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Explore Enchanting Kerala

04 Nights / 05 Days

Destinations Covered :- Cochin | Kumarakom | Alleppey | Poovar

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Day 1: Arrive Cochin

Welcome to God’s Own Country, upon arrival our ever smiling representative will greet you there at the airport lounge, later proceed to the hotel. Check in and relax for a while amidst the comforts of your room. kerala-tour-packagesLater, move for a half day city sightseeing tour of Cochin. Cochin which is having the best preserved history of colonial times and the ideal way to bring it alive is to take a walk down the memory lane. The major tourist attractions are Chinese Fishing Nets, St. Francis Church, Santa Cruz Basilica, Jewish Synagogue and Mattancherry Palace.

 

Day 2: Cochin – Kumarakom (100 Kms / 3 hrs)

On this day you will proceed to Kumarakom, the charming emerald peninsula sticking out into the ever-sparkling Vembanad Lake which will take you into the heart of the scenic land where you'll come across plenty of traditional country crafts, boats and canoes. Morning drive down through tea and rubber plantations to reach tranquil Kumarakom. Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary is an ornithologist's paradise for it is a favourite haunt of beauteous migratory birds such as Siberian stork, egret, darter, heron and teal. Avid bird watchers should make plans for a visit to the park early in the morning for that is the time birds leave their nests and fly over the lake in groups creating beauteous patterns in the sky.

 

Day 3: Kumarakom – Alleppey (1 hrs)

Morning depart for Alleppey a town with picturesque canals, backwaters, beaches and lagoons, once described as the list of places known as Venice of the East by Lord Curzon. The most popular destination of Kerala renowned for its angelic beauty and picture perfect looks, this backwaters town is base for most houseboat action in the province. While sailing these canal routes you will come across scenes from everyday life at Kerala such as villages, paddy fields, coconut palms, fisherman and more. This is where the renowned aquatic festival Nehru Trophy Boat Race is organized and where people cruise on traditional houseboats to soak in some flavor of tropical village life and the tranquility of backwaters. Enjoy backwaters boat ride amidst lush green vegetation at Alleppey.

The highlight of the tour will be a journey on the crystal clear backwaters while cruising on a traditional houseboat, Kettuvallam. This is the undoubtedly the best way to travel across Kerala backwaters for this way one gets to travel at one’s own speed and thus to enjoy the pristine environs of the region completely at peace. Enjoy a comfortable Kettuvallam houseboat for a day cruise. These houseboats now exist in ultrachic style and are comparable to nothing less than floating cottages having ample space and equipped with state-of-the-art amenities ensuring pure luxurious stay amidst most tranquilizing environs of Kerala backwaters.

 

Day 4: Alleppey – Poovar (4 hrs)

On this day you will proceed to Poovar which is renowned for owning one of the most picturesque beaches in India. kerala-tour-packages The virgin beaches and unexplored backwaters beauty of the region sprinkled with dazzling gleam of golden sands the entire ambiance here has escaped reach of the worldly transformations. Surrender to the splendour of Mother Nature at Poovar beach as you sunbathe to get a perfect tan. Leisurely walks around the local villages and delectable preparations of seafood will be your constant companions during your beach holiday at Poovar.

 

Day 5: Poovar – Trivandrum Departure (1 hrs)

Your trip ends back in Trivandrum where guided by our representative you will reach Airport in time to board your flight back home.

 

Tour Highlights:
  • Historic cities, tranquilizing hill stations and exciting game safaris
  • Assistance of our representatives during all transfers
  • Embark a traditional houseboat (kettuvalom) and travel on your own pace on tranquilizing backwaters
  • Set on birding tour in Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary

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