Day Tour - Alleppey And Cochin With Backwater Cruise & Beach 12 hours

  • Covid-19 Safe
  • Private tour
  • Solo friendly
  • Family friendly

The two delightful destinations in the picturesque state of Kerala, explore Cochin's landmarks, then glide on Alleppey's Shikara boats. A perfect blend of city charm and backwater serenity in one day.

8:00 AM: You will be picked up on time from Cochin Airport, Railway Station, or Hotel to start your day. Take a scenic drive through the busy streets of Cochin and take in the city's famous sites and lively atmosphere.

10:00 AM: When you get to Alleppey, you'll get on a traditional Shikara boat for a three-hour cruise through the beautiful backwaters. As you glide through narrow canals full of lush plants, you can watch the daily rhythms of life along the waterways. Countryside in an authentic place, you can enjoy a delicious lunch of authentic Kerala food while taking in the peaceful surroundings.

2:00 PM: Leave the backwaters and head to Marari Beach, which has beautiful, clean water. As you take in the beautiful seaside atmosphere, feel the soft, golden sands under your feet. Marari Beach is a great place to unwind after a busy day. You can relax under the moving palm trees or cool off in the clear blue water.

4:00 PM: Head back to Cochin as the sun goes down to see the famous Fort Kochi. Walk along cobblestone streets lined with colonial-era buildings and be amazed by architectural marvels like the famous Chinese fishing nets, St. Francis Church, and Mattancherry Palace. Learn about the area's rich history by reading about trade, conquest, and cultural exchange.

6:00 PM: Kathakali is a traditional dance style from Kerala that will mesmerize you at the end of your day of exploring. View skilled performers wearing fancy clothes and makeup as they use emotional body language to tell old stories on stage.

7:30 PM: We'll drop you off at Cochin Airport, Railway Station, or Hotel after a day of learning about and experiencing other cultures. There, you can think back on your memorable time in this memorable. This trip has been carefully planned so that you can get to know the real Kerala. Every moment will be a fun celebration of culture, tradition, and natural beauty.

What's included

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  • Air-conditioned transportation from Cochin to Alleppey and return
  • Three-hour Shikara cruise that includes lunch at countryside
  • Fort Kochi and Marari Beach are two points of interest
  • Kathakali Performance Admission
  • Expert Guide: Assistance and commentary
  • Every entrance fee and tax as per the program
  • A cool and cozy AC vehicle
  • There is bottled water available
  • Local fees and taxes are included


  • Anything not mentioned in the program and inclusions
  • Tips for guides and drivers and any personal expenses


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Available for

Infants, Adults, Seniors, Children

Departure & Return

Start city: Cochin , Kerala, India

Pick up times available: 08:00

Pick up location: Cochin Airport

Ends at: Hotel in Cochin

Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport (COK)

Eco Features:

  • Licensed tour guide
  • Local or indigenous tour guide(s)

Cancellation policy

0% cancellation fee - 7 days or more before the travel date
50% cancellation fee - between 3-6 days before the travel date
100% cancellation fee - between 0-2 days before the travel date

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from $145 per person