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Today please make your way to the railway station in Surat for your evening train to Mumbai (Shtabadi Express, 1802/2135, Ac Chair Car). Arriving into Mumbai you will be met by our local representative and transferred to your hotel for the night.
It's an early start this morning as we transfer you to the airport for your flight to Kochi (SG 131, 0850/1045, Economy Class) where upon your arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel for check in. Later enjoy an afternoon tour of Kochi that includes a visit to the Dutch Palace built by the Portuguese for a local King in 1555 A.D. The famous Jew Street, a cul-de-sac leading to the beautiful Parsi Synagogue built in 1568. A walking tour of Fort Cochin will take you through the streets still graced with traces of Portuguese, Dutch & British colonial architecture, including a few old trading factories, the only ones still standing anywhere in the world.
This morning a short drive from Kochi to Allepey brings you to board your traditional Keralan house boat. Sit back and enjoy the cozy comfort of a moving boat watching the scenes of the surrounding countryside as you glide by. You'll pass the ancient Champakulam church and taste local Kuttanadan dishes freshly prepared on board.
After breakfast, you'll disembark from the houseboat and be transferred to your hotel in Mararikulam. Check in and remainder of the day at leisure.
Sit back and relax here in this laid back coastal area of India, walk along palm fringed beaches looking for shells and watching the fishermen at work, or simply kick back and enjoy some fresh fruit cocktails served on a silver platter.
After a leisurely morning we will transfer you to the airport for your flight back to Mumbai (6E 215, 1335/1535, Economy Class) where upon your arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel for check in. Remainder of the day at leisure. Perhaps head out to the area of Colaba to watch the sunset.
The next two days are completely at leisure with no activities planned. Free time for you to independently explore the city.
Today we will transfer you to the airport in time for your onward departure flight. End of services.
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