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Backwaters of Kerala

Backwaters of Kerala

Duration : 06 nights / 07 days

Route : Kochi » Munnar » Periyar Tiger Reserve » Kumarakom » Alleppey » Kochi

Route Map


Detail Itinerary


Day 01: Kochi

Morning arrival at airport. Welcome aboard to South India Temple Tour. Our company representative will receive you at airport and assist you to your hotel. In hotel our representative will hand over your travel documents regarding tour. Relax in leisure. Later get ready for Kochi full day sightseeing. Covering places of interest, including Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue, Jews Street, St. Francis Church, Chinese Fishing Net and Indo-Portuguese Museum. Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 02: MUNNAR (Hill Station)

Early morning drive to Munnar. En route enjoy beautiful streams, small waterfalls, rubber, pepper, cardamom and tea plantations and thick forests. On arrival at Munnar, check into hotel for overnight stay.

Day 03: MUNNAR

After breakfast, proceed for a sightseeing tour of Munnar covering Mattupetty Lake & Dam, Echo Point, Kundale Lake, Blossom Garden, Rajamalai and Eravikulam Wildlife Sanctuary famous for the Nilgiri Tahr and tea gardens. Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 04: THEKKADY (Periyar Tiger Reserve)

After breakfast drive to Thekkady. En route visit the panoramic Western Ghat hills covered with spice plantations and an occasional view of waterfalls and streams, several types of spice plantations like cardamom, vanilla, pepper, cinnamon and clove. On arrival check in to the hotel. Later proceed for boating on the Periyar Lake (optional) and experience a view of calm crystal clear Periyar Lake and sanctuary. Watch different wild animals while boating. Overnight stay in Resort.

Day 05: KUMARAKOM

Early morning, check out of the hotel and depart for Kumarakom. On arrival at Kumarakom, visit the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary (famous for migratory and local birds). Later, check into hotel. In the evening, enjoy a sunset cruise (optional) or relax near the Venbanad Lake. Stay overnight in hotel.

Day 06: ALLEPPEY (Luxury Houseboat Stay)

After breakfast, depart for Alleppey by road. On arrival, check into houseboat and spend the day at leisure. Houseboat cruise is the best way to explore the beauty of backwaters. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. Enjoy lunch, evening tea/coffee with snacks and dinner on it. Stay overnight in houseboat.

Day 07: Kochi/DEPARTURE

Spend the morning at leisure on the houseboat. Later, disembark houseboat at Alleppey and drive to Kochi. Transfer to Airport according to your departure schedule on day 17 from Kochi Airport.



Services Included


This package tour is personalized & individual and can be started at any time of the year. This tour is based on private departures, where you are benefit from having a private executive car and freedom to stop en-route for breaks or for photographic opportunities.

Air-conditioned car with driver, all inclusive. Fuel for car, Insurance, Road and State taxes, Toll taxes, Parking fees and all transport related expense including Driver's food and lodging.

Driver with excellent skills and record, a good knowledge of the area you are visiting and sufficient English to communicate with you.

The car will be with you from your arrival to departure with as many stops to sightseeing as you want enroute.

Double bed room with breakfast and all taxes included.

Accommodation in Double Rooms on twin sharing basis.

Transfers and land transportation according to proposed itinerary.

Meeting and assistance on arrival/departure at airports, hotels by our company representative.

All meals (breakfast, lunch dinner) during your stay at houseboat.

Complementary tea/coffee with cookies during your houseboat tour.

Live Kathakali dance performance at Thekkady.

Live performance of Kalaripayattu martial art from ancient time at Thekkady.

Excursion to a spice garden with naturalist/guide to explain about all the spices.



Services Not Included


Tips, laundry, telephone bills, portage and Beverages.

Meals unless specified.

Entrances to Monuments and other specified destination.

Movie / video camera fee at monuments.

Domestic or International airfare unless specified.

Medical or baggage insurance.

Airport Departure taxes, Visa Charges.

Tips and gratuities.

Any other service that has not been specified

Your game safaris in the National Parks unless specified above.

New Year, Christmas, festivals & Events Period (supplements to be advised, if required)



Frequently Asked Questions


Best time to visit India?

The best time to visit India is between October and March when the monsoon rains have ceased and the country is largely warm and dry. The climate does vary considerably by region though this is the peak travel season in Rajasthan and Kerala due to the agreeable weather conditions.

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Which places should I visit in India?

The most visited regions in India is Rajasthan and Kerala. Rajasthan is in North India and Kerala is in South India. Rajasthan is known for fairs and festivals, songs and ballads, folklore and folktales, and the traditional costumes these are still the part of the colourful and captivating state of Rajasthan.

Apart from Rajasthan in North India Agra, Orchha, Khajuraho and Varanasi are also the most visited places.

In South India Kerala is perhaps the most beautiful region on earth. It is less of a tour and more of a chance to find your peace, with a bit of sightseeing along the way. Kerala is also known for Kerala Backwaters, Ayurveda and Yoga.

Apart from Kerala Tamil Nadu is equally most visited place in South India. Tamil Nadu is mainly known for the ancient temples in India. If still you are confused which place to visit, please cunsult CozyNuk tour expert to help you.


How much does it cost to visit India?

Cost of tours depends on the category of hotels, transportation, air-fair and services. Off-season, high season and peak season also put major effect on the cost of tour. The more higher you go, the more you pay. Please go through below per person per day cost, for your reference:

1. Budget Tour : Less than 70 Euro / 80 USD
2. Medium Tour : 70 Eu to 150 Euro / 80 USD to 170 USD
3. Luxury Tour : 150 Eu to 250 Euro / 170 USD to 285 USD
4. High-End Tour : Above 250 Euro / Above 285 USD

In Budget Tours guests will get clean and decent 3 star to 4 star mixed category hotels and executive car with driver, with all expenses covered. Please consult CozyNuk tour advisor to set your holidays within your budget.


What are the best selling tours of India?

Most popular and best selling travel itineraries we have already given in our India tour packages. Check out few best selling tours of India. Book now to get the best deals:

1. 12 Days Kerala Ayurveda and Yoga Tour @ 1350 USD / 1210 Eur
2. 15 Days Best of Rajasthan @ 895 USD / 815 Eur
3. 13 Days Best of North India @ 900 USD / 820 Eur
4. 15 Days Best of North India and Nepal @ 1050 USD / 956 Eur
5. 6 Days Taj Mahal Tour from Delhi @ 360 USD / 325 Eur

If you want any specific theme or idea of your own holidays, please contact CozyNuk tour expert to help you.


Can I choose my own travel dates?

CozyNuk offers personalized & individual organized tours upto any number of travelers and can be started at any time of the year. Our package tours are based on private departures, where you are benefit from having a private executive car and freedom to stop en-route for breaks or for photographic opportunities. Also note that our tours can be customized according to your holidays and your interest.