Well known as the ‘Queen of the Arabian Sea’, Kochi is considered one of the finest harbors in the world. Cochin is a destination where tradition and modernity meet. What could be better than enjoying a backwater cruise at this beautiful place?
Nothing can be fascinating than cruising through the serene lakes of Cochin that are lined up with coconut trees. The backwaters make one enjoy beautiful sights of the local and migratory birds, giant Chinese fishing nets, local villages and more. The beauty of Kochi is something that leaves you amazed at once. A captivating landscape and lush greenery is what adds to the beauty of the backwaters of Kochi.
While the entire state of Kerala is well-known for its backwaters, Cochin backwaters are among the most visited backwaters of Kerala. A number of backwater cruises of the state begin and end at Cochin. The two most popular backwater cruise package from Cochin are to Alleppey and Kollam.
A ride close to the Marine Drive offers you nice views of the old tiled-roof houses, building of the Cochin Port Trust, a close look of the Willington Islands and more. The other attractions of the Cochin backwater tours include St. Francis Church, Jewish Synagogue, Chinese fishing nets, Jew market and more.