The South Indian state of Kerala is known for its backwaters and its delicious seafood cuisine. In this excursion from Cochin, visit a fishing harbor to see the morning catch come in and learn about the rich marine life in this part of India. Later, visit the nearby Cherai beach to enjoy a seafood lunch and spend some time relaxing on the beach.Highlights • Seafood catch at the harbor • Cherai beach • View of the backwaters
You will be picked up from your hotel and taken to the harbor to see the fishermen unload their morning catch from the fishing boats and trawlers. Walk around and observe the variety of fishes and other seafood as it makes its way to the city.Next board a ferry to Cherai beach and enjoy lunch (beverage excluded) at a seafood restaurant. After lunch, relax on the beach. The 6 mile long beach is perfect for sunbathing, swimming and surfing. It is also known for frequent dolphin sightings. You can also get a view of the backwaters from the beach. Enjoy the gentle waves of the Arabian Sea as you walk along the beach.After that you will be picked up and driven back to your hotel. If you are staying in Fort Kochi, it is quicker to take the ferry back.