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Cycling the Backwaters

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This rugged Cochin bike tour is perfect for nature lovers looking for a scenic India experience. Your expert guide will provide fitted bikes and helmets, then guide you on a beautiful ride through spectacular scenery before canoeing serene backwaters. Book this Cochin tour for a breathtaking experience.

Begin your tour by cycling through small fishing villages with your professional guide. Catch a glimpse of daily life along the Kochi coast.

Upon completion, hoist your bikes onto a traditional wooden canoe and row through a small stretch of calm backwaters. After arriving in a small village, you'll rest, enjoy the beautiful sights, and take a deep fulfilling breath. Cycle back to Fort Kochi, giving you the chance to see the stunning Kochi coast once again

This small group Kochi tour is active, personal, and social. Book today for a great India experience.

Please Note: A tourist visa is required to debark in India. Since tourist visas are not provided by cruise lines to visit India, you will need to obtain one prior to your cruise. The e-Tourist Visa is NOT available for cruise line passengers.

For United States citizens, please CLICK HERE to visit the "Embassy of India - Washington, D.C." website for the latest information and CLICK HERE for the "Cox & Kings Global Services" website to start your visa application.

For citizens of other nations, please CLICK HERE to visit "Indian Visa Online."

Shore Excursion Size
Small
Shore Excursion Type
Active, Scenic
Shore Excursion Duration
5 Hours 30 Minutes
Activity Level
Moderate
Shore Excursion Leaves From
The Cruise Ship Pier. (Full details will be provided in your electronic ticket upon confirmation.)
Food/Beverage Provided
Not Included
Recommended Dress
We recommend wearing comfortable seasonal clothing for cycling, sunscreen, insect repellent, and sunglasses. You may also want to bring bottled water. Helmets are provided.
Restrictions
Participants must be able to step in and of the vehicle and canoes, and be able to ride a bicycle for several hours.

Please Note: A tourist visa is required to debark in India. Since tourist visas are not provided by cruise lines to visit India, you will need to obtain one prior to your cruise. The e-Tourist Visa is NOT available for cruise line passengers.

For United States citizens, please CLICK HERE to visit the "Embassy of India - Washington, D.C." website for the latest information and CLICK HERE for the "Cox & Kings Global Services" website to start your visa application.

For citizens of other nations, please CLICK HERE to visit "Indian Visa Online."
5 Stars5Based On 7 Reviews Review This Tour
5 StarsCochin Cycling ExperienceMarch 17, 2019

Reviewer: barb richardson
An excellent experience. Fun cycling, very safe, excellent bikes and great guides. Strongly recommend as a great activity

5 StarsExcellent December 13, 2018

Reviewer: Bob Blades
This cycling tour was the highlight of our entire 28 day cruise. It was great to cycle in a non tourist area and experience the day to day living of the local people. Bikes were very good and the tour guide was well organized and picked an excellent route. The sunset at the end was on a beach and was totally unexpected. English was good.

5 StarsCochin Cycling TourDecember 12, 2018

Reviewer: Simon
This was an unexpected surprise. The tour covered areas we would never otherwise have seen. It gave us an insure into rural Indian life and we got some exercise. Just as well we were fit 25Kms is quite a long way in 4 hours

5 StarsCycling in IndiaMay 07, 2018

Reviewer: Charlotte Shuttleworth
We chose this trip based on the few excellent reviews on this site and we were not disappointed. It was a wonderful way to explore Kochin with the limited time off a cruise voyage. Although hot, the cycling was manageable and we also enjoyed the boat ride. Water was provided, but we brought our own snacks. Thank you so much for a wonderful excursion.

5 StarsWonderful tourJanuary 24, 2018

Reviewer: Carolyn
Did this tour in November 2017. Group was small (3 people total) and well organized. Bikes were of good quality and well maintained. What made this tour so memorable is that we were truly off the beaten path - saw no other tourists. It was a highlight of our cruise. Highly recommend.

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