Beaches and Backwaters Tour in South India

Company : G Adventures
Activities: Cruises / Tours
Duration: < 1 week to 1 week
Approx Costs: 250 to 500 £ Pound (UK)

Taste the rich South Indian cuisine, unwind on beautiful beaches of warm waters and make the most of your experience staying at a local homestay.

Chill out on sandy beaches, contemplate the sunrise early in the morning and the sunset at late afternoon through the unique Kochi nets and let yourself be carried away through the calm backwaters. 

Have the most authentic experience in South India travelling around in a 7-day tour. Marvel yourself with exotic scents by visiting South India spice gardens  and relax your mind and body doing some yoga in your free time. Enjoy a full day boat cruise on serene backwaters, take part in orientation walks in Alleppey, Kollam and Fort Kochi and have a great time on a Kerala boat tour.

Group sizes are up to 16 people which is a great opportunity to meet like-minded people and make friends. Make your travel experience count even more by staying for 2 nights at a homestay and meeting the locals. The other four nights will be at a hotel. Transportation (bus, boat, taxi and rickshaw) is included in this tour along with 1 breakfast, 2 lunches and 1 dinner. We recommend you allow around USD 115-150 for meals not included.



Day 1 Kochi (Cochin)
Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Alleppey
Orientation walk of Fort Kochi, visit St. Francis Church and the Chinese fishing nets before continuing to Alleppey. Explore Alleppey with an orientation walk. Experience local life at a homestay, and enjoy a guided walk along the lagoon.

Day 3 Kollam
Enjoy an orientation walk of Kollam and full day boat cruise on the backwaters, observing its unique ecosystem.

Day 4-5 Varkala
Lots of free time to explore the town, get an Ayurvedic massage, be treated by local healers or visit the Varkala Temple.

Day 6 Kochi
Check out the Jewish Quarter and the spice markets and Dutch Palace. Opt to take in a Kathakali (local martial art) show.

Day 7 Kochi
Depart at any time.


Trip Specifics

  • Available all year round
  • Prices from £379
  • Trip Code: AHBB

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