Cochin Beach
9 Days Backwaters and Beaches

9 Days Backwaters and Beaches

Boat rides in tiger country, Kerala backwaters on a houseboat. Beaches and fishing villages. Kerala covers the beautiful state of Kerala popularly coined as Gods own country. A night on the houseboat on backwaters, visit to the town lush with tea gardens, old Chinese fishing nets, beaches and the laid back atmosphere, all adds up to the perfect culmination of the trip.

Sketch Itinerary :
Cochin Kumarakom Alleppey Kovalam Trivandrum

Trip Type : 
Classic and Exploratory
Customization :
All tours are customizable, take help of our tour specialist to plan. Just share your budget, time in hand and the idea.

Visa Informaiton  :

Every foreign national must have a visa for entry into India. We recommend that you apply for a six month, multiple entry tourist visa. Some nationalities are eligible for Visa on arrival however you will need to apply for ETA a minimum of 4 days prior to date of travel. Please visit https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/tvoa.html  for more details. 

Please note that your passport MUST be valid for six months from the date of your return from India.

After your arrival to the dream destination, Cochin you will check in to the favourite chosen hotel for a 2 night stay.

Half day sight-seeing at Cochin comprise of Cochin Harbour terminus famous for Chinese fishing nets presentation; Mattancherry Dutch Palace; The Jewish Synagogue and St. Francis Church (built in 1510 Vasco Da Gama was originally buried here). Visit to the Hill Palace later, which was built in the 19th century by the Raja of Kochi who ruled the Kochi province from here. The world famous Kathakali Dance Show will be the final hangout for the day.

Unfold the God's own created natural beauty with a drive to Kumarakom where the day passes in seconds exploring the majestic beauty with calmness of mind and heart.

Wondrous day at Kumarakom - an enchanting beauty, magnificent peninsula extends to Lake Vembanad whose blue waters run into the mainland making a labyrinth of lagoons, brooks, canals and waterways. Measure the depth and enjoy the spectacular flora and fauna and make yourself comfortable in the hotel and treat yourself with the delicacies of amazing cuisine and world class treatments of Kerala.

An exclusive overnight stay in your private house boat. This cruise is the main attraction taking you along the beautiful backwater canals of Kerala. The converted rice barges or "Kettuvallams" sail along shallow, palm-fringed lakes and narrow canals where coconut and cashew are loaded onto dugouts. You travel along the villages built on narrow spits of land, stopping to visit local markets by bullock-cart, or to marvel at craftsmenengaged in centuries-old boat-making traditions.

The house boat includes one or two cabins with a small sitting room and a crew of 2 staff and a chef. Enjoy the authentic Kerala cuisine, purchased fresh along the way. For most of the journey, the boat is poled, sailing only between dawn and dusk. The basic accommodation is a beautiful experience and become a golden memory.

After the wonderful experience with the house boat till Alleppey and now enjoy drive to Kovalam, one of India's internationally renowned beaches - with its sheltered natural bay, azure blue waters and a spread of green palm groves. It is a tropical paradise with lot of peace where one can hear the heartbeat along with the rustling of the palm leaves and babbling of waves. On arrival, you will be dropped to your Kovalam hotel for a 3 night stay. The remainder of the day is free so that you can relax and enjoy the sandy Kovalam beach.

A full day in Kovalam to be relaxed (in the water sports department) the way you like, do not miss the chance to taste the local seafood delights and avail the special aryurvedic treatments. Overnight at Kovalam.

A last night in paradise, be at ease before the long journey home and the return to hussle-bussle busy life. Overnight at Kovalam.

You will be driving towards the Trivandrum Airport for your departure flight.

The Tour Includes: 

  • Accommodation at suggested hotels,
  • Daily buffet breakfasts,
  • Sightseeing tours as mentioned in the itinerary,
  • All tours and transfers in air-conditioned private toyota innova (suv) with driver,
  • English speaking company authorised guide for all mentioned tours,
  • Assistance at the airports on arrival / departure,
  • Assistance at stations on departure and arrival,
  • 24 hrs dedicated tour manager,
  • Unlimited mineral water and tissues during drives,
  • Porter charges at stations,
  • Train fare in ac executive class for the mentioned sector (escorted train journey)
  • Economy class airfare for the mentioned sectors,
  • Monument entrances, camera fees
  • All applicable taxes and service charges, and
  • All road taxes, government taxes and driver allowances.
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