Kerala Backwater Tour

Kerala Backwater Tour

Day 01 : Arrive Cochin
Arrive Cochin. Meeting & Greeting at Airport & transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 02 : Cochin
After breakfast sightseeing tour to Cochin. Cochin, Kerala's commercial centre, it has a fine natural harbour & gateway for Kerala is famous for Mattanchery Palace, St. Francis Church, Wellington Island, Bolghatty Island, Chinese Fishing nets and Jewish Synagogue. Cruising on the back-waters provides glimpses of the rural life, fine view of the harbour and three islands. Evening witness Kathakali Dance Show in a theatre. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 03 : Cochin - Periyar (approx 180 kms. 4 Hrs. drive)
After breakfast drive to Periyar. Afternoon boat cruise on Lake Periyar. This sanctuary has about 35 tigers and leopards. The park encompasses a 26 sq km artificial lake and is the home of sambars, wild boars, elephants and antelopes which can be occasionally seen on the banks of the river during a boat cruise. Periyar, otherwise, blessed by Nature has enormous tea, coffee, pepper and cardamom plantations and is lush green. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04 : Periyar - Kumarakom (approx 136 kms. 3 Hrs. drive)
After breakfast drive to Kumarakom via Kottayam. Kottayam is another commercial centre of Kerala. Dotted with churches and covered with rubber plantations, it is just 16 km away from Kumarakom and Vembanand Lake. To the city's west are delightful backwaters and to its east is the most fertile and scenic part of the Western Ghats having rubber, tea, coffee, pepper and cardamom plantations. On arrival, check-in at the hotel. Rest of the day free. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05 : Kumarakom - Alleppey backwater cruise
After breakfast at hotel embark Kerala Houseboat "Kettuvalam" at Kumarakom jetty. Staying in this moving palace is breathtakingly stimulating experience. While sailing down a maze of canals one sees different scenes from the villages, paddy fields, coconut palms, fisherman and local life. Lunch, dinner next day breakfast and tea snacks will be provided in the boat. Overnight at houseboat.
Day 06 : Alleppey - Kovalam (approx 175 Kms 4 ½ hrs. drive)
After breakfast disembark at 0930 hours and drive to Kovalam. On arrival transfer to hotel. Evening is free to relax on beach. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 07 : Kovalam - - Onward Destination
Full day is free to relax on beach. Later in the evening drive to Airport (17 Kms) to connect flight for your onward Destination.

Go for Backwater Regions

This is simply impossible not to appreciate and not to be amazed at what the backwaters in Kerala have in store. To soak up the charm, you’ll need to book a houseboat cruise along these backwaters. These houseboats are traditionally known as Kettuvallom and come along with all the luxurious comfort in an eco-friendly manner. As you sail along the backwaters of the state, you come across with exotic flora and fauna and get to experience the local culture that exists along these scenic bodies of water. Alappuzha, Kumarakom, Kollam, Kozhikode and Kochi are some of the most famous backwater destinations in the state.

Go for Kerala

The state of Kerala, located in the southern part of the Indian subcontinent, is the greenest state of the country. Besides being blessed with abundant natural beauty, the state is also known for its exotic culture and lifestyle that seems to take you away from the hectic city life. Kerala also a number of world renowned healthcare destinations where travellers can go for blissful Ayurveda therapies. The hill stations and the wildlife sanctuaries of Kerala are much popular with tourists. One of the finest options to soak up the natural charm of Kerala would be by taking a houseboat cruise across its verdant backwaters.

Some of the most frequented cities in the state of Kerala are as follows : 

» Alleppey 
» Kochi (Cochin) 
» Kollam 
» Kottayam 
» Kovalam 
» Kozhikode (Calicut) 
» Kumarakom 
» Thrissur 
» Kannur 


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Kerala Wildlife Tour - 12 Nights / 13 Days
Cochin - Munnar - Periyar - Kumarakom - Alleppey - Varkala - - Kovalam - Kanyakumari - Kovalam - - Onward Destination
South India Temple Tour - 14 Nights / 15 Days
Mumbai - Bangalore - Hassan - Mysore - Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Tanjore - Trichy - Madurai - Thekkady - Kumarakom - Cochin - Onward Destination 

Kerala with Kanya Kumari- 19 Nights / 20 Days
Chennai - Pondicherry - Tanjore - Trichy - Madurai - Kanya Kumari - Kovalam - Periyar - Kumarakom - Alleppey - Cochin - Ooty - Mysore - Hassan -- Bangalore - Mumbai 

