The Kerala backwaters are a chain of brackish lagoons and lakes lying parallel to the Arabian Sea coast (known as the Malabar Coast) of Kerala state in southern India.
On arrival at Cochin airport at 10:00 hours, transfer to Munnar (140 kms/4 hour drive). En route enjoy beautiful streams, waterfalls, rubber, pepper, cardamom and tea plantations and thick forests. On arrival in Munnar at 14:00 hours, check in to hotel followed by lunch & afternoon at leisure. Evening dinner & overnight stay.
Munnar Morning post breakfast at 08:30 hours proceed for a sightseeing tour of Munnar covering Mattupetty Lake & Dam, Echo Point, Kundale Lake, Blossom Garden, Rajamalai and Eravikulam Wildlife Sanctuary – famous for the Nilgiri Tahr and tea gardens. In between lunch in a city restaurant at 13:00 hours. Evening at 17:00 hours back to the hotel for dinner & overnight.
Morning post breakfast at 09:00 hours, check out of the hotel and depart for Kumarakom (Approx. 200 kms/5 hours’ drive). En route plantations. On arrival at 14:00 hours, check in to a hotel followed by lunch. Later at 15:30 hours visit the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary. Late afternoon enjoy a sunset cruise in backwater. Evening at 18:00 hours back to hotel for dinner & overnight.
Kumarakom- Alleppey- Houseboat Morning after breakfast at 10:00 hours check out from hotel & drive to Alleppey. On arrival, check into houseboat at 12:00 noon followed by lunch on board. Afternoon at leisure and enjoy the backwater cruise. Houseboat cruise is the best way to explore the beauty of backwaters & village life of Kerala. Enjoy evening tea/coﬀee with snacks followed by dinner in the houseboat. Stay overnight in houseboat.
Houseboat- Alleppey- Kovalam Spend the morning at leisure on the houseboat & breakfast. Later at 09:00 hours, disem- bark houseboat at Alleppey and drive to Kovalam (190 kms/4.5 hour drive). En route visit the coastal areas with the coconut trees and a view of lagoons and palm-fringed Arabian Sea. On arrival at Kovalam, check into hotel & lunch. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. Dinner & overnight in Kovalam.
Kovalam- Thiruvananthapuram- Kovalam After leisurely breakfast at 10:00 hours proceed for a sightseeing trip of Thiruvanan- thapuram (Approx. 15 kms/30 mins one way). Visit places of interest including Napier Museum, Kuthiramalika Museum and Sri Padmanabha Temple. Lunch at 13:00 hours in a city restaurant. Afternoon back to the resort in Kovalam to relax and taste Sea Food in beachside food outlets. Evening at 18:00 hours back to the resort for dinner & overnight.
Departure Morning breakfast at leisure. Later at 10:00 hours check out from the hotel and transfer to Thiruvananthapuram airport on time to board ﬂight for onward destination
|Min- Max guests & vehicle type||02- 02 (Air Condition Sedan)||03- 05 (Air Condition MUV)||06- 08 (Air condition Mini Van)|
|With 3* hotels||(Approx SGD 679)||(Approx SGD 619)||(Approx SGD 559)|
|With 4* hotels||(Approx SGD 819)||(Approx SGD 739)||(Approx SGD 689)|
|Supplement for local tour guide||(Approx SGD 60)||(Approx SGD 50)||(Approx SGD 35)|