Backwater Paradise of Kerala
Duration: 07 Nights/ 08 Days
Places Covered: Cochin-Periyar-Kumarakom-Alleppey-Cochin
Day 01 Cochin
Begin your Tour.
Arrive in Cochin.
Welcome to Vardhman's 'Backwater Paradise of Kerala Tour' On arrival
in Cochin, you will be met and transferred by our representative to
Rest of the day at leisure.
Day 02 Cochin
This morning proceed on a city tour of Cochin
City tour of Cochin
Visit the Dutch palace, Jewish Synagogue, Chinese fishing nets,
St. Francis Church and the Santa Cruz Church. Also visit the Hill
Palace Museum which displays articles of archeological importance.
Day 03 Cochin-Periyar
Day 04 Periyar
After breakfast, depart for Periyar by road (200 kms/05 hrs).
The Periyar Wildlife sanctuary is one of the best maintained wildlife
sanctuaries in Southern India, giving an opportunity of spotting
elephants, leopards, tigers and bisons, amongst various other species
of flora and fauna. On your arrival, check into the Hotel
This morning after breakfast proceed on a city tour of Periyar.
This Boat cruise on the lake of the famous Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary.
Periyar-an ariticial lake or reservoir created by a dam on Periyar
River is in the heart of the Wildlife sanctuary. Wild Elephants, Asiatic
Deer, Black Buck and even tigers come to shores of the lake to drink.
Return to hotel for breakfast. Thereafter drive through the winding
"Ghats" kind with prosperous tea plantations & then
arrive the fascinating countryside of low-lying palms and paddy field
to Kumarakom. Kumarakom is a beautiful backwater willage on the shores
of the enchanting Vembanad Lake, crises crossed with meandering waterways
and ancient cottages.
Day 05 Periyar-Kumarakom
After breakfast, depart for Kumarakom by road (200 kms/05 hrs).
On your arrival in Kumarakom check-in to the hotel. Rest of the
day at Leisure.
Day 06 Kumarakom
After brekfast proceed for a sightseeing tour of Kumarakom
Boat Cruise on the backwaters, which gives an opportunity to behold
the great charm of this city that nature has endowed upon it.
Day 07 Kumarakom- Alleppey
Day 08 Alleppey -Cochin
After breakfast drive to Alleppey and board houseboat for overnight
cruise in the backwaters of Kerala.Cruise takes you through the
palm fringed canals and is a unique way to discover Kerala. Evening
candlelit dinner on board houseboat.
After a leisurly breakfast at the hotel, drive to Cochin and on
arrival, transfer to international Airport for onward flight to back
home with sweet and unforgettable memories of 'Backwater Paradise
of Kerala' by Vardhman Vacations
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