Meals Include: Breakfast Only
When it comes to Kerala, oceans, seas-shores, crowded Beaches, spices, backwaters and greenery comes to our mind. There is no place much of a travelers’ paradise than Kerala. What is has it has it abundance and supreme beauty and greenery. Being the most literate state of India, Kerala boasts its tourism etiquettes and hospitable environs. A tinge of Portuguese era could be seen here in the medieval architecture and Churches but most of the architecture is influenced by indigenous Kerala design with a hint of Tamil. The exotic Beaches of the state allure a number of tourist influxes every year and Beaches could be seen crowded with diverse travelers.
This 4 day backwaters tour in Alleppey is handmade for you to enjoy the pristine backwaters and panoramic view from the backwaters. Alappuzha is a beautiful city in Kerala on the shores of Laccadive Sea. The city is best known for houseboat cruises along the rustic Kerala backwaters, a network of tranquil canals and lagoons. Some of the famous attraction of the city includes 19th century Lighthouse, Mullakkal Temple that features some traditional designs, Punnamada Lake which is famous for snake boat races that are well known as an annual event in the city.
The city of Alleppey has a wonderful past and owes its existence to sagacious Diwan Raja Kesavadas in the second half of 18th century. With is its rich history, Alleppey must be visited for its best weather that hardly goes above 35 degrees and lower than 20 degrees due to its close proximity with the ocean. So, it is always good time to visit this beautiful city of Kerala
Day 1: Arrival in Cochin
As you land in Kochi or Cochin Airport, our representative will help you to get to the hotel where you will check in and unwind. Later in the day, begin your local sightseeing tour in Cochin. Visit Synagogue in the Jew town, Mattancherry Palace, Santa Cruz Basilica, Chinese fishing nets, Ernakulam Shiva temple, St. Francis Church, and others. You get to see an influence of Portuguese architect in the city and the Marine Drive in Cochin offers a beautiful walkway while enjoying the sunset on the beach. Return to hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 2: Cochin – Alleppey (Alappuzha)
On day 2 of your Kerala tour, you will be driving towards Alleppey, the famous backwaters destination of Kerala. Upon arrival, check in to the pre-book hotel for you and after completing the check in formalities; embark on the local sightseeing tour of Alleppey. Board a houseboat on the backwaters that cruise through the SNDP thodu, Kuppapuram, and Vembanad Kayal. Later, halt at Kainakary to partake in canoeing for an hour.
Savor the sumptuous dinner on-board the houseboat. Stay overnight in the houseboat and enjoy your time viewing the stars in the night, people around and feel the cool breeze that touches your skin.
Day 3: Alleppey - Kumarakom (By road)
On the morning of day 3, you will be arriving Kumarakom on the houseboat. Check out from the boat and de-board to enjoy your day in Kumarakom. First, check into the hotel in Kumarakom to relax for a while and breakfast. Kumarakom is a lush pristine town on the banks of Lake Vembanad. Some of the attractions of this place are its backwater houseboat cruises and avifauna wealth. The place has been blessed by peaceful environs. Explore the place on your own. This day was planned for you spend at leisure so you can explore the city on your own. Spend evening alongside the shores of Vembanad Lake. Later, savor the dinner the return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 4: Kumarkom – Cochin for departure (2 Hours)
So, your short and sweet tour to Kerala’s most exotic places ends today. As you have your breakfast in the morning, check out to drive back to Cochin Airport for your onward Journey.