Tour KL0603

6 nights | 7 days
Mararikulam (2 nights) | Kumarakom (1 night) | Alleppey (1 night) | Kovalam (2 nights)


Detailed Itinerary

MARARIKULAM (2 nights)
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DAY 1: COCHIN – MARARI BEACH
(45 km | 1 hr)
Arrive Cochin. Our representative will assist you on arrival. Board your vehicle and drive to the beautiful beach of Mararikulam, visiting important sightseeing places in Cochin
Places covered:
Dutch (Mattancherry) Palace: Built by the Portuguese as a present to King Veera Kerala Varma, this palace was later renovated by the Dutch. Read more…
Jewish (Paradesi) Synagogue: More than 100 years old, the Jewish Synagogue houses many rare antiques. Read more…
Fort Kochi: Each and every nook of this island is steeped in history. You may like to explore this region on foot as well. Read more…
St Mary’s Cathedral: Dedicated to ‘Our Lady Of Ports’, St Mary’s Cathedral Basilica is one of the important Mariam pilgrim centres in the state. Read more…
Chinese Fishing Nets: The sight of the Chinese nets, suspended in mid air and standing in line on the beaches, when silhouetted against the sunset is breathtakingly beautiful. It is, undoubtedly, one of the most photographed sights in Kochi. Read more…
Arrive at Marari Beach by evening. Overnight at the hotel

DAY 2: MARARI BEACH
After breakfast, day at leisure. Spend the day lazing around or exploring this quiet white sand beach
During the day:
Explore the beach  |  Visit Fisherman’s Village
Evening will be at leisure. Overnight at the hotel


KUMARAKOM (1 night)
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DAY 3: MARARIKULAM – KUMARAKOM (30 km | 1/2 hr)
After breakfast, morning will be at leisure. After check out, drive to Kumarakom. A small drive along the sea shore will bring you to the backwater town. On arrival, check in at the hotel. In the afternoon, enjoy a local sightseeing tour
Places covered:
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary: The 14 acre bird sanctuary is the favourite spot for migratory birds from all parts of the world. Read more…
Bay Island Driftwood Museum: Witness a wide range of superior quality driftwood sculptures. Read more…
Return to the hotel by evening. Overnight at the hotel


ALLEPPEY (1 night)
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DAY 4: KUMARAKOM – ALLEPPEY (35 km | 1/2 hr)
After a leisurely breakfast, spend the morning lazing around at the resort. After check out, take a small drive to reach Alleppey to board your houseboat.
During the day: Drive through coconut lagoons, paddy fields and coir villages on the Vembanad Lake (backwaters)
In the evening, the boat will be parked at one end of the lake. Overnight at the houseboat.
You may like:
Take a walk around during the evening  |  Ask for the available movies to watch  |  Relax on the deck of the houseboat seeing the glittering stars


KOVALAM (2 nights)
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DAY 5: ALLEPPEY – KOVALAM (160 km | 4 hrs)
After breakfast, check out of the houseboat and drive to Kovalam, enroute visiting Thiruvananthapuram
Places covered:
Padmanabhaswamy Temple: A temple that has been mentioned in several Puranas, is of high importance in Hindu religion. Only those who profess Hindu faith are allowed to enter the temple. Read more…
Time permitting:
Kanakakunnu Palace: One of the last architectural vestiges of the colonial era, the palace was home to various cultural events. It still hosts All India Dance Festival every year
Upon arrival in Kovalam, check in at the hotel. Evening will be at leisure to relax and explore the beach. Overnight at the hotel

DAY 6: KOVALAM
After breakfast, enjoy the day exploring important beaches of Kovalam
Places covered:
Hawa Beach: Tourists claim this to be the most beautiful beach in Kovalam because of the stack of palm grooves. Read more…
Lighthouse Beach: The largest of the 3 beaches that form Kovalam Beach, this beach gets its name from a 30 mt high Lighthouse on a cape. Read more…
Samudra Beach: Lying to the north of Ashok Beach, Samudra Beach completes the trinity of Kovalam Beach. Read more…
You may like: (extra charges)
Visit Edakallu, which is famous as a sunset viewing point
Enjoy a day trip to Kanyakumari – the southernmost tip of Indian mainland. 3 water bodies – Bay of Bengal, Indian Ocean and Arabian Sea meet here
Overnight at the hotel

DAY 7: KOVALAM – TRIVANDRUM (25 km | 1 hr)
After breakfast, transfer to Trivandrum Airport to connect onward journey, leaving with sweet memories of moments enjoyed together during the vacation to God’s Own Country…


CONTACT
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