Sightseeing in Cochin including Bolgatty Palace
- Attend a Kathakali dance performance in Cochin
- Overnight houseboat ride on Alleppey Backwaters
- Ayurveda therapy and massage at a popular Ayurveda center of Kovalam
Day 1: Arrival in Cochin
As you arrive in Cochin, our tour representative helps you with an assisted transfer to the hotel. Check-in at the hotel and settle in your room. The afternoon is scheduled for a city tour Cochin including attractions like Bolgatty Palace, Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue and the very popular Chinese fishing nets. Post sightseeing, visit the well-known spice market in the Jew area where you can get your hands on some excellent quality spices to take back home. Evening is scheduled for attending a Kathakali dance performance.
Overnight stay in Cochin.
Day 2: Cochin - Alleppey
Today, after breakfast, begin your road journey to Alleppey, the hub of backwaters of Kerala. As you reach Alleppey, check-into a houseboat, which is traditionally known as Kettuvallam. Enjoy leisurely laid-back cruise ride in a well-equipped houseboat. This is going to be an overnight houseboat journey so that rooms and kitchen would be fully loaded, and you would be accompanied by a rower and a chef. Savor lip-smacking delicacies during all meals. Admire the pristine green surroundings. Spot colorful birds flying and locals indulged in their work.
Overnight stay onboard the houseboat.
Day 3: Alleppey - Kovalam
Have your breakfast while treating your eyes to the mesmerizing views followed by check- out formalities. Thereafter, start driving to Kovalam. En-route take halt at the popular Haripad Subramanian Snake Temple, known for having around 500 statues of snakes. As you reach Kovalam, complete the check-in and spend the day at leisure. This lovely beach town is a delight, offering a peaceful vacation.
Overnight stay at a resort.
Day 4: Kovalam
Day 4, after breakfast, is at leisure. You can enjoy a relaxing and rejuvenating therapy and treatment at a popular Ayurveda centre or at your resort’s spa. You can also visit the crescent-shaped Kovalam beach (Hawah beach, Lighthouse beach and Samudra beach) where you can indulge in activities of your interest.
Stay overnight at the resort.
Day 5: Kovalam- Trivandrum for Departure
On the last day of the tour, get an assisted transfer to the Trivandrum airport for boarding a flight to your onward destination.