Malabar Backwater Trails


4 Days

3 Nights






This Kerala backwaters tour takes you on a perfect weekend escape in North Kerala. Tyndis Kerala backwater tour has the perfect holiday elements. Guests can experience the best of Kasaragod Tourism through this Kerala backwaters tour. Feel the charm of Kerala Houseboat Tourism. This tour showcases the enchanting destinations along the Valiyaparamba and Kavvayi Backwaters of Kerala. These are celebrated destinations of Kerala Tourism in Malabar. Experience the top hands-on activities. Relax at the best stays during the Nileshwar backwaters tour.

The Tyndis Kerala backwater tour is best suited for all kinds of travellers - be it solo travellers or family groups, honeymoon couples or friends! Book this Kerala houseboat package and make your weekend enjoyable in North Kerala!

The itinerary given in this tour is only an idea of the tour. Get in touch with us mentioning your travel details and requirements. Tell us how many days you can spend in Malabar, what your travel budget is, and what your special interests are. Tyndis shall customize the tour and make a tailor-made tour catering for your tastes. We will pick the best and budget-friendly hotels and activities as per your requirement. Get in touch with us now!

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Main Attractions –

  • Best Kerala Backwaters Tour. Cruise on Luxurious Houseboat
  • Stay at beach-side properties. Experience the serene beaches of North Kerala
  • Experience Tradition and Culture of Northern Kerala
  • Water Adventure Sports - Kayaking Experience
  • Luxurious and Eco-friendly accommodations
  • Storyteller accompanied hands-on experiences and activities
  • Serene Beach Walks in North Kerala


Mangalore → Nileshwar: Meet Our Travel Representative at Mangalore International Airport.

  • Arrive at Mangalore International Airport, heading to Nileshwar. Overnight stay at Kanan Beach Resort or other similar property. Guests can enjoy the serene beach and the relaxing accommodation with delicious North Kerala cuisines. As per the arrival time, planning for Tyndis activities or experiences can be made.
  • Highlights of the Day – Beach Walk at the property, Bekal Fort Visit (as per arrival time), Tyndis Theyyam Tour (as per availability), etc.

Explore the backwaters of Nileshwar

Enjoy the delicious breakfast at the resort and head to explore the backwaters of Nileshwar. This Kerala houseboat package takes the guest for a half-day Tyndis backwater tours on a Luxurious Houseboat. Lunch at the Houseboat.

  • After the lunch cruise, the day is open for local sightseeing and hands-on experiences with Storyteller.
  • Spend the evening at the serene beach near the property.
  • Highlights of the Day – Tyndis Houseboat Cruise, Storyteller Sightseeing Tour, Beach Walks, etc.

Nileshwar → Thalassery

The 3rd day of the tour, move from Nileshwar to the heritage city of Thalassery.

  • Checkout from the resort in Nileshwar after morning breakfast and head on the route from Nileshwar to Kannur.
  • Visit the Kannur Fort and the nearby tourist attractions Experience the Storyteller Tour by Tyndis. Lunch in Kannur
  • By evening, check-in to the hotel at Thottada. Overnight stay at Chera Rocks Beach Resort or similar property. Enjoy the serenity of the beaches at Thottada. Spend the evening on leisure.
  • Highlights of the Day – Thottada Beach Visit, Kannur Fort, Tyndis Kannur Storyteller Tour, etc.

Thottada (Thalassery) → Kannur International Airport

  • Early morning, head to the Kayaking centre for Kayaking adventure. Experience the best adrenaline boost in Kannur. After the programme, get back to hotel to fresh-up and have breakfast.
  • Check out from the hotel after breakfast and head to the Kannur International Airport.
NileshwarKanan Beach Resort Deluxe Rooms
Thottada (Thalassery) Chera Rocks Beach Resort Standard Rooms

Route Map

Root Map

  • Hotel Accommodation – 4 Days/ 3 Nights
  • 2 Nights Stay in Nileshwar
  • 1 Night Stay in Thottada (Thalassery)
  • Daily Breakfast & Dinner in MAP Plan
  • A/C Car with all State Tax for scheduled transfers
  • Expert and English Speaking Cab Drivers
  • English Speaking Storyteller
  • Airport Pick and Drop
  • All Entrance fees
  • Houseboat Lunch Cruise
  • Tyndis Activities and Experiences
  • GST applicable as per Indian Government Rules.

