We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cochin Backwater Day Tours: Tours & Tickets

Open today: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
All photos (158)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good24%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
Cochin Backwater and Private Day Tours is a new initiative which arrange different types of Cochin shore excursions like Cochin Day Tours , Fort Cochin Day Tour , City Tour , Cochin Backwater Tour , Backwaters of Alappuzha by Houseboat , Cochin...more
Certificate of Excellence
Open Now
Hours Today: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Kochi (Cochin), India
+91 9895224922
Improve This Listing
Cochin Backwater Day Tours Tours and Tickets
from USD 25.00
More Info
from USD 25.00
More Info
from USD 25.00
More Info
from USD 25.00
More Info
from USD 25.00
More Info
from USD 22.50
More Info
from USD 225.00
More Info
from USD 25.00
More Info
See all tours & tickets
Reviews (79)
Filter reviews
61 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Traveller rating
Show reviews that mention
All reviews salmon tours boat ride highly recommend this trip backwater experience eco system black water rare birds half day trip real beauty flora and fauna local life private boat banana leaf village life his knowledge arabian sea chinese fishing nets
Selected filters
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 61 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Explore the rustic Backwaters with Peter from Salmon Tours, the day will be as diverse as it is memorable for all the right reasons. Pure Indulgence.Just Bliss! That is how I would like to describe this unforgettable journey. Peter takes you through lush green landscapes...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Chikatrails
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took the trip with my husband and my 14 year old daughter. We loved every minute of it, getting to see village life up close. Would definitely recommend it

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Gayatrikhanolkar71
Reviewed 27 August 2019 via mobile

Took a private taxi tour for an overview of Cochin. Driver spoke very little English. Asked if we were ready to go to backwater. Said yes & thoroughly enjoyed the boat trip (for which we paid extra). On arrival at cruise terminal the driver told...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank car-e237
Reviewed 17 August 2019 via mobile

Amazing backwater experience in Kochin, Kerala. Really serene place and u feel engrossed in nature. Some exotic birds and mangroves. Add this to your travelling plan for Kerala.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Milanrana
Reviewed 8 May 2019 via mobile

Cochin is known for its back water canals and The best way to see them is by boat. You drift through very calm water and on the shore you’ll see Thick vegetation punctuated by houses, kids playing in the water, their mothers doing laundry, and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank jeffears
Reviewed 9 April 2019 via mobile

We were a family of 8 including senior citizens and young children to do this day trip in the backwaters of Kochi. The journey started from our homestay in Fort Kochi with a drive of 1.5 hrs to the village from where the boat ride...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank arpitam
Reviewed 24 March 2019 via mobile

Only a Back water cruise can make our trip to Cochin complete. So I my Parents, wife with three children decided to take a private Back water cruise to See the real beauty of Cochin. There are back water tours which can be shared with...More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank 9,188,705,543
Reviewed 12 March 2019

Last month four of us were happy participants in a “Silent Backwater Village Trip” conducted by Peter of Salmon Tours. We’d learned about him from numerous laudatory mentions on TripAdvisor and other online forums. Although our travel agent had originally proposed an overnight houseboat trip...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank kiruek
Reviewed 13 February 2019 via mobile

It was crowded. But that doesn't make it a bad choic, a special place and has everything you are looking for - "enjoy culture, good food, comfortable hotels, historic buildings. " I guess you should stay and enjoy the cochin carnival as well on the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 360rajeshkr
Reviewed 3 January 2019

Peter Panathara, the owner of Salmon Tours, has great integrity, intelligence, and communications skill. A longtime investigative reporter, he developed his tour business more than 20 years ago, and since leaving journalism, he has refined the backwater tour to a very high level. He immediately...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank SleeplessinSD
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 361 nearby hotels
Koder House
208 reviews
.05 km away
Brisbane Lodge
13 reviews
.09 km away
Crystalica Residency
2 reviews
.09 km away
Hotel Park Avenue
84 reviews
.09 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1,253 nearby restaurants
Pizzeria "Pizza Italia"
219 reviews
.05 km away
Old Harbour Hotel Restaurant
752 reviews
.04 km away
1,625 reviews
.09 km away
Cafe Bridge Inn
36 reviews
.08 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 577 nearby attractions
Aspinwall House
12 reviews
.15 km away
Praana Yoga Studio
34 reviews
.21 km away
Kerala Kathakali Centre
1,939 reviews
.16 km away
Kashi Art Gallery
756 reviews
.09 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Angelina C
24 January 2019|
Response from Joji J | Reviewed this property |
It's INR 150 ($3) per person If it's a two hour tour from Marine drive but if you are hiring a boat it will cost more and for five hours they may charge up to INR 2000 (USD 35). But in Cochin I think an evening cruise for... More
krishnan n
16 February 2018|
Response from 386ernesth | Reviewed this property |
no toilets on shikara
15 December 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Jithu Z | Property representative |
cochin marine drive to start backwaters trip for boat 6 hours