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

Duration: 6 hours
Destination: India, Kerala, Kochi

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  • 6 hours
  • Kochi
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable


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 in Alappuzha, and then visit Fort Kochi to see the famous Chinese fishing nets.

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Stop At: Kochi (Cochin), Kochi (Cochin), Ernakulam District, Kerala

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

Duration: 6 hours

Stop At: Kerala Backwaters, India

Benefit from pickup at the cruise ship docks at Cochin Port, and journey on the road to board your canoe on the backwaters of Kerala (approx 1 hour and 45 minutes).

Cruise slowly through the hidden backwaters of Alappuzha (also known as "Alleppey"), considered the hub of the state's backwaters and home to a vast network of waterways and boats. Venture through village areas and the landscape of the Laccadive Sea to marvel at the lush vegetation, paddy fields, coconut palms, and much more.

. End your boat cruise and later Enjoy a lunch of Veg Kerala Cuisine and transfer Fort Kochi area. Marvel at the Cheena vala (Chinese fishing nets) in the Arabian Sea, and see other attractions of the region. Then, benefit from drop-off back at your cruise ship in Cochin Port.

Duration: 6 hours

Pass By: Chinese Fishing Nets, Fort Kochi Beach Kochi-682001 Kerala India, Kochi (Cochin) 682001 India


  • Backwater Cruise on Shikara (Covered Canoe Motorized Boat)
  • Local English Speaking Guide
  • Pick Up /Drop from Ship Pier
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Kerala Backwaters

  • Tips & Gratitude
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Note: staff/guide will be waiting at ships berth/pier holding "VIATOR"sign board with "BLUE UMBRELLA"
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 999 travelers
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Pick-up from the cruise ships terminal /Pier at Cochin Port. The guide/staff will be holding a "VIATOR" sign board and a blue umbrella.


  • Cochin Port Cruise Terminal

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6 hours

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

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