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Private Vaikom Village Tour

Access from: Cochin


Key info

  • Tour ID: 51156
  • Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Pick up point: Port
  • Activity level: Active
  • Optional extras available

From $220.83pp

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  • Tour ID: 51156
  • Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Pick up point: Port
  • Activity level: Active

Itinerary

When does my tour start?

This is a private tour

Upon arrival your friendly guide will welcome you and lead you on to your first stop of the tour. You will experience a relaxing boat ride through the narrow canals of the area ending with a visit to one of the nearby temples so you can really soak up the local atmosphere.

Then it's on to a village walk where you'll have the opportunity to witness a variety of local activities, such as cocunut processing, plucking and de-husking, ready to weave the fiber into various mats, brooms and handicrafts to sell on. Next there's a a visit to a herbal plantation where you will have the opportunity to learn all you could ever want to know from your experienced tour guide, before moving on to visit a few other popular sights of the area such as an oil extraction centre to watch how this fascinating process is carried out and the khadi handloom centre where you can view locals working hard at their craft and learn more about what they do.

At the end of an enlightening tour your guide will escort you to your air-conditioned transport for your transfer back to the ship where you relax and reflect on a day filled with cultural enrichment.

Highlights:

  • Visit to Vaikom Temple
  • Coir Carpet weaving center
  • Khadi Weaving Center
  • 45 Minutes Cruise in a country boat (non-mechanized)
  • Local Activity center in Vaikom
  • Ladies weaving coir ropes from dried cococunt husks
  • Coconut Oil Mill on  your return journey to Port

Note: Client can visit Kerala Church if they wish and they can arrange that on the day of the tour with the guide.

Important Note: Upon making the reservation please provide all passengers full names in the travelling party. 

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    Key info

    • Tour ID: 51156
    • Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes
    • Pick up point: Port
    • Activity level: Active

    Itinerary

    When does my tour start?

    This is a private tour

    Upon arrival your friendly guide will welcome you and lead you on to your first stop of the tour. You will experience a relaxing boat ride through the narrow canals of the area ending with a visit to one of the nearby temples so you can really soak up the local atmosphere.

    Then it's on to a village walk where you'll have the opportunity to witness a variety of local activities, such as cocunut processing, plucking and de-husking, ready to weave the fiber into various mats, brooms and handicrafts to sell on. Next there's a a visit to a herbal plantation where you will have the opportunity to learn all you could ever want to know from your experienced tour guide, before moving on to visit a few other popular sights of the area such as an oil extraction centre to watch how this fascinating process is carried out and the khadi handloom centre where you can view locals working hard at their craft and learn more about what they do.

    At the end of an enlightening tour your guide will escort you to your air-conditioned transport for your transfer back to the ship where you relax and reflect on a day filled with cultural enrichment.

    Highlights:

    • Visit to Vaikom Temple
    • Coir Carpet weaving center
    • Khadi Weaving Center
    • 45 Minutes Cruise in a country boat (non-mechanized)
    • Local Activity center in Vaikom
    • Ladies weaving coir ropes from dried cococunt husks
    • Coconut Oil Mill on  your return journey to Port

    Note: Client can visit Kerala Church if they wish and they can arrange that on the day of the tour with the guide.

    Important Note: Upon making the reservation please provide all passengers full names in the travelling party. 

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