Private Backwater Houseboat Experience - Kochi

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    09:00 AM Tour departs within walking distance of the cruise portValid from the time of first use, for the duration selected.
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    If travellers are arriving by ship they will be met at the Kochi Port at the exit point of the immigration office and returned to the same point well in time according to.. read more
  • Return Details :
    Cruise Terminal of Cochin Port.By the side of the ship.
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Hello! Cruise Passengers to Cochin

Skip the Group ! Book a Private Tour!

You are met at he ship with pager board ofYour Name..

Flexible Itinerary, comfortable transportation, entertaining and enriching travel experience, and travelling sustainably. (your dollars are going back where it counts!)
Our Tour
Backwater Houseboat Experience.
After receiving you we proceed to Kumarakom Backwaters. This drive through the interior villages of Kerala will give you idea of the life of people here.
On reaching the backwater region you board along with your guide / escort an exclusively booked high class houseboat..
Then this private group of you and your near and dear ones will embark on a cruise along the backwaters comprising narrow canals, rivers.
We will stop at villages for more exploration if you so choose.
After 3 hours backwater cruise we will disembark from houseboat and will drive back to Kochi
If you choose a lunch stop at a local restaurant on the way back is optional


  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
  • All entrance fees included
  • Ideal choice for families
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences

Know More about this tour

The tours commence and finish at the ship.
1. Attractions of Cochin. (7.00 hours)
Travel to Fort Cochin. See Chinese Fishing Nets. St. Francis Church ( for 1st tomb  of Vasco de Gama.),and Santa Cruz Cathedral (Counted as one of the heritage edifices of Kerala,) See the old European settlement. Travels to Jewish Town. Visit the Paradeshi Synagogue,and Spice Market. Sit for tea / coffee in a boutique restaurant overlooking the spice market. or wander around Jewish town and explore. Walk five minutes to Dutch Palace. 
Returns to ship.

5.Backwater Houseboat Experience.(8 hours.)
Morning drive to the backwater region of Kerala. On reaching board a houseboat impeccably kept and exclusively booked for you. Cruise the backwater for 3 hours. Sit for lunch after cruising in a beach restaurant
Return to ship. Way back do an orientation drive with photo stops at Fort Cochin and Jew town.



Port pickup and drop-off

Transport by private air-conditioned car

Private houseboat hire charges.( For Backwater House Boat Tour )

Professional guide

Entry/Admission - Jew Town


Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time

A maximum of 04 people per booking

A minimum of 01 people per booking is required

Infants (ages 1-4 years) are free

Near public transportation

Most travelers can participate

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Face masks required for travelers in public areas

Face masks required for guides in public areas

Face masks provided for travelers

Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas

Gear/equipment sanitized between use

Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Guides required to regularly wash hands

Regular temperature checks for staff

Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival

Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons

COVID-19 vaccination required for guides