DAY 01 – Arrival at COCHIN
After reaching the Cochin airport, meet our representative who’ll escort you to one of our listed hotels. Check-in at the hotel to relax in the cozy comfort of its room. After straightening your backs for a while, proceed for a sightseeing tour of Cochin. The major tourist attractions of Cochin include St. Francis Church, Jewish Synagogue, Dutch Palace, Hill Palace and Kochi Fort. Later in the day visit the Chinese fishing nets that are distinctly unique to Cochin, being lowered at the Vasco-da- Gama square. In the evening take a leisurely walk to Cochin spice market. After the visit to the market return to the Hotel / Resort for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 2 – Cochin – Alleppey (1 h 28 min (53.0 km)
After Breakfast drive to Alleppey .Board on to the houseboat. Cruise through the backwaters and inland waterways of Alleppey. Overnight on board the house boat anchored in the backwaters.
Check in Time 11.30 AM
Alleppey: Although a relatively small island, Alleppey or Alappuzha stands tall amongst the best tourist spots in Kerala. The reason isn’t difficult to fathom once you’ve witnessed the flawless beauty here. Often called the ‘Venice of the East’ owing to its serpentine network of canals and backwaters, Alleppey has grown from being a small town in Kerala to one of its biggest attractions. Much talked about, and not without reason, are the resplendent backwaters of Alleppey. Alleppey is known for its wellness therapies, which include Ayurvedic massages and spas. A day at one of these spas works like magic on your body and spirit, ridding you of tension and negative energy.
Check in to the Houseboat and enjoy the rest of the day in Houseboat.
Alleppey Houseboat: One of the must-do things in Alleppey is to board one of the many magnificent houseboats and go on a cruise of utter pleasure and romance. The exotic backwaters and inland waterways in and around Alleppey provide for some of the most romantic moments. In a fully equipped floating houseboat, you can enjoy the beautiful scenery around in the company of your loved one.
A 4 hour scenic drives through typical Kerala Village, Paddy Field. On arrival check in at Kettuvallam known as a famous Kerala Houseboat. Lunch at Houseboat. Cruise through the unique web of lakes, lagoons, canals and river. Visit Paddy Field, Kuttanadan Region the only region cultivate rice below sea level. Overnight at houseboat in Alleppey.
Boarding place: Alleppey.
You will be greeted with a Welcome Drink (Non Alcoholic).Crew will give a brief introduction.
- 11: 30 AM Cruise starts, relax and enjoy the canals and rivers and backwater.
- Cruise through backwaters of Kumarakom/Alleppey.
- Sightseeing includes paddy fields & coconut lagoons & Resorts of Kumarakom/Alleppey.
- Sightseeing Includes Bird sanctuary 01: 30 PM.
- Stop for Lunch.
- Menu: Traditional Kerala cuisine with fish (Karimeen) chicken, etc 2:30 PM.
- Cruise starts again through Pathiramanal area.4.00 PM.
- Tea & Snacks will be served.
- Cruise to C-block, R Block & Rajapuram.5: 30 PM.
- Cruise stops.
- Enjoy the evening with Village walk 8: 00 PM.
- Dinner and you can relax and sleep in our super a/c bed rooms 8: 30 PM.
After breakfast Cruise starts again to Alleppey and drop you to the boat jetty by 8:30 to 9.00 A.M
DAY 03 – HOUSEBOAT (ALLEPPEY) to KOVALAM – 175 KMS / 4 HRS
In the morning disembark from the houseboat and drive to Kovalam. The shallow and low tidal beaches of Kovalam have been a favorite tourist haunt. Kovalam has three crescent shaped beaches separated by rocky outcroppings. On reaching Kovalam check-in at one of our listed hotels. After resting for a while, move out to explore the beautiful Kovalam beaches. At the beach indulge in sunbathing and enjoy water sports like Surfing, wooden boat ride, Motor boat ride and the herbal body toning massages.
Kovalam: Located at a distance of around 16 km from the city centre, the name ‘Kovalam’ means a grove of coconut trees, and the beach town stands true to its name, offering an endless view all over the town off the same. The 17 km of Kovalam’s coastline provides a tourist three separate beaches, the Lighthouse Beach, the Hawa Beach, and the Samudra Beach.
Day free for leisure, in the evening return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay at Hotel/Resort in Kovalam.
DAY 04 – KOVALAM
Today the day is reserved for you to enjoy an ayurvedic therapy. Meet our resident doctors who’ll after consultation plan your program and a diet chart. During the period in which you take up this ayurvedic therapy do not exert yourself much and no alcohol and tobacco should be consumed for the best results. The therapy will incorporate various herbal massages, steam baths and yoga asana. Enjoy overnight stay in the Hotel / Resort.
Day 5 – KOVALAM
In the morning after breakfast, spend the day leisure while enjoying various Ayurvedic and spa treatments in Kovalam. Enjoy dinner and overnight stay at the Hotel / Resort.
Day 6 – KOVALAM
Next morning post breakfast; spend the day leisure while enjoying various Ayurvedic and spa treatments in Kovalam. Enjoy dinner and overnight stay at the hotel / Resort.
Day 7 - Departure
Bid farewell to this serene land as your holidays comes to an end as you get transferred to respective Airport or Railway Station for your onward journey back to Home.