On the day of arrival at Cochin airport, Alkof Holidays representative will meet you and transfer to Kumarakom, popular all around the world for its backwater tourism. The lush greenery and the tranquil surroundings of this pristine village allure an amazing number of travelers from all around the world. It also boasts of being home to a vast variety of resident and migratory birds. Upon arrival at Kumarakom, check-into the hotel. Rest of the day leisure, you can explore the beautiful place at your own. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed for the "Kumarakom sightseeing tour". Visit Vembanad Lake, Aruvikkuzhi Waterfalls, Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, Kumarakom Beach, Kumarakom Backwaters, Bay Island Driftwood Museum, Pathiramanal Island, Juma Masjid and Ettumanoor Mahadeva Temple. After finishing Kumarakom sightseeing tour, drive back to the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast, drive to the Backwaters of Alleppey. Set out on an enchanting overnight backwater cruise in traditionally decorated houseboats. Check in time is 01:00 PM and cruise starts with lunch. While cruising in these floating villas, let your eyes settle for the rare and the unusual - skim past Chinese fishing nets, bowed-down paddy fields, and local inhabitants engaged in making coir products, rustic homes, and ancient temples and swaying coconut groves. Evening is free at leisure, you can explore the local market of Alleppey. Food will be served onboard. Overnight stay at the houseboat.
After breakfast, the houseboat cruise resumes at 10 AM. The houseboat moves towards Nedumudy, making a stop at the Lissio Church for visit. The next stop is Kavalam, Veliyanadu village walk, Kidangara, Mathikayal and Chundan Vallam. After these visits, you can also try our country boat canoeing at Kainakary. The houseboat is anchored for night at Nedumudy.
After breakfast, the houseboat cruise resumes at 10 AM. The houseboat moves towards Thakazhi via Mancompu. De-board at the Pullincunnu dock and visit the banana plantation. Visit the Pullincunnu church, Kottaram temple, St. Mary’s Church, the statue carving unit, local market at Champakulam, Pullangadi, Pindithodu and vegetable plantation. The houseboat is anchored for the night at Thakazhi.
Enjoy your breakfast at the houseboat, while travelling towards Pallathuruthy via Kanjipadam. You will reach the jetty dock by 9.00 AM. Meet our driver and head back to Cochin airport to board the flight to your home or onward destination.
Important: The booking stands liable to be cancelled if 100% payment is not received 16 days prior to departure date and received amount will be fully forfeited.
You or any member of your party may cancel their travel arrangements at any time. Written notification or an e-mail to that effect from the person who made the booking must be received at our office. The cancellation charges per person applicable are as per the published cancellation policy below:
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