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Fort Kochi Tuk Tuk Tour | Best things to do in Fort Kochi

Deepa Thomas December 24, 2019
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If you are a tourist staying in one of the homestays in Fort Kochi or if your ship has docked at Ernakulam Wharf during the day, Fort Kochi Tuk Tuk Tour around Fort Kochi are the best things to do in Fort Kochi.


What are the best things to do in Fort Kochi?


Fort Kochi is a melting pot of cultures, with 32 communities living here, speaking at least 16 languages. To deep dive into the rich culture and heritage of this town, one needs to take Fort Kochi Tuk Tuk Tour with Tyndis.


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Explore the stories of Fort Kochi with the Tuk Tuk Tour in Fort Kochi

Coming so close to Fort Kochi, if you don’t take this Fort Kochi street tour, you are missing a wonderful experience! Don’t be surprised to see the British and French colonial buildings or Portuguese architecture. This port has had many rulers in the past and the influences they have left behind lend an old-world charm to this place.


In this Kerala Tour, go to the must-visit landmarks in and around this beautiful town of Fort Kochi are tucked in the narrow alleys, which is best explored in a private guided Fort Kochi Tuk Tuk Tour (locally known as auto rickshaws). It is undoubtedly one of the best things to do in Fort Kochi.


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Experience heritage and history of Fort Kochi with this Fort Kochi Street Tour

How to select a Fort Kochi Tour?


As a tourist, if you are apprehensive about tout agents, over-charging drivers or expensive Fort Kochi tour by the cruise company, then get in touch with Tyndis for a Fort Kochi tour worth remembering. We offer private guided Tuk Tuk Tour in Fort Kochi with cruise port pickup and drop. This Fort Kochi street tour is one among the best things to do in Fort Kochi. The entry fee to all the attractions and your transportation is included in the trip fee.


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Visit the iconic Chinese fishing nets of Kochi

How Tyndis Tuk Tuk Tour in Fort Kochi works?


Let me give you a brief itinerary about our Tuk Tuk Tour in Fort Kochi with pickup from a cruise ship. If you book Tyndis best things to do in Fort Kochi, you will get a wholesome experience of Fort Kochi stories. Firstly, we pick up our guests from the port where the ship docks.


Pick up for this Fort Kochi Tour could be either from Ernakulam wharf in Wellington Island or Samudrika cruise passenger facilitation centre. Depending on the number of the guests, we transfer all of you in an air-conditioned car or a tempo to the mainland in Fort Kochi, which is about 8 km and will take about half an hour.


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the beauty of the Chinese fishing nets

At Fort Kochi, our tuk-tuk drivers will give you a traditional welcome with a flower garland and tender coconut water. Our drivers are of gentle demeanour, safe to travel with, and they are local people knowing the place in and out. Our tuk tuks are non-polluting as they run either on CNG or are battery-operated. Riding on a CNG Tuk Tuk is one of the eco-friendly best things to do in Fort Kochi.


As the tuk-tuk plies ahead slowly, get immersed in the local environment, the odour, noises and watch the pedestrians and vehicles throng the streets. The drivers will take you around to places as per the itinerary and halt at spots for a given time for you to explore on your own. With this Tuk Tuk Tour in Fort Kochi, you will know why this Fort Kochi street tour one of the best things to do in Fort Kochi.


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Roam around the heritage city for half a day

Fort Kochi Street Tour – collection of best things to do in Fort Kochi


Usually, a Tuk Tuk Tour in Fort Kochi can be covered in about 4-hours. Heritage sites and iconic monuments such as the Paradesi Jewish Synagogue built in 1568, Dutch Cemetery built in 1724, Dutch Palace in Mattancherry, Church of Saint Francis – the first European church in India, Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica – a Roman Catholic Church, and Jain Temple are some of the major landmark buildings.


You can get down and take a walk in the bustling streets of Fort Cochin, Mattanchery and the Jewish street to observe the daily happenings at this market place, enjoy the aroma of the spices at the spice market, and explore the local eateries. Experience the best of your Fort Kochi Tour Package with Tyndis Tuk Tuk Tour in Fort Kochi.


Fort Kochi Street Tour becomes the best thing to do in Fort Kochi when you go local. To get a real insight into local life, we take you to small cottage industries, fishermen’s village or the huge laundry village, If you have more time at hand, watch the fishermen fish using the Chinese net; buy some fish and give it to the local shops to prepare and taste the fresh catch; stroll around Fort Kochi Beach and shop for some souvenirs to take back home.


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Markets of Fort Kochi has stories to tell

In all, this Fort Kochi street tour offers unmatched experience at a great value. Wanna experience the best things to do in Fort Kochi? Then book your Tuk Tuk Tour in Fort Kochi with cruise pick up by Tyndis and we assure you, this will be the highlight of your Fort Kochi Tour.  

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