With the Arabian Sea in the west, the Western Ghats towering 500-2700 m in the east and networked by forty four rivers, Kerala enjoys unique geographical features that have made it one of the most sought after tourist destinations in Asia. An equable climate. A long shoreline with serene beaches. Tranquil stretches of emerald backwaters. Lush hill stations and exotic wildlife. Waterfalls. Sprawling plantations and paddy fields. Ayurveda health holidays. Enchanting art forms. Magical festivals. Historic and cultural monuments.
How to Get there:
Cochin –International Airport – Flight Time: New Delhi – 3 hrs 20 Min
Day 1 - Cochin
On arrival at the Airport in Cochin, you will be met and transferred to Hotel. After lunch, we tour across the Cochin Harbour. Rest of the day at leisure or shopping.
Welcome Dinner can be organized in the Lawns of the Hotel. The entrance to the lawns is adorned by Diyans (lamps) and floral decorations.
Day 2 - Cochin - Kumarakom
Today after breakfast you will be driven to Kumarakom; view the scenic picturesque landscapes on your way. Kumarakom the charming emerald peninsula jutting into the ever-effervescent Vembanad Lake takes you into heart of the scenic lake where you’’ll come across plenty of traditional country craft, boats and canoes. Check in at the Hotel/Resort on the banks of the Vembanad Lake.
Spend the evening at leisure enjoying the resort facilities and water sports.
Day 3 - Kumarakom (Houseboat)
Breakfast at Hotel and check out.
Breakfast at the hotel. Board the houseboat from Kumarakom jetty. Staying in this moving palace is breathtakingly stimulating experience. While sailing down a maze of canals on sees different scenes from the villages, paddy fields, coconut palms, fisherman and local life.
Gala Dinner evening option at the Jag Mandir Palace Lawns with the view of the Lake Pichola.
Day 4 - Allepy - Cochin
Breakfast at Hotel.
After breakfast in the houseboat disembark at Alleppey. Alleppey is also known as Venice of the East because of the narrow canals and backwaters. Mirror still lagoons, picture book lakesides, palm fringes canals, shores bustling with glimpses form day to day life in the country side. Welcome to Allepey.
Later transfer to Cochin Airport for your onwards journey.