Experience the unique culture and traditions of India’s Kerala region first-hand on this full-day tour from Kochi. Follow your local guide around the scenic backwaters and farming villages of Kerala, then tuck into a home-cooked lunch of typical Indian cuisine in a local family home. End the day with a traditional ayurvedic massage and leave feeling completely relaxed and rejuvenated. This intimate small-group tour is limited to 12.
Backwaters of Kerala
Leave Fort Kochi in the morning with your guide and head by comfortable vehicle through India’s stunning Kerala region, known for its diverse geography and beautiful greenery. After your 2.5-hour drive, you’ll be welcomed into the home of a local family.
Sip traditional chai tea and dine on an authentic home-cooked meal as you converse with the family and hear interesting stories about life in a small farming village in Kerala’s backwaters. After lunch, your guide will lead you on a tour of the village.
Walk along rice paddies and hear why these backwaters are such an integral part of life in Kerala. You’ll learn about local fruits and vegetables grown here, as well as the culture and customs practiced in this area.
Finish with a relaxing traditional ayurvedic massage -- a great way to end this wonderful local tour! You’ll return to Fort Kochi in the evening feeling refreshed and invigorated.