Referred to as God’s own country, Kerala is known to be lush with greenery, hosts scenic backwaters and offers the finest cuisine the Malabar coast has to offer! Get ready to sink your teeth into the goodness of all things coconut, and immerse your feet into the backwaters, seas or luxurious pools. Considering Kerala has the best of both worlds, you could even feel the wind in you hair whilst exploring the lush hillside depending on the kind of vacation you want! Kerala has a multitude of experiences to offer, both on land and sea.
Kerala is has been a hot favourite travel destination for Indians and foreigners alike, with a warm and welcoming population ready to play the best hosts.
3 Star, 4 Star, or 5 Star Category / Houseboat
Accommodation on a twin-sharing basis, daily breakfast, transportation/transfers by AC vehicle, sightseeing as per package details.
Travel insurance excluded.
2 nights and 3 days
Alleppey boathouse and backwaters
Mattanchery , Jew Town.
Day-1 – Arrive at Cochin International Airport. Proceed to Alleppey to board the houseboat. Lunch, dinner and breakfast on the houseboat. During your trip, you will be treated to some breathtaking panoramic views, backwater vistas and lush paddy fields. Cruise through the backwater, see the small canals and get a peek into the lifestyle of the locals. Overnight stay in the houseboat.
Day-2 – After breakfast, proceed to Cochin (2 hours drive), which is the erstwhile seat of Cochin Royalty and now the commercial capital of Kerala. While here, visit the Dutch Palace – built by the Portuguese in 1557 and subsequently renovated by the Dutch after 1663. The murals are perhaps the best in India. Visit the Jewish Synagogue in Mattancherry – built in 1568, which is the oldest Synagogue in the Commonwealth. Also visit the St. Francis Church – built in 1510 and the oldest European church in India . Take a walk through Jew town and visit the antique shops. Post this engage in viewing the Chinese Fishing Nets, which were introduced by the court of Kublai Khan, all this and more can be seen while in Fort Cochin. Overnight stay at the hotel in Cochin.
Day- 3 – Check out from the hotel and proceed to Cochin Airport for return flight/ train journey.