Day Cruise in Kerala Backwaters (with Kochi Pickup & drop)

Day Cruise in Kerala Backwaters (with Kochi Pickup & drop) (1 Day)- Overview

Houseboat Cruise in backwaters of Kerala is a unique and memorable experience . There are villages on the banks of these backwaters of Kerala where you can watch the green paddy fields and small houses with thatched roof on stretches of land in the middle of backwaters. When you cruise in a Kerala Houseboat in the middle of backwaters you can see people working in paddy fields and canoes being used as a mode of transportation or as a medium to sell fishes and groceries in some of the best backwaters of Kerala.

Houseboats in Kerala are best examples of responsible tourism and are available on hire for Cruise or for an over night stay. Most of the boats are localy crafted with thatched roofs from coconut leaves. Tourists from all over the world visit Kerala and stay in houseboat and enjoy the modern amenities like facilities of a comfortable hotel in the middle of backwaters.


Additional Inclusions

  • Houseboat
  • Fruit Basket
  • Private Car

Day Cruise in Kerala Backwaters (with Kochi Pickup & drop) (1 Day)- Itinerary

Day 1

Kochi to Alleppey Houseboat

The trip starts from Cochin at 9.00 AM and we will pick you up from any location in Ernakulam city in Private A/C Car. It takes about 75 minutes to reach Alleppey or Kumarakom based on availability.  By 11 AM, we will check-in to the houseboat for the cruise. Start the cruise at 11:30 AM and enjoy the scenes in a Kerala country side in a backwater cruise.


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Enjoy the scenes in a Kerala country side in a backwater cruise -skim past bowed down paddy fields, local inhabitants engaged in making coir products, rustic homes and swaying coconut palms. While cruising in the houseboat look out for local inhabitants making coir products, rustic homes and swaying coconut trees in Kerala country side and  other boats passing through .

Starting from Alleppey after visiting Vembanadu Lake the 4 hour cruise will take you through  some of the beautiful backwater attractions of Alleppey. This is a good scenic route and require One day to travel. For Lunch will have Kerala Houseboat Menu that includes Rice, Sambar, Aviyal, Thoran, Pappad, Pickle, Curd, Green Salad and Non. Veg. Dishes like Kerala Speciality Karimeen Fish fry or Chicken Curry etc . We  will continue with the sightseeing in Alleppey after lunch and snacks & tea will be served on board for all guests around 3-30 PM. Around evening 5 PM, we will checkout from the houseboat and will start the return journey to Cochin to drop you back in the city or airport  by 7.30 PM.

  • Room Deluxe Houseboat
  • Meals Welcome Drink, Lunch, Tea & Snacks
  • Style Executive

Map of Distance Covered

The total distance from alleppey to kochi airport is 85.7 kilometers and the road passes through Vytilla, Aroor, Cherthala, etc . The road conditions can be crowded though on occasion with pedestrians, cattle and local traffic! The activities on this trip are geared for anyone including children.

Essential Information

  • Cochin
  • Cochin
  • A/C Vehicle with chauffeur at your disposal through out the tour.
  • 3 Star
  • Trip to Alleppey or Kumarakom Backwaters in a private car (Included in Cost)
  • Single Room A/C deluxe Private houseboat only for you.
  • A/C Vehicle or pickup and drop from Kochi
  • 5-6 hours Cruise in A/C Houseboat 
  • Lunch and snacks during the cruise 
  • Canoeing in a Kerala boat (On Request)
  • Fishing in the Lake (On Request)
  • Kerala delicacies in houseboat
  • Drop to any place outside Kochi City Limits
  • Full Time A/C Option available at extra cost
  • Airfare  not included in the price
  • Indian Visa Fee for Foreign Guests
  • Anything not mentioned in Tour Inclusions
  • Tips & gratuities for drivers & guides
  • Meals not mentioned in the Itinerary or Inclusions
  • Drinks (neither with meals, nor on vehicles or during tours, unless otherwise indicated)
  • Items of a personal nature, such as telephone bills, room service, laundry, etc.
  • Waiting or additional transfer fees if clients miss shuttle transfers or transfers booked for a specific time

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Questions on Day Cruise in Kerala Backwaters (with Kochi Pickup & drop) (1 Day)

Does the cost displayed cover the entire travel cost?

We ensure that all the taxes , accommodation , private car and chauffeur charges is covered in this cost. However the entry tickets to some of the tourist attractions are not covered here and in case you want to visit any of those tourist attractions , you can purchase the ticket before entry directly. Average cost of these attractions will be less than 50 INR or I USD

How do I book this holiday?

You can enter your details online any time day or night, and one of our Trip Designers will call you back within 24 hours to help you with booking. Our Trip Designers will be able to assist you further in customising the holiday as per your requirements.

Can I customise this holiday with few hotels of my choice?

We specialise in Customised holiday packages in Kerala and we will be able to offer you any resort in Kerala as we have direct relationshops with most resorts. If you want to change the resorts in this package, one of our trip designers will work with you till you are happy with the package. Our Trip Designers will be also able to tell you the highlights of each resort and you can decide on whether you woud like to book the same resort

I want to book a taxi for this holiday. Do you offer only taxi services only ?

When you book a holiday with hotels and taxi together with us we will be able to offer you much lower rates than what you will get directly. As we use carefully handicked drivers who can offer the quality that we ideally want, we dont offer taxi only booking services.

What are the payment options you offer?

We offer all major payment options including credit cards , debit cards , wire transfer, net banking and UPI.

INR ₹7199per person

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