What you'll do
its a conducted backwater cruise in a village near kochi. a perfect experience for those who love to spend some time with nature in a peaceful atmosphere away from the crowd and noise pollution we pickup our guest from where they stay at 8.30 am ( fort kochi, mattancherry and ernakulam ) and drive them to this hidden village in a car / small coach and drop back at 4.30 pm once we reach the village. the cruise starts at 10 am in a covered country boat with a local english speaking guide who will explain all the activities during this cruise. you can see how the boatmen punting the country boat with a long bamboo pole. a rare chance to see people climbing coconut trees, toddy taping, clay pottery making, local women makes coir from husk of coconut and much more. guide will also explain about the local spices grown in village houses. by afternoon traditional lunch will be served in banana leaf in a local house. after lunch we give canal cruise. then back to kochi for kathakali dance ( story play ) where you can see how the artist put their makeup and perform this traditional art of kerala.
i am an airbnb host from fort kochi. by profession im an ayurveda therapist and yoga pracharak. certified from sanathana global school of yoga and a professional in giving indian holistic healing therapy i had worked for taj and starwood hotels in india and dubai. my last assignment was with sheraton jumeirah beach resort and towers in U.A.E most of our guest had shown interest in doing local activities so we thought of giving them a local experience of backwater by taking them to a nearby village to experience backwater in a covered country boat combined with kathakali dance here the guest can see many local activities going around in our village.
lunch will be served in a local village house during this backwater cruise
black tea or masala chai will be served in our homestay near fort kochi to refresh and recharge before attending the…
kathakali show ticket is included in this price. kathakali dance is a traditioanal art performed in palace for kings. now its…
pickup and drop from fort kochi, mattancherry, ernakulam is included in our price
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Where you'll be
village backwaters of kerala, local house visit to see how coir is made, pottery making, spice and herbs, kathakali dance with makeup
Things to keep in mind
Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.
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Up to 10 guests ages 5 and up can attend.
You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.
this cruise is conducted in a non mechanised country boat ( punting boat ) controlled by 2 boatmen using bamboo poles. if the trip is cancelled due to heavy rain or bad weather we will refund full amount.
Kerala backwater cruise with kathakali