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Kerala Backwater and Beach Tour

To see this fascinating state in South India, or to experience the ayurveda resorts in Kerala, backwaters and cultural attractions of "God's own country," we can help you plan your tour packages. Explore Kerala Tourism offer a plethora of options, in a culturally rich, naturally salubrious and spectacularly captivating setting. The state has endowed with extraordinary natural beauty and unique culture.
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Kerala Backwater and Beach Tour
Duration : (08 Nights / 09 Days)
Duration : Cochin - Kumarakom - Alleppey - Kovalam - Trivandrum

Day 01 : Arrive Cochin
On arrival to the Cochin airport you will be met by the Indian Horizons representative and transfer to the hotel. Overnight at Cochin.

Day 02 : In Cochin
Morning after breakfast explore with Indian Horizons guide the fascinating Portuguese Town visiting the Fort Cochin, Jewish Synagogue, Spice markets. Overnight at Cochin. Indian Horizons would organize for you Kathakali Dance. The interesting part would be seeing the dress up of the performers before the dance. The way they colour themselves with natural products collected from the nature. Our guide would brief you of this traditional dance and about the performers.

Day 03 : Cochin - Kumarakom
Morning drive to Kumarakom the gateway to the backwaters of Kerala and check into to the backwaters resorts where you would spend you day at leisure. Evening visit the Bird Sanctuary. Overnight at Kumarakom

Day 04 : In Kumarakom
Day free to relax at the backwater resort. Overnight at Kumarakom

Day 05 : Kumarakom - Alleppey
Morning after breakfast board the houseboat. It is an incredibly different experience to cruise in the backwaters in houseboats (modified rice boats of the past) absorbing the beauty of Kerala villages. The scenery flashes up vivid contrasts of breath taking greens and deep blues. A journey through the curving and winding backwaters of Kerala is an experience of returning to nature. Overnight at Houseboat

Day 06 : Alleppey - Kovalam
On arrival at Alleppey drive to Kovalam and check-into the beach resort. Rest of the day relax on the Beach. Overnight at Kovalam

Day 07 : In Kovalam
Full day relax on the Beach. Overnight at Kovalam

Day 08 : In Kovalam
Full day relax on the Beach. Overnight at Kovalam

Day 09 : Kovalam - Trivandrum
Morning after breakfast Indian Horizons representative would escort you to the Trivandrum airport to connect flight for your onward journey









Things to do
Things to do in Kerala:

1. Ride a canoe:
Drift along serene waterways in a country craft, enjoy the breeze, answer a cuckoo's call. Wave back at the cheerful village children on the banks. Invite some of them to top in for a ride.

2. Wear jasmine in your hair: Get yourself a string of jasmine - the natural ornament for your hair. You could even pluck them fresh from a garden and string them yourself.

3. Visit the local markets:
Small stalls with fresh vegetables, fruits, fish, chicken. High-pitched salesmen luring you with impossible bargains. Visit these bustling markets, or chandas.

4. Stay in a tree house:

Spend romantic nights in tree houses, washed in the sweet scent of forest flowers. Let the sounds of the forest fill your dreams.

5. Have a mud bath:
Go in for mud therapy and discover its healing properties at the Kavil Bhavan Yoga and Cultural Centre at Nileswaram.
Don't Miss in Kerala
Malabar : Theyyams in the Kannur Kavus. A taste of Kallumakaya and Mappila fish pathiri. Halwa from Sweet Meat Street.

Kochi : The gateway of Judaism, Christianity and Islam in India.Birthplace of Adi Sankaracharya. A walk in St Thomas' footsteps. Bell-metal ware. Bathing in waterfalls.

The Western Ghats : Treks through Sahya Hills. Wildlife viewing from boat. Tea tasting in India's only Tea Museum. Spice shopping at Kumily.

Kuttanad : Backwater Cruise. Kallu, Kappa and Karimeen at Karimpankala. Backwater island.

Travancore : Houseboat-makers village. Late-night Kathakali in Thiruvalla. Elephant Camp at Konni