Kerala Backwater Tour

At Cochin - Day 1

When you arrive at Cochin, you will be received by our representative and transferred to the hotel. You will then spend half a day simply touring the city of Kochi on a boat. You will visit interesting places like the church of St Francis, Bastion Bungalow, VOC Gate and the Basilica of Santa Cruz among others

Cochin to Munar - Day 2

Today you will travel to Munar by road for four hours. Munar is a scenic hill station in Kerala having beautiful tea gardens. You could go sightseeing in Munar during the evening. You can visit significant places like the Muttupetty dam and a Project which is a collaboration between India and Switzerland. You could also enjoy a boating cruise in the Lake and visit tea gardens. Overnight stay at Munar. Overnight stay will be at hotel.

At Munar - Day 3

You will visit the numerous tea plantations after breakfast. These are Devikulam, Mattupetty , the National Park at Eravikulam, Pothamedu, Attukal, Pallivasal and Anamudi. You can spend the rest of the day relaxing. You will stay overnight at Munar.

Munar to Periyar - Day 4

You will travel by road, from Munar to Periyar, famous for its Wildlife Reserve for three hours. On the way you will visit the Idukki dam. You will check into the hotel once you reach Periyar. In the evening you can take a boat cruise along the lake to view some wild animals. You will stay the night at Periyar.

At Periyar - Day 5

After breakfast you will go on a boat through the Periyar Lake's Wildlife Sanctuary. Here you can see some rare animals and plants. In the afternoon you will visit the spice plantations like cinnamon, cardamom, pepper, tea and coffee estates. Before returning to the hotel, you could pay a visit to a local market and buy a few fragrant spices. You will spend the night in Periyar.

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Periyar to Kumarakom - Day 6

You will travel to Kumarakom, in the backwaters of Kerala. by road early in the morning. The journey will take four hours. At Kumarakom you will check in at a traditional Kerala Houseboat. Thereafter you will cruise through Kumarakom's backwaters to Alleppey. Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided on the Houseboat. Overnight stay will be on the Houseboat.

At Kumarakom - Day 7

The entire day will be spent cruising along Kerala's backwaters and staying overnight at the Houseboat.

Kumarakom to Alleppey - Day 8

On reaching Alleppey, you will check into the Alappuzha resort. It is one of the finest resorts in Alleppey surrounded by serene backwaters and lively villages. You will stay overnight at the resort.

Alleppey to Kochi - Day 9

After breakfast you will go to Kochi, a beautiful coastal city. At Kochi you can spend the entire day shopping. You can enjoy the evening by watching a Kathakali performance. Overnight stay in Kochi.

Return Journey from Kochi - Day 10

After breakfast, you will visit the Shiva temple. Thereafter you will be transferred to the railway station or airport in accordance with your flight/train time.

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