- All Entrance Fee
- All Transferes
- Experienced Guide
- Lunch & Drinks
- Pick-up & Drop
Backwater cruise and Cochin city tour with Lunch
About the Experience
Check-in to traditional kettuvallom (a thatched-bamboo house-boat). Sail along the Spice Coast on this private boutique boat, manned by a captain, a cook and a guide.
Canoe through farmsteads, fishing harbors and coconut groves in a native canoe. Stop at local villages, shacks and churches. Freshly prepared breakfast, lunch, dinner and tea will be served on the house-boat. Spend a starlit night anchored amidst the Vembanad Lake.
Cost includes a day and night stay on private houseboat with lunch, snacks and dinner onboard; a half-hour canoe ride, local experiences like toddy tapping, and village walk. Airport transfers to and from airport costs additional.
Explore the famous Kerala backwaters of Alleppey on board a traditional houseboat.
Following a pick-up from Cochin Port at 09:00, transfer to Aleppey to board your houseboat at 10:30. Cruise slowly through the backwaters and village areas to marvel at the lush vegetation, paddy fields, coconut palms, and more. There will be 3 staff members to look after you and make sure your experience is as relaxed as you could wish for.
Enjoy a lunch of Keralan cusine as you gently cruise, ending at approximately 14:30 for the transfer back to Cochin Port by about 16:00 hrs
Alleppey, also known as Alappuzha, is located between the Arabian Sea and a web of rivers flowing into it. In the early 20th century, the then Viceroy of the Indian Empire, Lord Curzon was so mesmerized by the scenic beauty he declared that Alleppey was â€œThe Venice of the East.â€
All Houseboat tours are exclusive and private tours
What’s Included :
â€¢ Pick-up and drop off at Cochin Port (Ships Berth)
â€¢ Transfers by air-conditioned vehicle
â€¢ 3-hour backwater cruise (can be extended to 4 hours without charge if time permits)
. Lunch on board
. Private English Speaking Guide for whole day
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