Kerala, Kerala Tour, 6 Days Kerala Backwaters Tour

   6 Days Kerala Backwaters Tour

(6 Days / 5 Nights)
(Cochin-Alleppey-Varkala-Poovar Island-Trivandrum)

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The 6 Days Kerala Backwaters Tour covers the famous backwater destinations in Kerala. Some of the famous backwater destinations in Kerala are Alleppey, Cochin, Kumarakom, Kasaragod, Kollam, Kozhikode and Trivandrum. This tour covers the beautiful backwaters of Kerala like Cochin, Alleppey, Varkala beach, Poovar Island and Trivandrum.

Day 01: Cochin
Arrive at the Cochin (Kochi) airport. Cochin is the most interesting town in South India at Malabar Coast and is also known as Venice of South. Upon arrival, you will be met by an Indo Vacations representative and transferred to the hotel in Cochin.

Day 02: Cochin

In Cochin we visit St. Francis church, the oldest European church in India in which the grave of famous sailor Vasco da Gama can be visited. After the visit of St. Francis Church we have a walk through the Jewish area of Mattancherry. Today the town of Cochin is divided in different parts namely, Fort Cochin, Willingdon Island, Ernakulam, Bolghatty Island and Vypeen Island. Most of the historic buildings are in Fort Cochin. We have whole day today at leisure so that we can explore Cochin on our own.

Day 03: Cochin - Alleppey (about 55 km /  1 hour)

In the morning you will be picked up from the hotel for the cruise on the houseboat. In Alleppey you will enjoy the houseboat ride through the tropical vegetation on the backwaters.The shimmering waterways are composed of lakes, canals and rivers, and lined with dense tropical greenery, that preserves the life styles of rural Kerala. Overnight stay in the houseboat in Alleppey.

Day 04: Alleppey - Varkala (about 120 km / 3 hours)

Today you will drive to Varkala beach. Varkala beach is is a famous seaside resort and spa, located about 41 kms. from Trivandrum. This beach is also an important Hindu pilgrimage center. After having a small break in the hotel in Varkala, visit the Varkala beach. The two major attractions of this beach are the 2000 year old Sree Janardhana Swamy Temple and the Nature Care Centre. High cliffs with rich mineral springs rise majestically from the coastline.

Day 05: Varkala - Poovar Island (about 75 km / 2 hours)

Today you will drive to Poovar Island. In the Poovar Island, enjoy the backwaters and sea. Overnight stay in the hotel.

Day 06: Poovar Island - Trivandrum (about 30 km / 40 mins)

Today you will drive to the Trivandrum airport for the onwards journey or flight to home destination.

Tour Reservation
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Our Services Include:
      Accommodation in double rooms on twin sharing basis with bath and WC in the 
         chosen category.

Stay in Houseboat with all the meals.
  American/continental Breakfast.
Services of qualified local guides (English speaking or languages of your choice) at     
         every place of sightseeing.
All Transfers and departures on arrival and departure by Indo Vacations
All Transfers and Sightseeing throughout the tour by an air-conditioned Car with driver. 

      Any kind of Personal Expenses such as Tips, Laundry, Telephone Bills and Alcoholic    

      Camera Fees (Still or Movie).
Any Flight Charges.
Monument Entrances.
Unspecified Meals etc.
We always look forward for any changes in the itinerary as wished by you for your individual trip. 

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