Just 60km south of engaged Cochin lies a space of ultimate tranquility —some of the most beautiful backwater in India. Travel to Allapuzha district and hop on a traditional wooden houseboat to explore the green Alleppey, also known as the Venice of the East region of India, in full. The tour starts with a morning hotel pick up taking you to the boarding area. Begin your cruise of Alleppey and drift past lush paddy fields, fragrant coconut farms, quaint farming villages and more. At 12pm a delicious Keralan lunch will be served onboard —and you will get to enjoy local delicacies with the backdrop of beautiful waterscapes. At 1.30 pm the cruise comes to an end and you hop back into a comfy airconditioned vehicle for a transfer back to your hotel.
You're already at the coastal city of Cochin, so why not head out on a half day adventure by the beach? This half day tour at Cherai Beach allows you to relax by the seaside and have some fun at the beach while also exploring other charming areas nearby. After getting picked up from your hotel in Cochin by your driver/guide, you will head straight to the popular tourist destination, Cherai Beach. One of the most excellent among the beaches of the State, this is a perfectly picturesque beach where you can enjoy playing in the water, gathering some of the many seashells that dot the sands, and see paddy fields and groves in the distance.
Outside of Cochin, one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the world stand: the Athirapilly Falls, known as India's Niagara Falls. See this 80 foot marvel yourself in this day tour that picks you right up from your hotel in Cochin and takes you towards Athirapilly to see the shift from the beach and the town to the green wilderness. At Athirapilly Falls itself, you'll see the white, misting water surrounded by emerald forests, which are home to many endangered local species of fauna and plant life.