Best Kayaking Tours in Kerala
About the Activity:Whether you are a sports enthusiasts or a nature seeker, River Chaliyaar beckons you to come and explore the nature’s own country in its purest forms. Kayaking is one of the unique experiences that can be enjoyed in Calicut. Jellyfish Watersports is conveniently located and is only 20 min away by road from Calicut International Airport and 20 min from Calicut railway station/ bus stand.From experiencing the thrill and adventure of Kayaking with international quality kayak and stand-up Paddling to peaceful canoeing down the Chaliyaar or fishing sitting in the lap of nature, this exciting package has something for everyone: KayakingCanoeingStand-up paddlingIndoor wall climbingFishingSoft archery and moreEven if you are a novice, with our friendly, safety-conscious and professionally trained instructors, you can always take the sport at your own speed. The kayak hire is a great option to indulge in a fun and adventure filled activity with your family and friends.Canoe ride, fishing, camping, sail boat ride and other similar water sports are the perfect way to getaway from the boring lifestyle of yours and the outdoor activities will help you engage in rejuvenating your body and soul well. Beypore Estuary and Kadalundy Bird Sanctuary add to the cinematographic effects of the adventure trip. So, shed all your inhibitions and get ready for a thrilling experience.There are four different
For the adventurists: Day PassFor the heritage lovers: Ferokes’
tile factory heritage tour For families and friends: Group
paddling with breakfast at Kadavu Social networking in nature’s lap:
Group paddling trip to Kadalundy bird sanctuaryThe details of the Day Pass Package:This package includes equipment rental, one-hour kayaking training by the resident trainer and unlimited usage of the kayaks, canoes and stand-up paddles under the supervision of lifeguards depending on the weather condition.The package also includes water refill, refreshments and a traditional Kerala style lunch (veg/ non veg) served on a banana leaf at the riverfront campsite.Timings: 07:00 AM to 06:00 PM.The details of Feroke Tile Factory Heritage Tour:This includes group paddling trips to the Beypore Estuary and visiting the port and the heritage tile factories of Feroke, built by the Britishers in 1900’s and still functional.It will be a guided tour to the tile factory to observe clay processing and tile making.Timings: Arrive at the campsite at around 06:30 AM and start paddling by 7:30 AM to cover a distance of 6 KM and return back to the campsite by 4:00 PM.Breakfast and lunch will be served outdoors.The details of Group Paddling with Breakfast at Kadavu Resort:Great idea for the whole family to get outside and enjoy Mother Nature and the great opportunities she provides to bond.This includes group paddling trips to the Kadavu resort for breakfast. The Raviz Kadavu is nestled on the banks of the legendary Chaliyar River. Inspired by the Nallukettu style of architecture once again, the 9- acre spread Raviz Kadavu celebrates the art and ethnicity of Kerala. Remember to take pictures and stop at marvelous scenic overlooks.Timings: Arrive at the campsite at around 06:30 AM and start paddling by 7:30 AM to cover a distance of6 KM and return back to the campsite by 2:30 PM.The details of Group Paddling Trip to Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary:This one’s for Nature lovers who seek to experience the beauty and serenity of flora and fauna from close quarters.This group paddling trip to Kadalundy bird sanctuary that was recently declared as a bio-reserve is a real treat to eyes when you spot a variety of migratory birds in all hues and sizesThe bordering mangroves only add to the pristine experience.Timings: Arrive at the camp at around 05:00 AM and depart to the sanctuary by 06:00 AM.Take a stop at Beypore Estuary for breakfast, continue paddling through the Canoli Canal connecting Chaaliyar River and Kadalundy River.Camp at Kottakadavy bridge near the bird sanctuary and afterwards start exploring the sanctuary in kayaks.14 KM is the distance you have to cover before you arrive at the bird sanctuary.Return to the camp post lunch and arrive at the campsite by 06:00 PM.
