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Places covered : Cochin-Munnar- Kumarakom- Alleppey Houseboat- Kovalam – Trivandrum.

Days: 08N / 09D
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Package Itinerary
Day 01 Arrive at Cochin
On your arrival at the Cochin International Airport/Railway Station, our representative will receive you and escort to the hotel. Spend the afternoon with local sightseeing in and around Cochin the “Queen of Arabian sea ‘this is one of the finest natural harbors in the world and was one of the major centers for commerce and trade with British, Chinese, Portuguese, Dutch etc..Sightseeing attractions in Cochin include Dutch palace, Jewish synagogue, Jewish street,St:Francis church, Santa Cruz basilica and Chinese fishing nets etc... Overnight stay is arranged in Cochin.

Day 02 Cochin-Munnar
After an early breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Munnar (140 km-04 hours drive),On arrival check in to the hotel. Spend the day at leisure. Overnight stay is arranged in Munnar.

Day 03 Munnar Tour
After breakfast spend the day with local sightseeing situated at the confluence of three Mountain streams-Mudrappuzha, Nallathanni and Kundale. Munnar is 1600 metres above sea level. This majestic hill station was once the summer resort of the British government in south India. Local sightseeing of Munnar includes visit to Mattupettey Dam,Kundale lake and Echo point. Afternoon proceed to Rajamalai where the rarest species of Mountain Goat “Nilgiri tars “can be spotted. Overnight stay is arranged in Munnar.

Day 04 Munnar-Kumarakom
After an early breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Kumarakom(200 km-05 hours drive), On arrival check in to the hotel. Spend the day with local sightseeing in and around Kumarakom,a tiny backwater hamlet perched on the western banks of the Vembanadu lake (Kerala’s biggest lake). The stretch of backwater is spread over 900 sq.km. Kumarakom bird sanctuary, home to thousand and more of rare species of birds is also included in the itinerary. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.

 
     
 

Day 05 Kumarakom-Alleppey Houseboat Cruise
After the breakfast, set out on an enchanting two days backwater cruise in traditionally decorated Houseboat. While cruising in this floating luxury-villa let your eyes settle for the rare and the unusual-skim past Chinese fishing nets, bowed down paddy fields, local inhabitants engaged in making coir products, rustic homes, ancient temples and swaying coconut groves. Delicious food will be served on board. Cooking classes on request. you also can prepare food for yourself. Overnight stay in the Houseboat.

Day 06 Alleppey Houseboat Cruise
After a refreshing breakfast, the second day of the cruise will begin and it will take you to some typical Kuttanadan villages. Kainakary,Chennamkary,Champakulam,Nedumudy,Thakazhy, Pallathuruthy are among them. Kuttanadu is called the ‘Rice bowl of Kerala’. Sightseeing attractions in Kuttanadu include Chavara shrine,Champakkulam St:mary’s forane church, Champakkulam snakeboat, Karumady Buddha statue, Ambalappuzha Krishna temple etc..Overnight stay in the Houseboat.

Day 07 Alleppey- Kovalam
After breakfast check out from the Houseboat at Alleppey (check out time 9: 15 am) and drive to Kovalam(3 hours drive).Upon arrival check in to the hotel. Enjoy evening at Kovalam beach. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 08-Kovalam-Trivandrum-Kovalam
Morning set out on a sightseeing tour to Trivandrum. Your Itinerary will include places of interests like Padmanabhaswami temple; renowned for its towering Gopuras, temple arts and paintings. The main pavilion of the temple stands impressive with 400 marvelously Granite carved Pillars. Your sightseeing tour will cover the rest of the attractions too. Later in the evening travel back to Kovalam for an overnight stay.

Day 09 Kovalam- Trivandrum
After breakfast check- out from the hotel and drive to Trivandrum Airport/Railway Station for onward journey.