DAY-1-Arrival in Cochin – Transfer to Kumarakom
On arriving at the airport in Cochin, meet our tour representative who would help you with an assisted transfer to a hotel in Kumrakom. Check-in at a backwater resort. After completing the check-in formalities, get all set to explore the serene town. One of Kerala’s top tourist destinations, Kumarakom is extremely popular for its backwaters and bird watching experiences. The serenity sprinkled all around is simply going to charm you. Later, explore wildlife and bird species at the well-known Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary. Placed on the banks of Vembanad Lake, the sanctuary is also known as Vembanad Bird sanctuary and is home to several species of both resident as well as migratory birds. Birds like Indian Darter, Little cormorant, herons, kingfisher species, steppe eagle, osprey, marsh harrier, egrets, garganey teal, pin-tailed duck can be spotted here. Indulge in adventure activities like water skiing and windsailing, if you are an adventure enthusiast.
The 2nd day post breakfast is for exploring the locales of Kumarakom. Set out to enjoy backwater cruise on the placid waters of Lake Vembanad. Get aboard a Kettuvallaum, a traditional houseboat. You would be accompanied by a trained chef and a rower. The day is going to be a memorable experience for you. Spot colorful birds, notice the village people indulged in the daily activities, visit the prime attractions falling on the route, the surrounding coconut grooves, treat your eyes to the verdant green all around, and so on. You will cruise around Kumarakom.
DAY-3-Kumarakom - Alleppey
Today, get ready to get transferrd to Alleppey or Alappuzha, by water. Check-in at the houseboat for an amazing overnight backwater cruise. The houseboats feature a kitchen, well-equipped rooms as per your need and all the other modern comforts. Have a comfortable stay amidst luxuries while paddy fields, Chinese fishing nets, coir villages, water lilies, rustic homes, coconut groves and temples pass by. Cruise concludes at Alleppey.
DAY-4-Alleppey - Cochin
Early morning, assisted transfer to the Cochin airport to catch a flight for an onward journey.