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

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

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icon6 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
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iconOffered in: English


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.
  • A relaxing ride on Alleppey’s picturesque backwaters in a traditional Shikhara boat
  • Discover lush vegetation, stunning palm groves, and picturesque villages—only accessible by water
  • Tours include hotel transfer for added convenience—you can even arrange a lunch stop
  • Settle back and relax as you get an insider’s view on life on the water in scenic Kerala
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Hotel pickup and drop-off in Fort Cochin, Wellingdon Island, Kundanoor, or Ernakulam MG Road by private air conditioned vehicle
Non AC Shikara cruise (approx. 3 hrs)
Pick Up /Drop from Cochin Cruise Port Terminal
Drinks and alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up from Hotels /Homestays in Cochin or Cochin Cruise Port

(If the Pick up is from Hotel - Please mention Hotel name in Special Requirement Column)


  • Cochin International Cruise Terminal, 27, Indira Gandhi Rd, Willingdon Island, Kochi, Kerala 682003, India

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY Carnival Tours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the maximum group size during Kochi Private Tour: Kerala Backwater Shikara (Shaded Canoe Boat) Day Cruise?
A:This activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers.

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