Kochi, India

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clock-o4 to 7.30 hrs (Approx.)
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commentOffered in: English

Overview

When the Insignia cruise ship arrives at Kochi on March 4, 2018, make the most of your time with a 7-hour houseboat and Fort Kochi shore excursion. Travel to Alleppey and cruise Kerala’s backwaters on a shared houseboat, passing coconut palms, rice paddies, and villages. Savor a traditional Keralan lunch on board, and enjoy a post-cruise Fort Kochi tour, seeing highlights including the Chinese nets. Air-conditioned transport, cruise, lunch, and port pickup and drop-off included.
  • 7-hour Kerala houseboat cruise and Fort Kochi tour from Insignia cruise ship in Kochi
  • Cruise the gentle backwaters of Alleppey on a houseboat
  • Sail by palms, villages, and rice paddies, and soak up the serenity
  • Onboard Keralan buffet lunch of dishes such as chicken, fish, rice, and vegetables
  • Panoramic post-cruise tour of Fort Kochi to see the Chinese nets, Santa Cruz Basilica, and St. Francis Church
  • Air-conditioned coach transport, river cruise, lunch, and port pickup and drop-off included
  • Available when Insignia docks at Kochi on March 4, 2018
When the Insignia is at Kochi port, meet your guide and settle inside your shared, air-conditioned coach. Then, gaze at Kerala’s lush countryside on route to Alleppey for your houseboat cruise.

After about 1.75 hours on the road, leave your coach and ride a motorboat to your shared houseboat. Then, be welcomed aboard and find a comfortable spot on deck. Your houseboat is staffed by three crew and your guide to cater for your needs during your cruise.

Next, sit back and admire the views as your boat sails gently along Kerala’s calm backwaters. Glide by verdant coconut groves, paddy fields, and rustic villages, and soak in the idyllic surroundings and sense of timeless serenity.

While you cruise, savor a tasty Keralan lunch of dishes like chicken, fish, rice, and vegetables, with drinks available to purchase (own expense).

After approximately 2.5 hours on the water, disembark, and drive to Kochi for a sightseeing tour of Fort Kochi, the city’s one-time Portuguese and British colonial enclave.

Stop for photos of the famous Chinese fishing nets and see landmarks including the Santa Cruz Basilica and St. Francis Church as your guide shares their history.

Your tour then finishes with a port drop-off.
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