Cochin | Alleppey | Kumarakom | Marari

Highlights:

  • Discover Kerala with rich history, tropical landscapes, and expansive backwaters
  • Immerse in the rich history and fascinating culture of Cochin
  • See a traditional Kathakali Dance performance
  • Overnight in a traditional houseboat cruise along backwaters and unspoiled nature
  • Relax on palm-fringed beaches in Marari

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ACCOMODATIONS

CITYNIGHTSHOTELS
Cochin2Vivanta by Taj
Alleppey1Houseboat
Kumarakom1Coconut Lagoon
Marari2Marari Beach Resort
DAY 1
Arrival in Cochin

Upon arrival, meet and greet then private transfer to your hotel.

DAY 2
Cochin

Morning tour of Cochin includes the Dutch Palace (closed Friday), Synagogue (closed Saturday), St. Francis Church and Santa Cruz Basilica. After a coastal drive, arrive at Fort Kochi, a historic town that has retained many specimens of the bygone era and walk through some of its historical buildings. In the evening, enjoy a traditional Kathakali dance performance. (B)

DAY 3
Cochin | Alleppey

In the morning, board a houseboat for an overnight cruise to Alleppey. These slow-moving boats and barges were once used for the transport of goods but have been converted into luxurious houseboats, with all the comforts of modern amenities, cozy rooms and balconies. The sail along the famed backwaters; excellent for viewing wildlife and water birds. (B, L, D)

DAY 4
Alleppey | Kumarakom

Disembark after breakfast in Kumarakom and transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. (B)

DAY 5
Kumarakom | Marari

Morning drive to the small and sleepy fishing village of Marari, where life goes on much as it did a hundred years ago. Spend the day in serenity, relaxing at one of the superb sand beaches ringed by swaying palms. (B)

DAY 6
Marari

The day is yours at leisure, to enjoy the local charm and hospitality. (B)

DAY 7
Marari | Departure from Cochin

Transfer to the airport for your return flight. (B)

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