Your Travel Destinations - Kochi / Eravikulam / Periyar / Kumarakom / Alleppey / Kovalam / Trivandrum / Departure
Your Travel Duration - 06 Days / 05 Nights
Day 01: Arrival at Kochi
Kerala, one of the southern states of India, is known worldwide for its scenic beaches, and plantations of spice, coffee and tea and soothing backwaters. With all your dreams of Classic Kerala Backwater Tour, you will arrive in Kochi International Airport where our tour representative awaits to welcome you. He will escort you to the hotel venue and assist you to do all the formalities in check-in. Take rest at the hotel and stay overnight.
Day 02: Kochi - Eravikulam
In a new place dining does matter. If you are a foodie, you can taste the delicious Keralite dishes. So have a new breakfast dish at the hotel before starting your voyage. On the second day of your backwater tour to Kerala explore the classic charm of the Kochi city. Explore the famous Fort Kochi built by Portuguese colonizers. Never forget to enjoy a walk on the Marine Drive enjoying the blue waters of the Arabian Sea and its roadside attractions. Visit the St. Francis Church, Chinese Fishing Nets and Mattancherry Palace. Go to the shopping centers of Jew Street and Marine Drive which are famous for ornaments, gold and diamonds, silk products, antique furniture, etc. If you have time enjoy swimming and fishing at Cherai beach. Then start your drive to Eravikulam.
Day 03: Eravikulum - Periyar
Today you will explore the Eravikulam National Park, which is a home to endangered species Nilgiri Tahr. You will sure spot here other wild animals. Some novel fascination will thrill you when meander through the forests and greeneries of the park. In the afternoon start your drive to Periyar and take a backwater resort.
Day 04: Periyar - Kumarakom
The fourth day of south India backwater tour will be a memorable one for you. Enjoy a boat ride on the waters of Periyar Lake. You will see the wild animals bathing and frolicking on the tranquil waters of Periyar Lake. Visit the Periyar National Park and you may see here tiger, elephant, Gaur, Wild Pigs, Sambar, Barking Deer, Mouse Deer, Dole or Indian Wild Dog, etc. The cardamom plantations will catch your eye. Your Periyar trip will wind up with your drive to Kumarakom.
Day 05: Kumarakom - Alleppey
Kumarakom is a paradise for the bird lovers as it has a bird century with resident and migratory birds. The beautiful backwaters, the lagoons and lush coconut grooves are sure to be soothing to your eyes. After exploring Kumarakom board a houseboat to reach your next destination Alleppy. You will experience the classic backwater cruise as a part of yourKerala classic backwater tour.
Day 06: Alleppey - Kovalam - Trivandrum - Departure
Leave your houseboat and drive to Kovalam which is a spectacular beach town in Kerala. On the last day of yourClassic Kerala backwater tour itinerary again you have to drive to Trivandrum to take your flight to next destination. The memoirs of the tour will linger in your mind forever.