Kerala’s Backwaters are renowned for their beauty, and are an integral part of life in the region. Explore the rice paddies, learn about local fruits and plants, and enjoy lunch in the home of a local family. Finish the day with a relaxing massage.
What to Expect
Selected by National Geographic Traveler as one of the ten ‘Paradises Found”, Kerala is a place of diverse geography, overwhelming greenery, and unique beauty. In particular, the Kerala backwaters are known for being one of the biggest jewels in the crown of Kerala.
Spend your day with a local guide and set off on a journey out of Kochi and into stunning Kerala. The 2.5 hour journey to Kerala is a photographer’s dream. Upon arrival, you’ll be warmly welcomed into the home of a local family. With a traditional cup of chai tea and a local lunch in preparation, you’ll have the opportunity to converse with the local family and learn more about their lives.
After lunch, your Kerala tour continues with a walk through the village and an exploration of the rice paddies. You’ll hear how the backwaters are such an integral part of life in Kerala, and learn more about local fruits and vegetables as well as local culture and customs.
Upon your return to Kochi, you’ll get to relax and refresh with a traditional Ayurvedic massage, a great way to end this wonderful local tour.
A truly local experience, this Kerala tour is a perfect day tour from Kochi, and a great way to experience the culture and natural beauty of the Kerala backwaters.
- English Speaking Tour Guide
- Transport as indicated
- Village walk & Ayurvedic Massage
What's Not Included
- Items of personal nature
- Tips or gratitude for drivers or guide
Know Before You Go
Group size: Maximum 12
Confirmation of booking: Please contact Kochi Urban Adventures to confirm your tour 24 hours prior to departure.
Dress standard: Dress standards are conservative through out Asia, especially outside major cities. To respect this and for your own comfort, we strongly recommend modest clothing.
Child policy: Children must be 6 years of age to 11 years inclusively. Children below the age of 6 are not permitted on this tour.