On the day of arrival at Kochi/Cochin airport, Alkof Holidays representative will welcome you and transfer to the Backwaters of Alleppey. Set out on an enchanting overnight backwater cruise in traditionally decorated houseboat. 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 at the houseboat, drive to Kumarakom, popular all around the world for its backwater tourism. Upon arrival at Kumarakom, check-into the hotel. Rest of the day leisure, you can explore the beautiful place at your own. Placed on the banks of Vembanad Lake, the serene Kumarakom village boasts of being one of the most popular destinations of Kerala. You can opt for on-board a sunset cruise, afloat on the serene waters of the lake. Enjoy mesmerizing sights of the greenery spread around, spot colorful birds, enjoy the amazing sunset view and witness the daily activities of the locals. You can also explore the nearby surroundings on-foot. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, leave for Thekkady (the location of the Periyar National Park). Upon arrival at Thekkady, check-in at your hotel. Rest and relax at the hotel, later proceed for a sightseeing of Thekkady. Thekkady is spread across 777 sq km of which 360 sq km is thick ever green forest. Noted for its geomorphology, diversity of wild life and scenic beauty, the sanctuary was declared a Tiger Reserve in 1978. It is one of those wildlife reserves in India that remain open even in monsoon season. Optional activities like Boating at Periyar Lake, Spice Plantation visit and Elephant Ride can be done at an extra cost. Also visit Kumily - a beautiful town and a popular tourist destination near Thekkady. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, Alkof Holidays representative will transfer you to the Cochin Airport to board the flight to your home or onward destination.
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