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Kerala Backwaters Tours & Tickets

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Kerala Backwaters
The Kerala backwaters refers to a large region spanning some 558 miles (900 kilometers) consisting of an interconnected network of brackish lagoons, lakes, and canals. The best way to truly experience this beautiful area is aboard a traditional houseboat; journeys last anywhere from a few hours up to a few nights.
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Half Day Village Backwater Country Boat Cruise : Group Tour from Fort Cochin

Half Day Village Backwater Country Boat Cruise : Group Tour from Fort Cochin

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Cruise the fabled Keralan backwaters by traditional Non Mechanized Country boat on a 6-hour tour from Fort Cochin, and see the villages along the lush canals. Enjoy a vegetarian lunch in the countryside, and immerse yourself in the everyday lives of the locals.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.00
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$25.00
Price varies by group size

From Cochin Port: Backwaters by Shikara (Covered Canoe Boat) & Chinese Nets

From Cochin Port: Backwaters by Shikara (Covered Canoe Boat) & Chinese Nets

Explore the backwaters of Kerala by Shikara (Covered Canoe Motorized Boat) on a group tour specially designed for cruise ship passengers from Cochin Port. Enjoy a Keralan lunch or Snacks in Alappuzha, and then visit Fort Kochi to see the famous Chinese fishing nets.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.00
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$55.00

Kerala Backwaters Houseboat Cruise with Lunch from Cochin - Private Tour

Kerala Backwaters Houseboat Cruise with Lunch from Cochin - Private Tour

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Cruise the backwaters of Alleppey, also known as Alappuzha, on a 6 -7 hour tour from Fort Kochi and discover the famous inland waterways of Kerala by a traditional houseboat. See traditional villages and backwater boats and more. Alleppey is located between the Arabian Sea and a web of rivers flowing into it. In the early 20th century, the Viceroy of the Indian Empire, Lord Curzon, was so mesmerized by the scenic beauty that he declared that Alleppey was “The Venice of the East.”
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  • 6 hours
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$115.00
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$115.00
Price varies by group size

Kochi Private Tour: Kerala Backwater Houseboat Day Cruise

Kochi Private Tour: Kerala Backwater Houseboat Day Cruise

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Discover the famous Alappuzha waterways during this seven-hour tour from Fort Kochi. Experience the beauty and tranquillity of one of Kerala's most-prized destinations as you float along the network of waterways aboard a traditional house boat. Enjoy an up close look at rural life and stunning nature during this memorable day on the water.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$120.00
Price varies by group size
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$120.00
Price varies by group size

From Cochin Port: Backwaters by Houseboat & Chinese Nets

From Cochin Port: Backwaters by Houseboat & Chinese Nets

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Explore the backwaters of Kerala by houseboat on a group tour specially designed for cruise ship passengers from Cochin Port. Enjoy lunch aboard the boat in Alappuzha, and then visit Fort Kochi to see the famous Chinese fishing nets.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.00
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$85.00

Kochi Shore Excursion- Private Day Tour of Heritage and Backwaters

Kochi Shore Excursion- Private Day Tour of Heritage and Backwaters

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This incredible tour showcases the best of Kerala and creates the perfect opportunity to enjoy rural South Indian life. Enjoy a rival cruise along the Alleppey backwaters in a traditional house boat. Savor the flavors of local Kerala cuisine cooked on board and tour Fort Cochin, see the famous Chinese fishing nets, check out St Francis Church and tour Dhobi Khana.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$225.00
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$225.00
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Kerala Package for 8 Days Includes All Transfer,Sightseeing and Accommodation

Kerala Package for 8 Days Includes All Transfer,Sightseeing and Accommodation

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Experience the best of Kerala without the hassle on this eight-day tour. Starting in Cochin and ending in Kovallam, you’ll enjoy the highlights of the small South Indian state, including beaches, a backwater cruise, tea estates, mountains, and wildlife. You’ll cover a lot of ground in just over a week, and see more than you could comfortably fit in if traveling alone. This is an ideal tour for families or groups who want to avoid complicated travel logistics and just relax and have a good time.
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  • 8 days
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$610.00
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$610.00
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Private Luxury South India Munnar Aleppey Tour in 04 Days

