Kerala Beach and Backwaters
Package Id | 0000123
Duration : 7 Nights 8 Days

Inclusions:

Ø  06 Night accommodation on twin sharing basis

Ø  English speaking driver cum guide.

Ø  Breakfast, Dinner as per the itinerary

Ø  In House boat all meals is included

Ø  A/c transportation for all the surface transfers & sightseeing.

Ø  All applicable hotel taxes.

Ø  Toll, Tax, Parking and Driver Bata.

Day 01: Arrival at Kochi                                                                                                                                                         

On arrival at Kochi ,Memorable Journey Start With God`s Own Country and further transfer to the hotel Kochi (colonial name Cochin) is a vibrant city situated on the south-west coast of the Indian peninsula is a breathtakingly scenic and prosperous state of Kerala, hailed as 'God's Own Country'. Its strategic importance over the centuries is underlined by the sobriquet “Queen of the Arabian Sea”. Informally, Cochin is also referred to as the Gateway to Kerala. Visit Jewish synagogue, Chinese fishing nets, Mattancheri palace, Fort Kochi beach, Jew Street, and experience Kathathakali a traditional artform of Kerala.  Overnight stay at Hotel.

 

Day 02: Kochi – Periyar (190 km)                                                                                                                                  

This morning, After Breakfast drive from the land of tea plantations and into the heart of the spice hills in Thekkady. You have the option of taking a boat cruise on Lake Periyar which is the best way to locate wildlife in Periyar Sanctuary  and later in the evening  is free to enjoy a walk through the bustling spice market of Kumily village in Thekkady. Overnight stay arranged in hotel in Thekkady.

 Overnight stay arranged in hotel in Thekkady.

 

Day 03: Periyar                                                                                                                                                                    

After breakfast, you have many optional activities like visit to a tea and a spice  plantation with a naturalist accompanying you or take an elephant ride In the evening, attend a the martial art of Kerala  known as Kalaripayattu. Over night at the resort.

 

Day 04: Periyar House Boat (155 km)                                                                                                                        

After breakfast at 10.30am check out of the hotel and drive to Alleppey. On arrival at Alleppey, you board a private House boat that is waiting to take you on a tour through the backwaters Alleppey, an area famous for canals, lakes and coves. You can sunbathe on the deck or observe the riverbanks from the comfort of the cabin. The people sail, fish, swim and bathe in the water. They do their washing and their washing up. They are so adapted to the water that you can see people talking for an hour, while they are up to their necks in water. Peddlers take care of necessary supplies and public transport operates through the canals. Countless water birds wait for their chance to catch a fish. The trip goes through a wonderful area full of palm trees, rice fields and floating water plants that surround the boat like emerald Green Island. (Overnight onboard Houseboat) (Fullboard).

 

Day 05: Alleppey – Kovalam (60 km)                                                                                                                          

After disembarking from the house boat you drive to Kovalam. Enroute visit the Anchno Fort.  The historic significance tagged to Anjengo fort  comes through foreign powers like the Portuguese, the Dutch and finally the English East India Company. In the year 1684, the English East India Company chose Anjengo to establish their first trade settlement in Kerala. Following the English East India Company's presence, the place came to be known as Anjengo, meaning five coconut trees. According to local folk, the name Anjengo owes its genesis to a small area of land with five coconut trees, which was given on lease to the English East India Company by the then Queen of Attingal for trade purposes.  After the visit fo the fort drive to Kovalam and Check in to the Resorts booked for you.

 

Day 06   Kovalam – Day excursion to Kanyakumari                                                                                            

Depart from your hotel for a day excursion  to Kanyakumari popularly called as Land’s End. En route visit the very famous Padmanabhapuram Palace which was the former palace of the Maharaja of Travancore. This palace is an excellent sight which will gives you an insight into the life of the Maharajas of Travancore. Proceed to the town for a Thali lunch and after lunch you will be taken to Kanyakumari .Here you visit the Kanyakumari Devi Temple, Gandhi Memorial and Vivekananda Memorial Rock. Later return to your hotel in Kovalam en route to visit the Suchindram Temple dedicated to the Monkey God, Lord Hanuman. This tour gives you various option for shopping.

 

Day 0 7: Kovalam                                                                                                                                                                

Golden beaches and palm fringed shores make Kovalam the dream destination for tourists. One of the most beautiful beaches of Kerala, Kovalam is the Paradise of the South. Explore along the golden beaches with the blue waters of the Arabian splashing on the shores. Exotic food, palm fringed shores and a variety of water sports make Kovalam a perfect beach retreat.

 

Day 08: Departure from Thiruvananthapuram                                                                                                             

Transfer to Thiruvananthapuram international airport .

Exclusions:

Ø  Air fare / Train fare.

Ø  Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc.

Ø  Any deviation from the route map.

Ø  Any other item not specified in cost includes.

Ø  Any food other than the plan chosen.

Ø  Medical Insurance.

Ø  Any optional activities like water sports but, if you are interested in any of these activities, we can guide you promptly with the supplementary charges.

Anything not mentioned under 'Inclusions'.

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