Kerala, a state situated on the tropical Malabar Coast of southwestern India, is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Named as one of the ten paradises of the world by the National Geographic Traveler, Kerala is famous especially for its ecotourism initiatives.Its unique culture and traditions, coupled with its varied demography, has made Kerala one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world.
Kerala is an established tourist destination for both Indians and non-Indians alike. Kerala is popular for her beaches, backwaters, mountain ranges and wildlife sanctuaries. The city of Kochi ranks first in the total number of international and domestic tourists in Kerala.Other popular attractions in the state include the beaches at Kovalam, Cherai and Varkala; backwater tourism and lake resorts around Vembanad Lake, Kumarakom and Alapuzha; hill stations and resorts at Munnar, Wayanad, Nelliampathi, Vagamon and Ponmudi; and national parks and wildlife sanctuaries at Periyar and Eravikulam National Park.
Destination in Kerala : 1N Cochin - 1N Kumarakom - 1N Alleppey
Duration of tour : 3 Nights / 4 Days
Day 01 - Arrival at Cochin
Upon arrival at the Cochin International Airport/Railway Station, our representative will meet you and transfer you to hotel. Afternoon go for sightseeing of Cochin City local follows. The main attractions at Cochin are the Dutch Palace at Mattancherry, The Jewish Synagogue, Chinese fishing nets, St. Francis Church and Bolgatty Palace. Overnight stay will be at hotel in Cochin.
Day 02 – Cochin/Kumarakom
Early in the morning, depart for Kumarakom (70 km/2 hrs) and check into your hotel by noon. Kumarakom is a unique backwater destination, situated on the banks of Vembanad Lake. Kumarakom bird sanctuary is a favorite haunt of migratory birds from across the world, making it a renowned bird watching center. It is also a center for houseboat cruises. In the afternoon, go on excursion to neighboring places. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 03- Kumarakom/Houseboat (Alleppey)
Enjoy your breakfast in morning and board a houseboat for sightseeing and cruises to Alleppey. Keep exploring the backwaters by the houseboat throughout the day. Overnight will be at houseboat. (Relish the traditional Kerala food on the houseboat). The houseboats (called Kettuvallams locally) are giant country boats, measuring up to 80 feet in length. It takes great skill and perfectionism to construct these giant houseboats by tying huge planks of jack wood together, without the use of a single nail. These houseboats usually have one or two bathrooms, an open lounge, deck, kitchenette and a crew comprising oarsmen, a cook and guide.
Day : 04- Alleppey
Your interaction with backwaters of Kerala comes to an end and you head back home with sweet memories of your Kerala tour. Transfer to airport/railway station to your onward destination.
- Accommodation in respective Hotel/Resort
- Daily Breakfast at hotels
- AC Vehicle at disposal
- All toll taxes, Parking charges, driver bata, fuel cost
- All applicable taxes