Backwater Bliss in Kerala

Backwater Bliss in Kerala (7 Nights)- Overview

Backwater Bliss in Kerala Package offers 1 night in Kochi, 2 nights in Munnar, 2 nights in Thekkady, 1 night in Alleppey houseboat and 1 night in Kumarakom. The first day of this package allows you to stay in a hotel near airport and relax the very first day to start off with a wonderful journey towards Kerala from next day onwards. While you would enjoy the sights of tea gardens, valley and hills in Munnar; you would fall in love with the wildlife of Thekkady when you cruise around the Thekkady lake.

Kerala is known for its serene backwaters of Alleppey and Kumarakom. Where Kumarakom is famous for its exotic backwaters; Alleppey has been called to be the “Venice of East” by Lord Curzon. The Kumarakom backwater resort is specially offered in this package with deluxe accommodation for you to enjoy the serenity of the backwaters along with the beautiful sight of the surrounding. Alleppey houseboat with deluxe accommodation would allow you to enjoy the view of the Kerala countryside without any interruption. Enjoy the meals provided in the houseboat that is made special with Kerala delicacies. Enjoy a relaxing tour through Backwater Bliss in Kerala Package.

 

  • Accommodation with the mentioned hotels for 7 nights with room and meal plans as specified.
  • Vehicle for 8 Days with 1050 Kilometers blocked from your arrival till departure
  • Airport/Hotel Transfers + Private Vehicle with Chauffeur + Sightseeing by Road 
  • All toll and parking and fuel charges and drivers overnight allowance.
  • All Currently applicable taxes including GST of 5%
  • All Meals Included for Houseboat Overnight Stay and Lunch , Tea & Snacks for Houseboat Day Cruises if part of your package 
  • Expenses of any personal nature (phone calls, laundry, camera entry fee etc).
  • Tips/ Porter Charges/ Airfare/ Monument Entry Fee/ Any fee not included in this package.
  • Boating in Periyar (Thekkady)  direct booking through www.periyarfoundation.org in Thekkady
  • Any additional expenses incurred due to any flight delay or cancellation, weather conditions, political closures etc
  • Any other services not specified above
  • Airfare  not included in the price
  • Indian Visa Fee for Foreign Guests
  • Anything not mentioned in Tour Inclusions
  • Tips & gratuities for drivers & guides
  • Meals not mentioned in the Itinerary or Inclusions
  • Drinks (neither with meals, nor on vehicles or during tours, unless otherwise indicated)
  • Items of a personal nature, such as telephone bills, room service, laundry, etc.
  • Waiting or additional transfer fees if clients miss shuttle transfers or transfers booked for a specific time

Also Included

  • Pickup
  • Houseboat
  • BeachVisit
  • Private Car
  • Sightseeing
  • Plantation

Backwater Bliss in Kerala (7 Nights)- Itinerary

Kochi Airport to Kochi Airport

Day 1

Kochi Airport to Kochi Airport

We will pick you from cochin Airport and will transfer you to a hotel / Resort near Airport . Relax in the resort after your flight to cochin. Over night at the resort.

Distance Covered : 30 KMs

Travelling Time : .5 Hours

Highlights

  • Airport Pick up 
  • Transfer to Resort near Airport

 

  • Room 4 Star A/C Room
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Emerald

Kochi to Munnar

Day 2

Kochi to Munnar

Enjoy your breakfast in the hotel in Kochi before starting your trip to Munnar. We will proceed on a drive to Munnar and will stop in the waterfalls on the way. You can also stop at Neriamangalam bridge to watch Periyar river . Take pit stops on the Valara waterfalls and Cheeyappara Waterfalls on the way to Munnar . Check into the resort . Overnight stay at the resort in Munnar.

Distance Covered : 130 KMs

Travelling Time : 4 Hours

Highlights

  • Pickup from hotel
  • Trip to Munnar
  • Neriamangalam Bridge
  • Valara Waterfalls
  • Cheeyappara Waterfalls

  • Room 3 Star Non A/C Room
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Mountain View Room

Munnar Sightseeing

Day 3

Munnar Sightseeing

After breakfast, spend the day in local sightseeing in Munnar. Munnar drives its name from the confluence of three mountain streams - Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundale. Mattupetty is a popular picnic spot where you can opt for activities like boating and horse riding. Indo Swiss Dairy Farm is a little ahead of Mattupetty lake is famous for around 100 varieties of cattle. Close by is the Echo Point, which offers you a panoramic view and the thrill of hearing your voice echo. Popular sightseeing spots in Munnar that can be visited also include Poopara, Pothanmedu, Mattupetty Indo Swiss Project, Eravikulam National Park. Overnight stay at the resort in Munnar.

