Mein Schiff Kochi Shore Excursion : Backwater by Houseboat & Chinese Nets

Duration: 7 hours
Destination: India, Kerala, Kochi

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


Enjoy a special shore excursion when your cruise docks in Cochin. Spend your time cruising the backwaters of Alleppey, also known as Alappuzha. Discover the famous inland waterways of Kerala on board a houseboat, and see traditional villages and backwater boats. Explore the Fort Kochi Chinese nets, St. Francis church.


  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • Lunch included
  • Free port pickup and drop-off included
  • Led by a local guide

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Carnival Tours & Travels, 1/361 Princess Street Fort Kochi, Kochi (Cochin) 682001 India

Get picked up from the Kochi Port , and transfer to Alleppey (approx 1 hour and 45 mins) to board your houseboat Cruise slowly through the backwaters and village areas to marvel at the lush vegetation, paddy fields, coconut palms and more. There will be 3 staff members along with your guide to look after you and make sure your experience is as relaxed as you could wish for.

Discover the lush Alleppey region of India. Marvel at the traditional wooden houseboat. Drift past paddy fields and coconut palms. Feast on a Keralan lunch on board your boat. Enjoy a traditional Keralan lunch with rice, vegetable dishes, fish, chicken and more as you gently cruise.  and later transfer to Fort Kochi to visit the Chinese nets, St. Francis Church. When the tour ends, you will be dropped off at Kochi port

  • Kochi port pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch - Buffet lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Driver/Local guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle

  • Drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Both English and German guides are available. Please make selection at the time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Please note that this itinerary includes visit to a church and, therefore, modest and respectful clothing that covers the shoulders and knees are recommended. No casual clothing such as jeans, sportswear, joggers or sneakers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Cochin Port (Ernakulam Wharf Berth /Pier) ,BTP Berth /Pier ,Cochin Port Cruise Terminal

Directions: Our staff will be waiting at Cochin Port - ships berth/pier holding a "VIATOR" sign board with Blue Umbrella

(Departure 30 - 45 mins after Ships arrival )

Departure Time

9:10 AM

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


7 hours

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

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