Duration : 04 Nights/05 Days
Destination Cover : Cochin - Alleppey - Houseboat - Cochin
The tour starts with your arrival in Cochin airport/ railway station. Meet our representative and transfer to the hotel. Check-in to your hotel. Later go out for sightseeing in Cochin.
Day 01 :Arrival Cochin
Cochin is titled as the 'Queen of the Arabian Sea'. The charming city offers varied delights. For sightseeing start with historical Mattancherry Palace. The Paradesi Synagogue, the St. Francis Church, Santa Cruz Basilica, and the Ernakulam Shiva Temple are the other worth visiting sites. At sunset, the view of the Chinese fishing nets is mesmerizing. Do not miss on the markets, cuisines and shopping delights. Return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Start your day relishing the appetizing breakfast. Checkout of your hotel and drive to Alleppey. The houseboat cruise starts from Pallathuruthy at 12 Noon. The houseboat moves towards SNDP Thodu, Punnamada Kayal, experiencing the emerald beauty of Kerala. Lunch is arranged at the starting point dock. After the declivous lunch visit a nearby village. The other sights you de-board to visit is the Kuppapuram, Chitira Palli. The wonderful views of lush paddy fields from your houseboat is spectacular. Revel in the charming ambiance.
Day 02 :Cochin - Alleppey
Awaken to the breathtaking views of the backwaters. The houseboat cruise re-starts after breakfast at 10 AM. Today the houseboat moves towards Nedumudy. Stop at the Lissio Church for visit. Next you stop to visit the Kavalam, Veliyanadu village walk, Kidangara, Mathikayal, Chundan Vallam visit. After these wonderful sights, it is time for some fun. Try out Country boat canoeing for an hour at Kainakary. It is an enjoyable experience.
Day 03 :Houseboat
Today also you wake up to the blessed views and the call of birds. Houseboat re-starts the cruise after breakfast at 10 AM. Today the houseboat charters the route and moves towards Thakazhi via Mancompu. De-board at the Pullincunnu dock. Here you are schedule to visit the Banana Plantation. Explore the Pullincunnu church, Kottaram temple, and St. Marys Church. The statue carving unit is a destination worth visiting. The local market at Champakulam is worth exploring. The prized Champakulam Chundan is the winner of several boat races. The Pullangadi, Pindithodu ,Vegetable Plantation are also worthwhile to visit. The houseboat is anchored for the night at Thakazhi.
Day 04 :Houseboat
Today is the last day of your tour. The houseboat cruise starts at 7.30 AM after breakfast. The houseboat travels via Kanjipadam and moves towards Pallathuruthy. You shall reach the jetty dock by 9.00 AM. Meet our driver and drive back to Cochin. You will be dropped to the airport/ railway station for onward journey.
Day 05 :Houseboat/Cochin Departure