Kerala Backwaters Tour

Kerala Backwaters Tour

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Kerala Backwaters Tour
Tour Overview

Kerala is an unmatchable beauty in all the seasons, it feels like heaven as the surroundings are just perfect to enjoy a vacation, it is so pleasant, there is greenery all around, and you will find vibrant colors which make it even more beautiful. Kerala is called “God’s own country” and it is one of the richest states of India when it comes to culture and heritage. Moreover, it is known for its backwaters as you can travel from one place to another through the interconnected rivers, lakes, and other water bodies.

The natural beauty of Kerala is really mesmerizing on its own and you will never find something like that in any other part of the country. Everything is just raw and peaceful, and it is a must have destination on every travel enthusiast’s bucket list. Let’s have a quick look at the 4 days itinerary which includes an amazing exposure to Kerala Backwaters.

Trip Highlights
  • Thucklai town exploration
  • Periyar lake visit
  • Kumarakom bird sanctuary visit
  • Kottayam houseboat tour
  • Alleppey boat jetty ride

Kerala Backwaters Tour Itinerary

Day 1 :Begin your backwaters tour with Kochi

Kochi is one of the most important cities of Kerala and is the best one to start your trip from. It is well connected via air and railways. Kochi is known for its rich history and of course the sea. Visit Fort Kochi, which is known for its Pinteresty streets where you can take a lot of pictures, it has its own historical significance and looks amazing. You must visit the Vasco da Gama square and St. Francis Church here and do not forget to enjoy the delicious local food from the restaurants here.

Explore Matta Cherry Place, which is known for its captivating architecture, it is also called the Dutch Palace and those who take an interest in history are definitely going to enjoy a visit to the palace. Experience a Backwater cruise in the evening which gives you a relaxing experience with good food and music, and the sea all around adds to your experience.

Day 2 :From Kochi to Alleppey

Drive from Kochi to Alleppey, it takes approximately 2 hours to reach this paradise. It is another gem in Kerala which looks like a heaven. It is known for its backwaters and houseboats. This is going to be a super memorable and once in a lifetime experience to stay in a houseboat amid the backwaters.

Check-in to a royal and luxurious houseboat. When in Alleppey, you must at least stay in the houseboats for a day. Experience the serene backwaters of Kerala and the authentic Kerala vibes inside the houseboat. You will be served delicious local food and there are other activities that you can enjoy on the houseboat cruise.

Alleppey Beach is a lovely experience in itself. Ensure that you visit the beach during the sunset and you are going to love the vibe of the beach. It is going to be a very relaxing part of your holiday. Spend your night at the houseboat and enjoy the regional food of Kerala, which is super delicious.

Day 3 :Explore Kumarakom

Drive from Alleppey to Kumarakom, both places are very close, just 54 km. away from one another. After reaching Kumarakom, check in to your houseboat, it is going to be a memorable experience for you as you must have never experienced something like this in your life ever. Living amid the backwaters and enjoying the beauty of nature is the best part of this stay.

Relax a little in the houseboat, it is heaven for nature lovers and you can spend a very relaxing time here. Enjoy the local food in the houseboat and experience the daily lives of the locals in the Kumarakom region, this is how you will closely get the experience the culture at the grassroots.

Visit the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary nearby, it is going to be a wonderful experience to witness the wildlife and the lush green forest, this is not going to be any less than a meditation. Explore the local markets at Kumarakom and buy some lovely souvenirs for your family and friends as a memory.

Day 4 :Time to say bye to backwaters

Kumarakom is also known for its luxury resorts and their relaxing spas. You cannot miss this rejuvenating session when in Kumarakom. You must visit any resort you want and experience the spa before leaving the place to end your trip on a relaxing note. An Ayurvedic spa is going to be the best for all the pain and holiday fatigue.

Check out from the hotel and have some good local food at any restaurant of your choice. Make sure you try the local cuisine and flavors. Drive back to Kochi, as it is well connected with all other cities of the country. It is approximately 1.5-2-hour drive from Kumarakom. Board your flight or train back home from here.

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    Package Includes

    • Airfare from your city to Kochi and back to your city is included in the package. The final amount of the package is calculated basis the airfare from your city.
    • All kinds of transport within Kerala, including airport transfers are included in the package.
    • Accommodation for all 3 days is included, and you will be provided stay in 4-star properties
    • Sightseeing tours and other fun activities along with guides are included in the package.
    • 1 Ayurvedic Spa session is also included in the package. This spa experience will be provided in Kumarakom at the end of the trip in one of the luxurious resorts.

    Package Excludes

    • The package does not include any kind of meal. It is upon the traveller to manage the meals as per their choice. The team will be there for any assistance in this case
    • If you opt for any other activity that is not included in the package, you have to bear the charges.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Q1.Is Airfare Included In The Package From My City?

    A. Yes, airfare is included in the package and can be accessed from any corner of the country. However, the final price of the package might differ basis the airfare from your city.

    Q2.Is The Package Customizable?

    A. Yes, you have the option to customize the package as per your needs and demands. We can upgrade the accommodation, extend the number of days and can also include more activities basis your Ask.

    Q3.What Is The Right Time To Visit Kerala?

    A. It is always better to visit Kerala in the winter to enjoy the beauty of pleasant weather. Kerala might be humid in the summers, and you cannot enjoy the backwaters in the monsoon. Hence, November to February is ideal for a Kerala tour.

    Q4.What Additional Activities Can Be Added To The Package?

    A. You can add some water sports in the package if you are visiting the Kerala backwaters. It is going to be really fun if you love adventure.

    Q5.Can We Include Meals In The Package?

    A. Yes, you have the option to include meals in your package, however, we would suggest only adding breakfast even if you wish to add meals, as you must try local food rather than eating in your hotel when in Kerala.

    Tour Description

    Duration3 Nights / 4 Days

    Trivandrum → Kovalam → Thucklai → Varkala → Kumarakom → Periyar → Kottayam → Alleppey → CochinRead More

    Tour Price₹ 9,500 /-

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