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Kerala Houseboat Tour


Cochin - Alleppey (Houseboat) - Periyar - Kodaikanal - Munnar - Cochin


07 nights / 08 days

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Itinerary Details

Day 01 : Cochin

On arrival at cochin airport / Railway station, assistance on arrival and transfer to the hotel Poovath Heritage/ Brunton Boatyard / Fragrant Nature.

Afternoon: we will start our city tour of Cochin visiting the Mattancherry Palace, the palace built by Portuguese in 1557 and presented to the Cochin Raja (King) Verra Kerala Varma as a gesture of goodwill. this was substantially renovated by the Dutch after 1663. Hence, it is also called the Dutch Palace. St. Francis Church this is India is India's oldest European-built church. Vasco de gama the first European to reach India by sailing around Africa, died in Cochin 1524 and was buried here for 14 years before his remain were transferred to Lisbon in Portugal. His tombstone still stands. The Jewish Synagogue was constructed in 1568, this is the oldest synagogue in the region. We also visit the Chinese Fishing Nets, showing the traditional methods of sea fishing and the spice markets, a rich trading centre in medieval times.

Late afternoon enjoy the Harbor Cruise for two hours on Kerala Backwaters. Evening we will go for a Kathakali Dance performance, incorporating elements of yoga and mythology.

In Cochin

Day 02 : Cochin - Houseboat

0900 Hrs after breakfast, Morning departure from Cochin to Alleppey for the Houseboat. Board the Houseboat. Rest of the day at leisure on the House Boat. Sit back and relax while the boat cruises through the narrow serene backwater canals of Alleppey. Lunch, evening Tea/Coffee with snacks and dinner will be served.

Overnight in House Boat.

Day 03 : Houseboat - Periyar

After breakfast, check out from Houseboat at 0900 hrs. Morning drive to Periyar (Thekkady) (145 Kms / 4 Hrs). On arrival at Thekkady, check into Hotel. In the evening, go for a spice plantation Tour (Optional) & later for boating in the Periyar Lake to view the wildlife at the Periyar tiger reserve (Optional).

Overnight in Periyar.

Day 04 : Periyar- Kodaikanal

After breakfast. Morning transfer to Kodaikanal (120kms 4hrs).

Overnight in Kodaikanal.

Day 05 : Kodaikanal

Full day at Leisure. You may choose to visit the Kodaikanal Lake, spread over an area of 60 acres and surrounded by wooded slopes, The walk around the lake takes between one and a half hours. Additionally, you have the option of boating or fishing. Later visit Cocker's Walk, Golf Links, Green Valley View, Pillar Rocks, Silver Cascade Falls, and Bear Shola Falls. 

Overnight at Kodaikanal.

Day 06 : Kodaikanal - Munnar

After breakfast. Morning transfer to Munnar (155 Kms/ 4.5 Hrs). Check into the Hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure.

Overnight in Munnar.

Day 07 : Munnar

After breakfast. Full day sightseeing trip of Munnar – covering - Mattupetty Lake & Dam, Echo Point, Kundale Lake, Blossom Garden, Rajamalai, Eravikulam Wildlife sanctuary & Tea Plantation.

Overnight in Hotel, Munnar.

Day 08 : Munnar - Cochin

Morning at leisure in the hotel and later transfer from Hotel to Cochin - airport / Railway station. End of Tour and services provided. Back home with the happy memories of the tour.

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