Spend your weekend in Kerala, one of the most happening destinations in India
A weekend must always be well spent. It is the time when you take a break from your week long hectic job routine and recharge your mind, body and soul. Kerala being one of the most naturally gifted places offers you exactly the same. Head to Thattekkad for a weekend of bird watching and Kayaking along the Periyar Lake or spend a weekend exploring the Alleppey backwaters while you float on a customized Alleppey houseboat.
Let us know your weekend wishes and we make it real for you. If you are looking for an adventure packed weekend, we do have various adventure activities for you like cycling, zipline, surfing, bamboo-rafting and much more
In this program we take you to a heritage walk across the city of Fort Cochin, a local family visit where you get a chance to interact and dine with them, a village walk presenting you some blissful live scenes of rural Kerala, a Kathakali [Kerala dance form] experience, a visit to the University of traditional performing arts at Cheruthuruthy and finally a stay in a houseboat at the Alleppey backwaters. Come experience the God’s own country Kerala from a different angle you have never seen through.
Hop onto a Kayak and row your way along the gorgeous Periyar Lake
Spend time spotting rare species of birds at the Thattekkad Bird Sanctuary
Get entertained while you sit back and relax in a customized houseboat while floating along the scintillating Kerala backwaters at Alleppey.
Following itinerary is based on our past experience and what our past guests prefereance.However, our experts can help you further by helping chalk-out a tailor-made tour plan.
[Saturday] Cochin Pick Up - Thatekkad — Kerala holidays Packages Start from Cochin at 6.30AM and visit Kodanad Elephant Training Camp on the way to Thatekkad (30Kms).At Kodanad you could see the bathing of elephants or could even take part in the bathing ritual. Reach the Hornbill camp by 11.30AM,check in after tea. Get ready for Kayaking in Periyar Lake by 3PM. After Kayaking visit the nearby plantations. In the evening bonfiredinner can be arranged on request.
Overnight stay at Hornbill Camp.
[Sunday] Thatekkad - Cochin Drop (60kms/2hrs) — Early morning of Kerala holidays option of visiting the Thatekkad bird sanctuary where around 270species of migratory and local birds can be found. After breakfast, cycling through the country side with our guide and later you will be dropped back at Cochin
[Friday] Cochin Arrival - Alleppey (70Kms/2hrs drive) — On arrival at Cochin (ensure a morning arrival), our Kerala holidays Tour Executive welcomes you and assists you,further drive to Alleppey - a place of immense beauty. Rest of the day leisure in the resort enjoying the activities like ayurvedic massage,backwater tour in the boat, etc. Overnight stay at the resort in Alleppey
[Saturday] Alleppey (Houseboat) — After breakfast relax overlooking the serene backwater and later by 12noon your private houseboat will pick you from the resort and take you to the cruise in the narrow canals. The houseboats are with all modern comforts and are known as “Kettuvallam”, the houseboatcrew will prepare delicious food for you on board. You can watch the day to day life of the local people. Overnight stay at the Houseboat.
[Sunday] Alleppey - Cochin departure — Post breakfast, disembark the houseboat at Alleppey jetty at 9:30AM and if interested, you may visit the beach in Alleppey during Keralaweekend tour. Later as per your departure schedule, you will be transferred to Cochin Airport/Railway Station for your onward journey back home
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