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Kerala Backwater Kayaking and Canoeing

Kerala, India
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2-Hour Valiyaparamba Backwaters Ocean Kayaking

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3-Hour Sunrise Kumarakom Backwater Canoeing

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Canoe Kerala

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3-Hour Kumarakom Backwater Kayaking

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Plunge Adventures

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Sunrise Cruise

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Oscar Cruise

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3-Hour Sunset Kumarakom Backwater Canoeing

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Half-Day Alleppey Backwater Kayaking

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Kerala Kayaking

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Full-Day Alleppey Backwater Kayaking

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What you should know

Take a private hire from Cochin Airport. It will take you 1 hour and costs around USD25-30.
Alternatively, you may take the bus as well. However, there is no direct bus and this mode of transport will require several transfers.

No. However, you are highly encouraged to get a guide to help you explore the waterways more confidently since the channel network can get quite complicated.

No, it is not necessary.

It is best to go either before or after the monsoon season in Kerala, which is from mid-May to August.

One of the options for this activity is canoeing, while the other is kayaking.
They differ in duration and time of the day as well.

You might also want to check out other water activities such as backwaters stand up paddleboarding or hop on a houseboat cruise for an even more laid-back trip. Conversely, those seeking an even more thrilling adventure can make their way up Elaveezhapoonchira or Illikkal Kallu as well.

Kerala Backwater Kayaking and Canoeing

Hop on your kayak or canoe through the narrow canals and backwaters, and take a closer ...

From USD$17.28

South Kerala Backwater Standup Paddle Boarding

Experience the backwaters around Lake Vembanad and cruise down with a stand-up paddlebo...

From USD$28.80

Iruvanjhipuzha River Rafting

The action starts the moment you get into Malabar Pool Rapid - one of the biggest and l...

From USD$8.64

Wayanad Mountain Biking

Enjoy an adrenaline-filled ride under the guidance of experts. With your arrival at the...

From USD$18.72

Pokkali Rice: A Unique Kerala Backwaters Experience

Pokkali farming is a unique community-based initiative to preserve and conserve a one-o...

From USD$79.20

Kerala Backwater Cycling

Explore South Kerala's backwater areas around Lake Vembanad, the largest lake in the st...

From USD$21.60