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Shanmugham Road | Tourist Reception Centre, Kochi (Cochin) 682 011, India
+91 484 235 3234
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Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

There are many different tours available of Mysore. We opted for the KTDC town and environs tour which started at 08.30 and ended at 20.00. The tour leaves the KTDC oFfices. The tour takes in all the important sites - the Old Palace, the Art...More

2  Thank Wellipoo
Reviewed April 24, 2017

The KTDC organise this half day experience of the backwaters at Viakom. The staff were efficient and went out of their way to arrange this trip on the eve of a Christian and Hindu holiday when many sites were closing. The trip starts with a...More

6  Thank eagertoexperience
Reviewed November 23, 2016

The Canal tour is conducted by Kerala Tourism having their office at Shanmugham road,Marine Drive,Ernakulam,Kochi.The tour starts at 2.30pm and returns by 6.30pm.The price is Rs.750 per person.They take you by car to Vaikom village at a distance of 40kms from Ernakulam town. A tour...More

5  Thank PKM1408
Reviewed May 11, 2016

Nice Experience with KTDC Day tour. Since its my last moment, I am not able to pay any advance (Mobile Banking not allow to add new account) . But still they trusted me and hold the seats for us. Next day when I reach the...More

2  Thank Ranish S
Reviewed January 12, 2016

When I first heard that I needed to be at the start of the tour by 615AM< I nearly backed out, but I am glad I went. The tour leaves from the government toursit office in the center of Bangalore, and makes several interesting stops...More

Thank GoldEarrings
Reviewed January 2, 2016

terrible experience, dont vist it during weekends, pls carry some snacks or food items..u r always in a group say 30-35 people and if a group has to catch a train ..ur trip will be cut short , better visit the places by a taxi...More

2  Thank raj120680
Reviewed November 20, 2015 via mobile

To start with the experience is excellent and I do recommend a backwater trip during your stay in kochi. The only thing is that the staff which works here is disrespectful and do not understand what they are doing. We talked to them on the...More

4  Thank Frej&Karin S
Reviewed October 15, 2015

This is a completely different experience. they take you approx 35 km away to Vaikom and their you travel in a canoe, through the canals in the village. This was a good opportunity to see the village life closely. we saw different birds like, kingfisher,...More

1  Thank TomnJerry
Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

We booked it online and got the "first confirmation " in our email. There was a little bit of tension in the office as we came to Kerala, meaning "we don't have any places anymore for tomorrow ". In the end we solved the problem...More

2  Thank DenRoDe
Reviewed April 14, 2015

The guided tour in and around marine drive is horrible, if u don't know the language. but the rest is good,

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