Private Luxury South India Munnar Aleppey Tour in 04 Days

Cover the highlights of Kerala—nicknamed “God’s Own Country”—on this all-inclusive, multi-day excursion. Scenic stops include a trip to misty, wildlife-filled Munnar, an overnight houseboat cruise down the picturesque backwaters of Alleppey, and a visit to local cardamom and tea plantations. Travel between locations in a deluxe, air-conditioned private vehicle.
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  • 4 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$437.95
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$437.95
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Kochi Private Tour: Kerala Backwater Shikara (Shaded Canoe Boat) Day Cruise

Kochi Private Tour: Kerala Backwater Shikara (Shaded Canoe Boat) Day Cruise

With its palm-fringed waterways, Alleppey—Venice of the East—is one of South India’s most scenic spots. But the most stunning locations are only accessible to boats. During this exclusive backwater tour, you’ll hop a traditional Shikara, or Indian canoe, to cruise past coconut palms, picturesque villages, and lush rice paddies. Get a peek at rural life in Kerala while you relax and glide down Alleppey’s iconic canals.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.00
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$65.00
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5 Days Premium Kerala Tour Package - Private Tour with Exclusive Houseboat Stay

5 Days Premium Kerala Tour Package - Private Tour with Exclusive Houseboat Stay

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In this 5 days tour we will take you to - Munnar hill station, Periyar wildlife sanctuary (Thekkady) and Alleppey Backwaters. Stay in a private Moving Premium Houseboat
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  • 5 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$338.47
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$338.47
Taking safety measures

5 Days Kerala Private Tour Package with Houseboat stay

5 Days Kerala Private Tour Package with Houseboat stay

We, Saffron India Tours is providing a unique experience in this Kerala Tours. This tours includes a Hill Station, Wildlife Sanctuary, Backwater Tour, Houseboat stay and ancient town.
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  • 5 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$359.62
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$359.62
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Kochi Private Tour : Backwater Cruise in Aleppey

Kochi Private Tour : Backwater Cruise in Aleppey

Discover the famous Alappuzha waterways during this tour from Fort Kochi. Experience the beauty and tranquillity of one of Kerala's most-prized destinations as you float along the network of waterways aboard a traditional house boat or Shikara Canoe Boat . Enjoy an up close look at rural life and stunning nature during this memorable day on the water.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.00
Price varies by group size
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$65.00
Price varies by group size

From Cochin Port: Backwater Cruise by Houseboat

From Cochin Port: Backwater Cruise by Houseboat

Explore the backwaters of Kerala by houseboat on a group tour specially designed for cruise ship passengers from Cochin Port. Enjoy lunch or Tea /Coffee Snacks aboard the boat in Alappuzha
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.00
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$85.00

Shore Excursions from Cochin Cruise Terminal

Shore Excursions from Cochin Cruise Terminal

If you have a Cruise ship coming up and are looking for a shore excursion, here are some options. Three different tours are offered depending on your dates. One will take you out into Kerala's famous backwaters by houseboat, complete with a local lunch. A second itinerary involves a houseboat cruise and a trip to Fort Kochin, known for its Chinese Fishing Nets. The third is land-based, with visits to the Dutch Palace and historic Fort Kochi.
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  • 4 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.00
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$25.00

Kochi Backwater Experience including transfer by Tuk Tuk

Kochi Backwater Experience including transfer by Tuk Tuk

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Tuk Tuks (auto-rickshaws) are the best way to see and explore Kochi and the surrounding area. Kochi Tuk Tuk Tours offer a flexible and friendly service tailor made to suit your needs. If you have little time, but would like to experience the backwaters, one of the main visitor attractions in Kerala, then why not book a transfer to a local jetty for a one hour experience by motor boat. If you would like to combine or extend this tour to visit Fort Kochi and Mattancherry this is also an option.
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  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$47.01
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$47.01

Alappuzha Beach Tour

Alappuzha Beach Tour

Alappuzha Beach is a beach in Alappuzha town and a tourist attraction in Kerala, India. Beach has an old pier which extend to sea is over 150 years old. Alappuzha beach host many events annually like Alappuzha beach festival, Sand art festivat
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  • 2 hours
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$675.00
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$675.00

