Pizhala Pokkali Tourism
Pizhala Pokkali Tourism

Our aim

Our aim is to spread organically cultivated paddy (Rice) prawn , fish and crab to the people in general to improve the health of rice consumers , being participated them in paddy-prawn-crab cultivations staying in our Home stay Farm.

We offer authentic Kerala cultural experiences

Greetings from Pizhala Pokkali Tourism Farm. We are pleased to introduce our organic Farm stay. Our Farm stay main attractions are Boating in kerala back waters, Fishing, Paddy Field and Coconut farm. It is a blend of paddy(Rice)- prawn - fish - crab cultivations alternatively in a fully organic way, no chemicals like fertilizer and insecticide used in any stage of cultivations. Every time one cultivation is going on in the same field, Pokkali Paddy (June - October) and fishing season (November - May). Pokkali paddy was issued Geographical Indication Certificate by The Government of INDIA in 2009. This paddy is also called G.I. certified Paddy Crop of KOCHI. Home stay Farm House is built in the middle of the Farm in a calm and quite atmosphere. This Home stay Farm is the all time and all season Tourism Farm of Kochi/Fort kochi. It is opinioned it was nature and bird lover's paradise of KOCHI. Water birds, many types of cranes, are available all time here. Visitors said it was a good place for family outing, weekend and holiday-vacation spending. Nature beauty and many photo locations are abundantly available all over here.

Our Packages

ONE DAY BOAT TOUR - In this boat trip you can enjoy the beauty of kochi river, fish farms and small islands. Different Boats are available small boat and big cruises also. This will be unforgettable experience for you.
Special bonus: Free Lunch, Free General Facilities.

HOMESTAY - A/C and non A/C Rooms available for guest. This farm house situated in a calm and quite atmosphere. Its located in the middle of the large isolated pokkali Farm, surroundings either green paddy plant, or pure-salt water alternatively.

LARGE OPEN AREA MEETING This package mainly for events like wedding anniversary, Family get together and business meeting. We will make temporary hall based on booking.

SELF-COOKING FACILITIES A modern kitchen with utensils are provided guest for self-cooking –catering. If guests are interested they can cook with food materials that we supply on request or the food materials they brought with them.

RENTAL FARM HOUSE The whole Farm House is to be rented for a minimum rent for any group (10 to 20 people) staying in the Farm House in the facilities available there.

NIGHT FISHING (November-May) In fishing season the most important attraction of this Farm is night prawn fishing in traditional way. In low tide with long sluice net is used to catch prawns in country boat in lighted lantern. Prawns jumped in the light is a good attractions of night fishing. All type of prawns hunted in country boat at night are sorted in the morning in farm yard is the most important attractions of this FARM.

PHOTO EXHIBITION
200 photos that are focused on different occasion in Farm are being exhibited in Farm and other places on request.

YEARLY CEREMONIES
(a). Pokkali Paddy Harvesting Ceremony ( Koithulsavam ) in October. School-college students and the people in general are being participated in this ceremony. They harvest the matured paddy panicles with sickles among the local labour . Many guests visit on this occasion.
(b).Last Fish Hunting Ceremony ( kettukalakku ) In April - May. Fisherman and the public people participated in this ceremony . Many type of traditional fish nets used in fish hunting on this occasion . One can purchase Fresh fish at low price at that time. The 'pearl spo' ('karimeen' kerala state fish) and tilopia are the main tasty verities among them. REARCH FACILITIES . Students and scientists are facilitated to research in cultivations like paddy, prawn,fish and crab etc. College going on students are also being taken paddy and prawn as their project report subject.

Free Facilities
Fish and Crab hunting
Country Boat Rowing
Farm Cultivations Watching Like Paddy field watching (June-October), Prawn, Fish, Crab hunting or watching ( November-May), Water Birds watching

Highlight Features

Chineese fishnet

Mud Crab farming

Village Tour

Traditional fishing methods

Pizhala Pokkali Tourism Farm - Absolutely perfect place to stay in kochi. Spacious rooms, clean western toilet, new linens, great hosts ( Joseph and Mary ). And many more. Would definitely stay again.

kennethrocke, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Had an absolutely wonderful time at Pokkali Farm! Joseph & Mary where so hospitable - with tons of local knowledge and always offering services of boat/ car etc...

Kaminski Piotr (Komorow, Poland)

Staying in Pokkali Farm Homes was excellent. We enjoyed a lot. The rooms were clean & tidy. Serene atmosphere. I will definitely prefer this Pokkali Farm for my next holidays.

Rochie Christel (Paris, France)