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Kerala Houseboat Tour
Duration : 08 Night / 09 Days
Destinations :
Kochi - Houseboat - Kumarakom - Varkala - Kovalam - Trivandrum - Kovalam

Day 01: Kochi

Upon 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. Explore the rest of the day at your own leisure by moving around on the local several quaint spots.
Overnight stay at the Hotel/Resort.

Day 02: Kochi


After the breakfast proceed for sightseeing of Kochi. Kochi is having the best preserved history of colonial times and the ideal way to bring it alive is to take a walk down memory lane. 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 03: Kochi – Houseboat (100 kms. – 02˝ hrs.)


After the breakfast proceed to the boat Jetty, board the traditionally decorated houseboats and begin the enchanting backwater cruising. The backwaters of Kerala 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 04: Kumarakom

After the breakfast Check-out of the houseboat and proceed to Kumarakom. Kumarakom is one of the few places in the world where the means for transportation is through boats. Kumarakom is blessed with the Vembanad Lake which has its majestic canals, streams and distributaries along its banks weave an intricate and enchantingly beautiful web. The major attraction of Kumarakom is the 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. Domestic birds such as cuckoo, wild duck, egrets, darters, herons, teal, and water fowl can be seen in abundance here, and the Siberian storks which migrate to this place each year.
Overnight stay at the Hotel/Resort.

Day 05: Kumarakom - Varkala (110 kms. – 03 hrs.)

After the breakfast proceed to Varkala. Reach & check-in at the hotel and relax for a while amidst the comforts of your room. Later explore the beach on your own. Varkala, a calm and quiet hamlet, lies on the outskirts of Thiruvananthapuram district. The secluded beach, craggy rocks and the hint of undulating backwaters. With the backdrop of rocky cliffs Varkala Beach provides a perfect contrast to the lapping waves. Papanasam Beach is among the prominent places of Varkala Beach. The evening sun dipping slowly into the mammoth ocean and filling the whole place with colours red and orange is a breathtaking view. Overnight stay at the Hotel/Resort.

Day 06: Varkala

After the breakfast proceed for the sightseeing of 2000 yrs. old Janardhana Temple. The temple of Janardhana is a fine example of Kerala art and architecture and is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Sivagiri Mutt is a religious site, founded by Sree Narayana Guru (1856 – 1952), the famous philosopher and social reformer of modern Kerala. Kappil Lake gives way to the pictorial world of the Kerala backwaters. The scenic beauty of the estuaries of the lake is mesmerizing.
Overnight stay at the Hotel/Resort.

Day 07: Varkala – Kovalam (66 kms. – 01˝ hrs.)


After the breakfast proceed to Kovalam beach. Reach & Check-in at the hotel and relax for a while amidst the comforts of your room. Kovalam is known as the "Paradise of the South". This dreamland is an evergreen, serene, pleasant climatic and enticing beach destination. Explore on your own to see how the everlasting sea touches the everlasting sky. Kovalam is the place where one can see the golden sand at the day time & silver sand in the night. With high rock promontory and a calm bay of blue waters, this beach paradise creates a unique aquarelle on moonlight nights.
Overnight stay at the Hotel/Resort

Day 08: Kovalam – Trivandrum – Kovalam

After the breakfast proceed for the sightseeing of Trivandrum. Thiruvananthapuram literally means Ananthapuri, "the city of Ananthan", the Thiru (Great/Lord) Ananthan's Puram (City). Ananthan is the serpent Sesha on whom Padmanabhan or Vishnu reclines. The temple of Anantha, the Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple is the most religious icon of the city. Other sightseeing places are Kuthiramalika Palace Museum, the name Kuthiramalika means 'palace of horses' derived from the frieze of 122 wooden horses on the exterior walls. Veli Tourist Village, which has an excellent waterfront park with a wide range of aqua entertainment facilities like fishponds, wading pools and landscaped garden. Shangumugham Beach where one can watch the amazing sunset.
Overnight stay at the Hotel/Resort.

Day 09: Kovalam – Trivandrum (20 kms. – 45 mins.)


After the breakfast pack your baggages with a promise to return once again to this Paradise

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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