Preferred Arrival /Departure Destination
Arrival - Cochin / Kochi (Ernakulam)
Departure - Trivandrum
Route: - Cochin / Kochi (Ernakulam) - Alleppey (2N) - Kovalam (2N) - Trivandrum
Summarized Itinerary :-
Day-1 Arrive at Cochin / Kochi. Proceed to Alleppey. Evening visit to the Pathiramal Island
Day-2 Proceed to Alleppey boat Cruise Jetty. Alleppey round houseboat cruise.
Day-3 Travel to Kovalam. Enroute visit Ambalapuzha Krishna Temple.
Day-4 Kanyakumari excursion OR Visit to Neyyar Dam
Cochin (Ernakulam) to Alleppey -65 kms (1.5 hrs)
Alleppey to Kovalam -159 kms (3.5 hrs)
Kovalam to Trivandrum -11 kms (0.5 hrs)
Destination Overview :-
Cochin / Kochi (Ernakulam) - Ernakulam, part of Cochin area is business hub of Cochin and also commercial capital of Kerala.
Trivandrum - Trivandrum is a state capital of Kerala and access point to visit Beach Resorts of Kovalam / Varkala and plantation highlands around Ponmudi.
Alleppey - Alleppey is renowned for its backwaters and is known as the Venice of the east. Overnight houseboats in Alleppey lake and backwaters are considered an experience.
Kovalam - Kovalam is one of the few developed beach retreats in India alongside Goa and home to several luxury beach resorts.
Arrive at Cochin and Proceed to Alleppey (75 kms - 2 hrs). Alleppey is a renowned destination Kerala offering Lakeside and Backwater experience. Alleppey gives Kerala the name "Venice of the East". Evening excursion to Bird Watching at Pathiramanal Island (1.5 km from Muhamma and 13 kms from Alleppey Town).
Proceed to Alleppey houseboat Jetty (20-25 kms from most lakeside hotels). Reach before 12 noon. Alleppey round of Houseboat Cruise. Overnight stay in Alleppey Houseboat.
Disembark at the jetty at 10 AM and proceed to Kovalam (160 kms - 4 hrs). Kovalam is a renowned beach destination in South Kerala visited for its premium / luxury resorts offering excellent views of the Arabian Sea. Enroute can visit Krishna temple at Ambalapuzha, Padmanabha Swamy Temple and Napier Zoo at Trivandrum. Evening visit to the Lighthouse / Hawa Beach.
Guests have an option for day excursion to Kanyakumari (85 kms - 3 hours), a renowned Pilgrimage and heritage destination OR undertake an excursion to Aruvikkara Dam and Neyyar Dam (Neyyar dam has been developed as a tourist centre and home to popular Lion safari park (where rescued lions are kept in natural environment), Deer park, Boating, Crocodile Rehabilitation etc).
Depart for onward journey.