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Cochin Shore Excursion Private Tour- Kerala Houseboat Trip with Private Vehicle

From USD 94.00
Cochin Shore Excursion Private Tour- Kerala Houseboat Trip with Private Vehicle
From USD 94.00
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Houseboat Day Cruise for 7 Guests with pickup and drop from Kochi without including the guide
From USD 94.00
Houseboat Day Cruise
Private Houseboat Day Cruise with pick up and drop in the port from your wharf
From USD 125.00
Overview
If your ship is stopping at Kochi Port and you are looking for a private shore excursion, look no further than this tour .We will pick you up from Kochi Port and will drop you back in evening by 5:30 near your ship.

Please note that you will be provided with a trusted driver who can communicate with you and understand English and he will pick you up from Ship in a private vehicle and will drop you back as well. This individual is not a guide. 


Enjoy a private, seven hour houseboat day cruise in Alleppey or Kumarakom with Kerala lunch, tea, and snacks. Along the way you'll also behold sights of backwater village life and a number of activities. While on the cruise, enjoy Kerala food on a banana leaf for lunch from our Chef and dine on traditional Kerala snacks in the evening like banana fritters and sukhiyan.
What to Expect
We will pick you up from the wharf where your ship stops in Kochi and we will drive  to Alleppey or Kumarakom as per your preference. If you are not staying in Kochi, you will be picked up near Princess Street in Fort Kochi. If you are arriving in the airport, Cochin Airport Pickup is available as well.

Our driver will pick you up by private A/C car and from there you will be driven to Kumarakom or Alleppey where you will check in to the Kerala houseboat .  Enjoy  a tender coconut welcome drink as the crew get ready for the cruise. Set out on an enchanting overnight backwater cruise in traditional Kerala style " Kettuvallam" Houseboat. While cruising in this floating vessel, let your eyes enjoy the scenes of the Kerala countryside as you skim past children waving at you, mowed down paddy fields, local inhabitants as they make coir products, rustic homes, ferry transporting fish and coconut and swaying coconut palms.

You will be served a traditional a Kerala lunch in a banana leaf at noon along with fish prepared in Kerala style. You may enjoy the lunch while the houseboat is cruising on these backwaters. Take a siesta or enjoy the scenes along the shores in the afternoon. Some of the typical scenes you will see include a ferry boat moving along with school children, people working in paddy fields, or a tuk tuk moving along the shore. Around 4 PM, you will be served tea along with snacks like banana fritters and biscuits. Check out from the houseboat in the evening and return back to Kochi by 7 PM after a wonderful day spent enjoying Kerala's famous backwaters. Go back  with many memories of this beautiful and unique backwaters of Kerala.

We will customise the houseboat day tour for an early check in and early checkout based on your departure from ship or airport.

Please note that you will be provided with a trusted driver who can communicate with you and understand English. This individual is not a guide.
Reviews (11)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Wonderful trip to Kerala

My 67-year old mother was visiting me in India and I wanted to explore Kerala with her. Shiji, our tour operator, managed to tailor a package for us that showcased different aspects of ‘God’s Own Country’ but wasn’t too hard on the feet. We saw...More

1  Thank farrahg2017
irisholidays_team, Owner at Iris Holidays, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear farrahg2017 We felt more happier than you who traveled with the 67 year old mother after reading the review on TripAdvisor and glad that we could showcase all aspects of ‘God’s Own Country’ without being too hard on the feet to you and mother....More

Reviewed 12 October 2018
Visted with My family in Sept 2018

We booked 5d/6n holiday package with IRISH HOLIDAY with gentleman Mr Arun was corresponding with me. He brilliantly handled all my curiosity of Kerala flood as my trip was just after the devastating flood.@ Kochi Airport we were picked up my Mr. George Vergeese, we...More

1  Thank rishinarayanitbhu
irisholidays_team, Owner at Iris Holidays, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

Dear rishinarayanitbhu We are thankful to you for showering kind words and appreciation for the service we rendered to you in Kerala. We do try to ensure that we have been to all the resorts our guests are staying so that we can verify it...More

Reviewed 28 September 2018
5 days Tour...

We went for 5 days trip after the flood in sep...And yes we were concerned about after flood situation as we were travelling with a toddler.. but the hospitality and environment seem so good that you cnt assume flood passed by last month(expect some locations)..Things...More

2  Thank Nisha717
irisholidays_team, Owner at Iris Holidays, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

Dear Nisha717, We were delighted to read your review and our team was happy to know that we were able to organise your tour really well considering the floods Kerala recently faced and the fact that you were travelling with a toddler. We do try...More

Reviewed 24 May 2018
Amazing Kerala Experience

My wife and I did a tour from Trivandram to Allepey to Marari beach to Thekkady to Pallivasal to Munnar to Fort Kochi over a weeks time. IRIS travels did a great job co-ordinating all the arrangements. IRIS provided a very friendly and personal customer...More

3  Thank Sarath J
irisholidays_team, Owner at Iris Holidays, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2018

Dear Sarath J, Thanks for letting us know that we were able to provide you with an Amazing Kerala Experience and we provided a very friendly and personal customer experience We do try to ensure that we have been to all the resorts our guests...More

Reviewed 29 April 2018
Wonderful Trip.

We did a five day tour of Munnar, Thekkady, Allepey and Kochi. Our driver throughout the tour was Akash Kochi, Akash, was great, very knowledgable about the area and showed us all the sights, continually changing the itinerary to suit out needs. The roads are...More

1  Thank Christian L
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