Kerala Backwaters Tour Package
Duration : 06 Days
Destinations Covered : Cochin - Allepey - Kumarakom - Cochin
Nature has blessed Kerala with rare natural beauty.
Backwaters of Kerala, fringed by swaying coconuts and palms, offer
picturesque natural beauty. One can never feel tired watching this
extraordinary beauty. Lagoons, coconut palms, sunny beaches and waterfalls
form an impressive scenario. A prominent attraction of Kerala is ayurvedic
massage. The herbal therapy is a pleasant, soothing and extremely beneficial
experience for the body. For sure, Kerala would give you immense joy.
Day 01 : Cochin
Arrival in Cochin. You would be escorted to an exotic seafood restaurant
and hotel. Consume delicious fish and then have some rest in the hotel.
Spend the evening in some strolling in the city.
Day 02 : Cochin
Take your breakfast and then proceed to tour the city. You can find real
Cochin in the older parts of the Fort Cochin area. The old haggard buildings
still stand on the edges. The fishing community of Cochin is very
interesting. Cantilevered fishing nets used by them are called Chinese
Fishing Nets. Sights of both photographic and cultural importance would be
viewed by you.
You would visit the 16th century Mattancherry Palace, also known as the
Dutch Palace. The Dutch had substantially renovated the palace in the 17th
century. The two storied building encircles a courtyard hosting a Hindu
temple. Visit the synagogue, known as 'Jew Town' which is a centre of spice
trade. Spend the evening enjoying an Ayurvedic massage.
Day 03 : Allepey
Drive to Alleppey for a houseboat experience. Slice through the narrow
canals and channels of the backwaters of Kerala. Materials used for making
the houseboat are all local and eco-friendly such as bamboo poles and
coconut fiber ropes. The houseboat has all comforts like western toilets,
kitchen and beds. Cuisine includes the local speciaties like fish and
prawns. Cruise on a boat along the the pleasant backwaters sailing through
remote tribal villages. In evening you would relish Ayurvedic herbal
Day 04 : Kumarakom
Sailing on a boat in tranquil backwaters of Kerala is an experience to
relish. The journey is sensational and silent. One can witness cheering
villagers many of them busy in making coir and several fishing for their
liveligood. You would also see snake boat docks and local shops. You can see
several untouched terrains of the state. Herbal massage in evening.
Day 05 : Kumarakom
You can indulge in whatever you like. You can also enjoy the optional
ayurvedic body massage at the resort. One option is to explore the
surrounding tribal villages. Visiting water bird sanctuary is also a
pleasant experience. You can also ride through the narrow backwater
channels. You would spend the night in the mansion room at Coconut Lagoon.
Late evening you would leave for Cochin.
Day 06 : Cochin
You would be taken to airport where you would board an international flight
for your home country.
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