Tranquilize Your Body and Soul With Kerala Beach and Backwater Vacations
Duration: 08 Nights/ 09 Days
Destinations: Kumarakom - Alleppey - Kovalam - Trivendrum
Day 1 : Arrival - CochinWelcome to God’s Own Country. Upon arrival, our representative will welcome you at Kochi Airport/ Railway Station and then transfer to the hotel. Check-in and relax for a while among the convenience of your room. Overnight stay at the Hotel/Resort.
Day 02: CochinAfter Indulging with coconut trees lining the pellucid lake waters for kilometres at a stretch the backwaters, Cochin has a lot to provide or several wonderful attractions which sure to make you return for another time. It's several typical historical monuments, like the Jewish Synagogue, Fort Kochi, the Mattancherry Palace built during the pre-British times, Dutch Palace, Chinese Fishing Nets, St. Francis Church and more mesmerise you. Overnight stay at the hotel/resort.
Day 03: Cochin - KumarakomOn the third day of your trip after breakfast check out from the hotel/resort and drive to wonderful backwater location or crown jewel of Kerala tourism “Kumarakom” that will mesmerise your all feelings. Check-in into the hotel. Relax a while and enjoy the peaceful, enjoy with several conventional rice boats, rafts and canoes. It’s not wrong to say if you are in Kumarakom then its bird sanctuary is not to be skipped which is extent across 14 acres is popular for migratory birds and an ornithologist's heaven. Here you captivate with egrets, darters, herons, teals, waterfowls, cuckoo, wild duck and migratory birds like the Siberian Stork which come here in the throng. Overnight stay is in Kumarakom.
Day 04: KumarakomNo activities are planned for the day, either relax, indulge and give yourself a break to the delicious Kerala delicacies or head out on a cycle or a boat ride to enjoy the astonishing plants and creatures and try your hand at fishing too.
Overnight stay in Kumarakom.
Day 05: Kumarakom - Alleppey- your HouseboatAfter a delicious breakfast at the hotel, board on your private Houseboat for an overnight stay. Houseboat – One of the high points of your South India tour, will be the night spent on board the Houseboat. These rice barges or “Kettuvallams” cruise together with the superficial palm-edged lakes and narrow canals. The House Boat takes you through the towns designed on filter spits of the area, where you can stop at the local marketplaces, or see the wonder of the artisans involved in centuries-old boat-making custom. These Houseboats provide one or two small rooms with a small seated room and a team of 2 staff and a cook. The Houseboats provide genuine Keralan delicacies. The overnight stay to the Houseboat is a fantastic experience.
Overnight on board Houseboat.
Day 06: Alleppey - KovalamAfter a calming breakfast and a bit of visiting on the river, get off your houseboat at Alleppey and then drive to Kumarakom. Kumarakom with its sheltered natural bay, sapphire blue water and spread of green palm groves. On your arrival, you will be met by our representative and will be moved to the best hotel in Kovalam for 3 nights stay. Rest of the day is free for you to either relax or enjoy the fantastic exotic beaches at your own speed. Overnight stay in Kovalam.
Day 07: KovalamTake relax in the hotel. Later go for half day city trip covering Museum complex, Sri. Padmanabha Swamy Temple, Science & Technology museum, Veli tourist village, Aakulam boat club. Overnight stay at Kovalam.
Day 08: KovalamFull day free at the resort for Ayurveda treatment and enjoy the resort facilities or visit Kovalam Beach. This globally well-known beach has been a favourite haunt of tourists since the 1930s. Kovalam comprises of three nearby crescent beaches. The most southernmost as the light house beach is the most popular. Overnight at hotel in Kovalam.
Day 9: Trivandrum / Cochin dropAfter breakfast, check out the place and drop at Trivandrum airport / Railway station with remembrances of A Lifetime Trip.