Arrival at Kochi airport / Ernakulam rly station. Meet our executive and proceed to Kumarakom. check into the Hotel.
Options and Activities :Ayurvedic massage treatment, kumarakom bird sanctuary ,sun set ,cruise etc.
Coffee and Breakfast
Board on to the House boat: Check in to the Houseboat at 12.00 Noon. With the Arabian Sea in the west and a vast network of lakes, lagoons and fresh water rivers criss-crossing it, Alleppey is referred to as the Venice of the East by travelers from across the world. This backwater country is also home to diverse animal and bird life. House boat cruise through narrow canals– Virgin village-paddy fields-historical places – Temples – Snake boat – Coconut beer shop (Toddy shop) –
You may enjoy the splendid sunsets, Waxing moon lights, dreaming stars and of course the delicious foods cooked and served by us. [You are mostly invited to our kitchen in the House Boat, to learn and try the list of ingredients and instructions for making something, especially a traditional food dish of Kerala for the dinner or for the breakfast. If you are satisfied; don’t forget to note down the recipe and try it in future.]
NB : Terms and conditions for house boats :
(1.) Check in time is after 12 noon and check out time is 9 am.
(2.) A/c will be operated in 9.00 pm to 6.00 am
(3.) House boats will be anchored by 17.30 hrs and there will not be any cruise till 07.00 hrs due to govt restrictions (As per GOVT. Rule- Village people need to put the net in the lake r fishing).
(4.) Normal menu is fixed
(5) The Houseboat will be idle in the lake at Lunch Time. Overnight stay at Houseboat Visit R Block and C Block where paddy cultivated below sea level. Cruise through canals of Aleppey. The boat can stop some of the places and you can walk in the village to see and experience the village life – the best way to experience Aleppey backwaters in Houseboat. Lunch, evening snacks, dinner and breakfast will be provided.
Options and Activities: Fishing in the lake and backwaters.
Coffee, Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast
After morning cruise and breakfast checkout from houseboat and proceed to Kovalam. Arrival and transfer to beach resort. Evening visit Kovalam beach, light house beach etc. Leisure at beach resort.
Sightseeing of Trivandrum. Visit Kuthiramalika Palace, Sri Padmanabha swamy temple (gents needs dothi – no jeans permitted), veli tourist village, Padmanabhapuram palace, museum etc.
Coffee and Breakfast
Drop at Trivandrum airport/rly station OR Kochi airport (7hrs by road).
Any meals other than those mentioned above.
Any Airfare / Train fare.
Entrance fees to Amusement parks & Boating charges.
Any portage at airports and hotels, tips, insurance, wine, mineral water, telephone charges, and all items of personal nature.