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Private Tour: Kochi City Tour and Kathakali Dance Performance

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    What to Expect
    Start your day with a walking tour of Fort Kochi. This historical coastal neighborhood showcases its colonial influence around every turn. Check out the impressive Chinese fishing nets that were gifted to local fishermen during the reign of Kublai Khan. These elaborate tools are an iconic part of the Kochi coastal life.

    Wander through Saint Francis Church, which is one of the oldest European churches in the country. Built by the Portuguese in 1503, it offers travelers a true taste of outside influences on local architecture. Afterwards, admire the whitewashed exterior of the Catholic church of Santa Cruz Basilica and the head to Mattancherry Palace to check out the beautifully detailed murals that tell stories of ancient Hindu legends.

    Finish your private Kochi City Tour with a night of entertainment. Watch Kathakali performers paint their faces with colorful makeup and put on brilliant costumes and elaborate headpieces before taking to the stage. Settle into theater seats for an extravagant performance that is unique to Kerala before traveling with your guide back to your hotel.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Kochi hotels
    Departure Time
    2:00 PM
    Duration
    6h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Transport by private air-conditioned vehicle
    • Local guide
    • Kathakali dance performance
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Entry/Admission - Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica
    • Entry/Admission - Mattancherry Palace
    • Entry/Admission - Church of Saint Francis
    • Entry/Admission - Fort Kochi Beach
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities (recommendedl)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We really enjoyed this show. The costumes and make up were very beautiful and unusual to our eyes. The performance was educational and entertaining. We found the theatre comfortable.
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    Response from ApolloVoyagesDMC, Manager at Private Tour: Kochi City Tour and Kathakali Dance Performance
    Responded 14 Jan 2019
    Thank you for your coments.
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    Arranged in advance by our agents we attended the Kochi cultural theatre to watch the entertaining cultural dance. We had front row reserved seating, and were privy to watching the artistes apply their make up for the show. With their colourful costumes it was a pleasure to
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    Response from ApolloVoyagesDMC, Manager at Private Tour: Kochi City Tour and Kathakali Dance Performance
    Responded 14 Jan 2019
    Thanks and noted the coments.
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    Last time we tried to watch this show, our flight arrived too late in the evening for us to be able to attend, so on this trip we were determined to see the show. Trailfinders, had arranged our tour and we had front row seats which were amazing as we could watch each dancer as
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    Response from ApolloVoyagesDMC, Manager at Private Tour: Kochi City Tour and Kathakali Dance Performance
    Responded 14 Jan 2019
    Ok noted the same
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    We took a punt on this and I really enjoyed it. The show started at 5 but they start applying makeup at 4 so it is up to you when you want to join. We arrived at 4.15 ish to see the makeup being applied. You can take photos throughout this and the show. The theatre is air
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    Response from ApolloVoyagesDMC, Manager at Private Tour: Kochi City Tour and Kathakali Dance Performance
    Responded 14 Jan 2019
    Thanks and noted that you enjoyed this program.
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    I booked this tour for a group of 5 family and friends after reading reviews. Our tour guide, Jay, was amazing. He was incredibly knowledgable about all the sites and local culture. He worked flexibly with the schedule as we made a couple add-on shopping stops. The ride was also
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    Response from ApolloVoyagesDMC, Manager at Private Tour: Kochi City Tour and Kathakali Dance Performance
    Responded 14 Jan 2019
    Noted the valudable coments and the points.
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    Key Details
    • Duration: 6h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English
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