Cochin - Kumarakom - Kovalam - Trivandrum
You will be cordially invited by our representative on your arrival at the Cochin Airport. Drive to Kumarakom (2 ½ Hours drive) and check in to the hotel on arrival. In the afternoon proceed for the local sightseeing of Kumarakom - - a tiny backwater hamlet perched on the western banks of the Vembanadu Lake. The stretch of backwater is spread over 900 sq. km. Choose a canoe, motor boat or houseboat and devour the beauty of this backwater paradise at its best. Overnight stay is arranged in Kumarakom.
Early morning around 6.00 am proceed for the bird sanctuary visit. After breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Alleppey. Set out on an enchanting overnight backwater cruise in traditionally decorated houseboats. Check in time is 01:00 PM and cruise starts with lunch. While cruising in these floating luxury-villas, let your eyes settle for the rare and the unusual - skim past Chinese fishing nets, bowed-down paddy fields, and local inhabitants engaged in making coir products, rustic homes, and ancient temples and swaying coconut groves. Food will be served onboard. Overnight stay in the houseboat.
After breakfast check out from the houseboat and drive to Kovalam (190 km – 4 Hours drive), check in to the hotel on arrival. Spend the evening exploring the various beaches in Kovalam. Overnight stay is arranged in Kovalam.
Proceed for the sightseeing tour of Trivandrum after breakfast - an ancient city with tradition dating back to 1000 BC. This capital city of Kerala is a beautiful seaside metropolis built on seven hills. It is located on the west coast of India, spreading over a total of 2,192 sq.km. Sightseeing tour is comprehensive with the visits to Padmanabhaswami Temple, Srichitra Art Gallery, Napier Museum and Zoo. Overnight stay is arranged in Kovalam.
After breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Trivandrum Airport (15 km) for onward journey.