Location: Fort Cochin
Timings: Full Day Tour - 9 Hours (Open from 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM)
Half Day Tour - 6 Hours (Open from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM)
Well known as the ‘Queen of the Arabian Sea’, Kochi is considered one of the finest harbours in the world. If you’re visiting God’s Own Country Kerala, the famous backwaters are something not to be missed on. Cruise through the serene lakes lined up with beautiful coconut trees, and watch local and migratory birds, giant Chinese fishing nets, local villages and a lot more!
Reach Vaikom Backwater Village from Cochin, from here the Kochi Backwater tour begins in non-mechanised boats passing through rivers and canals. On your journey, watch the village life unfold with fishing and other activities, like spice plants at the village.
After an authentic banana-leaf lunch, watch the making of handloom towels in a weaving unit. Canoe through the narrow canals in an open country boat on your way back with lots of memories!
Minimum 2 pax should book this tour, and the children below 5 years can join for free & above those are counted as an adult.
How to reach Kochi Backwater Tour Starting Point:
The location is 13.5 Km from the Cochin Harbour Terminus, you can easily reach by public or private transport.
Timings: 5 Hours (Open from 9 AM to 2 PM)
The vibrant city of Kochi is the gateway to Kerala's mesmerizing tourism. With traces of European history entrenched in the city’s landscape, this lovely seaside delight has much to offer with its backwaters lined with coconut palms and clear skies.
Discover the bygone era by beginning the tour with a professional driver in an air-conditioned vehicle. Visit the double storied Dutch Palace at Mattancherry standing by the panoramic Kochi backwaters. Move towards the prominent structure of 15th-century Jewish Synagogue to find Chinese porcelain ware, artifacts, and writings in Hebrew. Continue your refreshing outing with a stopover at Fort Kochi Beach. Spend some time around local fishermen using a unique mechanism of Chinese Nets. Conclude your trip at around 2 PM with lifelong memories.
Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica
St. Francis CSI Church
Fort Kochi Beach
Chinese fishing net
St. George Orthodox Koonan Kurish Old Syrian Church
Aspinwall HouseIndo Portuguese Museum
Ernakulam Shiva Temple
Note: Min 2 people are required to book this package, and children below 5 years can join for free, above 5 can be counted as an adult.
How to reach: Pick up and drop is included within a 12 KM radius from Fort Kochi.
Location: Minar Jetty, Kochi
Timings: 5 Hours (Open from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM)
Kochi is a port city with ship cruises as one of its major tourist destinations. One of the best things to do in Kochi is to spend a day on a cruise ship while taking in the breath-taking beauty of the Kerala backwaters. One day Cruise in Kochi tour will take you across all the major seaport areas including 19 greenish islands of Kochi backwaters. The backwaters, coconut trees, and rice-field views take your breath.
The day will be fun with sightseeing, photography, tasty meals (breakfast, lunch, and tea-snacks). Also, get down on Mattancherry Island for stepping into the historical monuments like Dutch Palace and Jewish Synagogue. A live DJ setup would also be there for extra fun and entertainment. Book this amazing group Kochi one day cruise tour package to experience the surreal backwaters.
Children below 5 years of age can join for free, and those above 5 years can book the child package.
How to reach Kochi One Day Cruise Boarding Point:
The location is 130 Metre from the Highcourt Junction, you can easily reach by public or private transport.
Enjoy a merry banana boat ride at Kothad, an island surrounded by the river Periyar, which is the longest river of Kerala, and is 10 km away from Kochi. The backwaters where the activity is conducted is composed of a meandering network of interconnected channels, lagoons, and lakes.
The boat ride would begin at 3:30 pm, with a brief introduction on safety aspects to be followed while you are in the water. You would be kitted out in buoyancy vests before proceeding for the joyride in the winding backwaters with tall coconut trees standing on both shores.
Sit on an inflatable boat similar to the shape of a banana. This boat will be connected to a speed boat that drives it through the waters and during the ride, the driver of the powered boat will attempt to toss the banana boat upside-down by making sharp turns. Photographs and videos of you riding the boat and then splashing in the water will be taken by staff supporting you on the trip.
Timings: 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
How to Reach?
The activity is conducted in Periyar lake, 10 km away from Kochi. You can reach here easily by public or private transport.
Minimum number of people required: 1
Abut the Activity:
Unravel the hidden water kingdom with snorkeling at Thiruvankulam. A suburb of the port city Kochi, it has several lagoons and canals in its proximity as well as an abandoned quarry,which is filled with accumulated water, at Mamala nearby. This 8 acres wide and 120 feet quarry is where you will experience snorkeling for two hours. You can choose to go for this recreational activity any time between 10 am and 4:30 pm.
Begin with an introduction to safety tips, after which you are trained in snorkeling. Once geared up, enjoy 20 minutes of snorkeling. With wide-ranging underwater visibility, you would be able to see plenty of colourful marine life like fish, sea urchins and corals. Photographs and videos of your underwater experience will be taken by staff supporting you on the trip.
About the Activity:
The cycling tour in Kochi lets you know about Kerala’s history while travelling through scenic paths of Kochi on the two wheels of a bicycle. Past through monuments and prominent tourist locations that imply to the famous spots of Kochi.
Begin your two-wheel tour at 2 PM and proceed towards Fort Kochi and pedal past large warehouses that export spices and tea. Traverse through Kochi city and visit the famous spots such as old Vallarpadam church, Ernakulam Market and witness the living style of Kochi people. You shall also enjoy a ferry ride during the cycling tour as the package includes ferry tickets. The package also provides you with safety helmets and the assistance of an experienced tour leader. The package is inclusive of geared bikes and lets you grab evening tea and snacks with bottled water.
Starting Point: Folklore Cultural Theatre, Bus stand building, Fort Kochi
End Point: Fort Kochi
Route: Fort Kochi - Ferry - Vallarpadam - Broadway Market - Ferry - Mattancherry - Fort Kochi
Note: Minimum 2 persons are required to book this package.