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Alleppey Traditional Houseboat Cruise
Cochin Cruise Tours - Alleppey Traditional Houseboat Cruise


This 7 Hour Private Shore Excursion Includes:
  • Pick up from your Ship in Cochin
  • Private Air-Conditioned Vehicle with English Speaking Guide
  • Traditional Houseboat Cruise (not air-conditioned)
  • Kerala-style Lunch with Bottled Water
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Group Size (Prices in USD)*:
2 People - $238 Per Person (Private Tour)
3 People - $214 Per Person (Private Tour)
4 People - $162 Per Person (Private Tour)
5 People - $178 Per Person (Private Tour)
6 People - $148 Per Person (Private Tour)
7 People - $128 Per Person (Private Tour)
8 People - $112 Per Person (Private Tour)

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Cochin, India - This private tour includes a 4 hour cruise on a traditional houseboat through the backwaters of Alleppey. In addition to seeing how the locals live in the Kerala region you are served a traditional Kerala-style lunch during the cruise.

After meeting your guide in Cochin you drive to Alleppey (Alappuzha) which is widely known as the "Venice of the East." Upon arrival you board a traditional houseboat which has been converted to a deluxe longboat with a marvelous blending of old and innovative styles. You explore the wide network of rivers, lakes, canals and lagoons which are referred to as "backwaters".

In the past, these canals acted like a water highway for the trading of goods. Today, the canals are perfectly formed for a very lovely cruise. You will discover grandiose forests and ancient churches, scared mosques and old temples that can be seen amid the trees. For many people, the most captivating scenes are villagers bathing and cleaning their clothes. You might even see the locals cleaning their buffaloes in the waters.

During the cruise you have the golden opportunity to taste a Kerala-style lunch which includes delicious local fish dishes, rice and vegetables.

After your wonderful houseboat excursion you will drive back to Cochin.

Mobility: Folding wheelchair OK, some sites may be inaccessible (advance notice required)

If you cannot find what you are looking for, our Cochin Shore Excursions can also be customized to fit your needs. If you have a larger group, we can offer you a private Cochin tour using a mid-size bus or full size coach. Please contact us with any questions or to receive a customized quote.
Shore Trip Timing is approximate based on your interests & traffic
  • Drive from Cochin to Alleppey - 1.5 Hours
  • Houseboat Cruise with Lunch - 4 Hours
  • Return to Cochin - 1.5 Hours