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Kerala Backwater Tour
Destinations : Trivandrum - Kovalam - Varkala - Alleppey - Kumarakom - Cochin
Duration : 06 Nights / 07 Days
Day 1: Trivandrum On Arrival Trivendrum airport/ railway station you will be greeted with a warm welcome by our representative & later assisted for transfer to your hotel. Later in the afternoon proceed for a Half a day city tour of Trivendrum. The word Thiruvananthapuram means place of sacred serpent & literally known as the holy city of Anantha. Trivendrum is a sea side city, which is built on seven hills. Trivendrum is one of the beautiful cities of Kerala & also decidedly one of the cleaner & well planned cities of the country. It is a city of magnificent buildings of ancient & modern architecture. This seaside city is noted for its internationally renowned beaches, historic monuments, backwater stretches & a rich cultural heritage, lush greenery etc. Visit some sight seeing places like Sri Ananthapadmanabhaswamy temple, Napier Museum, Sri Chitralaya Art Gallery, National History Museum, Kanakakunnu Palace, Kuthiramallika Palace, Veli Lake, Zoological Garden, CVN Kalavari Sangham (Martial Arts), Mahathma Gandhi road. Enjoy a delicious dinner & over night relax at the hotel.
Day 2: Kovalam After Breakfast check out hotel and proceed towards Kovalam. Kovalam is an evergreen & pleasant climatic beach resort. Kovalam is a fabulous stretch of beach of kerala. It is one of the famous Indian beaches all over the world. Kovalam has been a favorite haunt of tourists, especially the foreigners. It consists of a number of small palm fringed bays separated by rocks. Kovalam presents a spectacular scenic beauty. It is a sheltered natural bay with shark free waters, fringed with coconut grooves & miles of fine sands. The scenery around is enchanting & the drive to the beach through the palm grooves is refreshing. This renowned beach is favorite haunt of tourist round the year. On arrival Kovalam check in the beach resort. Later in the evening enjoy a spectacular view of sunset on the beach. Have a tasteful dinner in the hotel & overnight relax at beach resort.
Day 3: Varkala After Breakfast check out the resort. Today you will be moving towards Varkala. Varkala is an exotic beach city. It is also a pilgrimage centre dedicated to lord Vishnu. This seaside resort & spa with high mountains has rich mineral water which blown out majestically from the coastline. Varkala is a best spot in Kerala for watching sunset. Varkala is one of the famous sacred beaches in South India. The beach also called as the papanasam beach, because the legend says that bathing here will wash away all one’s sins & makes the soul pure. On arrival check in beach resort, after some fresh up proceed for a half day city tour, visit Sivagiri Mutt, The Memorial of Sri Narayana Guru, Janardhana Swami temple, Varkala Beach, etc. Enjoy a tasteful dinner in the hotel & over night relax at the beach resort.
Day 4: Alleppey After Breakfast check out the resort. Today you will be driven towards Alleppey. Allapuzha or Alleppey is one of the most exotic backwater sites of kerala & it is popularly known as ‘Venice of the East’. It is interlocked by a number of canals, lakes & lagoons. Alleppey is nestled in the Arabian sea & Vembanad Lake. Alleppey has been gifted with immense natural beauty. On arrival Alleppey, board the traditional house boat for full day stay, sailing in this moving house boat is an incredibly a fantastic experience. While sailing down in a maze of lagoons, canals & lakes one can feel the natural beauty of kerala villages, coconut palms, green surroundings, lush paddy fields & many more. The delicious meals like lunch, dinner, next day breakfast & also some tea snacks will be provided in the boat. The cool climatic condition & watery surroundings will offer a relaxing & a peaceful sleep early in the night after sprawling in a stunning watery area. Over night relax in the houseboat.
Day 5: Kumarakom On the 5th day of your Kerala Backwater tour, after Breakfast disembark the houseboat in the morning & drive towards Kumarakom. Kumarakom is a beautiful & a pleasant village on the Vembanad Lake. This small backwater world is an enchanting backwater destination. It has unimaginable beautiful mangrove forests, coconut grooves, & lush green paddy fields which are covered with shimmering watery ways & canals. It is a diamond in India’s ecological crown, despite being one of the smallest parks in the country. Kumarakom is a small world of backwater, thatched houseboats, cormorants, Chinese fishing nets & swaying palms. It is noted for its Bird sanctuary, which is a favorite of migratory birds. On arrival check in backwater resort & later in the afternoon visit some of the sight seeing places such as Vembanad Lake, Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, Watery Fields & back water (the jewels of kerala). Enjoy a delicious dinner & over night relax at the resort.
Day 6: CochinAfter Breakfast checkout the resort & proceed towards Cochin. Cochin is Kerala’s most cosmopolitan city which is located on the west coast of India. The scenic location of Cochin has a natural harbor with lagoons, canals & fishing hamlets surrounded by palm groves, green fields, inland lakes, & backwaters etc. On arrival Cochin check in to the hotel. Later in the afternoon proceed for a half day city tour. Visit some of the sight seeing places like Fort Kochi, Kerala History Museum, Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue, Bolghatty Palace, St Francis Church, Willington Island, Chottanikara Temple, Koder House, Hill Palace Museum, Parishanth Taamburan Museum, Santa Cruz Cathedral, Chinese Fishing Nets etc, later in the evening proceed for a Kath kali show, a classical dance of kerala. Have a delicious dinner & overnight relax at the hotel.
Day 7: Cochin After Breakfast checkout the hotel & transfer to Cochin Airport/Railway station to board your onward destination Flight or Train. With happy memories.
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