9. Kerala: Backwater Village Private Customized Kayaking Tour
Welcome to the Backwater Kayaking Tour in Kerala, a unique and immersive experience that allows you to explore the serene backwaters of Alleppey and the charming Kainakary Village. Get ready for an unforgettable journey through picturesque rivers, lakes, and interconnected canals, where you'll witness the rich local flora and fauna, immerse yourself in the local way of life, and create memories to last a lifetime. Our tour begins in Alleppey, known as the Venice of the East for its intricate network of backwaters. You'll have the opportunity to customize your tour based on your specific interests and schedule, ensuring a personalized and enriching experience. We start by exploring Kainakary Village, a hidden gem nestled amidst the backwaters. Paddle your kayak through the calm waters, covering a distance of 6 to 9 kilometers, as you soak in the tranquility of the surroundings. Marvel at the lush greenery, observe the diverse birdlife, and spot local flora and fauna along the way. As you navigate through the interconnected canals, you'll have the chance to witness the local way of life and experience the rich culture of the region. Interact with the friendly villagers, learn about their traditions, and gain insights into their daily activities. Paddle along vast paddy fields, local temples and churches, witness fishing, mussel harvesting and duck farming, wave to children going to school in boat, women washing clothes by the small waterfront houses, local ferry and houseboats. During the tour, you can also choose to visit a toddy shop, where you can taste the local alcoholic beverage made from the sap of coconut trees. This optional experience offers a glimpse into the local culinary traditions and a chance to engage with the friendly locals. For the adventurous souls, there is an option to indulge in open water swimming in the backwaters, providing a refreshing and invigorating experience. Feel the cool water against your skin and enjoy the serenity of the surroundings as you float in the backwaters. Our knowledgeable and experienced guides will accompany you throughout the tour, sharing interesting insights about the local ecology, culture, and history of the region. They will ensure your safety and provide assistance whenever needed, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the enchanting beauty of the backwaters. Whether you're a nature lover, cultural enthusiast, or adventure seeker, the Backwater Kayaking Tour in Kerala offers a truly customizable experience tailored to your preferences. Explore at your own pace, take in the breathtaking views, and create memories that will stay with you long after the tour concludes. So, get ready to embark on a remarkable journey through the backwaters of Kerala, where every paddle stroke will bring you closer to the soul of this enchanting land.