Go on a backwater cruise in Alleppey, the Venice ofthe East, watch the sunrise and sunset at Kanyakumari, a coastal town in the neighbouringstate of Tamilnadu, and relax and bathe in the internationally renowned calm,palm-backed Kovalam beach.
Place to Visit
Day - 1
Day 1: Kochi to Alappuzha (53km/1.5hrs)
Arrive at Kochi. You will be greeted by a representative of Roundtrip Holidays.
Drive to Alappuzha, the Venice of the East, and go on a cruise on the tranquil Punnamada Lake on a houseboat (floating cottages). You are welcomed with a drink, served lunch, snacks and dinner. Watch paddy fields, village scenes, coconut trees, while sailing on the backwaters. Spend the night in the Kerala style houseboat.
Day - 2
Day 2: Alappuzha to Kanyakumari (250km/5.5hrs)
Leave Alappuzha after a sumptuous breakfast and visit to the serene beach drive to Kanyakumari, the southernmost tip of India (Cape Comorin). Sail across the Indian Ocean to the Vivekananda Memorial built on a rock jutting out of the sea, watch the sunset, and visit noted pilgrimage sites such as Kanyakumari Amman Temple and Our Lady of Ransom Church. Return to the hotel and relax. Spend the night at Kanyakumari
Day - 3
Day 3: Kanyakumari to Kovalam (93km/3hrs)
Watch sunrise and leave Kanyakumari after breakfast. Drive to Kovalam. The rocky promontory on Kovalam beach creates an idyllic bay of calm sea waters and it is ideal for sea bathing. Leisure options at the beach include sunbathing, swimming, herbal body massages, cultural programmes, and catamaran cruises. Spend the night at Kovalam.
Day - 4
Day 4: Kovalam to Thiruvananthapuram(20km/1hr)
Leave Kovalam after breakfast for a Thiruvananthapuram sightseeing tour. Places of importance include the Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Napier Museum, Sri Chithra Art Gallery, Poovar Island, Thiruvananthapuram Zoo, and Agastya Mala (Hills), among others. Return back to Kovalam and spend the night at the hotel.
Day - 5
Day 5: Kovalam to Kochi (225km/4.5hrs)
Leave Kovalam after breakfast at the hotel and drive down to Kochi, the port city. Visit Fort Kochi, Navy Museum, St. Francis Church, Chinese Fishing Nets, Santa Cruz Basilica,
Airport/railway station transfers
Daily Breakfast at Hotel
Above Price are Nett Per person
Welcome drink, lunch, dinner evening tea/snacks,breakfast at the houseboat
Transportation and sightseeing by an AC cab
Driver’s expense, Parking, Toll
One Child below 5 years sharing the room at no additional cost
Portages, Laundry, Tips, Liquor, consumption of beverages from any bar in the resort
Guide & entry fee during sightseeing
Boating/ horse riding etc.
Any other items not specified in the “Cost Includes”