Distance Covered : 60 KMs

Travelling Time : 4 Hours

Highlights

  • Enjoy the sight of Tea Gardens in Munnar
  • Eravikulam National Park
  • Mattupetty Dam
  • Munnar Tea Museum
  • Rose Garden
  • Echo Point

 

  • Room 3 Star Non A/C Room
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Mountain View Room

Munnar to Thekkady

Day 4

Munnar to Thekkady

After breakfast, checkout from the resort in Munnar and drive to Thekkady, on arrival check-in at the resort. Thekkady is well known for one of the world's most fascinating wild life reserves -Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. The Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary in Thekkady is spread across 777 sq km and is well known for its wild life and scenic beauty. In You can opt for a cruise on Lake Periyar. During the boat ride spot the wild life (elephants, Indian Gaur, Monkeys, Spotted deer, barking deer and birds of myriad varieties). Overnight stay at the resort.

Distance Covered : 120 KMs

Travelling Time : 3.5 Hours

Highlights

  • Trip to Thekkady
  • Cruise in Thekkady Lake

  • Room 3Star Non A/C Room
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Coffee Bungalow

Thekkady Sightseeing

Day 5

Thekkady Sightseeing

Proceed for sightseeing after breakfast. Thekkady is amongst the rare tiger reserves in India and you can enjoy a bamboo rafting trip in Thekkady if you want a taste of adventure activities or proceed for boating in Thekkady. Start early from the resort if you want to enjoy rafting and trekking and we will make arrangements for the tickets in advance so that you will have a hassle free trip. If you want to enjoy boating, you can proceed to the lake after the breakfast.Enjoy the day in Thekkady and come back to resort in the evening to enjoy an overnight stay in the resort at Thekkady with campfire if weather permits.

Distance Covered : KMs

Travelling Time : Hours

Highlights

  • Boating at Periyar lake 
  • Elephant Junction Visit
  • Kathakali Show & Martial Art Show in Evening

  • Room 3 Star Non A/C Room
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Coffee Bungalow

Thekkady to Alleppey (Houseboat)

Day 6

Thekkady to Alleppey (Houseboat)

After breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to houseboat in Alleppey. On arrival check into the houseboat. Set out an awesome overnight backwater cruise in traditional Kerala houseboat. Starting from Alleppey we will take you through sights of paddy fields created from Lake during the ruling of King and here cultivation happens below sea level) and will pass through multiple backwater canals and return back to Alleppey. Enjoy the scenes in a Kerala country side in a backwater cruise -skim past bowed down paddy fields, local inhabitants engaged in making coir products, rustic homes and swaying coconut palms in Kerala country side. Overnight Stay in the houseboat.

Distance Covered : 140 KMs

Travelling Time : 3.5 Hours

A/C will be available only from 9 PM to 6 AM in Deluxe Houseboat

Highlights

  • Alleppey Houseboat cruise
  • All Meals in Housbeoat

 

  • Room Deluxe Non A/C Room
  • Meals All Meals
  • Style Deluxe

Alleppey (Houseboat) to Kumarakom

Day 7

Alleppey (Houseboat) to Kumarakom

Checkout from Alleppey and proceed to Kumarakom. and enjoy a relaxing day with backwater views and departure

Distance Covered : 33 KMs

Travelling Time : 1 Hours

Highlights

  • Trip to Kumarakom
  • Ravi karunakaran muesium 
  • Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
  • Relax in the backwater resort

  • Room Heritage A/C Room
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Deluxe room

Kumarakom to Fort Kochi

Day 8

Kumarakom to Fort Kochi

After breakfast checkout from Kumarakom and proceed to Fort Kochi. Shopping on the way depending on the time. If time permits, start exploring Fort Kochi and Mattancherry in the chauffeur driven car. Fort Cochin still keeps alive its ancient Jewish traditions and visit the Santa Cruz basilica, Mattancherry Palace, St: Francis Church and much more. The Jews Street and Chinese fishing nets are a must see. We also recommend visiting Kasi arts cafe and savoring the shakes available there. We will drop you back to the airport for the departure.
 
Distance Covered : 60 KMs
 
Travelling Time : 2 Hours

Highlights

  • Chinese Fishing nets
  • Fort Kochi Beach
  • Spice markets
  • Santa Cruz Basilica
  • St. Francis Church
  • Mattancherry,
  • Jew street

Map of Distance Covered

The map covers a distance of 436KMs; starting the trip from Cochin International Airport and going to Munnar, Thekkady, Alleppey, Kumarakom and Fort Kochi.

Essential Information

  • Cochin
  • Fort Kochi
  • Private Vehicle with Chauffeur
  • 3 Star

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