motor Vessel Vrinda take guests through the largest backwater stretch: Vembanad Lake, the vibrant waterways of Alleppey: "Venice of the East", and include nightly, traditional, cultural performances. A choice of fine international and Indian cuisine completes the experience. The luxurious interiors, gentle lapping of water and balmy breezes come together to make this a perfectly relaxing retreat. The Oberoi Motor Vessel Vrinda offers some of the most luxurious accommodation on the back waters of Kerala with just eight king sized, Deluxe Cabins to guarantee the utmost privacy for the guests.
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  • 5 days
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  • 5 days

Day Cruises

Village backwater cruise on a Country boat with lunch and private transfers

We have been driven around on motor boats but to do the same on a motorless country boat is a difficult to imagine - you dont have to !!!! experience it on a country boat tour at a place called Vaikom. These boats are called kettuvalloms or knotted boats. This is a half day tour which includes traditional Kerala Lunch.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation

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Canoe & Shikara Cruise

A canoe ride is one of the best ways to explore the scenic backwaters of Kumarakom. During the sunrise cruise, travellers can enjoy views of exotic birds and blooming lilies. They also get an opportunity to experience the local life. Since the cruise takes place in the morning, you can expect pleasant weather. The cruise will leave you refreshed and rejuvenated.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
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  • 2 to 3 hours
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