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Fortkochi Tuk Tuk Tour

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

Chinese fishing nets (Cheena vala) are a type of stationary lift net in India. They are fishing nets that are fixed land installations for fishing. While commonly known as "Chinese fishing nets" in India, the more formal name for such nets is "shore operated lift nets". Huge mechanical contrivances hold out horizontal nets of 20 m or more across. Each structure is at least 10 m high and comprises a cantilever with an outstretched net suspended over the sea and large stones suspended from ropes as counterweights at the other end. Each installation is operated by a team of up to six fishermen. While such nets are used throughout coastal southern China and Indochina, in India they are mostly found in the Indian cities of Kochi and Kollam, where they have become a tourist attraction. This way of fishing is unusual in India and almost unique to the area, as it was introduced by Chinese explorers who landed there in the 14th century. Indeed, one interpretation of the city name Kochi is ‘co-chin', meaning like China

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Fort Kochi Beach, Kochi (Cochin) 682001 India

Fort Kochi beach is a beach along the Arabian Sea situated in Fort Kochi in the city of Kochi in South India, Kerala state.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Dutch Cemetery Road, Fort Kochi, Kochi (Cochin) India

The Dutch cemetery is among the visited sites in Fort Kochi, famous for its imperial inhabitants during the olden days who left their homelands centuries ago to propagate and expand their own empire. The cemetery was consecrated in 1724 and is today managed by the Church of South India and it contains some interesting stories around it.

Duration: 15 minutes

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

St. Francis Church, in Fort Kochi (Fort Cochin), Kochi, originally built in 1503, is one of the oldest European churches in India and has great historical significance as a mute witness to the European colonial struggle in the subcontinent.The Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama died in Kochi in 1524 when he was on his third visit to India. His body was originally buried in this church, but after fourteen years his remains were removed to Lisbon.

Duration: 20 minutes

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

The Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica at Fort Kochi is one of the eight Basilicas in Kerala. Counted as one of the heritage edifices of Kerala, this church is one of the finest and most impressive churches in India and visited by tourists the whole year round.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Indo-Portuguese Museum, Fort Kochi, Kochi (Cochin) India

The Indo-Portuguese Museum is a museum in Fort Kochi, Kerala, India.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Maritime Museum Kochi, Kochi (Cochin) India

Museum examining the naval history of India, with warship models, artillery & uniforms on display.

Duration: 10 minutes

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

The Mattancherry Palace is a Portuguese palace popularly known as the Dutch Palace, in Mattancherry, Kochi, in the Indian state of Kerala which features Kerala murals depicting portraits and exhibits of the Rajas of Kochi. The palace was included in the "tentative list" of UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Paradesi Synagogue, Jew Town Rd Mattancherry, Kochi (Cochin) India

The Paradesi Synagogue is the oldest active synagogue in the Commonwealth of Nations, located in Kochi, Kerala, in South India. Constructed in 1568, it is one of seven synagogues of the Malabar Yehudan or Yehudan Mappila people or Cochin Jewish community in the Kingdom of Cochin.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Cochin Spice Market, Kochi (Cochin) India

Down-to-earth shop with polished displays & a variety of exotic spices sold in bulk.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Jain Temple, Gujarati Road, Kochi (Cochin) 682 002 India

Prominent Jain place of worship, known for its pigeon show & feeding, held every day at noon.

Duration: 10 minutes
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
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Airports

  • Kochi Airport, Kochi (Cochin) India


Ports
Island
Duration
3h
Inclusions
  • Bottled water
  • Parking Fees
  • Entry/Admission - Chinese Fishing Nets
  • Entry/Admission - Fort Kochi Beach
  • Entry/Admission - Dutch Cemetery
  • Entry/Admission - Church of Saint Francis
  • Entry/Admission - Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica
  • Entry/Admission - Indo-Portuguese Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Maritime Museum Kochi
  • Entry/Admission - Mattancherry Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Paradesi Synagogue
  • Entry/Admission - Cochin Spice Market
  • Entry/Admission - Jain Temple
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • 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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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Monsoor was our driver/tour guide and he gave us a fantastic day.....nothing was too much trouble,visited many interesting places. Strongly recommend.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 45henryf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an honest representation of our local sightseeing experience which was otherwise made possible by the sincere efforts of Mansoor bhai our Tuk tuk escort who defied the incessant Kochi rains & adverse weather to give us a wholesome complete guided detour of the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The tuktuk tour is the best way to explore the sights and sounds of Fort Kochi. We were fortunate to have Mansoor bhai as our driver and guide on three D/N's. Not only did he take us to all the must-see areas, attractions, museums, churches...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Para G
Reviewed 8 August 2019 via mobile

We met Salam quickly after our arrival to Kochi.He was an excellent guide and driver, very nice, sensitive,attentive and has a very intelligent soul .We kept him as our driver for the whole duration of our stay in Kochi .It was a pleasure to see...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Salamtuk
Reviewed 4 August 2019 via mobile

Abi is an excellent and a very friendly driver. Helps you in everything you can ask. I strongly recommend him if you want to visit Fort Kochi and enjoy it.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Caroline L
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