• Type Scheduled
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  • Level Recreational

This package offers 1 night in Kochi, 1 night in Thekkady, 1 night in Alleppey Houseboat, 2 nights in Kovalam and 1 night in Kumarakom. Now get to know Keralathrough history and heritage in Kochi, through its animals and birds in Thekkady, through its backwaters in Alleppey, through its beaches in Kovalam and through its birds in Kumarakom. Experience the different sights of Kerala and enjoy a fabulous week!

  • Best time to visit Kerala is from April to September.
  • Off-season has 12% less rate. Off-season period is from October to March.

Ideal for

  • Walking
  • Wildlife
  • Kerala Family Holidays


Price Includes
    • Get the right guidance in a foreign land.
    • Enjoy the comfort of private A/C car and experience the natural beauty of the sceneries on the way!
    • Enjoy a comfortable stay at the mentioned hotels Breakfast included.
    • All meals in houseboat are provided.
    • Charges related to toll, parking, fuel and overnight allowance of drivers are included.
    • Taxes including GST 5% are applicable.


Itinerary Details

Day 1
  • Start Point : Kochi Airport
  • End Point : Kochi Resort

Kochi Airport to Kochi Airport

When you arrive at Kochi Airport, you will be taken to a luxurious hotel nearby.  Relax for the first day in Kochi and get ready for a wonderful holiday in Kerala.


Distance Covered : 14 KMs


Travelling Time : 30 minutes

Highlights

  • Relax in the resort





Day 2
  • Start Point : Kochi
  • End Point : Thekkady

Kochi to Thekkady

Enjoy the day in Thekkady. After breakfast proceed to the periyar lake for boating and booking tickets. After the boaring enjoy Jeep Safari to Gavi. In the evening as the time permits proceed for a Kalarippayattu or martial arts show in Thekkady


Distance Covered : 40 Km


Travelling Time : 120 minutes

Highlights

  • Boating in Thekkady Lake
  • Kalarippayattu Show
  • Jungle Safari



Hotel Options
Greenwoods Resort


Day 3
  • Start Point : Thekkady
  • End Point : Alleppey Houseboat

Thekkady to Alleppey Houseboat

Alleppey is truly a place endowed with scintillating natural beauty and picturesque backwaters that offers you picturesque vistas of nature. But on visiting Alleppey, one thing that you cannot miss to experience is its Houseboat Cruise.

The best thing about these Houseboat Cruise is that they are designed by using the ancient principles and techniques of boat building. These boats are mainly built by using jack-wood, mats, sticks, coir-mats, bamboo, etc. But you will get all the luxuries and amenities in your room and a well furnished bedroom, modern toilets as well as cozy living room.

What all to do in a day

Your backwater journey in Alleppey’s Houseboat Cruise mostly starts from Alleppey and ends at Kumarakoam. But if you want, you can just take a round around Alleppey’s Backwater. On the Cruise, you can enjoy the sight of local people indulge in their daily activities, women washing clothes, water birds playing with water, colorful flowers, Chinese fishing nets, lush paddy fields, Coir Villages, temples, rustic homes, as well as coconut groves.

To add even more excitement to your Houseboat Cruise Tour, you will also get the gourmet food prepared by the chef in front of you and as per your choice and taste. Houseboats in Alleppey are available both on a daily basis or for a longer time. These houseboats are also very popular among couples and honeymooners as they provide couples a totally different and exotic holiday by creating fascinating and romantic ambience.


Distance Covered : 45 Kms


Travelling Time : 12 Hours

Highlights

  • Traditional Kerala Lunch
  • Houseboat Cruise
  • Scenes from Backwater Life



Hotel Options
Spice Coast Cruises


Day 4
  • Start Point : Alleppey Houseboat
  • End Point : Kovalam

Alleppey Houseboat to Kovalam

Alleppey is one of the most picturesque and peaceful parts of Kerala. You can spend your days lazing around Allepey’s rustic houseboats. Complete with all modern facilities, the houseboat takes you back into time without the noise and disturbance of smartphones or traffic. Simply bob along the calming water and let yourself unwind. The most common way to travel from Alleppey to Kovalam is by road. Although the journey is long, the route is extremely scenic. Enveloped in lush greenery, you can hire a taxi to get you from one place to another. The standard fare is Rs 5 per kilometer but this can vary according to the type of car chosen. Toll fares will be an additional cost. Along the way, you can stop by local eateries and dhabbas that serve delicious food.


