Kerala –The Backwater
Duration : (6 Nights and 7 Days)
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Kerala with its palm fringed backwaters, picturesque hill stations, abundant wildlife, vibrant culture, rich heritage and rejuvenating Ayurvedic therapies is no wonder referred to as the “God’s own Country.”
Highlights of Tour
Destinations : Cochin – Munnar- Alleppey – Kovalam – Cochin
Alleppey House Boat with All meals
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Vacation Style Holiday Type
Activity Level Leisurely
Kerala – the place which is called God’s Own Country , Having hills , Beaches and mesmerizing Backwater . One place with different taste. Think of sailing through the palm-fringed water canals and lagoons draped in lush green draperies of nature. Listen to the gentle lapping of water as the houseboat sails into the sun and sky fills with stars burning bright. Add to it the authentic glimpse of local culture, an array of tourist places to visit, gracious locals and tantalizing cuisine. You have the perfect recipe for Kerala backwater tours.
Besides the palm-fringed backwaters, which is the mainstay of Kerala tourism, there are some of the finest beaches with vast expanse of unexplored sand dotted with coconut groves, abundant wildlife that include exotic birds and the big cat tig
Highlights of Tour
- Alleppey House Boat with All meals
- Kanyakumari Excursion
- Accommodation in Hotel
- Daily Breakfast at the hotel
- Deluxe houseboat in Alleppey (Lunch , Candle Light Dinner & Breakfast)
- Fishing Chase in Alleppey
- Boart ride in Periyar Lake
- Transfers by an exclusive AC DEZIRE for the entire tour itinerary
- Toll parking driver allowance for all trips
- GST 5 % will be extra
- Guide services
- Tickets to all monuments
- All optional items
ARRIVAL – COCHIN FLIGHT AND DRIVE TO MUNNAR
On arrival at Cochin airport you will meet with our representative and later he will drive you to Munnar – The Beautiful hill station of Kerala. Enroute visit some of the famous sight seeing of Cochin . Medieval Portugal, Holland and England. You visit St. Francis Church, built in 1503 by Portuguese Franciscan friars where Vasco Da Gama was buried for 14 Years before his remains were transferred to Lisvon. His Tombstone still stands. Nearby is the Mattancherry Palace or “Dutch Palace”. The Central Hall on the Ist Floor was the coronation hall of the rajas of Cochin. Other rooms depict scenes from the Ramayana and the Puranic legends connected with Hindu gods. Amazing are the Chinese fishing nets. These cantilevered fishing nets line the entrance to the harbour mouth. They were introduced by traders from the courts of Kublai Khan. You also see the Jew City with the Jewish Synagogue, constructed in 1568, with hand painted, willow-pattern floor tiles brought from Canton in the mid-18th Century by a Rabbi, who had trading interest in that city.Later continue drive to Munnar , on arrival check-in at the hotel and Overnight stay.
After breakfast at hotel enjoy full day city tour with our guide visiting Nilgiri Thar and Mattupetty Lake & Dam. Mattupetty is famous for its highly specialized dairy farm, the Indo-Swiss live stock project. Over 100 varieties of high yielding cattle are reared here. Evening visit Nyamakkad – a land of breathtaking waterfalls. Very beautiful down pour clear and chilly water from a peak amidst dense forest. The waters cascade down a hill from a height of about 1600 m. The enticing surroundings make an excellent picnic spot and trekking point. Evening free for leisure activities. Overnight at hotel.
MUNNAR – ALLEPPEY
After breakfast, drive to Alleppey, upon arrival check-in at your pre-booked Houseboat enjoy the sailing through the beautiful canal water in Alleppey. Lunch and dinner over the houseboat.
Alleppey:– The ‘Venice of the East’; might today appear a far-etched cliche of travelogue writers, but this quaint little town is certainly the Venice of India. Nowhere else will you find, spread out across the center of town, a unique crisscrossing network of canals on which thatched country boats punt along leisurely. The proximity of lakes adds to the Venetian ambience. Afternoon enjoy lunch and evening Dinner over the houseboat. Overnight on board
ALLEPPEY – KOVALAM (304 KMS / 7 HRS)
Morning breakfast at hotel drive to Kovalam on the way you can enjoy half day city tour of Trivandrum with our guide.Visiting Shri Chitra Art Gallery and the Museum during the half-day Trivandrum Tour. Later continue drive to Kovalam. On arrival, check in at hotel. Rest of the day free to relax at hotel/ Beach. Overnight at hotel.
KOVALAM- KANYAKUMARI – KOVALAM
Morning breakfast at hotel. Today proceed for the day tour to Kanyakumari. Upon arrival visit Cape Camorine , followed by Rock Temple , sun set point . After sight seeing day free to relax at hotel / Beach. Overnight at hotel.
Morning breakfast at hotel. You will be free at leisure . Overnight at hotel.
KOVALAM - COCHIN (158 KMS / 2 HRS)
After breakfast at the hotel you will be checked out from the hotel and drive to Cochin airport for connecting your flight back.
Cochin – Munnar- Alleppey – Kovalam – Cochin
Alleppey House Boat with All meals