Kerala backwaters tours -7


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Get complete experience of south India and Kerala backwaters tour in just 7 days. Also visit Cochin, Thekkady, Kumarakom, Alleppey, Kovalam and Trivandrum in South.

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Kerala backwaters tours -7

  1. 1. From the Portuguese and Dutch Kerala to tiger spotting in the Periyar; a houseboat ride through the backwaters. From the pristine white sands of Kovalam Beach to the southernmost tip of the Indian landmass. a journey that takes you to the edge of India.
  2. 2. Cochin is a diverse and colorful port/city, spreading over 4-5 islands and peninsulas. The main town of Ernakulam is on the mainland. All the islands are connected by a ferryboat network and therein lay the charm of an exploratory two days here. Around the headland of Fort Cochin, a phalanx of cantilevered Chinese fishing boats dips into the sea at high tide. In its back streets, there is an aroma of ginger, cardamom and other spices, piled high in every nook and cranny. In the evening proceed for KATHAKALI DANCE PRESENTATION. Overnight will be at Cochin.
  3. 3. Sightseeing Tour of Cochin Chinese fishing nets:- The Chinese fishing nets erected on teak wood and bamboo poles work on the principle of balance. JEWISH SYNAGOGUE:- The Jewish community traces its history to nearly 2000 years ago. The Vasco Da Gama Square, Santa Cruz Basilica, St. Francis Church, VOC Gate, Bastion Bungalow etc. are also nice for sightseeing. Take a boat ride and visit BOLGATTY PALACE and VYPPIN ISLAND. Overnight will be at the Thekkady
  4. 4. Today you will visit the rare species of plants and animals by taking a NATURE TREK into the Park and then a short walk. In the afternoon visit spice plantations like cardamom, cinnamon, pepper, coffee, tea estates etc. Later, visit Kumily market to buy the best spices available. Overnight will be at the Thekkady
  5. 5. The backwaters of Kerala are a unique product of Kerala and are found nowhere else in the world. Backwaters are a network of lakes, canals and estuaries and deltas of forty-four rivers that drain into the Arabian Sea. The houseboat with all modern comforts lets you discover the countryside at your own pace. You will have lunch, dinner and breakfast in the Houseboat. A ride on the houseboat is a fabulous way to explore the fascinating beauty of the backwaters. In the evening the boat will anchor by the lush paddy fields and enjoy the tranquility of the water around. Dinner would be laid out in the boat. Spend night on houseboat
  6. 6. Kovalam went through a gradual metamorphosis from an obscure fishing village to a contemporary holiday destination. Though frequented often, the very beautiful Kovalam beach glows in its un-spoilt beauty and offers a relaxing holiday to a tired and wandering soul. Life at the tiny fishing village located on the Kovalam coast goes on as it did for ages. Take walk near the fishing village in Kovalam, Kerala, and South India and be enthralled at the simplicity, happiness and contentment that greet you. A natural bay created by a breathtaking rock cluster and three crescent shaped beaches make up the stunning and very beautiful Kovalam beach in Kerala, South India. Overnight will be at Kovalam.
  7. 7. Kanyakumari was once referred to as the "ALEXANDRIA OF THE EAST". This place has been a great center for art, culture, civilization and pilgrimage for years. It was also a famous center for commerce and trade. Kanyakumari was also under the control of the Cholas, the Cheras, the Pandyas and the Nayakas who were the great rulers of South India. The architectural beauties of the temples are the beautiful work of these rulers. The shore temple in this famous Pilgrim Centre is dedicated to the virgin goddess Devi Kanyakumari, who eternally protects the country. The temple is a symbol of unity and sanctity. Overnight will be at Kovalam
  8. 8. Drive to Trivandrum after a leisurely morning breakfast. Proceed for the short sightseeing tour of Trivandrum. Drive to the airport after a hot lunch to take flight as per time with sweet memories of GOD'S OWN COUNTRY - KERALA. To Explore more about Kerala Backwaters visit here :- TOUR ENDS!!! Have a Nice Trip