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Life & Culture of Kerala Backwater & Villages: Private Tour provided by Excel India Tours

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Life & Culture of Kerala Backwater & Villages: Private Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 07/02/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 07/02/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Kerala, a slice of green sandwiched between the Western Ghats and the Arabian Sea, is rich with art, artforms, rituals and festivals. The State owns a centuries-old history and has a long tradition in art and literature. The art forms of Kerala are unique and related to religion, their worship and rituals. Responsible Tourism offers tour packages to experience the cultural life of Kerala. The tour visits and experiences. * Cruise journey * Visit Thekkedathu Mana in Kudamaloor * Kathakali * Watch the mystical wall paintings on display at Pandavam Sree Dharmasastha Temple * Visit St. Mary’s Church in Kudamaloor * Visit St. Alphonsa at her hallowed birthplace * Visit Aymanam Village Office * Experience the temple festivals
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  • 1
    Stop: 3 hours
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  • 2
    Thekkedathu Temple Pond
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • 3
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 4
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • 5
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • 6
    Stop: 30 minutes
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Important Information
  • Local guide
  • Port pick up and drop off.
  • Transport by air-conditioned car / mini van.
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers above 5 years
  • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information.: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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