Nautica Kochi Shore Excursions

Nautica Kochi Shore Excursions

When your Nautica cruise docks in Kochi, go ashore to view the Alleppey's (Alappuzha) picturesque backwaters on a houseboat cruise. Explore the rural inland waterways of Kerala, and enjoy a buffet lunch served onboard your boat. Shore excursion tour includes houseboat cruise, lunch, and port pickup and drop-off.
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  • 4 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.00
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$25.00

Cochin & Mumbai Combo Shore Excursions -Multi Port Group Tours

Cochin & Mumbai Combo Shore Excursions -Multi Port Group Tours

This group tour is specially designed for cruise travelers who dock at Cochin & Mumbai Cruise Port.The itinerary is designed in such a way that it meets your ships arrival and departure time so that you have a worry-free Shore Excursion and we will ensure your timely return to the port for this activity. Depending on your Cruise ship, you tour will follow one of the Single itinerary or Combo Itinerary below.
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  • 4 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.00
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$25.00

Houseboat Day Cruise with Lunch at Kerala Backwaters from Cochin

Houseboat Day Cruise with Lunch at Kerala Backwaters from Cochin

While using this tour, you will be experiencing the most beautiful attraction of Kerala. You can enjoy the beauty of the Backwaters, Kerala Traditional Lunch on board and much more.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$100.00
Price varies by group size
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$100.00
Price varies by group size

6 Days Kerala Premium Tour Packages- Glimpses of Kerala with Sanguine

6 Days Kerala Premium Tour Packages- Glimpses of Kerala with Sanguine

In this tour one can feel the aroma of spices, chillness of a hillstation, exciting wild life, bewitching backwaters and much more
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  • 6 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$410.00
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$410.00

Alappuzha Backwaters & Beaches Bike Tour

Alappuzha Backwaters & Beaches Bike Tour

This cycle tour will cover the rural less visited areas in Alappuzha district. Our morning ride will cover the Kuttanad region of Alappuzha, also known as the Rice Bowl of Kerala, where rice is grown 4 to 10 feet below sea level. Ride across the paddy fields along the river banks and view the local rural life from close quarters. Afer enjoying a typical Kerala Lunch in banana leaf, our afternoon ride will cover the beaches in Alappuzha district. Hop from one beach to another in the coastal route along the Arabian Sea.
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  • 8 hours
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$99.00
Price varies by group size
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$99.00
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Bicycle & Houseboat Tour

Bicycle & Houseboat Tour

This cycle tour will take you across the scenic route between Fort Kochi and Alappuzha with beaches on one side and backwaters on one side. We will cross several islands on our way as well as hop across some of the most exotic beaches in Kerala and the famous St. Andrews Basilica at Arthunkal. In the afternoon, check-in to your floating houseboat and enjoy unlimited surfing on backwaters, sip a coconut, get disturbed by only the chirping of birds, occasional ripples in water and savor mouth watering delicacies prepared in front of you by your kitchen crew.
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  • 1 day 6 hours 30 minutes
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$191.00
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$191.00
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Private Overnight Houseboat Stay From Cochin pick up and Drop by Khidma Tourism

Private Overnight Houseboat Stay From Cochin pick up and Drop by Khidma Tourism

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This Private Overnight Houseboat cruise tour to Experience the great backwater of Kerala. 21 Hours Cruise program included on board Lunch, Eveing Tea Snacks, Dinner and Breakfast. Experience the visual treat of endless paddy fields, mesmerizing backwaters, unsullied villages, lined coconut trees and great Kerala Backwaters.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$120.00
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$120.00
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Alleppey Instagram Photoshoot By Local Professionals

Alleppey Instagram Photoshoot By Local Professionals

Traveling to your favorite destination but don't know what all things to do?? Alleppey is one of the best places to get clicked in the world, we will give you a fascinating experience in Alleppey with social media-friendly images. This would not only be ideal for friends, family, couples, solo travelers, but also for wedding photography, pre-wedding shoot and more. We will capture you around the iconic places of Kerala more specifically beaches. An English speaking photographer will make your experience even better. A photoshoot can also be done in your scenic Alleppey Resort ** allowing you more flexibility and convenience ** (permission required from resort management)
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$107.00
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$107.00
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