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Kumbalangi Tour By Tuk Tuk And Walking

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Kumbalangi is a quiet, leafy island village known for rural tourism activities. People visit the island to see Chinese fishing nets, explore its mangrove forests, and experience traditional Kerala village life. Boat trips from Kallenchery cruise along the surrounding backwaters. Local artisans and boatmen offer craft demonstrations and fishing trips, while simple, no-frills eateries serve seafood and local meals. Enclosed by backwaters, this village has a ring of Chinese fishing nets and local paddy cultivation. This place offers a beautiful glimpse of the wealthy livelihood of the villagers. Activities like boat cruising and fishing are major attractions that draw a number of tourists from all over the world.
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    Enjoy a tuk tuk ride through Kumbalangi, a model fishing village and tourism spot located in the south-west of Kochi and surrounded by the backwaters of Vembanad lake. The major attraction of Kumbalangi are the fishing activities and the Chinese fishing nets cover the whole island. The land here is separated from the water by a wide array of mangroves and this provides a breeding ground for many small fish as well as prawns and oysters. Kumbalangi offers you an inside peek into the rural life of the villagers and it is a must see destination as it has been transformed to an eco-tourism village, making it a first of its kind in the country. Enjoy the engaging activities of the villagers as they prepare coconut milk punch, weave rugs, catch crabs and fish, and also process shellfish and coconut fibres. You can also witness some unique sights such as ola medayal (making roof coverings using special coconut leaves) and making fishing nets. You will have a delicious lunch with local specialties in an open-air area where you can suck in the cool air. Kumbalangi tour village would be incomplete without a Kolkali performance, a local traditional dance in which the dancers move in a circle. You will return back to the Port after a refreshing tour in Kumbalangi.
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
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Rishabh wrote a review Feb 2020
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I am a vivid fish lover and kumbalgi village being a model fishing village was a must visit for my Kerala vacation. I planned this trip and particularly wanted to visit here so that I can see for myself how beautiful the place is. I came to know a lot about fishes and fishing
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Date of experience: September 2019
Rishab wrote a review Feb 2020
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I recently visited Kerala with my family for a relaxing vacation and during that tour we went to kumabalangi village famous for fishing and handicrafts and it was a beautiful place. We travelled on a tuk tuk car and walked around the village having experience of a lifetime. It
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Date of experience: September 2019
vikas wrote a review Jan 2020
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Being at a village full of green leafy experiences is amazing. Kumbalangi village is full of greenery and amazing rural experiences. We went for boat trips, ride on a tuk tuk and had amazing local sea food it was overall a good experience I totally loved it and the localites
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Date of experience: February 2019
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