The Shikkara trip

A four hours trip from purity in
a thatched Shikkara trip

Rate: 1500INR | 23 EURO per hour for a maximum of five people

The Shikkara take you across lake Vembanand at its widest point into the breath taking beauty of the Kumarakom Backwater


During the trip you can stop to walk through the paddy fields and get the taste of the village life along the bank.


Exploring the labyrinth in network of waterway offers glimpses of a unique rural lifestyle, where water & land are inseparable.

We recommend to do this trip in the morning, since the lake is active with fisherman collecting fresh water mussels & fishing.