|Day 04 House boat -Cochin / 53 kms |
We travel be road to Cochin check in Burton boat yard hotel Later visit to the Dutch Palace built by the Portuguese in 1557 and renovated by the Dutch from 1663 with its beautiful murals and Jew town including the antique warehouses & shops, spices trading house and the Jewish synagogue built in 1568, the oldest in the commonwealth. This inter, connected series of Islands & shoreline presents a vivacious blend of Cultures & Religions; Kochi is the only place in the country where you can see Portuguese Churches, a Jewish Synagogue, Hindu Temples, Dutch Architecture & Mosque nearly side by side.
During the return to the hotel you'll pass the seafront, where giant Chinese fishing nets line the beaches, demonstrating the mechanical method for catching fish employed by local fishermen. Later we attend the performance of the Kathakali, one of India’s most famous Classical Dance form.Overnight stay at hotel. [B, D]