Day 01 – Cochin
Arrival in Cochin (air/rail), and check-in to the hotel. You will start city sight-seeing in the afternoon. Cochin is known as the ‘Queen of the Arabian Sea,’ and here you can see the famed Chinese Fishing Nets, while exploring various parts of the port city like the Jewish Synagogue, Dutch Palace, Vasco de Gama Church, Jew Town and Marine Drive, the city’s picturesque promenade. You could opt for an Evening Harbor Cruise in the backwaters of Cochin, or go shopping – the markets are teeming with high quality Kerala Textiles, Spices, Handicrafts, and loads of other mementos to take back home, before retiring back to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 02 – Kumarakom
After breakfast in the morning, you will check out from the hotel, and go to Kumarakom. Known widely for its alluding backwaters, Kumarakom is quite popular among locals and tourists. After checking in at the hotel, you will visit Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary and the Backwaters. While relaxing in the Backwater Resort, you can also choose to go for boating at Vembanadu Lake, the largest freshwater lake in Kerala. Then, in the midst of coconuts and lagoons, you can retire for the night; back to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 03 – Alleppey
After breakfast, check out and head west towards Alleppey. It’s a 150-kilometre 5-hour journey to the Venice of the East. By noon, you will be able to check-in to the Houseboat. Relax and take some shots of the famous freshwater lagoons of Kerala, while winding through narrow canals, rivers and backwaters. On board, partake of some delicious Kerala local freshwater cuisine for lunch. Alleppey is the place to be if you’re interested in coir. From all over the world, people descend to this tiny town in search of coir products. Have a romantic candle light dinner in the houseboat, and stay on for the night.
Day 04 – Alleppey-Cochin Departure
In the morning after breakfast, you will disembark the houseboat, and go to Cochin Airport or Railway Station for departure. After having relaxed the body, and rejuvenated the mind, you will go back home with some pleasant memories of the trip. Come back soon!
|Budget||9700 per person|
|Standard||10100 per person|
|Deluxe||11100 per person|
|Premium||12250 per person|
|Luxury||17500 per person|