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Backwater, Kochi: 5 reviews and 14 photos

  along the canals, sliding along
by cochinjew

Por supuesto, you come all this way to Cochin and dont go on a Backwaters tour? Suresh will arrange for a pick up at the hotel and then one hour later, at Vaikom you board boats, in our case a small boat with just one oarsman and one guide and just two chairs
Emerging from the canal into the river Ita, 35ft at times , the canopy of the greenery with gentle reminders of the people who live in this area.. living here rather than intruding like we do. A cornucopia of botany.. i could recognize, palm trees from Borneo, Cacao from mexico, wild flowers of New Guinea, some australian visitors like myself ( Banksia) and oodles of coconut trees...

Address: Start from Vaikom 20 km from Cochin
Directions: Get in touch with Suresh at Travel Land and he would organize everything. also you could stay over there and enjoy a kerala village during the evening, and sumptous malayalee food at his house... and perhaps even visit a temple or two or a wedding.

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Jun 12, 2004
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