Backwaters Cochin Tour

Backwaters Cochin Tour (3 Nights)- Overview

Short Spice tours, designed for those travellers who want to get right in amongst it and experience beautiful Kerala in an authentic  style.  Start your visit with an overnight stay on an authentic houseboat in Kumarakom and take in local sights and scenery before berthing up for the night.

This two-day tour also takes in the major port city of New Cochin and Fort Cochin. Indulge in a heady blend of historic Kerala life mixed with the unspoilt gentle, tropical environment and heritage of Kerala’s colonial past.  Immerse yourself in the vibe that is modern Kerala, genuine, unspoilt and with fantastic cuisine.  Accommodation is a mixture of houseboat and resort based giving every opportunity to savour the unique spice that is Kerala

Additional Inclusions

  • Houseboat
  • Breakfast
  • Private Car
  • Sightseeing

Backwaters Cochin Tour (3 Nights)- Itinerary

Day 1

Houseboat Stay at Kumarakom

Our representative will receive you at the Cochin International airport and will escort you to Kumarakom, on arrival check into the houseboat. Set out an awesome overnight backwater cruise in traditional Kerala houseboats.  Take to the water amongst tranquil backwaters for a sunset cruise enjoying the intoxicating scenery from the upper deck lounge area to enjoy Kerala Backwaters and Houseboat

Glimpse local people fishing or crafting coir products amongst the exotic coconut groves before retiring for the night in your cabin below.  Evening houseboat cruise in houseboat will offer visitors the authentic taste of the paradise in Kerala - Kumarakom. All meals will be served on board and overnight stay in houseboat.

  • Room 3 Star
  • Meals Lunch, Tea and Dinner
  • Style Deluxe
Day 2

Cochin sightseeing

Enjoy  breakfast on your houseboat and enjoy a scenic drive to Cochin where you are liberty to while away your time sightseeing in this historic yet vibrant destination.  Round off the day with another cruise at sundown, showcasing the intriguing Crab and Prawn farms, the spectacular delights of Marine Drive, Willington Island and the lively Kochi Harbour to name just a few.   Sleep is on a resort in Cochin.

  • Room 3 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Executive
Day 3

Old Cochin Tour

Explore Kochi and Fort Kochi and Mattancherry .Fort Kochi is a charming and eclectic mix of local charm fused with centuries of colonial influence from the British, Dutch and Portuguese settlers.  The Jewish Synagogue is one such example, a surprising find in this location but well worth seeing. Dating back four hundred years, it is acclaimed for the hand-painted Chinese tiles and sparkling Belgian glass chandeliers.  St. Francis Church and the Dutch Palace with its ancient and inspiring murals complete the trinity of striking architecture and treasures, a day is just not long enough to see everything that is on offer.

  • Room 3 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Executive
Day 4


After an overnight stay in Fort Kochi, we will take you from your hotel back to the airport in time for your flight.  There is plenty of time to shop en route and enjoy any delights that catch your eye before you leave Kochi, guaranteed to return.

  • Meals Breakfast

Backwaters Cochin Tour - Distance & Map

The total distance in Backwaters Cochin Tour is 177 kilometers and the road passes through Aluva, Edappally, Aroor, Cherthala, Thanneermukkam Bund and Kumarakom Town, Fort Kochi. The road conditions can be crowded though on occasion with pedestrians, cattle and local traffic! The activities on this trip are geared for children 12 years old and up.

Essential Information

  • Cochin
  • Cochin
  • A/C Car with driver at your disposal through out the tour.
  • 3 Star
  • 3 star Deluxe Hotel
  • 5 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 
  • A/C Car for pickup and drop 
  • Drop to any place outside Kochi City Limits
  • Full Time A/C Option available at extra cost on houseboat
  • Airfare  not included in the price
  • Indian Visa Fee for Foreign Guests
  • Travel/health insurance.
  • Entrance fees to various sightseeing places/ activities 
  • Meals & Dribks not mentioned in the Itinerary or Inclusions
  • Items of a personal expense such as telephone bills, room service, laundry, etc.
  • Tips & gratuities for drivers & guides
  • Camera/ Video charges.
  • Any Inclusions  not mentioned in the package.
  • Extra runs on the transport other than the Itinerary
  • Charges for early arrivals/ late departures.

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Questions on Backwaters Cochin Tour (3 Nights)


Asked by Kara Fielding from United Kingdom
1 Year ago

How do I book this holiday?


Answered by Niranjana(Travel Advisor)
December 23, 2019

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.


Asked by Josephine Kong from Singapore
1 Year ago

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


Answered by Niranjana(Travel Advisor)
December 23, 2019

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


Asked by Michala Vestergaard from USA
1 Year ago

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


Answered by Niranjana(Travel Advisor)
December 23, 2019

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.


Asked by Michala Vestergaard from USA
1 Year ago

What are the payment options you offer?


Answered by Niranjana(Travel Advisor)
December 23, 2019

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

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