Kerala Backwater Tour

Duration : 7 nights / 8 days
Destinations : Cochin – Munnar – Periyar – Kumarakom – Alleppey – TrivandrumThis Tour Itinerary can be customized according to your travel needs & requirement.

Day 01: Arrive Cochin
On arrival, a warm welcome by our staff and transfer to hotel. Afternoon leave for city tour of Cochin visiting The Dutch Palace, Chinese fishing nets, Cochin Fort and Jewish Synagogue. Also visit the Dutch cemetery and St. Francis Church. Evening optional visit to one of the best cultural centre to witness traditional Kathakali dance show and before the show see the artist, doing special make etc on direct payment basis.
Overnight at hotel.

Day 02: Cochin/Munnar

Morning drive to Munnar – the famous hill station of Kerala. Sprawling tea plantations, picture-book towns, winding lanes and holiday facilities make this a popular resort town. Upon arrival check in at hotel. Evening visit Munnar town.
Overnight at hotel.

Day 03: Munnar
Morning leave for sightseeing of Munnar visiting Pothamedu which offers an excellent view of the tea, coffee and cardamom plantations. The rolling hills, the lush mountain and the breathtaking scenery here is ideal for trekking and long mountain walks. Visit Lockhourt Gap, Devikulam Tea Garden View, Mattupetty Dam, Kundala Dam & Top Station. Evening at leisure.
Overnight at hotel.

Day 04: Munnar/Periyar
Morning drive to Periyar – a scenic route dotted with plantations of rubber, cardamom, cocoa, green pepper and areca nut, to the wildlife reserve at Periyar. Upon arrival check in hotel. Afternoon enjoy a boat ride on Lake Periyar to see wild elephants and other species of flora and fauna in their natural habitat.
Overnight at hotel.

Day 05: Periyar/Kumarakom/Alleppey
Morning drive to Kumarakom/Alleppey and check in at hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight at hotel.

Day 06: Kumarakom/Alleppey (House Boat)

Morning leave for embarkment point of the Houseboat. Upon arrival board the House Boat and sail through many canals and waterways up to Alleppey.
Overnight on House Boat. (Lunch + Dinner and Breakfast in Included).

Day 07: Alleppey/ Trivandrum/Kovalam
Morning leave the house boat and drive to Kovalam. En route visit Trivandrum city and the ancient temple of Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple. Also visit the famous Napier museum. Upon arrival check in at hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 08: Kovalam
Full day free for independent activities or relax at the beach. Overnight at hotel.

Day 09: Kovalam
Full day free for independent activities or relax at the beach. Overnight at hotel.

Day 10: Kovalam/Trivandrum/Depart
Morning assistance and transfer to Trivandrum airport to board your onward destination flight.