Kochi – Alleppey [approx 1hrs 30min/53km]: Upon arrival at Kochi railway station or airport; our special vehicle will pick you up & proceed to Alleppey. Arrival at Alleppey check in to the houseboat.
A day cruise along the backwaters to enjoy the country side.
Overnight stay at Alleppey Houseboat.
Alleppey – Kumarakom
Alleppey – Kumarakom [approx 1hrs/34km]: After breakfast check out from the houseboat & proceed to Kumarakom. Arrival at Kumarakom. Check in the house boat @ 11:30 am. The boat will start the cruise after a small brief by our staff about your trip @ 12 noon. The boat will take you through r block and c block (r block and c block are man-made paddy fields made from lake during the rule of the King and here cultivation happens below sea level) and will pass through Venattukad, Munattumugham. The boat will park at 05:30pm. The guest has the option to see the village life after the parking.
Overnight stay at Kumarakom Houseboat/Hotel.
Kumarakom – Thekkady
Kumarakom – Thekkady [approx 4hrs/122km]: After breakfast check out from the hotel & proceed to Thekkady. Enroute visit:
Panchalimedu View Point
Arrival at Thekkady visit:
Cumuli Spice plant
Overnight stay at Thekkady.
Thekkady: After breakfast proceed to visit:
Periyar National Garden enjoy Boating - Thekkady is boating in the lake Periyar near the Mullaperiyar Dam. Boating takes around two hours and if you are lucky and one is often lucky, you will spot wild animals herding in to drink the lake water particularly in the early hours of the day. This place is a photographer joy so if you love photography just click on. The Forest Department offers many programs including Periyar Tiger Trail, Nature walk, Bamboo Rafting (to visit Periyar National garden reach here before 2.00 p.m. and should book national park boating tickets in advance)
Mangala Devi Kannaki Temple [If time permits]
Evening free for leisure & shopping.
Overnight stay at Thekkady.
Thekkady – Cochin
Thekkady – Cochin [approx 4hrs 30min/155km]: After breakfast check out from the hotel & proceed to Kochi. Arrival at Kochi visit:
Marin Drive OR Lulu Mall perhaps one of the biggest (in area) in south India. – [10am – 10:00pm] – [if time permits].
Later proceed to Cochin railway station or airport to board the train or flight for hometown.
Accommodation in the above mentioned hotel.
Meal plan: AP (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
Sight seen and Transfer by Ac Vehicle [Ac will not work on hills]
Toll, Parking, Driver Allowance, Fuel Cost & Taxes included
River Rafting, Boating, Elephant Ride or any other leisure activity
Anything not mentioned in the above package
Any Tips, laundry, liquors, wine, all items of personal nature
Any increase in taxes or fuel leading to an increase in surface transport
Guide Charges, Travel Insurance
Airfare or Train Fare
Location Highlights :
Additional Gala Dinner supplement on Christmas & 31st Dec as per the hotel policy.