Kerala Backwaters Tour – 8 Days

Kerala, aptly called as God’s Own Country, is famous for its backwaters. In this tour, travelers spend their time sightseeing in the green hills of Munnar, which are mostly carpeted by tea plantation. Then, they

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    Sightseeing and Cultural TourGuided Sightseeing Tour  

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About Kerala Backwaters Tour – 8 Days

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Kerala, suitably called as God's Own Country, is celebrated for its backwaters. In this visit, explorers invest their energy touring in the green slopes of Munnar, which are for the most part covered by tea ranch. At that point, they lackadaisical journey in Vembanad Lake. A houseboat travel takes them from Kumarakom to Alappuzha, likewise knows as Venice of the East. Spend a day touring which incorporates kayaking in the tight backwater waterways. It is extraordinary compared to other approaches to appreciate the backwaters and watch the life and culture of the general population of Kerala.

Short Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrive in Kochi. Overnight at Hotel.

  • Day 02: Guided Sightseeing in Kochi. Overnight at Hotel.

  • Day 03: Drive to Munnar (4 Hours). Overnight at Hotel.

  • Day 04: Guided Sightseeing in Munnar. Overnight at Hotel.

  • Day 05: Drive to Kumarakom (4.5 hrs). Overnight at Hotel.

  • Day 06: Backwater Houseboat Ride to Alappuzha (6 Hours). Overnight at Houseboat.

  • Day 07: Backwater Kayaking and Sightseeing in Alappuzha (7 Hours)

  • Day 08: Drive to Kochi (1.5 Hours) and Flight Departure

Trip Details

  • Day 1 – Arrive in Kochi

    Our airplane terminal agent will get you at Cochin International Airport, Kochi. S/he will show a Glory Himalayan Club billboard outside the airplane terminal. You will be then exchanged to the lodging in a vacationer vehicle.
    On the off chance that you touch base before 4 pm, there will be pre-trip meeting in the lodging. You will be advised about your excursion. Make inquiries on the off chance that you have any. What's more, on the off chance that you touch base after 4 pm, the gathering will be held the following day.
    Overnight at a hotel.(No suppers included.)

  • Day 2 – Guided Sightseeing in Kochi

    Eat in your lodging. At that point the present touring begins. You will have a visit manage with you.
    The touring visit covers angle market and Chinese angling nets. These goliath nets are accepted to be brought by merchants from China amid the season of Kubla Khan. Visit the Dutch Palace in Mattancherry. It was a blessing to the Raja of Kochi by the Portugese and later remodeled by the Dutch. St. Francis Church, the most established European church in India, is likewise on the rundown of place you will visit. At that point investigate the Jew Town which has 400-year-old Paradesi Synagogue, the most seasoned dynamic synagogue in the Commonwealth of Nations, and furthermore investigate zest advertise. Also, at night, appreciate customary Kathakali move execution.
    Overnight at an inn. (Breakfast Included)

  • Day 3 – Drive to Munnar (4 Hours)

    Begin your day with exquisite breakfast. Leave Kochi and take a drive to Munnar. The grand street adventure to this beautiful slope station takes around 4 hours. Munnar is known for its green tea manors covered on the moving slopes. There is no arranged movement today. You are allowed to investigate alone.
    Overnight at an inn. (Breakfast included.)

  • Day 4 – Guided Sightseeing in Munnar

    Make the most of your breakfast. At that point your touring starts. On the rundown of locales you will visit today incorporates: Eravikulam National Park. It is the principal national stop of Kerala. The recreation center is home to the biggest surviving populace of Nilgiri tahr (mountain goats) who are viewed as imperiled species. Different locales you will visit are: Mattupetty Dam, Tea Museum, Echo Point and Kundala Dam.
    Overnight at an inn. (Breakfast included.)

  • Day 5 – Drive to Kumarakom (4.5 Hours)

    AHave breakfast and look at of the inn. Today take a drive to Kumarakom. The street travel takes around four and a half hours. Kumarakom is situated on the shores of Vembanad Lake, the biggest freshwater lake in Kerala and the longest in India. The lake is mainstream everywhere throughout the world for its backwater houseboat encounter. When you achieve the goal, register with a lodging. At that point take a short trek to Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, a most loved hang-out of transitory winged creatures.
    Overnight at an inn. (Breakfast included.)

  • Day 6 – Backwater Houseboat Ride to Alappuzha (6 Hours)

    Morning is free for you to investigate or do anything you like. There is no arranged movement. At that point look at of the lodging and move into a houseboat. They more often than not leave Kumarakom at around 11 or 12. Spend around 6 hours riding on an agreeable houseboat as it travels through Vembanad Lake. Invest your energy in pontoon perusing, sunbathing, birdwatching, angling or simply doing nothing. When the clock hits 5 or 5:30 pm, the houseboat achieves Alappuzha. Locally available you will be served customary Kerala sustenance things.
    Overnight at a houseboat. (Breakfast, lunch and supper included.)

  • Day 7 – Backwater Kayaking and Sightseeing in Alappuzha (7 Hours)

    Breakfast will be given in the houseboat. After breakfast, look at and exchange to an inn in Alappuzha. Alappuzha, otherwise called Alleppey, is well known as Venice of the East. Today spend your day kayaking in limit backwater trenches that join bigger lakes. It is outstanding amongst other approaches to drench in the excellence of Alleppey backwaters, collaborate with neighborhood villagers and experience their way of life.
    You won't kayak all the season of touring visit. There will be correct number of rest stops. The kayaks are sit to finish everything, not the ones utilized as a part of quick streaming waterways. Lunch will be given.
    Overnight at an inn. (Breakfast and lunch included.)

  • Day 8 – Drive to Kochi (1.5 Hours) and Flight Departure

    The trek closes today. Our air terminal agent will drop you off at Cochin International Airport in Kochi for your flight takeoff to home.
    (Breakfast included.)

Our Cost Includes

  • Airport pick up and drop off on a tourist vehicle

  • Twin-sharing accommodation in three-star hotel for the duration of the tour including breakfast

  • All ground transportation by private tourist vehicle for sightseeing and transferring you between cities

  • Licensed English-speaking city guides in each place.

  • Licensed English-speaking tour guide/escort

  • Houseboat ride from Kumarakom to Alappuzha including lunch, dinner and breakfast and overnight stay in the houseboat

  • Full kayaking service in Alappuzha: kayaks, support boat, guide, lunch and others

  • All applicable hotel and transport taxes

Our Does Not Cost Includes

  • International and domestic airfare and airport departure tax

  • Travel insurance (mandatory for the trip)

  • Lunch and dinner (USD 12 to 20 a day depending upon your spending habit)

  • Monument entrance fees during sightseeing

  • Expenses of personal nature related to laundry, telephone calls, etc

  • Alcoholic and cold drinks

  • Personal clothing and equipment(Click on equipment tab )

  • Tips for guides/escort and drivers (Tipping is expected.)

  • Other expenses not mentioned in the Price Includes section


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