Backwater in Kerala

Places to Visit: 1Nt. Kochi - 2Nts. Munnar - 2Nts. Thekkady - 2Nts. Kumarakom - 1Nt. Houseboat

Duration:8 Nights / 9 Days

Kerala Holidays"Kerala - "God's Own Country" The complex network of lagoons, lakes, rivers and canals fringing the coast of Kerala forms the basis of a distinct regional lifestyle, and travelling by Houseboat along these backwaters is one of the highlights of a visit to the state. "The backwaters refer to the large inland lakes of Kerala. Today these backwaters act as vital water ways for the transport of people and produce. They are often the only link between remote, isolated villages and crowded town pockets. Our Kerala tourism section highlights the history, culture, cuisine, wildlife, hill stations and eco tourism of Kerala. It showcases the best aspects of Kerala tourism so you can know more about the tourist attractions of Kerala and enjoy Kerala tours with Kerala Backwater.

Duration: 08 Nights / 09 Days
Places to Visit: 1Nt. Kochi - 2Nts. Munnar - 2Nts. Thekkady - 2Nts. Kumarakom - 1Nt. Houseboat

Package Cost Per Person
Destination Economy Standard Deluxe Premium
On Request On Request
On Request On Request
On Request
Meal Plan: CP= Breakfast only, MAP= Breakfast & Dinner only, AP= Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner only

  • Extra Adult/Child cost (between 05 and 12 yrs)

Tour Includes:-

  • Accommodation in well appointed room mentioned in the above hotel or similar category on Double sharing basis.
  • Daily Buffet / Fixed Menu meals as per plan.
  • A/c Indica for all surface transfers & sightseeing for the above mentioned places.
  • All applicable hotel taxes.

Romantic Kerala Holidays - Munnar Tour Excludes:-

  • Any meals other than those mentioned above.
  • Any Airfare / Train fare.
  • Entrance fees to Amusement parks & Boating charges.
  • Any portage at airports and hotels, tips, insurance, wine, mineral water, telephone charges, and all items of personal nature.
  • Any services not specifically mentioned in the inclusions.
  • Expenses caused by factors beyond our control like rail and flight delays, roadblocks, vehicle mal-functions, political disturbances etc.
  • Service tax extra

Note:

  • At Munnar & Thekkady, A/c rooms are not provided/required except wherever mentioned.
  • In case of non-availability of rooms at the hotels mentioned, we shall provide you alternate hotels of similar category.
  • Base category rooms are allotted for the stay, Any requirement / availability of higher category of room would incur extra cost.
  • At Hotel Check-in time is 14.00 hrs & / Check-out time 12.00 Noon.
  • At Houseboat Check-in time is 12.00 hrs. & Check-out time is 09.00 hrs.
  • In A/C in Standard & Deluxe category Houseboat, A/C will be operational from 9:00 P.M. to 6:00 A.M.
  • In A/C Premium category Houseboat, A/C will be operational as per your requirements.
  • The above rates are valid for the mentioned period only.
  • Xmas and New Year supplement charges would be charged additional on actuals.

The above mentioned rates are subject to change at the time of booking .

COMPLETE ITINERARY

Day 01: Kochi
On arrival our representative will greet you at Kochi Airport/ Railway Station and then transfer to the hotel. Check-in and relax for a while amidst the comforts of your room. Later proceed for sightseeing of Kochi. The major tourist attractions are Chinese Fishing Nets, St. Francis Church, Santa Cruz Basilica, Jewish Synagogue, and Mattancherry palace/Dutch Palace. Overnight stay at the Hotel/Resort.  

Day 02: Kochi – Munnar (158 kms. – 04 hrs.)
After enjoying the breakfast proceed to Munnar, the place where the unfolded green carpet is waiting for you. Munnar is breathtakingly beautiful, a haven of peace and tranquility - the idyllic tourist destination in God's own country. On the way you can also watch the lovely waterfalls in Cheeyappara and colourful flowers in Blossom Garden. Reach & check-in at the hotel and relax for a while amidst the comforts of your room. Explore rest of the day along with the nature. Overnight stay at the Hotel/Resort. 

