Cochin – Thekkady – Kumarakom – Alleppey – Cochin
5 Nights / 6 Days
01 Sep 19- 15 Dec 2019 £750.00
Exploring Kerala is, in itself, a never ending journey. Because, 'God's Own Country' has plenty to offer to a tourist. Beautiful backwaters dotted with coconut palms, breath-taking hill stations, sandy and pristine beaches, delicious cuisine, captivating cultural art forms and historical monuments....you name it and Kerala has it!
Kerala contains tranquil stretches of emerald backwaters, exotic wildlife, sprawling plantations, paddy fields. Ayurveda health holidays, enchanting art forms, magical festivals, historic and cultural monuments and exotic cuisines. All of which offer you a unique experience and what’s more each of these charming destinations is only a two-three hour drive from each other - a singular advantage no other destination offers.
This tour features backwaters, dense forest, cultural activities and covering three of the most popular destinations in Kerala.
In this tour you are visiting:
Cochin: Cochin also known as Kochi (colonial name Cochin) is a vibrant city situated on the south-west coast of the Indian peninsula in the breathtakingly scenic and prosperous state of Kerala, hailed as ’God’s Own Country’. Cochin is proud of its world class port and international airport that links it to many major cities worldwide.
Thekkady: During 1899 under British rule, the core area of today’s Periyar Sanctuary was declared as a reserved forest in order to protect the catchment area of the Periyar River. The total area of the present Sanctuary is 777 square kilometres and it is located in the southernmost part of Western Ghats. 70% of it includes tropical evergreen and semi-evergreen forests.
Alleppey: Entire district is endowed with immense natural beauty. The sandy strip of land with the Arabian Sea to its west is woven by lagoons and an array of rivers, canals and lakes ideal for boat cruises.
On arrival at the Cochin Airport you will be meet by our tour representative who will transfer to the hotel where we hold the room on ready occupancy basis. Cochin is located on the south-west coast of Indian Peninsula. It is one of the India's most colourful cities. It is known as the queen of the Arabian Sea. A memorable experience in any journey in Kerala is a Boat Trip along the Palm Fringed Lakes & Backwaters of the Area. Enjoy the Kathakali, one of India's most famous Classical dances. Lavish Costumes & Exotic makeup & Masks intensify the beauty of the dancers, intricate moments. Visit to Fort Cochin & St. Frances Church to see the town of Vasco da Gama. Aso see the Jewish Synagogue & the Mattancherry "Dutch" Palace. Later in the evening return back to the hotel for an overnight stay.
In the morning, after leisurely breakfast, take a sightseeing tour of Thekkaddy Wildlife Sanctuary. It is India's most fascinating natural wildlife sanctuary. There are many parks; animals found here include elephant, sambar, gaur and wild boars and birds like ibis and grey heron. Enjoy the most thrilling holiday in the crisp, fresh air, unending chains of hill and spice scented plantations. The visit is done in a boat to view animals with a bit of extra luck we may be able to see the rare tiger as well. On reaching Thekkady check in hotel and relax for the rest of the day.
In the morning after leisurely breakfast drive out for the Thekkady. It is a dream destination for any tourist visiting India. This tour itinerary covers the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, Lake, Kumily, Mangala Devi Temple. Thekkady is a pleasant heaven on earth for those who love nature in its wild manifestations. Thekkady tour also provides services for Trekking, elephant riding and boating. Boating through the Placid Lake offers a rare opportunity to watch wild animals at close quarters. Later in the evening go back to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Morning after leisurely breakfast embarks to Kumarakom a place best known for the nature-lover, and honeymooners. On reaching Kumarakom check in the backwater resort and later visit at Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary to see numerous species of birds. It is located on the banks of the Vembanad Lake. This tour Itinerary also proffer comfortable accommodation and exclusive leisure options like an Ayurvedic massage, yoga, meditation, boating, fishing, angling and swimming. Later in the evening return back to the hotel for an overnight’s stay.
In the morning after breakfast disembarks to Kumarakom and takes a sightseeing tour to Alleppey. Flocks of duck swimming around the banks and tiny birds flying across the sky remains as enduring pictures reflecting the charm of this tourist land, you also enjoy fishing from the houseboats, evening enjoy sunset from the sun-deck of the houseboats, moving towards Kumarakom. You can also take advantage of our two following search bars. This journey is considered to be one of the best attractions. Spend a night at the house boat.
Today morning after leisurely breakfast check out houseboat at Alleppey and drive to Cochin, on arrival transfer to the International airport to board scheduled flight to hometown. On departure, the tour concludes with happy memories.