  • Bus/ Flight/ Train Tickets
  • Lunch or additional Food (other than Breakfast/ Dinner)
  • Shopping Expenses/ Tipping
  • Other Personal Expenses
  • Travel Insurance
  • Any additional expenses incurred due to any flight delay or cancellation, weather conditions, political closures, technical faults etc.

  • Carry Cotton outfits; hats, sunglasses, sunscreen lotion, etc. and footwear that are appropriate to both the climate and the activities you have planned.
  • Major Hotels, Restaurants, and Shopping Centers honor Debit/ Credit Cards. Don’t carry too much cash. Banks are open for transaction from 10 AM to 15:30 PM IST on weekdays.
  • Kerala Food is medium spicy and it may take some time for your taste buds to get adjusted. Check with your resort/ chef/ waiter about the spices and other ingredients in the food you want to order.
  • If you want to drive a vehicle in Kerala and you are a foreign citizen, carry your international driving license.
  • Kerala is well known for law and order and is generally a peaceful state. However, don’t travel to remote areas in night hours. It is better to stay the night in a better hotel or resort and continue the journey in the early morning than traveling at night.
  • Always stick to the guidelines of the Storyteller/ Tyndis Tour Co-ordinator.

    The General Terms and conditions of Tyndis Heritage are listed below:

  • Stays listed in the Tour Package/ offered in the quotation to you is subjected to availability after the realization of your initial payment
  • The Accommodations will be confirmed only after getting the initial payment from guest.
  • If offered hotels are not available at that time, Tyndis Heritage will book and give almost similar category hotels with prior consent from the guest.
  • Hotels once booked can be changed only as per the cancellation policy of hotels. All such cancellation charges will be charged to the guest directly.
  • Normally, Cabs/ Tour Vehicles is operational from 8.30 am to 6.30 pm. We never recommend night driving as per the safety concerns.
  • On emergency situations, we provide early/ late driving. This shall be decided by the Tyndis Tour Co-ordinator.
  • Cancellation of all packages with the panel hotels (listed in our websites) is subjected to the cancellation policy of Tyndis Heritage.

    All the tours of Tyndis Heritage fulfill the following service values based on our policies:

  • Tyndis Tours are customizable tours designed with the values of Responsible Tourism. All our tours are subjective to customization as per guest request.
  • Expert English-Speaking Storyteller Service throughout the tour. Our Storytellers are Local Community Leaders. They are ambassadors of Local Tourism in each destination of North Kerala.
  • Community-Based Sustainable Tourism Model - involving the participation of local people as storyteller, activity service providers, vendors, etc.
  • Tyndis Tours are eco-friendly. We restrict the use of Single-use Plastics throughout our tours. Guests are requested to avoid using Single-use Plastics as well.
  • Tyndis Tours are aimed at creating a Social and Cultural Immersion. Guests can interact with the local people. They can learn about the culture and traditions of North Kerala.
  • All tours by Tyndis promote Lady Travel. We have crafted all the tours with maximum safety and women-friendly aspects.


Are the houseboats in Nileshwar comparable to Alappuzha?

The houseboats in Nileshwar are as good as Alappuzha. Further, the backwaters of Nileshwar like the Valiyapramba and Kavvayi backwaters are extremely beautiful. Guests can enjoy the luxurious cruise through the island villages.

Is this a customizable tour? Can a tourist extend the number of days in this tour?

All tours by Tyndis are customizable. Tyndis backwater tour in Malabar is a tailor-made tour. Expert travel coordinators from our company will make the necessary alterations in the tour as per the traveller's taste.


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