Distance Covered : 159 KM


Travelling Time : 4 Hours

Highlights

  • Comfortable and reliable transport from Alleppey to Kovalam
  • Several local food spots along the journey for meals and snacks
  • Beautiful scenic route from Alleppey to Kovalam. Perfect photo op.



Hotel Options
Leela Kovalam


Day 5
  • Start Point : Kovalam
  • End Point : Kanyakumari

Kovalam to Kanyakumari

With three adjacent, crescent shaped beaches, the lifestyle of Kovalam residents personifies understated grace. Popularized by Europeans, the beaches of Kovalam used to be topless beaches in the 1930s. They have been banned soon after, however, the beauty of Kovalam still remains. If you are looking for energetic party life, Kovalam has a host of discos and clubs that cater to the younger crowd. However, if peace and relaxation is what you seek, indulge in one of the many traditional ayurvedic spas. Massage parlours are dotted throughout Kovalam and offer all kinds of massaged. With its traditional healing techniques, you will leave Kovalam feeling fresh. The journey to Kanyakumari is not very long and can be completed in 2.5 hours by road. If you are traveling in a large group or with family, hiring a private car or taxi is your best bet. You can select the best option from a number of cars available. The standard fare is Rs 5 per kilometer. However, the rate can vary. Alternatively, train is also a good option to minimize travel time between Kovalam and Kanyakumari. Trivandrum Nemom is the nearest railway station which is around 8 kilometers from the Thiruvanthanpuram Airport.


Distance Covered : 82 KMs


Travelling Time : 2.5 Hours

Highlights

  • Padmanapuram Palace
  • Thanumalayan Temple



Hotel Options
Leela Kovalam


Day 6
  • Start Point : Kovalam
  • End Point : Kumarakom

Kovalam to Kumarakom

Kumarakom is an enchanting backwater tourist destination in Kerala, India. Located 85 Km from Cochin International Airport and 12 Km from Kottayam, it is one of the most exhilarating tourist place located on the Vembanad Lake. Surrounded with mangrove forests and coconut groves, Kumarakom is the center for houseboat Cruises and provides sightseeing experiences that are truly breathtaking.

Once you reach Kumarakom, check into the hotel, have your breakfast and proceed for the tour of Kumarakom- a prominent backwater destination in Kerala. You can start sightseeing from Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, located at a distance of 12 Kms from Kottayam. Kumarakom is an ideal tourist destination for ornithologists who can enjoy the sights of migratory birds like the waterfowl, cuckoo, owl, egret, heron and the water duck etc. during winters.


Distance Covered : 130 Kms


Travelling Time : 144 Minutes

Highlights

  • Resot
  • Enjoy visit to bird sanctuary



Hotel Options
The Zuri Kumarakom


Day 7
  • Start Point : Kumarakom
  • End Point : Fort Kochi

Kumarakom to Fort Kochi

Proceed for your tour to Fort Kochi. You can start your tour by visiting Fort Immanuel. Located on K.J Herschel Road, this Bastion originally belonged to the Portuguese and is a symbol of alliance that once existed between the Monarch of Portugal and the Maharaja of Cochin. This fort is one of the major tourist attractions in Kochi and entice tourists with its historical buildings as well as exquisite surroundings.

Steeped in history, Fort Kochi is a place that attracts thousands of tourists every year from all over the world. The best way to explore the beauty and serenity of this place is by walking down its road. Each and every corner of the city has something amazing to offer to its tourists.

At the end get dropped to the airport as per the scheduled time.


Distance Covered : 35 Kms


Travelling Time : 75 Minutes

Highlights

  • Vasco-da Gama Square
  • Pierce Leslie Bungalow
  • David Hall
  • Bastion Bungalow
  • Get dropped to the airport





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