Colony, Backwaters & Beaches of Kerala - 7 Nights Sightseeing

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Start in Kochi (Cochin) and end in Kovalam! With the sightseeing tour Colony, Backwaters & Beaches of Kerala, you have a 7 day tour package taking you through Kochi (Cochin), India and 3 other destinations in India. Colony, Backwaters & Beaches of Kerala includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, transport and more.

Itinerary

  • Arrive Kochi

    On arrival at Kochi airport assistance and transfer to hotel. Kochi founded by Vasco-da-Gama in 1502, quickly developed into a principle port and the center of the spice trade on the Malabar Coast. A picturesque town of dilapidated buildings, vibrant bougainvillea and a languid palm-fringed harbour, Portuguese, Dutch and British settlers have all influenced this charming city. Overnight at hotel. Start point As per your flight schedule pick up from Kochin airport, Cochin International Airport (COK), Nedumbassery, Alwaye, Kerala, India

  • Kochi

    Breakfast at hotel. Smell of the seawater and fish, hung over nets and locals on the beach ? today we explore the Fort Kochi. Starting on foot, begin the day at the church of St Francis, the oldest European church in India, then walk to the town?s waterfront ? site of the iconic Chinese fishing nets and the many fish stalls. Later visit Mattancherry Palace, which was built by the Portuguese in 1557 as a gift to the Raja of Kochi, and the town?s fine synagogue. The area here is also known for its many antique and souvenir shops. End the day with a mesmeric sunset cruise around the bustling harbour. Overnight at hotel.

  • Alleppey (60Kms/ 1.3hrs approx)

    In and around Alleppey Breakfast at hotel, drive to Alleppey the Kerala backwaters to join a private houseboat for a night cruise. Authentic and comfortable, all meals are cooked on board and the boat is staffed with a captain, a deck hand and a cook. Spend the remainder of day cruising the picturesque and peaceful backwaters. Explore the backwaters that entails a network of lakes, coconut shaded canals and estuaries ? tiled and thatched cottages bright with hibiscus dot the embankments and the cantilevered Chinese fishing nets hung over the water?s edge. Witness local life with children swimming and playing in the water, women attending to their daily chores and men fishing from their canoes. Lunch, dinner & overnight in houseboat.

  • Mararikulam (20kms/ 30min approx) or Kovalam (160kms/ (3hrs approx)

    In and around Kovalam After breakfast disembark houseboat and drive to Marari and check in at a Beach Resort for a three-night stay. Rest time free and easy to relax on the beach. Overnight at beach resort.

  • Mararikulam/ Kovalam

    Breakfast at hotel, day free and easy to relax on the beach and connect with yourself. Overnight at beach resort.

  • Mararikulam / Kovalam

    Breakfast at hotel, day free and easy to relax on the beach and connect with yourself. Overnight at beach resort.

  • Kochi (75kms/ 2hrs approx) or Kovalam - Trivandrum (

    Breakfast at hotel. As per your flight schedule transfer to Kochi or Trivandrum Airport to board flight for onward destination. End point As per your flight schedule departure transfer to airport, Trivandrum International Airport (New Terminal), Chackai,Trivandrum, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India

Inclusion

  • GST on total package
  • Accomodation in a well appointed room
  • Meals as per hotel plan and ones mentioned in itinerary
  • All transfers and sightseeing as per the itinerary in an air-conditioned vehicle (except in the hills when the air-conditioner will be switched off)
  • All toll taxes, parking fees and driver allowances
  • All applicable hotel taxes

Exclusion

  • Anything not mentioned under ‘Package Inclusions??:tm:
  • All personal expenses, optional tours and extra meals
  • Camera fees, alcoholic/non-alcoholic beverages
  • Vehicle service on leisure days for sightseeing not included in the itinerary
  • Medical and travel insurance
  • Tips, laundry and phone calls

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