About the Activity:Kerala, the "God's Own Country" is a true paradise for the backwater lovers. Be it a blissful houseboat experience or a lively kayaking tour, the backwaters of Kerala never ceases to amaze the backwater enthusiasts. This 7 hours kayaking tour is especially designed to satiate all the yearnings of the kayaking enthusiasts.
Following your pick-ups at Alleppey at around 11:15AM; if you are located out of the town you need to reach the pick-up point at 11:00AM, you will be driven to the kayaking basecamp in Thottathodu Pallam. Upon arrival at the campsite, attend a briefing session about the activity and know more about kayaking. Once done with the briefing session, kayaks and paddles will be provided. Start rowing the silent backwaters and embark with your exploration!
With your arrival in Kuppapuram, relish a delicious lunch and continue with the blissful journey. Enjoy the scenic views of Kerala while cruising thorugh the backwaters of Panakal Thode. Following this, paddle towards Umpikaran Thode, which is one of the picturesque canals in Kerala. Post your arrival, explore the splendid beauty of the vicinity and continue rowing towards Chennamkary Vattakayal, where you can relax and also get indulged into swimming. It is in this locale, you can visit the toddy shops and savour on this authentic beverage and other delicacies of Kerala.
Here onwards, head towards the rustic hamlets called Kainakary and Pallathuruthy. Following a short break in Pallathuruthy, the cruise will visit the venue of the popular 'Nehru Trophy' and finally towards SNDP Thode. With your arrival at SNDP Thode, this captivating kayaking tour will come to an end.
Nileshwaram, a secluded backwater terrain is sandwiched between Nileswaram and Tejaswini Rivers. Pitching itself on natural beauty, history, and heritage; the endless canals of backwaters here are regal and simply divine. You have around 5 hours to kayak and maneuver on such a silent water path, before reaching the vastness of the Arabian Sea at the end of your ride.
Around 8am, after breakfast at Nileshwaram, you’ll be transferred upstream of River Tejaswini. From here take a gentle trip down river and confront river winds. Relax in the serene surroundings as you row to reach Nileshwaram. Indulge in lunch that can be arranged by us at an extra cost and unwind for couple hours. Head out again around 4pm to navigate yet another backwater stretch opening into the immensity of Nileshwaram Beach. Stay on till sunset and return to the city.
Duration: Around 5 hours of activity spread over 11 hours
About the Activity: What better way to tour the beautiful backwaters of God's Own Country than Kayakaing through meadnering canals. Start your beautiful kayaking sightseeing tour at 6:30 AM.An experienced guide accompanies you beside your independent seat-on-top kayak through the lake and very narrow canals.Take time to marvel and admire the richness of vegetation and bird life as well as village activities.Safety measures are taken and a life jacket is provided.Sip on tea or tender coconut during the tour. before concluding it at 10:30 AM.
About the Activity:Kerala, popularly called as “God’s Own Country” has all its reason to be called such. The backwaters of Kerala are in fact the most sought after destinations for different water activities, especially for kayaking. On this 4 hours kayaking tour that begins at 9:00AM, the kayakers can paddle through different settlements and witness their scenic and opulent beauty.
This captivating and enchanting tour begins with your pick-up and transfer to the kayaking base at ThottathoduPallam. Following your arrival, attend a briefing session by the tour guides and acquire the kayaks and paddles from the camp. Post this, embark on the kayaking tour and after paddling for around 45 minutes, you will reach a hamlet called Kuppapuram.
Following your arrival, savour on a delicious breakfast and take a shikara ride to the PanakalThode. Here onwards, continue rowing towards UmpikaranThode, which is one of the most scenic kayaking destination in Alleppey. While in this village, you can also get acquainted with the local life with a short village tour. Post this, get dropped at Muttel Bridge, from where, you can paddle through some of the smallest canals and streams.
Continue kayaking till you reach the Minapally Lake, where you can board the supporting boat and visit some of the nearby destinations like Kannitta and Chungam. With the completion of these visits, the kayaking tour will come to an end.