Kerala Backwater Kayaking and Canoeing
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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.