Backwaters Tour Kerala
07 Nights / 08 Days
Trivandrum - Varkala - Kumarakom
- Cochin - Thekkady
Day 01: Abroad - Trivandrum - Varkala
at Trivandrum airport, you will be met by our representative and transferred
to Varkala (100 kms)
Upon arrival in Varkala - check into the hotel. Rest of the day free for own
activities. Overnight at hotel
Day 02: Varkala
Morning visit the Portugese church of Anjengo dated to the time of occupation,
which maybe the Elanchoros of the geography of Ptomempee (2nd century A.D.).
Also visit the English Fort constructed in 1695 A.D. by the English 'East India
Company'. Afternoon free. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Varkala
Morning drive to Kumarakom (100 kms), check into hotel.
Afternoon visit the superb Bird Sanctuary in adjacent wooded marshland - which
boasts of egrets, tree pies, black headed orioles, bee-eaters and a whole host
of herons. Overnight at hotel
Day 04: Kumarakom - Cochin
Morning drive to Cochin
(100 kms), check into the hotel. Afternoon free
for a stroll in Jew town. Evening witness the Kathakali dance performance -
Overnight at hotel.
Day 05: Cochin
Morning sightseeing tour of Cochin
or "Kochi". Visit the Dutch
Palace, the Jewish Synagogue, the Church of St. Francis, the Bolghatty Palace
& the famous Chinese fishing nets. Afternoon free.
Day 06: Cochin - Thekkady
Morning drive to Thekkady (160 kms), check into the hotel.
Afternoon at leisure to explore the neighboring spice market. Overnight at hotel.
Day 07: Thekkady - Trivandrum
Drive to Trivandrum (120 kms)
Upon arrival in Trivandrum - proceed straight to airport for flight.
Day 08: Trivandrum - Abroad