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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)



Special Notes


Accommodation in Double Rooms on twin sharing basis.

Hotels, train & flight reservations are subject to availability.

Fares / rates are subject to change.

Euro, British Ponds and Dollars easily exchangeable in India.

Any other service that has not been specified and you want to add, please let us know.

If any above hotel is sold-out then other similar level hotel is guaranteed.

During travel if you want to change any hotel, you have to inform us 7 days prior.

We are not responsible for any political demonstration, Natural calamity, Traffic jams etc.

We are not responsible for any flight or train cancellation or no show at the last moment. In such situation the compensation and dealings will be between you and the concerning company, we are not obliged to play role as mediator.

Elephant ride in Jaipur is subject to availability of elephant.

Taj Mahal is closed on Friday.

Red Fort, Akshardham Temple and Lotus Temple in Delhi is closed on Monday.