This tour explores the stunning rich and verdant green landscape of Kerala. We experience charms of an old trading port; take a houseboat cruise on its backwaters and spend relaxing downtime by the beach.

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Tour Profile

The itinerary begins with a two-night stay in Kochi with a sightseeing tour exploring its long heritage and some outstanding architecture. We then travel to the coast for a memorable houseboat cruise through Kerala’s famous backwaters, a lush green water world of great beauty, before the tour concludes with a two-night stay at the enchanting seaside resort of Mararikulam.

Tour Highlights

  • Fort Kochi, with its grandiose colonial architecture and laid back tropical charm.
  • The backwaters, a picturesque network of canals, lagoons and lush greenery.
  • Houseboat cruise through the backwaters of Alleppey.
  • Mararikulam, a serene and tranquil beach destination

Tour Itinerary

  • Please note: You can use this itinerary as a guide to fully customise this tour as per your budget and requirements. Flexible options include travel dates and duration, places visited, activities and experiences, hotel category (star/rating) and any specific requirements that you may have.

  • DAY 01 - Kochi

    Arrive at Kochi international airport. After a traditional welcome ‘Swagat’ transfer to the hotel for check-in. Rest of the day is free to relax or explore the city. Overnight Hotel

  • DAY 02 - Kochi

    In the sightseeing programme of Fort Kochi today visit Mattancherry Palace, Jewish Synagogue and St Francis church. Return to hotel In the evening there is a possibility of an optional visit to watch Kathakali dance. Overnight Hotel

  • DAY 03 - Alleppey

    After breakfast drive to Alleppey. Also known as Alappuzha, the town is a principal centre for backwater cruises in Kerala. Board houseboats and begin cruise. Overnight Hotel

  • DAY 04 - Kumarakom

    Morning dis-embark at Alleppey and drive to Kumarakom, serene beauty of backwaters. Upon arrival at the resort check-in and relax. Visit local village to experience making of coir. Evening, enjoy a canoe ride through narrow canals of backwaters. Overnight Houseboat

  • DAY 05 - Mararikulam

    Today drive to Mararikulam, a beach village situated in the district of Alappuzha, has a very beautiful beach known as Marari Beach or Mararikulam beach. It offers endless miles of superb sand beaches and coconut trees. Enjoy the sunset at Marari beach. Overnight Hotel

  • DAY 06 - Mararikulam

    Spend quality time at the Marari Beach on your own pace. Day at Leisure, today relax at the beach or you may have an option to go for some Ayurveda massage. Overnight Hotel

  • DAY 07 - Mararikulam

    Tour Concludes. Today check out from the hotel and transfer to the international airport of Cochin for onward flights to respective destinations

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