MARINER OF THE SEAS – Small Group Tour of 10
Small group excursion and Private tours with English speaking guides
Cochin 15th April 0830-1700 & Mormugao(Goa) 17th April 0830-1600
Muziris heritage – Day Tours offers two variety shore excursions in Cochin & Goa to fit your lifestyle and your visit to Our country, with these tour itinerary you can experience the lights and sound of Cochin & Goa in a short time.
This tailor made special tour for Mariner of The Seas and enjoy the service of our friendly English speaking guides, committed to ensure your India 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
• Small group tour of 10 people
Choose between a private or small-group excursion. You will not have to form your own group and we will be happy to place you with other cruisers from Mariner of The Seas .
COCHIN BACKWATERS CRUISE ONBOARD HOUSEBOAT & JEW TOWN ON 15th April 2018
Enjoy a houseboat tour on the inland waterways of Kochi when your Mariner of the seas pulls into the cochin port. Travel to Alleppey (Alappuzha) to board a traditional houseboat that takes you on a 3 hour cruise through scenic waterways lined with villages, rice paddies and coconut palms. Sample the delicious cuisine of Kerala during a lunch served on board your vessel. Afterward, transfer to an air-conditioned coach to see the highlights of Fort Kochi, including the Chinese fishing nets & Jew town
After pickup from Kochi Port between 8.30 am-9 am, transfer to Alleppey (approximately 1 hour 30 minutes) to board your houseboat by 10:30am. Cruise slowly through the backwaters and village areas to marvel at the lush vegetation, paddy fields, coconut palms and traditional wooden houseboats. There will be 3 staff members along with your guide who will ensure that your experience is relaxed and comfortable. Enjoy a lunch of Keralan cuisine lunch with rice, vegetable dishes, fish, chicken and more as you gently cruise. The houseboat cruise will finish at approximately 2:30pm then you will disembark and transfer to Fort Kochi by air-conditioned coach. See and learn about the Chinese fishing nets which have dominated the coastline for more than 750 years. When the tour ends, you will be dropped back at Kochi Port by 5 pm to return to your cruise ship.
TOUR PRICE – $ 85 PER PERSON
THE CULTURE AND FLAVOURS OF GOA AND A TOUR OF THE PLANTATIONS on 17th April 2018
Goa is synonymous with the sand and sea, but it also conceals a cultural side which we mustn’t overlook. So why not discover the numerous places of historic and religious interest, the secrets of the spice plantations and the local flavours.
What we will see
Basilica of Bom Jesus
Pnjim Flower market
What we will do
Our excursion will start with a visit to two churches: the first is one of the largest churches in the city, Se Cathedral dedicated to Saint Catherine and the second is the Basilica of Bom Jesus, which was built by the Jesuits in the 16th century and is home to the remains of Saint Francis Xavier. These are kept in a marble mausoleum and displayed to the public once every ten years.
After visiting the churches, we will head to the Panjim market to see the local life.
At this point, there is something truly unique in store for us as we discover the secrets of spice cultivation at the Spice plantations and enjoy a traditional lunch after the tour.
Time 8.30 AM to 4 PM
TOUR PRICE – $ 85 PER PERSON