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Kerala Backwater Tour with Munnar & Kovalam


Tour Code 08
Package Duration 9 Days / 8 Nights
Pacakge Validity N.A.
Destination Covered Cochin - Munnar - Periyar - Alleppey - Houseboat - Kovalam - Trivandrum
Package Cost On Request

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Tour Itinerary :

Day 1: Arrive Cochin

Arrive Cochin airport in the morning.
You will be well received on your arrival at the Cochin airport and transfer to hotel.
Check in @ 12h00 (early check-in is subject to availability).
In the afternoon, proceed for city tour of Cochin, visiting historic Jewish Synagogue (remains closed on Fridays & Saturdays), The Mattanchery Palace, the Church of St Francis- the Tomb of Vasco da Gama etc.
In the evening, proceed for a Sunset boat cruise around Cochin harbour and visit Chinese fishing nets of Cochin; followed by Kathakali Dance performance at Kathali Theatre.
Overnight in Cochin.

Day 2: Cochin/ Munnar (140Kms & 2hrs drive)

After breakfast at hotel, drive to Munnar.
Arrive Munnar and check into your hotel.
In the afternoon, proceed to visit the Tea plantations.
Overnight in Munnar.

Meals : Breakfast

Day 3: Munnar

After breakfast at hotel, proceed to visit around Munnar, visiting The Mattupeety Lake, The Top Station, Echo Point, Kundala, The Golf Course and Attukal Waterfall
In the afternoon, proceed to visit Eravikulam National Park- which is famous for the endangered mountain goat of South India, the Nilgiri Tahr (Hemitragus hylocrious).
Overnight in Munnar.

Meals : Breakfast

Day 4: Munnar/ Periyar (120Kms & 3hrs drive)

After breakfast at hotel, drive to Periyar- a Tiger Reserve.
Arrive Periyar and check-into your hotel.
In the afternoon, proceed for boat cruise on Periyar Lake to see the wild life.
Overnight in Periyar.

Meals : Breakfast

Day 5: Periyar/ Alleppey/ House Boat (140Kms & 4hrs drive)

After breakfast at hotel, proceed to visit the spice plantation.
Later, drive to Alleppey.
Arrive Alleppey and board the traditional RICE BOAT (kettuvallam) converted into houseboats with bedrooms and attached toilets.
All Meals (Lunch, Dinner & Breakfast) will be served on board, prepared by the houseboat crew.
Overnight in Houseboat.

Meals : Breakfast

Day 6: House-Boat/ Alleppey/ Kovalam (145Kms & 3hrs drive)

Breakfast will be served on boat and continue cruising on backwater.
Later, disembark at Alleppey, from where you will be transferred by car to Kovalam.
Arrive Kovalam and check- into your hotel.
Rest of the day at leisure to enjoy the beach etc.
Overnight in Kovalam.

Meals : Breakfast

Day 7: Kovalam

Breakfast at hotel and rest of the day at leisure to enjoy the beach or free for independent activities.
OPTION 1: Ayurvedic treatment- on direct payment basis.
OPTION 2: Walk through fishermen village.
OPTION 3: Yoga & Meditation- on direct payment.
OPTION 4: Half day city tour of Trivandrum (on extra payment).
Overnight in Kovalam.

Meals : Breakfast

Day 8: Kovalam

Breakfast at hotel and rest of the day at leisure to enjoy the beach or free for independent activities.
OPTION 1: Ayurvedic treatment- on direct payment basis.
OPTION 2: Full day excursion to Kanyakumari (100kms & 2.5hrs drive one way)- on extra payment.
Kanyakumari is the southernmost tip of the India located on the confluence of three oceans - the Indian Ocean, the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal.
Overnight in Kovalam.

Meals : Breakfast

Day 9: Kovalam/ Trivandrum/ Fly back home

After breakfast at hotel, you will be transferred to Trivandrum airport to board your flight back home with sweet memories of your trip with Dependable Travel!!

***END OF THE TOUR***

Meals : Breakfast


Tour Detail :

Includes :

  • Hotel
  • Cruise
  • Houseboat