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Backwaters Tour of Kerala
Duration: 9 Nights / 10 Days
Places Covered: Kochi - Munnar - Periyar - Kumarakom - Alleppey
Day 01: Arrive Kochi
Arrival at Kochi (Cochin) meet and assistance at the railway station by our representative and transfer to your hotel.
Half day sight seeing of Cochin by boat. Over night stay at hotel.
Day 02: Kochi to Munnar ( By Road 130 km in 4 hr )
Proceed to Munnar enjoying the scenic beauty & the marvelous waterfalls, high mountains with the low flying clouds passing by.
Enjoy boating in the afternoon. Overnight stay at hotel. Overnight at Munnar.
Day 03: Munnar - Anamudi - Munnar
Morning, after breakfast, visiting tea plantations, Anamudi, Eravikulam National Park, Devikulam, Mattupetty, Pallivasal, Pothamedu, Attukal etc. Rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight at Munnar.
Day 04 : Munnar - Periyar ( By Road 110 km in 3 hr. )
Morning, proceed to Periyar on the way visiting Idukki dam.
On arrival check in at hotel. Periyar wildlife sanctuary is home to nomadic tribes of wild elephant, boar, deer, the great Indian tiger and more. Evening go for boat cruise in the lake to watch wild animals. Overnight stay at Periyar.
Day 05: Periyar
Morning, after breakfast boating through Periyar lake - Wildlife sanctuary. You can visit the rare species of plants and animals.
Afternoon visit spice plantations like cardamom, cinnamon, pepper, coffee, tea estates etc. on your way back to the hotel, you could stop at the local market and pick up some fragrant spices. Overnight stay at Periyar.
Day 06: Periyar - Kumarakom ( By Road 130 km in 4 hr. )
Early morning proceed to Kumarakom. Reach and visit the Bird Sanctuary. Proceed to the Vembanand Lake.
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 backwaters of Kerala are a self supporting Eco-system teeming with aquatic life. The canals connect the villages together and are still used for local transport. Over 900 km of this labyrinthine water world is navigable.
Cruise through the backwaters to Alleppy. Overnight at Houseboat.
Day 07: House Boat Cruise
Today also you will be cruising through the backwaters of Kerala and stay overnight in the Houseboat.
Day 8: Alleppey
Disembark the boat at the reception of the backwater resort at Alleppey.
Check in at the resort. This resort is one of the finest one in Alleppey Here you can enjoy the lively villages and backwaters. Overnight at Alleppy.
Day 9: Kochi
After breakfast proceed to Kochi. Reach and spend the day shopping. In the evening proceed for KATHAKALI DANCE PRESENTATION.
Overnight at Kochi.
Breakfast at hotel. Visit Shiva Temple and transfer to airport/railway station according to the timings of flight/train.