Azamara Journey – Incredible India
Cochin – Goa – Mumbai
Small group excursion and Private tours with English speaking guides
Mumbai on 28th Nov – Mormugao (Goa) 29th Nov 1300 – 1730 – Cochin 01 Dec 0830-1630
Muziris heritage – Day Tours offers three variety shore excursions in Cochin & Goa to fit your lifestyle and your visit to Our country, Mumbai on 28th Nov – Mormugao (Goa) 29th Nov 1300 – 1730 – Cochin 01 Dec 0830-1630 with these tour itinerary you can experience the lights and sound of Cochin , Goa & Mumbai in a short time.
This tailor made special tour for Azamara Journey and enjoy the service of our friendly English speaking guides, committed to ensure your world tour runs smoothly in Cochin & Goa
This tour includes:
• Air conditioned mini coach and English-speaking Tour guide
• Pick up and drop off at pier
• Lunch in Goa and Cochin
Backwater cruise on Houseboat : + Fort Cochin city tour
COCHIN – Explore the famous Kerala backwaters of Alleppey on board a traditional houseboat.
Following a pick-up from Cochin Port at 09:00, transfer to Aleppey to board your houseboat at 10:30. Cruise slowly through the backwaters and village areas to marvel at the lush vegetation, paddy fields, coconut palms, and more. There will be 3 staff members to look after you and make sure your experience is as relaxed as you could wish for.
Enjoy a lunch of Keralan cusine as you gently cruise, ending at approximately 13:30 for the transfer back to fort Cochin and visit so called Chinese fishing nets and Santa cruz Basilica , Port by 17:00 hrs
Alleppey, also known as Alappuzha, is located between the Arabian Sea and a web of rivers flowing into it. In the early 20th century, the then Viceroy of the Indian Empire, Lord Curzon was so mesmerized by the scenic beauty he declared that Alleppey was The Venice of the East.
All Houseboat tours are exclusive and private tours
What’s Included :
Pick-up and drop off at Cochin Port (Ships Berth)
Transfers by air-conditioned vehicle
3-hour backwater cruise
Lunch on board
Private guide for whole day
Mineral water on the van
Fort cochin orientation tour
Rate is $85 pp
Cochin Jewish Heritage Tour available on request
GOA – The Life of Goa with Spice Plantation
Goa is renowned for it’s churches which have now become UNESCO World Heritage sites. Here you can explore the Basilica of Bom Jesus where the remains of St Francis Xavier lie,Visit panjim Market and a spice plantation on a guided 6-hours tour. Travel away from Portuguese influence through small towns and villages for large elegant homes and hidden Hindu temples of the lush valleys and forests of Ponda. Take a guided spice plantation tour and learn about the myriad spices for which India is renowned.
•Bom Jesus: A magnificent church, guarding the partially exposed body of St. Francis Xavier who died in 1562.
• A walk through Panjim flower and vegetable Market
• Spice Plantation: Learn about countless spices as you identify, smell and taste them with a detailed guide.
• Spice Lunch: Enjoy an Indian lunch in an ideal setting where things are fresh, fragrant and prepared for western tastes.
Rate is $85 pp
MUMBAI AS LOCAL
Explore the unique local culture, industries and people in the frenetic sprawl known as Mumbai, the capital and economic engine of India, on this full day excursion.
0930 hrs: Depart to Depart to Crawford Market (Fruit / Flowers / Vegetable / Pets Market)
1000 hrs: Arrive and visit Crawford Market.
1045 hrs: Depart to CST station (Victoria Terminus – World Heritage Site).
1055 hrs: Arrive at CST station to see the Mumbai local lifeline.
1110 hrs: Depart to the Dhobhi Ghat at Colaba (Open air laundry) enroute drive past Marine drive, Nariman Point, Mumbai University and High Court.
1130 hrs: Arrive and visit Dhobhi Ghat and enjoy a photo-stop of the washing place.
1145 hrs: Depart to visit Dabawalla.
1200 hrs: Arrive and visit Dabawalla.
1215 hrs: Depart to Hotel Taj Mahal Hotel (If you wish you can have your lunch here)
1230 hrs: Arrive at Hotel Taj Mahal (Time free for lunch on your own)
1330 hrs: Walk up to Gateway of India which is just opposite Taj Mahal hotel.
1345 hrs: Arrive and visit Gateway of India.
1400 hrs: Depart to Churchgate railway station to take a short ride by the local train.
1415 hrs: Arrive at Churchgate railway station and take a local train ride till Charni road railway station.
1440 hrs: Arrive at Charni road railway station and later depart to Girgaum Iskcon Temple.
1450 hrs: Arrive and visit Girgaum Iskcon Temple.
1520 hrs: Depart to the ship en-route drive past via Marine Drive.
1545 hrs: Arrive back at the ship.
In the full day tour you may choose to stop off at a local restaurant for lunch. Ask your Guide for suggestions. There are some world class restaurants serving a variety of cuisines so there is so much to choose from..
MUMBAI JEWISH HERITAGE TOUR ALSO AVAILABLE