Kerala Backwaters Tour
(5 Days & 4 Nights)
Alleppey, with its unique stretch of backwaters, gorgeous rivulets, serpentine canals and palm fringed countryside, justifies the name, the “God’s own country”, which Kerala boasts of. The best way to enjoy the backwaters is to hop into a wooden houseboat and set off for an exciting cruise along the shimmering waterways of Alleppey.
Sit back and get entertained as you are exposed to some captivating sights of rural villages, the day to day life of the Alleppey residents, the verdant paddy fields by the sides and the fascinating process of coir-making which is the major livelihood of the local people. Taste the exquisite regional cuisine exclusively cooked on board which adds more reason to fall in love with this part of the world.
Cochin > Alleppey > Cochin
Day 1 :
Arrival at Cochin
On arrival at Cochin International Airport you’ll be met and assisted by our Indian Panorama Tour executive followed by a transfer to your hotel. Check into your hotel and relax. Rest of the day free for exploring the old buildings and bustling markets of Fort Cochin.
Overnight stay at Fort Cochin
Day 2 :
Cochin - Alleppey - Houseboat cruise
Post breakfast, a 90 minute drive would take you to Alleppey. Embark on your houseboat and start floating along the shimmering backwaters of Alleppey. Enjoy a welcome drink followed by a sumptuous Kerala style lunch at noon. Treat your eyes with beautiful vistas of the Alleppey countryside. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at Alleppey houseboat.
Day 3 :
Continue exploring the Alleppey backwaters in your houseboat. All meals served in houseboat. Overnight stay at Alleppey houseboat.
Day 4 :
Morning — Post breakfast disembark from your houseboat and check into a backwater resort. Today you have a whole lot of options like village walk, a canoe ride through the most remote villages, or do sightseeing at Alleppey such as visit the Alleppey beach, Ravi Karuna Karan Memorial Museum, Alleppey light house, the Gujarathi Street and the Mullackal Temple. Evening: Return back to hotel and relax. Overnight stay at Alleppey.
Day 5 :
Morning — Post breakfast, as per your departure flight schedule, you will be transferred to the Cochin International Airport for your journey back home.