On arriving at the airport in Cochin, meet our tour representative who would help you with an assisted transfer to a hotel in Kumrakom. Check-in at a backwater resort. After completing the check-in formalities, get all set to explore the serene town. One of Kerala’s top tourist destinations, Kumarakom is extremely popular for its backwaters and bird watching experiences. The serenity sprinkled all around is simply going to charm you. Later, explore wildlife and bird species at the well-known Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary. Placed on the banks of Vembanad Lake, the sanctuary is also known as Vembanad Bird sanctuary and is home to several species of both resident as well as migratory birds. Birds like Indian Darter, Little cormorant, herons, kingfisher species, steppe eagle, osprey, marsh harrier, egrets, garganey teal, pin-tailed duck can be spotted here. Indulge in adventure activities like water skiing and windsailing, if you are an adventure enthusiast.
The 2nd day post breakfast is for exploring the locales of Kumarakom. Set out to enjoy backwater cruise on the placid waters of Lake Vembanad. Get aboard a Kettuvallaum, a traditional houseboat. You would be accompanied by a trained chef and a rower. The day is going to be a memorable experience for you. Spot colorful birds, notice the village people indulged in the daily activities, visit the prime attractions falling on the route, the surrounding coconut grooves, treat your eyes to the verdant green all around, and so on. You will cruise around Kumarakom. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Today, get ready to get transferrd to Alleppey or Alappuzha, by water. Check-in at the houseboat for an amazing overnight backwater cruise. The houseboats feature a kitchen, well-equipped rooms as per your need and all the other modern comforts. Have a comfortable stay amidst luxuries while paddy fields, Chinese fishing nets, coir villages, water lilies, rustic homes, coconut groves and temples pass by. Cruise concludes at Alleppey.
Early morning, assisted transfer to the Cochin airport to catch a flight for an onward journey.
Upon arrival at the Cochin Airport/ Railway Station, get greeted by our tour representative followed by assisted transfer to the hotel. Post lunch, travel across the Cochin Harbor. Upon arrival at Fort Cochin, set off for the sightseeing tour in the city. Visit St.Francis Church, Dutch Palace and Jewish Synagogue etc. The rest of the day is free. Stay overnight in the hotel.
Post breakfast in the morning, drive to Munnar. On the way, treat your eyes with the views of green tea plantations and Cardamom hills. Upon arrival, check into the hotel. Spend rest of the day at leisure. Stay overnight in Munnar.
Today, in the morning, embark on a sightseeing tour of Munnar. Visit Mattupetty Dam, Old Munnar Town, Town Market, Eravikulam National Park and dairy farm. Spend rest of the day at leisure. Stay overnight in the hotel.
Post breakfast in the morning, head straight to Alleppey. Later, board a houseboat from Alleppey to Kumarakom and take delight in the backwater cruise. Stay overnight on board the houseboat.
Post breakfast in the morning, proceed towards Kovalam. Thereafter, enjoy a leisurely stay on the beach. Stay overnight in Kovalam.
In the morning, embark on a sightseeing tour of Thiruvanathapuram which include Padmanabha Swamy temple, Veli Tourist Village, Museum Complex, Science & Technology Museum, Shangmugham Beach and Aakulam boat club etc. Stay overnight in Kovalam.
Today, you will be transferred to the airport/railway station to board flight for onward journey.