Cycling the Backwaters

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Price: $90.00   Sale Price: $75.00   Save: $15.00
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Summary
Shore Excursion SizeSmall
Shore Excursion TypeActive, Scenic
Shore Excursion Duration5 Hours 30 Minutes
Activity LevelModerate
Shore Excursion Leaves FromThe Cruise Ship Pier. (Full details will be provided in your electronic ticket upon confirmation.)
Food/Beverage ProvidedNot Included
Recommended DressWe recommend wearing comfortable seasonal clothing for cycling, sunscreen, insect repellent, and sunglasses. You may also want to bring bottled water. Helmets are provided.
RestrictionsParticipants must be able to step in and of the vehicle and canoes, and be able to ride a bicycle for several hours. A tourist visa is required to debark in India. Cruise lines do not usually provide this visa, therefore, you will need to obtain one prior to your cruise.
Tour Details

Cycling the Backwaters

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. Cruise lines do not usually provide this visa, therefore, you will need to obtain one prior to your cruise.

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.

A tourist visa is required to debark in India. Cruise lines do not usually provide this visa, therefore, you will need to obtain one prior to your cruise.
5 Stars5.0 / 5  |  9 ReviewsReview This Tour
Backwaters
February 19, 2020
We loved our ride through the Backwaters of Cochin. Very well organised and a nice way to see a part of India. Was also good to have a boat ride to relax a bit.
Reviewer: Monika Burgess
5 Stars
Fantastic excursion
February 10, 2020
This was my favourite excursion on my holiday. 15km cycling, then a leisurely canoe ride , then 10km more cycling. Lovely slow pace with plenty of stops for drinks. Saw lots of interesting things you wouldn’t see on a coach trip. Would highly recommend this trip.
Reviewer: Judi Ingham
5 Stars
Cochin Cycling Experience
March 17, 2019
An excellent experience. Fun cycling, very safe, excellent bikes and great guides. Strongly recommend as a great activity
Reviewer: barb richardson
5 Stars
Excellent
December 13, 2018
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.
Reviewer: Bob Blades
5 Stars
Cochin Cycling Tour
December 12, 2018
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
Reviewer: Simon
5 Stars
Cycling in India
May 07, 2018
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.
Reviewer: Charlotte Shuttleworth
5 Stars