KOVALAM BEACH & BACKWATER

08 Nights / 09 Days
Route Plan:
Cochin - Periyar (Thekkady) - Kumarakom - Kovalam - Trivandrum
DAY 01:
Arrive COCHIN

Welcome to India !!! Assistance on arrival at the Cochin Airport and transfer to hotel. Afternoon City tour of Cochin, which includes the Cochin Harbour Terminus, the Dutch Palace, Mattancherry, the Jewish Synagogue, Fort Cochin and the Chinese fishing nets. Overnight at the hotel.

DAY 02:
COCHIN - THEKKADY
180 Kms / 05 Hrs

Morning after breakfast, depart by surface to Thekkady and upon arrival check-in at the hotel. Late afternoon take a game viewing boat ride on the Artificial Periyar Lake. Periyar Wild life sanctuary is situated on the Western Ghats and is the home of Elephant in its natural habitat. The large artificial Periyar Lake offers an excellent opportunity to view Sambar, barking deer, wild boar, and the nilgiri langur from the boats. Overnight.

DAY 03:
THEKKADY – ALLEPY
128 Kms / 03 Hrs

Leisurely breakfast leave for Alleppy and embark your Air-conditioned house Boat from there ….the boats called “ketuvallam” were used in Kerala for transporting the cultivation of Rice from the paddy fields situated on various islands to the sea port, now converted and furnished to be used as a tourist attraction for overnight stay with all comfort and on spot cooked original Kerala Boatman’s cuisine. Cruise amidst Kerala Backwaters, Tropical forest, green paddy field, coconut groves and rural life. Hot Meals will be prepared for you and served to you at House Boat itself.

DAY 04:
ALLEPY - KUMARAKKOM
25 Kms / 45 Mins

After Breakfast, disembark your house boat & Check in at one of the most charming resort of Kerala backwater. Rest of Day Free to enjoy & relax. You may take authentic Ayurvedic Massage in supervision of original and experienced Ayurvedic Doctor. Overnight at Resort.

DAY 05:
KUMARAKKOM

After breakfast at the resort, day free to enjoy the water activities. Relax & overnight at the Resort.

DAY 06:
KUMARAKKOM - KOVALAM
150 Kms / 03 Hrs

Morning after breakfast drive to Kovalam via Thiruvananthapuram, the capital of Kerala. Trivandrum is surrounded by numerous hills and hillocks. The city literally means the city of Ananta and there is a massive temple dedicated to Sri Padmanabhaswami. Kovalam, which lies just 14 kms from Thiruvananthapuram is one of the finest beaches in India.

DAY 07:
KOVALAM

After breakfast, day free for Independent activities Like Hiking / Water Sports Etc – on your own.

DAY 08:
KOVALAM

After breakfast, day free for Independent activities Like Hiking / Water Sports Etc – on your own.

DAY 09:
KOVALAM - TRIVANDRUM / Onward Destination
13 Kms ½ Hrs

After Breakfast leave for Trivandrum Airport. Upon arrival visit the palace & city tour. Later Departure transfer to Airport to board flight for your Onward Destination / back home.

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