Full Day Canoe - Shikkara Combo Cruise

Full Day Canoe - Shikkara Combo Cruise
Time Required: 8 Hrs Difficulty Level: Easy
Available Timings: 6 AM to 3 PM Best Suited: Local life enthusiast, food lovers and Lilly lovers
Three hour cruise through the beautiful canals in a motorised canoe
Kerala style breakfast
Opportunity to watch toddy tapping and toddy shop visit
Four-hour shikkara cruise though the backwaters and canals
Tender coconut drinks
Typical Kerala style lunch served on banana leaf
Fly fishing experiences
Complimentary water bottles

A full day cruise offers travellers an opportunity to enjoy a pleasant canoe and shikkara cruise along with delicious breakfast and lunch in a typical Kerala style. The canoe and shikkara combination gives you the chance to experience the backwaters at its best. The canoe let you explore the narrow canals and local life while the shikkara helps you to enjoy the cruise without the worrying about the noontime heat. Apart from the journey and the lunch, travellers can relish a refreshing toddy drink from a toddy shop on request. The full-day canoe – shikkara cruise is a must-do activity for the local life lovers and food lovers!

The check-in point for the canoe cruise is near the Cheepunkal Bridge at Kumarakom. Please inform us in advance if you would like to avail our pick up and drop services. Once you reach the spot, you will first be given basic safety instructions. Our guide will then take you to the canoe. The morning session will be in a canoe exploring the narrow canals and local life along with the breakfast. After that, we will use the Shikkara boats for the rest of the cruise. The Shikkara will have a canopy on top. So there is no need to worry about the sun’s heat. But since it is open on both sides, you will get pristine views of the backwaters as well as the villages on the shore. When it’s time for lunch, you will be taken to a backwater restaurant. Kerala style lunch is served on a banana leaf with options of vegetarian or non-vegetarian food. Fish and other seafood delicacies are usually the specialities of the backwater restaurants. We will drop you back at check-out point after a session of fly fishing and evening tea.

  • Opportunity to experience authentic Kerala cuisine
  • Birdwatching and local experiences
  • Exciting chance to watch toddy tapping
  • Scenic views and abundant natural beauty
  • Ideal for food lovers and photographic enthusiasts
  • No sunset views
  • Full day required to explore in full
  • Take sunglasses, umbrellas or caps to protect yourself from the heat
  • Seafood items are specialities of the backwater restaurants
  • Toddy shop visit can be arranged
  • Tell your guide in advance if you love to try fly fishing
  • Insurance is not included as part of the package


Get in touch with us

Canoe Kerala

E: [email protected] P: +91 94000 10300

Cheepunkal, Kumarakom, Kerala, India