Total Days including Arrival & Departure : 8 days
Tour Start Location : Cochin
Countries Covered : India
Tour End Location : Cochin
Day 1 : Arrival at Cochin & Sightseeing in Cochin
Arrive Cochin Airport and transfer to hotel. Enjoy City tour of Cochin -Visit the Mattancherry Dutch Palace - (closed on Fridays and public holidays), which was built by the Portuguese in 1555 and renovated by the Dutch in 1663. Visit a Jewish Synagogue-(closed on all Saturdays and Jewish holidays) in Jew Town and Fort Cochin Area. There are a couple of streets of picture-postcard houses out of another age. Visit St. Francis Church - (closed for visitors on Sundays from 08.00 to 11.00 hrs) the oldest European Church in India. It has several antiquities including a wealth of records. See the Chinese Fishing Nets, along the tip of Fort Cochin unique to this part of Kerala and living symbols of a centuries-old Chinese influence on this coast. Evening at leisure. Overnight at the hotel
Night Stay: Cochin
Day 2 :
Night Stay: Periyar
Day 3 :
Night Stay: Periyar
Day 4 :
Night Stay: Alleppey Houseboat
Day 5 :
Night Stay: Kumarakom
Day 6 :
Night Stay: Kovalam
Day 7 :
Night Stay: Kovalam
Day 8 :
Cochin, for centuries the hub of Indias spice and tea trade, Fort Cochin occupies the northern tip of a peninsula dividing the mouth of the Vembanad Lake from the Arabian Sea. Its low-rise, red-tiled skyline bears the imprint of its former colonial residents: Lusitanian chapels, Jewish synagogues, Dutch burghers houses, Armenian mansions, and British bungalows and godowns (warehouses) all survive in the Forts grid of narrow lanes the largest collection of early colonial buildings in Asia. Visitors can savour the atmosphere of bygone eras by staying in one of the beautiful heritage hotels that have opened around the waterfront.
Kovalam is a fixed of three adjacent seashores, sharing shores with eachdifferent- Lighthouse, Hawah, and Samudra. some of these seashores together form a crescent shape. The pinnacleappeal and the show stealers amongst the 3 beaches is the Lighthouse beach. The seaside aspect is a wealthy amalgamation of breezy air, rocky waves, swaying palm fringes and aquamarine water which quality appropriate for watersports activities.
Kumarakom is a famous luxurious destination in southern India and this region has nice sightseeing locations to preserve you occupied. top tourist locations you could go to in Kumarakom are Vembanad Lake, Kumarakom chook Sanctuary, Thirunakkara Mahadeva Temple, Aymanam Village. to name a few. A captivating backwater vacation spot, Kumarakom offers site visitors many other enjoyment alternatives. Waterscapes, the backwater lodge of the Kerala Tourism development company has unbiased cottages built on stilts, set amidst coconut groves and panoramic view of the backwaters.
The pride of Kerala and a testimony to natures splendour and human innovation, the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary is situated on the banks of the Periyar Lake – an artificial lake, at Thekkady. Here the high ranges of the Western Ghats are clothed in dense evergreen, moist deciduous forests and savannah grasslands. Below this thick green canopy roam herds of elephants, sambars, tigers, gaurs, lion tailed macaques and Nilgiri langurs.
A float in a "Kettuvallam" (Houseboat) via the spell binding backwaters of Alleppey is positive to rob your heart. Palm fringed slender canals winding through the huge expanse of paddy fields and the neat tiny hamlets coated up alongside bothaspects of the canals are panoramic points of interest you could by no means overlook. A house boat is about 67 feet in length and has a width of around 13 feet in the middle. The materials that go into the making are all local and Eco friendly bamboo poles, coconut fiber ropes, bamboo mats, coir carpets etc. The main wood used is Anjili. The house boats have fully furnished single and double rooms with sundeck, private balcony with comfortable chairs, kitchen and toilet with WC.
|City||Premium||Luxury||Once In A Life Time|
|Cochin||P J Prices Regency||The Taj Gateway hotel||The Taj Gateway hotel|
|Kovalam||Samudratheeram Beach Resort||Hotel Samdura||Poovar Island Resort|
|Kumarakom||Abad Whispering Palms||The Zuri Kumarakom||The Zuri Kumarakom|
|Periyar||The Mountain Courtyard (4 Star)||Green Woods Nature Resorts (5 Star)||Green Woods Nature Resorts (5 Star)|
|Alleppey Houseboat||Premium Houseboat||Luxury Houseboat||Top Luxury Houseboat|