BACKWATERS CRUISING
BACKWATERS CRUISING
KOCHI/ TRIVANDRUM – THATAMPALLY – KIDANGARA – CHAVARA – NEDUMUDI
4 DAYS DAILY

Savour an exceptional cruising experience as you board your eye-catching houseboat to meander through the vast lake and canals of Vembanad. Be prepared for breath-taking views, bird and animal encounters, delicious meals cooked on board, interesting stops at historic and culturally rich places and an insight into life along the water.

Tour Highlights
  • STAY IN A HOUSEBOAT
  • CRUISE VEMBANAD LAKE
  • TODDY STOPS
  • HALTS FOR LUNCH AT DIFFERENT VILLAGES
  • EXPLORE VILLAGES ALONGSIDE CANALS

 

 

 

Tour Information
  • Where
    :

    INDIA

  • When
    :

    DAILY

  • What
    :

    CRUISE, CULTURE AND HISTORY

Itinerary

Welcome at Kochi or Trivandrum and transfer to your houseboat. Sail through the backwaters to the site of the Onam snake boat race.

Enjoy a sumptuous lunch at Thathampally. Relax as you float on towards the vast Vembanad Lake to stop for Kerala’s famous toddy.

Pass through several small canals in the Venice of India and step out to explore the perfect architecture of the ancient Krishnapuram Temple.

Lunch today will be at Kidangara followed by an energising village walk in Pullincinu where you’ll how the lake and canals form a part of daily life.

Visit the Mancompu Temple, followed by lunch at Moonnattinmugham.

Proceed to Akkathara Thodu to watch a demo of net fishing and even try it out.

Glide along the canals, halting for a toddy stop before you reach Chavara where we board a country boat to navigate the smaller canals. Lunch at Nedumudi and visit Champakullam Church and market before returning to houseboat.

Disembark after breakfast. Transfer to airport.

Pricing and Inclusions
Pricing and inclusions
    2018 FROM TWINSINGLE
    YEAR ROUND$583$890

    *Discounts apply for 3 or more passengers.

    INCLUSIONS

    • Arrival and departure transfers with English speaking driver in each location.
    • All land transportation, from your arrival on day one through to departure on the final day.
    • Good quality, well located accommodation, with private facilities and breakfast daily.
    • Other meals are listed in each itinerary.
    • Private sightseeing tours (except Wellness, Rail and Oberoi cruise), with your own English speaking guide.
    • Porterage for 1 bag per person.
    • Prepayable entrance fees. Some National Parks are pay as you go. We’ll let you know if this applies to you.
    • Camera charges may be extra
    • 24 hour assistance by our trusted partners in each location.
    • Prices are ‘from’ prices and are subject to availability and seasonal price changes.
    • Prices are correct as at 19Mar18 and valid to end 2018.
    • Flights are NOT included. Some internal flights can often be included with your International ticket to save you money. We will discuss flights with you and advise the best options.
    • See full terms and conditions.
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