Day 03 : Munnar
After having the breakfast proceed for a morning sightseeing trip of Munnar; visiting the Eravikulam National Park where you can see the very rare mountain goats locally called the Nilgiri Tahr, visit Mattupetty Dam which offers many fascinating sights to relish. The Shola forests around Mattupetty are ideal for trekking and bird watching, with the variety of birds found there. Enroute visit Echo Point, View Point , Kundala Lake & green carpet of Tea Gardens. Overnight stay at the Hotel/Resort. 

Day 04 : Munnar – Thekkady (110 kms. – 03 hrs.)
After enjoying the breakfast proceed to Thekkady which offers diverse attractions like Wildlife Sanctuary, Hill Station and Spice Plantation. Natures own little hideout nestled in the hills of Thekkady. Reach & check-in at the hotel and relax for a while amidst the comforts of your room. Visit the local spice market for some garden fresh spices and handicrafts. Overnight stay at the Hotel/Resort.

Day 05 : Thekkady
After the breakfast proceed to the most attractive feature of Thekkady i.e. Periyar Wild life Sanctuary. The place where one can go for a Wildlife cruise to view a large variety of wildlife. A lot of unique birds can also be spotted. You can recreate yourself by having Optional activities like spice plantation Tour, Bamboo Rafting, Trekking and Elephant ride. Overnight stay at the Hotel/Resort.  

Day 06 : Thekkady – Kumarakom (130 kms. – 03 hrs.)
After enjoying the breakfast proceed to Kumarakom. Reach & check-in at the hotel and relax for a while amidst the comforts of your room. Kumarakom is one of the few places in the world where the means for transportation is through boats. Explore the rest of the day at your own leisure. Overnight stay at the Hotel/Resort. 

Day 07 : Kumarakom
Have an early wake up and make your day by hearing the chirruping melodies of the sweet birds. Proceed to Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary which lies at the edge of the grounds of an old estate where a profusion of all kinds of birds can be observed. Later have the sumptuous breakfast and proceed to explore the rest of the day at your own leisure by watching the Vembanad Lake which has its majestic canals, streams and distributaries along its banks weave an intricate and enchantingly beautiful web. Overnight stay at the Hotel/Resort. 

Day 08 : Houseboat
After enjoying the breakfast proceed to the boat Jetty, board the traditionally decorated houseboats and begin the enchanting backwater cruising. Kerala Backwater is a unique product of Kerala and is found no where else in the world. A glide in a "Kettuvallam" (Houseboat) through the enchanting backwaters is sure to rob your heart. You're in a watery universe, so quiet, even you can hear your own blood pumping around your head. Sparkling greens, emerald backwaters, coir-laden houseboats and magical beauty heals your mind and body as you travel to surreal Kerala. Overnight stay in the Houseboat.

Day 09 : Houseboat – Kochi (100 kms. – 02½ hrs.)
After having the breakfast pack your baggages with a promise to return once again to this paradise.... Proceed on time to board your flight/train with sweet memories of your holidays. We await for your next visit ... Bon Voyage. Service ends.

Destination Economy Standard Deluxe Premium
Kochi Mermaid Hotel
(CP)
Harbour View
(CP)
Renaissance
(CP)
Dream Hotel
(CP)
Munnar Le Celestium
(CP)
Edassery Eastend
(CP)
Tea Valley Resort
(CP)
Club Mahindra
(CP)
Thekkady Sandra Palace
(CP)
Treetop
(CP)
Cardamom County
(CP)
Spice Village
(CP)
Houseboat A/c Standard (AP) A/c Deluxe (AP) A/c Deluxe (AP) A/c Premium (AP)
Kumarakom Backwater Resort (CP) Paradise Resort (CP) Backwater Ripples (CP) Coconut Lagoon (CP)