Best Water Sports Tours in Kerala
Set in Kannur, one of the oldest districts in Kerala is the pristine Payyambalam Beach. With white sandy shores fringed with deep green, it is a delight for beach lovers. The beach has also served as the backdrop for movies such as Alaipayuthe directed by Mani Ratnam. Indulge in a fun banana boat ride of around 10 minutes here.
Arrive at the beach and partake in this activity anytime between 8 am to 5 pm. Be kilted with life jackets and be seated on the prop that resembles a banana and is attached to the speed boat. Enjoy being toppled over with the sudden turn. Feel the joy of floating and head back refreshed.
Duration: 10 minutes
About the Activity :
weekend in the serenity of the forests! Grab your friends and head for an
exciting bamboo rafting experience in Pozuthana in the forested, lush areas of
Wayanad. Pozhuthana has some of the oldest tea plantations in the area. The tea
gardens and the misty mountains in this area make for spectacular views. Park
your vehicle on the road at Peringoda. You can either get dropped back after
the exciting ride or instruct your driver to come over to the landing point
a pleasant meadow to reach the dirt trail that takes you to the rafting point,
which is on a bend in the Vythiri River. Do not forget to wear your life
jackets even though the river seems shallow. It hides deceptive deeps in its
path, therefore, an adept river guide will accompany you on the bamboo raft and
he will pole it midstream from where you will float downstream as the river
goes through exciting bends. The calm river is a true delight and allows ample
opportunity to observe birds and insect life on the banks, including the famous
Malabar Hornbill. Photographers can spot small shrines to tribal deities on the
river bank and splash around in shallow sections in the river. The raft will
finally stop below the bridge around 3kilometers downstream. You can dry off
and head to a local tea shop for hot tea and snacks. Book now for the best
deals and revel in adventure!
About the Activity:Unwind with a boating experience at Pookode Lake, a natural freshwater lake near Lakkidi, Wayanad that nestles between tropical forests of the Western Ghats.
Arrive at Kalpetta. The activity of 30 minutes can be availed of anytime between 9am to 5pm. Adorn your safety jacket and begin the activity. As you pedal across the placid waters, witness the fascinating flora and fauna that abounds. Consisting of wild animals and birds due to adjoining forest cover that surrounds the lake, get to experience a surreal encounter with nature. The dense forests and tall trees which surround the pathway provide you with adequate shade from the afternoon light.
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.
Activity:Unravel the stunning beauty of Munnar by indulging
in various adventure activities available here. Embark on this amazing
adventure ride by indulging in an interesting session of River Crossing in
Munnar.Feel your heart beat increasing as you embark on
this adventure journey with family and friends. An ideal getaway destination
with friends and family, Munnar, is known for its tranquil environs and
picturesque views.In this adventure activity of river crossing in
Munnar, the participant is required to cross rivers while tied/ harnessed to a
safety rope. He/she should hold the safety rope in hands and cautiously cross the river. This thrilling activity maintains constant level of exciting and thrill all throughout the time. The trick is simple as you are required to use your hands
and pull yourself up in order to reach the other end of the river.Delight in this amazing adventure activity of
river crossing in Munnar that enables you to shed off all the cobwebs of
routine life. Transportation: Available at an extra priceActivities: River Crossing
Difficulty Level: Easy
Rejoice in the serene experience of boating in Banasura Sagar Dam, the largest earth dam in India. The backdrop of Banasura Hills, further adds to the appeal.
Arrive at Kalpetta. You can partake in this tour of 20 minutes anytime between 9am and 5pm. Wear the safety jackets, be seated on the pedal boat and pedal away. The sight of lofty green mountains appearing to touch the sky contrasting with the little fishes swimming around in the blue water makes for quite an experience. Breathe in the fresh air, feel rejuvenated and head back to the starting point.
Activity: Boating Activity in Basasura Sagar Dam
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
Enthrall in a relaxing bamboo rafting adventure in Periyar Tiger
Reserve while relaxing in this nature’s abode with friends and family. Embark
on this amazing experience - the technique for this water activity is pretty
simple, all you need to do is just float in the water.
Feel the cold water splashing on your face as you indulge in bamboo
rafting in Periyar. This amazing water sport requires a basic level of fitness,
thus, providing an opportunity to almost everyone to taste the bounties of
water sports. While here, you will be guided by trained experts who will help
you in all the basics of bamboo rafting such as riding the raft and gliding
through the waters. Enjoy this rejuvenating activity right from dawn to dusk –
lose yourself in the lap of Mother Nature for an unparalleled experience.
While in Periyar tiger reserve, delight in a trekking experience
through luxuriant forest sprawling throughout the region. Walk through narrow
pathways and witness the best views of the lush-green thickets enveloping the
place, lofty mountains surrounding your stay here. Enthrall with family and
friends in this amazing bamboo rafting in Periyar tiger reserve with friends
Types: Packed Lunch (1)
and Bamboo Rafting
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.
7 N/8 D : Cochin-Munnar-Periyar-Alleppey-Kovalam-Kanyakumari
What will you do : Leisure Activities, Tea Garden Walking Tours, Boat Cruise, Houseboat Cruise, Beach Activities, Water Sports, Sun Bathing, Sightseeing
What will you see : Mattupetty Lake and Dam, Echo Point, International Blossom Garden, Eravikulam National Park, Kundale Lake, Periyar Lake, Napier Museum, Sri Padmanabha Temple, Kuthiramalika Museum, Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Vivekananda Rock
For people who love to travel and explore new places, Kerala is one of the best destinations in India. The True Nature of Kerala Tour is packed with many delights and will help you take a diverse plunge. It will give you the golden chance to explore the beauty of various different forms from landscapes to scenic sights of the state. Starting from hill stations and capped mountains to tea gardens and from backwaters and houseboat cruising to various serene beaches, this is one experience that you will always cherish.
The Kannur district is one of the oldest districts of Kerala. Formerly known as Cannanore, the district is of great historical and cultural significance. There are several tourist destinations in the district and one such place is the Payyambalam beach. Although lesser known as compared to beaches in Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram, the Payyambalam beach offers great scenic beauty and a host of adventure activities to tourists.
Unwind with a boating experience at the winsome Payyambalam Beach located in the city of Kannur, Kerala. A resting ground among the bigwigs of Kerala, the sandy delight is also popular among tourists and is widely known for its pristine shores and turquoise waters.
You can avail of this guided experience of around 10 minutes, anytime between 10am to 5pm. Be kilted with safety jackets. As you head into the waters of the Arabian Sea witness the scenery unfold before your eyes. Watch the great sea merge into the horizon. You also get a great view of the nearby park which has a beautiful sculpture of a Mother and Child installed in the centre. Head back refreshed with this short and sweet boat tour.
Duration: 10 minutes