Glittering Kerala

1N Alleppey and 3N Kovalam

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What's Included

Car Details
Road transport from Kochi - AC Indica
AC Innova Tempo Traveler (12 Seater) Tempo Traveler (26 Seater) AC Tavera AC Swift Dzire Tempo Traveler (17 Seater) AC Indigo AC Etios
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Hotel Details
Hotel options available in the package
Destination Nights Hotel and Room Meals
Alleppey 1 night(s)
One Bedroom Houseboat
Room only
Kovalam 3 night(s)
Deluxe Room
Room only
Sightseeing and Transfers
Other inclusions available in the package
Alleppey
  • Airport or Railway station transfer
  • Sightseeing as per the itinerary in A/c Indica
  • All taxes, driver allowance, toll and parking charges included
Kovalam
  • Sightseeing as per the itinerary in A/c Indica

Day Wise Itinerary

Alleppey is the focal point of most trips to the famed backwaters of Kerala. Alleppey is a backwater haven with a unique crisscrossing network of canals and lagoons that spread across the center of the town. Kovalam in Kerala is often referred to as the a Paradise of the Southa. Idyllic and flamboyant, the crescent-shaped beaches of Kovalam have a character of their own.

Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1

Day 1: Arrival At Cochin & Proceed To Alleppey (55 Kms - Approx 1.5 Hrs)

Welcome at Cochin Airport & proceed to Alleppey which has an immense natural beauty with a large network of inland canals earning it the sobriquet "Venice of the east” & it is famous for backwater cruising & boat race. On arrival check into your Houseboat & cruise through the narrow canal amidst the Paddy Fields, Coconut Lagoons & Coir Villages which offers panoramic sights one can never forget. This is one of Kerala’s most mesmerizingly beautiful & relaxing experiences. Overnight stay at houseboat.
Day 2

Day 2: Alleppey To Kovalam (160 Kms – Approx 4.5 Hrs)

After breakfast, check out from houseboat & proceed to Kovalam. Kovalam is an internationally renowned beach destination with three adjacent crescent beaches & also known as the "Paradise of the South". On arrival check in at the hotel & relax for a while amidst the comforts of your room. By evening explore on your own to see how the everlasting sea touches the everlasting sky. Kovalam is the place where one can see the golden sand at the day time & silver sand in the night, with high rock promontory & a calm bay of blue waters, this beach paradise creates a unique aquarelle on moonlight nights. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Travel from Alleppey to Kovalam

Bus

3hrs 23min

Train

3hrs 43min

Taxi

3hrs 52min

Day 3

Day 3: Sightseeing Of Trivandrum & Return To Kovalam

After breakfast proceed for sightseeing of Trivandrum, city of the Holy Ananth which is named after Ananthan, the cosmic serpent with a thousand heads. Visit Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple (260 yrs old) - the most religious icon of the city built by the Travancore Royal family, here the deity Padmanabha reclines on the sacred serpent & is made from over 10,000 salagramam (sacred stones) that were transported from Nepal by elephant. Secondly visit Puthe Maliga Palace Museum - a 200 year old palace which has carved wooden ceilings, marble sculptures & imported Belgian glass. Inside you’ll find Kathakali images, an armoury, portraits of maharajas, ornate thrones & other artefacts. Later proceed to Veli Tourist Village, a beautiful & popular picnic spot well-known because of its serenity, the Lake that meets the Arabian Sea. The main attraction of Veli Tourist Village is a floating bridge that has been erected at this place. The place also has a floating restaurant that gives you an amazing array of food products which might match your taste buds. By evening proceed to Shankumugham Beach, the beach is well known for its breathtaking sunset view which is such memorable moment whose beauty will refresh your mind. The beautiful sculpture of a mermaid is a major attraction here, this giant statue is more than 35m long. Later return to Kovalam. Overnight stay at the Hotel.

Things to see and do

Full Day Sightseeing Tour

The tour starts with the breathtaking trip to city tour in and around the city. Trivandrum, city of the Holy Ananth which is named after Ananthan, the cosmic serpent with a ...

Day 4

Day 4: Sightseeing Of Kanyakumari & Return To Kovalam (85 Kms – Approx 2 Hrs)

After breakfast, drive to Kanyakumari. It is surrounded by Majestic Hills & sea-shores, fringed with coconut trees & paddy fields. On the way visit Suchindram – a holy place located on the bank of the river Pazhayar, & in Kanyakumari visit Vivekananda Rock Memorial – a sacred monument which is believed that it was on this rock that Goddess Kanyakumari did Tapas. Secondly visit Thiruvalluvar statue – a memorial statue of Thiruvalluvar. The pedestal of the statue is of 38 feet height & the statue over it is 95 feet tall with a grand total of 133 feet for the entire sculpture. Evening drive back to Kovalam & overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 5

Day 5: Departure

After breakfast, check out from hotel & transfer to Trivandrum airport for departure, back to home with beautiful memories of God's Own Country.

Hotels Included

Minar De Lake Houseboats (3 star)

S N Junction, Punnamada, Avalookkunnu P.O. - 688006, Alleppey

Cancellation Policy

  • The package once booked is refundable and cancellable.
  • Flight cancellation will be as per airline cancellation policy.
  • Date of booking to 30 days before travel the cancellation charges will be 10% of the tour cost
  • 30 to 15 days before travel - cancellation charges will be 50% of the tour cost
  • 15 to 7 days before travel - cancellation charges will be 75% of the tour cost
  • 0 to 7 days before travel - cancellation charges will be 100% of the tour cost. No refund shall be given
  • Please note cancellation policy is subject to change. It depends on the hotel policy. In peak season, some hotels may charge 100% cancellation.

Additional Information

  • Check-in at hotel starts from 14:00 hrs.
  • Check-out time is until 12:00 hrs.
  • Early check-in or late check-out is subject to availability and may be chargeable by the hotel.
  • Once your payment has been processed, we will send you an email confirmation.
  • You will receive all travel vouchers required for your flights and accommodation shortly afterwards.