Kerala Backwater Tour

Duration

8 days

Tour Type

Beach

Location

Kerala

Overview

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Itinerary

Kerala Backwater Tour Day 1

Day 1

Arrive Cochin airport and transfer to Munnar. Munnar is 1800 mts above sea level and also the place of South India's highest peak (Anamudi- 2695mts). Check in at the hotel. Visit tea estates. Dinner and overnight at the hotel

Kerala Backwater Tour Day 2

Day 2

After breakfast full day visit of Munnar. Visit of Eravikulam National Park,the best place to see Nilgiri Tahr ( Hermitragus Hylcrious) -the mountain goat of South India. Visit Mattupatty dam. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
 

Kerala Backwater Tour Day 3

Day 3

After breakfast transfer to Periyar ( 120 kms- 4 hrs). Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, one of the largest wildlife reserves in India, it occupies 777 sqkms of the Cardamom Hills region of the Western Ghatts. Afternoon sightseeing. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Kerala Backwater Tour Day 4

Day 4

Morning game viewing by the boat in the sanctuary, surrounded by the hills. Wildlife includes elephants, gaur, wild dogs, otters, freshwater tortoise and bird species like heroin, kingfisher ,hornbill, water and fishbowls can be seen here. Afternoon visit of spice plantations. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Kerala Backwater Tour Day 5

Day 5

After breakfast transfer from Periyar to Kumarakom ( 121 kms 4. 5 hrs). Transfer to the Hotel. Kumarakom near Kottayam ( 16 kms) is well known for its backwaters and Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary. This sanctuary is rich with a number of noteworthy species include the Dater or Snake Bird, Little Cormorant, Night Heroin, Golden- backed woodpecker, Crow Pheasant, White Breasted Water Hen and Tree Pie etc. The season for migratory birds are from November to March. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Kerala Backwater Tour Day 6

Day 6

Breakfast at the hotel. Board the houseboat from Kumarakom jetty. Staying in this moving palace is breathtakingly stimulating experience. While sailing down a maze of canals one sees different scenes from the villages, paddy fields, coconut palms, fisherman and local life. Lunch, dinner next day breakfast and tea snacks will be provided in the boat. The cool breeze from the Lake make you sleep early in the night after anchoring in a fancy place. Dinner and Overnight in the houseboat.

Kerala Backwater Tour Day 7

Day 7

After breakfast in the houseboat disebark at Alleppey. Alleppey is also known as Vinice of the East because of the narrow canals and backwaters. Transfer to Cochin (70 kms /2 Hrs), check in at the hotel. After noon Cochin city tour visiting St. Francis Church, Chinese Fishing nets, Jewish Synagogue, Dutch Palace. Over night at the hotel.

Kerala Backwater Tour Day 8

Day 8

Transfer to airport to connect flight for onward destination (hotel checkout 12:00 hrs).

Included/Excluded

Accommodation
Cab
Breakfast
Dinner
Sightseeing
Flight
Lunch

Travel Styles

Cultural
Nature & Adventure
Festival & Events

Trip Covers

Lake/s
Meadow
Hills

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