kerala backwater tour

Duration : 13 Days / 12 Nights
Destination : Cochin- Alleppey- Munnar- Periyar- Cardamom House- Madurai-Chennai
Day1 Arrival Cochin : After arrival, our representative will escort you to the hotel. You will be accorded a traditional welcome. Relax at the hotel. In the evening enjoy Kathakali dance.
Day2 Cochin : The older parts of the Fort Cochin area reflect the bygone days of Cochin. The area reminds of the Dutch, Portugal and English who used live here. You also visit the area around Synagogue, which is known as ‘Jew Town’.
Day3 Cochin-Alleppey : After breakfast, proceed to the heart of Kerala’s backwaters destination at Alleppey, which is about 45 kilometers away. Upon arrival check in at the hotel. Alleppey is Kerala’s famous backwaters, which has a network of rivers, canals and lakes. Enjoy Kerala backwaters on your stay at Alleppey. Overnight at hotel.
Day4 Alleppey : Enjoy your day at Alleppey by taking a walk in the verdant greens. Visit the countryside near your hotel resort. There is a bird sanctuary also in Alleppey, which you can visit. Overnight at hotel.
Day5 Alleppey-Houseboat (Alleppey) : After breakfast, proceed for your stay and tour on houseboat for a wonderful experience. The houseboat takes you various narrow canals and backwaters. The houseboats are fully equipped with all the modern facilities and you get to enjoy all the modern amenities. Overnight onboard houseboat.
Day6 Houseboat (Alleppey)-Munnar : You open your eyes on the boat. After leisurely breakfast you disembark from the boat and proceed to Munnar, which is four hours drive from Alleppey. On your way to Munnar you pass thorough scenic locales enjoying verdant greens along the way. Upon arrival, check in at the hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day7 Munnar : The day is marked to explore Munnar. Munnar is a beautiful hill station, which is surrounded by 30 tea gardens. The other places you may tour the nearby Lockhart Gap, lakes and streams. The other places you visit in Munnar include the Mattupetty dam and lake and Rajamala, the natural habitat of Nilgiri Tahr, a goat.
Day8 Munnar-Periyar : After breakfast, proceed to Periyar. Periyar is well known for the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. On arrival, check in at the hotel. Relax and refresh. Elephants are the most popular attractions of Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. Overnight at hotel.
Day9 Periyar-Cardamom House : Head to a spectacularly beautiful location—the Cardamom House, which is about three hours drive from Periyar. The House is located in a picturesque site and is an ideal place to enjoy nature. Overnight at Cardamom House.
Day10 Cardamom House : The day is marked to enjoy the hospitality of the Cardamom House. You also stroll down the Athoor village. Enjoy the beauty of the area on your stay at Cardamom House. Overnight at hotel.
Day11 Cardamom House-Madurai : Upon arrival check in at the hotel. Relax and refresh. In the afternoon, take sightseeing tour of Madurai. Visit the Meenakshi temple and other temples.
Day12 Madurai-Chennai : After breakfast transfer to hotel to catch a flight to Madras (Chennai). Upon arrival check in at the hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day13 Chennai : Transfer to airport to catch a flight back home.
The Tour Ends