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Kerala Backwater Tour

Duration : 05 Nights & 06 Days
Destinatons : Kochi – Alleppey – Kumarakom – Kovalam – Trivandrum
Accommodation : Houseboat & Hotel

Kerala Backwater is a wide network of several water bodies including lakes, canals, rivers, inlets, etc lying parallel to azure Arabian Sea. It forms more than 900 km of waterways. Endowed with superb nature beauty backwaters of Kerala have a unique ecosystem – freshwater from the rivers meets the seawater from the Arabian Sea. On Kerala backwater tour one can see unique species of aquatic creatures and water birds such as kingfishers, darters, terns, cormorants, etc. Otters and turtles can be also seen while cruising the backwaters of Kerala. Palm trees, various leafy plants and bushes grow alongside the backwaters create a lush hue to the surroundings. Alleppey, Kumarakom, Vembanad Lake, Kottayam, Kochi, Kollam, Kozhikode, etc are prominent backwater destinations here you can explore on your Kerala backwater tours and travels. Rover Holidays presents wonderful way to see the beauty of backwaters of Kerala. Come and cruise enchanting backwaters with Rover Kerala Houseboat.

Tour Cost
Types of Houseboat In (INR) / Night In (USD) / Night In (EURO) / Night

The Cost Includes :
  • 1 Night Houseboat Cruise
  • Accommodation Houseboat & Hotel
  • Arrival and departure transfer from Cochin airport/Railway station by A/c Indica Car
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Tea and Dinner in Houseboat
  • All the applicable taxes
  • Kochi Sightseeing
The Cost Does Not Include :
  • Any services which are not specifically mentioned in the inclusions.

Tour Itinerary

Day 01 : Arrival in Kochi (Cochin) – Kochi Sightseeing
On arrival at Kochi Airport / Ernakulam Railway Station, Rover Holidays representative will transfer to your pre-booked hotel. Wash, change and relax. Later, proceed for sightseeing tour of Kochi – the economical capital of Kerala. Major tourist attractions in Kochi are Mattancherry Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue, Jews Street, St Francis Church, Fort Kochi, Colonial Houses, Chinese Fishing Net, Indo-Portuguese Museum, etc. In the evening enjoy Kathkali Dance Performance of Kerala – Optional. Dinner & overnight stay will be at the hotel.

Day 02 : Kochi – Kumarakom
Have your breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Kumarakom. Visit the famous Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary on arrival at Kumarakom. Later check-in hotel. Kumarakom is famous for endless view of calm clean backwater of Kerala with canals, paddy fields and fishing villages and houseboats. Spend evening at leisure seeing scenic surroundings around the picturesque Vembanad Lake. You can enjoy sunset cruise on Vembanad Lake (optional). Dinner & overnight stay will be at the hotel.

Day 03 : Kumarakom – Houseboat – Alleppey
Have leisurely breakfast at the hotel. At 1230 hrs board on to the deluxe houseboat and begin unforgettable journey of Kerala backwater tour. Sit back and relax while the houseboat cruises through the narrow serene & scenic backwater canals of Kumarakom and Alleppey. Lunch, Evening Tea/ Coffee with snacks, dinner and Overnight stay will be onboard the houseboat.

Day 04 : Houseboat – Kovalam
After hearty breakfast disembark the houseboat at Alleppey Finishing Point Jetty. Drive to Kovalam. Check-in at hotel on arrival at Kovalam. Relax. Relax at beach and enjoy beach activities. Dinner & overnight stay will be at the hotel.

Day 05 : Kovalam – Trivandrum – Kovalam
After hearty breakfast at the hotel, proceed for sightseeing tour of Trivandrum – the capital city of Kerala. Afternoon relax at Kovalam beach. Dinner & overnight stay will be at the hotel.

Day 06 : Kovalam – Departure
Rover Holidays ensures for punctual transfer to Trivandrum Airport / Railway Station to board flight / train for onward journey.

Note :
  • A hike of 25% would be applicable from 15 Dec to 15 Jan 2010
  • A hike of 10% would be applicable from 01 Feb 2011 to28 Feb 2011 (only for premium category)
  • X’mas and New Year Eve Supplement charges would be charged additional on actual.
Details of Cancellation Charges
If booking Cancelled prior to
  • 15 days – 5 % of the package cost
  • 7 days - 10 % of the package cost
  • 2 days - 25 % of the package cost
  • Less than 2 days – 100 % of the package cost
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