- Trip Code: ATH398
- Best Season: September to March
- Country Visited: India
- Trip Start: Kochi
- Trip Ends: Kochi
- Trip Route: Kochi-Munnar-Kumarakom-Alappuzha-Kochi
- Trip Style: Guided Tour
- Activity: Sightseeing and Cultural Tour
- Group Size: Min. 1 pax
- Activity Per Day: Guided Sightseeing Tour
- Trip Category: India Cultural Tour
- Sightseeing in Kochi (Chinese fishing nets, Dutch Palace, St. Francis Church, 400-year-old Paradesi Synagogue)
- Scenic tea hills of Munnar
- Visit to Eravikulam National Park which has an endangered species Nilgiri Tahr (Mountain Goats)
- Visit to Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
- Houseboat ride in Vembanad Lake from Kumarakom to Alapuzzha
- Alapuzzha, also known as the Venice of the East
- Kayaking in narrow backwater canals of Alapuzzha
Kerala, aptly called as God's Own Country, is famous for its backwaters. In this tour, travelers spend their time sightseeing in the green hills of Munnar, which are mostly carpeted by tea plantation. Then, they leisurely cruise in Vembanad Lake. A houseboat journey takes them from Kumarakom to Alappuzha, also knows as Venice of the East. Spend a day sightseeing which includes kayaking in the narrow backwater canals. It is one of the best ways to enjoy the backwaters and observe the life and culture of the people of Kerala.
- Day 01: Arrive in Kochi. Overnight at Hotel.
- Day 02: Guided Sightseeing in Kochi. Overnight at Hotel.
- Day 03: Drive to Munnar (4 Hours). Overnight at Hotel.
- Day 04: Guided Sightseeing in Munnar. Overnight at Hotel.
- Day 05: Drive to Kumarakom (4.5 hrs). Overnight at Hotel.
- Day 06: Backwater Houseboat Ride to Alappuzha (6 Hours). Overnight at Houseboat.
- Day 07: Backwater Kayaking and Sightseeing in Alappuzha (7 Hours)
- Day 08: Drive to Kochi (1.5 Hours) and Flight Departure
The above information is a guide and standard template of what we provide. Our trip can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements.
NOTE: During the trip; weather, local politics, transport or a multitude of other factors, that are beyond our control can result in a change of itinerary. It is, however, very unlikely that the itinerary would be substantially altered; if alterations are necessary the leader will decide what is the best alternative, taking into consideration the best interests of the whole group. Where a change does occur, we do everything we can to minimize its effect, but we cannot be responsible for the results of changes or delays.