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5 Days Kerala Backwater Tour

5 Days Kerala Backwater Tour


Itinerary Summary

Kerala Backwater Tour is an ideal option for those who are looking for a romantic cruise along the intricate mesh of canals, coastal lagoons, rivers and waterways. The serene, calm and tranquil greenery on both sides of the waterways is home to exotic native birds. The freshwater rivers that fall into the Arabian Sea provides abode to several unique aquatic animals that can only be seen here. The tour covers ideal backwater cruise destinations such as Kochi or Cochin, Alappuzha or Alleppey, and Kumarakom.

While cruising on the backwaters in the traditional rice boats that has now been converted into houseboats known as Kettuvallams, you can see local people farming and fishin in the rural areas of Kerala. The paddy fields and hidden gems such as Fort Kochi form a part of the exciting backwater tour. An authentic Kettuvallam does not use screws or artificially prepared paints. The planks are joined to make the hull of the boat using specially tied coir knots. However, they are made comfortable for the tourists by fitting them with all the modern amenities and comforts, including toilets, sleeping area and a dining area.

  • Day 1:

    Cochin

    On Arrival at Cochin Airport/Ernakulam Railway station you will be welcomed by our tour representative and transfer to hotel .Afternoon proceed for a local tour of Cochin .You will be transferred to Cochin Harbour to board a speed boat which takes you to the gate way of the Arabian Sea .On arrival fort Cochin transfer to the island and proceed for a local tour which covers Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue, St. Francis Church, Chinese Fishing nets .Evening return back to Cochin Harbour . Evening visit Cochin beach and 6.30pm proceed for a Kathakali show Kerala's own classical dance drama program later return back to hotel and over night stay at Cochin
     

  • Day 2:

    Cochin - Kumarakom

    (60km - 1hrs)

    Morning have breakfast at resort later check out resort and drive to Kumarakom a place best known for the honeymooners. It is a cluster of little islands on the Vembanad Lake. The lush green vegetation and the climate attract a number of tourists to this place. On reaching Kumarakom check in the backwater resort and later on move out for the local tour. Visit the Kumarakom bird sanctuary, and rest of the day is at leisure at resort and you can make use of resort facilities, Swimming pool, Health club, out door and indoor games and you can also take a Ayurveda Massage at resort and over night stay at resort.

  • Day 3:

    Kumarakom - Alleppey

    (House boat Cruise - 22hrs)

    Morning after breakfast transfer to deluxe houseboat to enjoy the 22 hours of backwater cruise from Kumarakom to Alleppey. The House boat will reach Back water resort were you will be staying previous night This journey is considered to be one of the best attractions. The house boat is fully furnished with single and double bedrooms, sundeck, private balcony and a kitchen. It also comprises a chef, Oarsmen & cabin assistant. The materials that go into the making are all local and Eco friendly bamboo poles, coconut fiber ropes, bamboo mats, coir carpets etc. Over night stay at House boat.

  • Day 4:

    Alleppey

    Morning have breakfast at house by the time House boat would have reached Alleppey check out house boat by 9.30am and you will be transferred to Alleppey Backwater resort . Relax for sometime and afternoon move out for the local tour of Alleppey, visit Alleppey Beach, Kuttanad - the rice bowl of Kerala, and so on. Later in the evening check into the resort for an overnight stay at Alleppey .

  • Day 5:

    Alleppey - Cochin

    Morning have breakfast at house boat and check out by 9.30am and drive to cochin and as per your Flight/Train schedule you will be dropped at Airport/.Railway station to return back home with happy memories.

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