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This package offers 2 nights in Kumarakom Houseboat, 2 nights in Varakala and 2 nights in Kovalam. This package is perfect for the beach lovers! Enjoy the scenic backwaters of Kumarakom while experiencing the traditional flavour of Kerala with the beautiful sight of the rice boats, canoes and the natural surroundings. On the other hand, Varkala is famous for its beaches, pristine shorelines and beautiful cliffs. Kovalam is another destination for the beach lovers; popular for its gorgeous beaches, stupendous shoreline and the famous light-house. Beach lovers must avail this package and enjoy a relaxing time in Kerala!

  • 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
  • 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 : Kovalam
  • End Point : Kumarakom Houseboat

Kovalam to Kumarakom Houseboat

Get picked up from Dr.Franklins panchakarma center and travel towards Kumarakom for houseboat cruise. 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 : 178 KMs


Travelling Time : 5 Hours

Highlights

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



Hotel Options
Indraprastham Cruise


Day 2
  • Start Point : Kumarakom
  • End Point : Kumarakom

Kumarakom Sightseeing

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

  • Kumarakom Backwaters-
  • Aruvikkuzhi Waterfall
  • Pathiramanal
  • Thazhathangadi Valiapalli



Hotel Options
Indraprastham Cruise


Day 3
  • Start Point : Allepey
  • End Point : Varkala

Allepey to Varkala

While in Alleppey, you can visit the Revi Karuna Karan Museum which contains a wide collection of crystal, porcelain and ivory antiques. You will also find the personal collection of furniture and paintings of wealthy businessman Revi Karuna Karan. The museum was built in 2003 after he passed away in the same year.  As one of Kerala’s most popular beaches, Alleppey Beach is about 2 km away from the city centre. Due to strong currents it is most not advisable to go for a swim in the ocean, however, the sunset from the Alleppey beach is spectacular. Perhaps Alleppey’s most popular experience is the Nehru Trophy Boat Race. Thousands of contestants participate in the race to win this coveted trophy. The race takes place on Punnamada Lake between various houseboats with upto 100 rowers.  For a unique dining experience, be sure to visit Kream Korner Art Cafe. With an enticing blend of food and art, Kream Korner Art café serves a variety of Indian and Chinese dishes. The atmosphere is inviting with brightly coloured tables and interesting pieces of art.


Distance Covered : 106 KM


Travelling Time : 3 Hours

Highlights

  • Mermaid statue in North canal.
  • Alleppey’s famous Thaff restaurant
  • The Mullakkal Bhagavathy Temple



Hotel Options
The Gateway hotel


Day 4
  • Start Point : Varkala
  • End Point : Varkala

Varkala Sightseeing

Start your day by visiting the holy shrine of Hindus, Janardhanswamy Temple. This temple was built during the 12th century and is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Since the past 2000 years, devout Hindus have flocked to the Janardhanswamy Temple for pilgrimages. Make your way towards the Varkala Beach also known as Papanasam Beach which is Varkala’s main attraction. It is believed that the waters here have curative or medicinal properties, thus cleansing the body of impurities and sins. It is this property that gives Varkalas beach its name Papamasam meaning ‘Destroyer of Sins’. Be sure to enjoy the cooling waters while you are on the beach as the best time to visit Varkala is between the months of December and March. Don’t forget to take a boat ride into the deep waters of the beach and you will spot dozens of friendly dolphins at ease in their natural habitat. It’s truly a sight to behold.  End your day by visiting the Sivagiri Mutt, ashram of Shri Narayana Guru. Shri Naryana Guru was a saint, social reformer, philosopher and leader of Ezhava community. Varkala serves as the headquarters of the community.    During the month of August, the ashram celebrates Guru Deva Jayanti  and Guru Deva Samadhi during the month of September.  Visitors can visit the ashram for a glimpse into the life of Shri Narayana Guru.


Distance Covered : 50 KM


Travelling Time : 2.3 Hours

Highlights

  • Sivagiri Mutt 
  • Thiruvambadi Beach 
  • Edava Beach 



Hotel Options
The Gateway hotel


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

Varkala to Kovalam

After Varakala, it is Kovalam!
If you are looking for complete peace of mind and total relaxation, look no further than Kovalam. With its sandy white beaches and tranquil blue waters, Kovalam will completely rejuvenate your mind. You can spend the entire day lounging around the beach whilst enjoying exciting activities such as beach volleyball, surfing, sunbathing and much more. The Vizhinjam Lighthouse is one of Kovalam’s star attractions thus making it a popular tourist spot. Situated along the shore, shrouded by the swaying palm trees, you can climb up to the lighthouse deck and enjoy the spectacular Kovalam sunset. Dotted along the beach are several local eateries with a mouthwatering selection of seafood. Be sure to sample some of these local delicacies. Kovalam offers a range of specialized massages performed by expert masseuses that help you de stress. The products used are all organic in nature and have no side effects. This makes for a perfect end to your day.


Distance Covered : 56 KMs


Travelling Time : 1 Hour

Highlights

  • Hawa Beach 
  • Kovalam Light House
  • Veli Tourist Village
  • The Vellayani Lake 



Hotel Options
Leela Kovalam


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

Kovalam SightSeeing

If you are looking for complete peace of mind and total relaxation, look no further than Kovalam. With its sandy white beaches and tranquil blue waters, Kovalam will completely rejuvenate your mind. You can spend the entire day lounging around the beach whilst enjoying exciting activities such as beach volleyball, surfing, sunbathing and much more. The Vizhinjam Lighthouse is one of Kovalam’s star attractions thus making it a popular tourist spot. Situated along the shore, shrouded by the swaying palm trees, you can climb up to the lighthouse deck and enjoy the spectacular Kovalam sunset. Dotted along the beach are several local eateries with a mouthwatering selection of seafood. Be sure to sample some of these local delicacies. Kovalam offers a range of specialized massages performed by expert masseuses that help you de stress. The products used are all organic in nature and have no side effects. This makes for a perfect end to your day.


Distance Covered : 60 KMs


Travelling Time : 2 Hours

Highlights

 

  • Hawa Beach 
  • Kovalam Light House
  • Veli Tourist Village
  • The Vellayani Lake 



Hotel Options
Leela Kovalam


Day 7
  • Start Point : Kovalam
  • End Point : Trivandrum

Kovalam to Trivandrum

After breakfast, check out of the hotel and proceed for Trivandrum based on the time of your flight or train.

Get transferred to the airport for your onward journey. 


Distance Covered : 18.1 KMs


Travelling Time : 1 Hour

Highlights

  • Get dropped to the airport





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