- 4 hours (Approx.)
- Hotel pickup offered
- Mobile ticket
Enjoy the cooking demonstration with local lunch and boat cruise in backwaters of Cochin. Private guide ensures the full attention and safety while on tour. A perfect opportunity to savor the local delicacies of south India.
- Private local Guide.
- Backwater boat cruise.
- Welcome drink.
- Local Lunch.
- Visit to local family.
- Cooking Demonstration.
- Rent for Local dress.
- Fuel, surcharge and Government taxes.
- Private Chauffeur with AC car (If chosen in option)
- Hotel Pick and drop-off service (If chosen in option)
- Entry/Admission - Kerala Backwaters
- Tips and Gratuities.
- Anything not mentioned in inclusions.
Ernakulam Jetty KSRTC, Park Ave, Marine Drive, Ernakulam, Kerala 682011, India
Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Point: Marine Drive Jetty Cochin (Ernakulam side) / Hotel lobby (if chosen for an option)
Please look for the person carrying your name on Placard to find a boat on Marine drive Jetty in Cochin.
Returns to original departure point
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Kerala Backwaters, India
Join local guide at the Marine Drive jetty to board the boat cruise, which will take you to the nature filled backwaters of Cochin. Enjoy the lovely views from the other side of the city or initiate the conversation with local guide to know more about south Indian culture.
Get ready to discover the tastes and flavours of South India once you reach the local family on one of the islands of Cochin backwaters. Learn all about South Indian cuisine, which is distinctly different from North Indian food. Southern dishes feature coconut oil and a different blend of spices.
Get dressed in local attire like traditional Golden border sari for ladies and mund or dhoti for gentleman to live the South Indian culture and hospitality up-close.
Kerala takes pride in its rich cuisine, shaped through the years by a delicious mingling of Malabari, British, French and Arabian influences. There are dishes like Puttu, Appam, Idlis etc are the food to try when you travel to Cochin.
Use fresh, local ingredients and seasonal vegetables for dishes enhanced with spices such as turmeric, cumin, mustard seeds, pepper, chillies, ginger, and garlic, as you learn about Indian spice blending. You’ll also have a lesson on how to make some south Indian speciality dish.
Enjoy island activities like fishing, photography or toddy tapping etc in your free time.
This is the chance to learn all about Cochin food and how it’s made, and an opportunity to learn about local eating customs. Become the part of Cochin backwater and Indian family for the day – an experience that will last for long.
Duration: 4 hours
Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour. Note: if you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/activity departure time, we cannot guarantee hotel pick-up. Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator to organize pick-up arrangements.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Please look for the person carrying your name on Placard to find a boat on Marine drive Jetty in Cochin.
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Near public transportation
- Infants must sit on laps
- Most travelers can participate
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.