Kerala Backwater Tour - 06 Nights / 07 Days
Cochin - Periyar - Kumarakom - Alleppey (House Boat) - Kovalam - - Onward Destination 

Kerala Beach Tour - 11 Nights / 12 Days
Delhi - Cochin - Varkala - - Mumbai - Goa - Mumbai 

South India Beach Tour - 09 Nights / 10 Days
Mumbai - Cochin - Varkala - Kovalam - Excursion to Kanyakumari

Kerala - Kanyakumari Tour - 10 Nights / 11 Days
- Kovalam – Cape Comorin (Kanyakumari) – Kovalam – Alleppey - Kumarakom – Periyar – Munnar – Cochin Out

South India Vacation - 19 Nights / 20 Days
Chennai – Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry – Thanjavur - Trichy – Madurai – Periyar (Thekkady) – Cochin – Bangalore - Mysore – Belur – Halebid – Hassan – Hospet – Badami – Goa – Mumbai / Out

Kerala Beach Tour

01 Day : Arrive Delhi 
 
Arrive Delhi. On arrival at the Airport, you will meet our representative and be transferred to hotel. Overnight stay at Hotel.


02 Day : Delhi 
Morning leave for sight-seeing tour, which includes visit to Jama Masjid - the largest mosque of Emperor Shahjahan. Later proceed to Raj Ghat- cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi, to India Gate - a 42 meter stone arch built in the memory of the Indian Soldiers who died in World War I, Drive past the President's House & Parliament House, and the Qutab Minar. Overnight stay at Hotel. 

03 Day : Delhi - Cochin 
Morning transfer to the Airport to connect flight IC 165 dep. at 08:00 hrs arrive Cochin at 13:10 hrs. Upon arrival transfer to the Hotel. Rest of the day free for leisure. Evening attend a performance of Kerala's unique dance form, the Kathakali. Overnight stay at Hotel. 

04 Day : Cochin 
Morning leave for city tour of Cochin. Main attractions are Jewish synagogue, Portuguese Churches, mosques and Hindu temples. Also watch the Chinese Fishing Nets. Overnight stay at Hotel.

05 Day : Cochin - Varkala 
Morning drive to Varkala (165 kms / 4 hrs). Upon arrival transfer to the Hotel. Rest of the day free for leisure at the beach. Overnight stay at Hotel. 

06 Day : Varkala 
Full day free to relax on the beach. Overnight stay at Hotel.

07 Day : Varkala - - Kovalam 
Morning drive to (96 kms / 2 hrs). Enroute visit , the major attractions are - Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Kuthiramalika Palace, Srichithra Art Gallery, and Napier Musiem. Upon arrival transfer to the Hotel. Overnight stay at Hotel. 

08 Day : Kovalam 
Full day free at leisure on the beach. Overnight at hotel

09 Day : Kovalam – Kanyakumari - Kovalam 
Morning excursion to Kanyakumari (68 kms / 1 ½ hrs). Enroute visit Padmanabhapuram palace. Later visit Kumari Amman Temple, Vivekanada Memorial and Gandhi Memorial. Evening watch spectacular sunset. Drive back to Kovalam hotel.

10 Day : Kovalam - - Goa 
Morning transfer to the Airport to connect flight for Goa. Upon arrival transfer to the Hotel. Rest of the day free for leisure. Overnight stay at Hotel. 

11 Day : Goa 
In the morning proceed for a sightseeing tour of Goa, the "Pearl of the Orient". Take the beach tour of Goa visiting Calangute, Colva, Dona Paula and Miramar beaches. Rest of the day free for leisure. Overnight at the Hotel. 

12 Day : Goa 
Full day free to relax on the beach. Overnight stay at Hotel. 

13 Day : Goa - Mumbai 
Morning free to relax on the beach. Later transfer to the Airport to connect flight 9W 472 dep at 14:05 hrs arrive Mumbai at 15:05 hrs.

14 Day : Mumbai
Morning excursion to Elephant Island to see Elephanta Caves. The Elephanta Caves are a  great tourist attraction located 9 km away from the Gateway of India at Mumbai. These caves house rock cut temples dating back to the 5th century CE. Afternoon tour of Mumbai visiting the commercial capital of India includes Kamla Nehru Park, Hanging Gardens situated on the slopes of Malabar Hill offering a panoramic view of Marine drive, Chowpatty Beach, Prince of Wales Museum, Mani Bhawan, Dhobi Ghat, Gateway of India & drive through the Crawford Market, Marine Drive & Flora Fountain. Overnight stay in the hotel. 

15 Day : Mumbai - Out
Transfer to the International Airport in time to connect flight for onward destination. 
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