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Best of Kerala Backwaters

7 Days | 6 Nights

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India
Cochin (Kochi) - Munnar - The Backwaters (Alleppey) - Kovalam

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On arrival at the Cochin Airport/Railway Station, you will be welcomed by our Asia Senses representative. They will pick up and transfer you to hotel for check in and take a short rest.

After lunch, we will travel across the Cochin Harbor and arrive at Fort Cochin to enjoy sightseeing. Our first destination is St. Francis Church, well-known for its beautiful architecture and ambience. It is believed to be one of the oldest churches in India, which was made by the Europeans. Next, we visit Dutch Palace (Mattancherry Palace), one of the finest examples of the Kerala style of architecture interspersed with colonial influences and Jewish Synagogue, the oldest (constructed in 1567) active synagogue in the Commonwealth of Nations.

In the evening, you will enjoy the special Kathakali dance. Overnight stay at hotel in Chochin.
After breakfast, we will drive towards Munnar, a hill station and former resort for the British during the British Raj. Sprawling tea plantations, picturesque towns, winding lanes and holiday facilities make this a popular resort town.

Upon arrival Munar, check in at a tree house resort. The tree house is equipped with all the modern amenities, ensuring you a contemporary and comfortable stay. The rest of the day is free at leisure. You can stroll around the town to explore the nearby surroundings.

Overnight stay in a tree house resort in Munnar.
A full day excursion tour awaits you today. Spending sightseeing holidays in Munnar is one of the best ways to take a break from your monotonous life. We will visit all Munnar’s attractions like Mattupetty Dam, Old Munnar Town, Town Market. All these places are great for sightseeing and each place offers you a unique side of Munnar.

We also take a trip to Eravikulam National Park, a sanctuary famous for the endangered mountain goat of South India, the Nilgiri Tahr. Apart from Nilgiri Tahr, one can find around 26 different species of mammals and 120 species of birds at this park.

Stay overnight in a tree house in Munar.
After breakfast, start our journey to Alleppey (Alappuzha) which is known as “the Venice of the East”. This charming city is the hub of Kerala’s backwaters and is home to a vast network of waterways and more than a thousand houseboats. Upon arrival Alleppey, you will check in to a Kettuvallam, a traditional houseboat equipped with all the modern facilities and amenities. In the olden days, kettuvallam or boat with a thatched roof that covers over wooden hulls was used to carry tons of rice and spices. Vast stretches of paddy fields, coconut groves, serene villages, rich avian life, old temples and churches, the chorus of the ducks…. these are some of the sights, sounds and fragrances of Alleppey backwaters that you are bound to experience with this overnight cruise.

Stay overnight on board of the houseboat.
After breakfast, disembark from the houseboat and hit the road to Kovalam, a tourist paradise with many a sight to see. It is extremely popular among westerners due to shallow waters and low tidal waves. The crescent-shaped beach of Hawa, Lighthouse and Samudra are among the best beaches in India

Upon arrival Kovalam, check in to your resort which is located near the beach. The rest of day is free at leisure.

Stay overnight at a resort in Kovalam.
After a hearty breakfast, begin your day to view the romantic and natural surroundings of Kovalam like Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Veli Tourist Village, the Museum Complex, Science & Technology Museum.

The rest of day is free at leisure for independent activities. You can visit famous beaches like Lighthouse, Hawah and Samudra, or take variety of Ayurveda relaxing massage in your resort.

Overnight stay at Kovalam’s resort.
You are free at leisure until our guide and driver come to pick up and transfer you to the Trivandrum airport/railway station to continue with your onward journey.

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Place
Place
Daily Max Temperature
Monthly Rainfall

Cochin (Kochi)
31ºC
19mm

Munnar
22ºC
18mm

The Backwaters (Alleppey)
31ºC
28mm

Kovalam
29ºC
23mm
Place
Place
Daily Max Temperature
Monthly Rainfall

Cochin (Kochi)
32ºC
33mm

Munnar
23ºC
29mm

The Backwaters (Alleppey)
31ºC
40mm

Kovalam
30ºC
24mm
Place
Place
Daily Max Temperature
Monthly Rainfall

Cochin (Kochi)
32ºC
49mm

Munnar
25ºC
47mm

The Backwaters (Alleppey)
32ºC
58mm

Kovalam
31ºC
39mm
Place
Place
Daily Max Temperature
Monthly Rainfall

Cochin (Kochi)
32ºC
139mm

Munnar
25ºC
129mm

The Backwaters (Alleppey)
32ºC
146mm

Kovalam
31ºC
114mm
Place
Place
Daily Max Temperature
Monthly Rainfall

Cochin (Kochi)
31ºC
386mm

Munnar
25ºC
189mm

The Backwaters (Alleppey)
31ºC
329mm

Kovalam
31ºC
183mm
Place
Place
Daily Max Temperature
Monthly Rainfall

Cochin (Kochi)
29ºC
728mm

Munnar
23ºC
420mm

The Backwaters (Alleppey)
29ºC
674mm

Kovalam
28ºC
299mm
Place
Place
Daily Max Temperature
Monthly Rainfall

Cochin (Kochi)
28ºC
708mm

Munnar
22ºC
583mm

The Backwaters (Alleppey)
28ºC
546mm

Kovalam
28ºC
196mm
Place
Place
Daily Max Temperature
Monthly Rainfall

Cochin (Kochi)
28ºC
375mm

Munnar
22ºC
364mm

The Backwaters (Alleppey)
28ºC
379mm

Kovalam
28ºC
135mm
Place
Place
Daily Max Temperature
Monthly Rainfall

Cochin (Kochi)
29ºC
304mm

Munnar
23ºC
210mm

The Backwaters (Alleppey)
29ºC
284mm

Kovalam
29ºC
155mm
Place
Place
Daily Max Temperature
Monthly Rainfall

Cochin (Kochi)
30ºC
303mm

Munnar
22ºC
253mm

The Backwaters (Alleppey)
29ºC
320mm

Kovalam
29ºC
249mm
Place
Place
Daily Max Temperature
Monthly Rainfall

Cochin (Kochi)
30ºC
162mm

Munnar
21ºC
164mm

The Backwaters (Alleppey)
30ºC
215mm

Kovalam
28ºC
192mm
Place
Place
Daily Max Temperature
Monthly Rainfall

Cochin (Kochi)
31ºC
48mm

Munnar
21ºC
64mm

The Backwaters (Alleppey)
31ºC
54mm

Kovalam
28ºC
65mm

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