Kerala Beaches and Backwater Tour
Duration: 8 Days / 9 Nights
Destinations: Cochin - Munnar - Thekkady - Alleppey - Kanyakumari - Kovalam - Trivandrum - Cochin - Depart

The God's own country, Kerala is known for many surprises of the state. Best known secrets of the state include a spice capital, bewitching beaches, brews of a hill station and a timeless backwater stretch. Kerala Beaches and Backwater tour is one of the prominent routes to explore the bounties of this region in a great way. This mesmerizing tour begins at Cochin and instantly transfers tourists to the sweet spot of Munnar, the hill station bestowed with wishful waterfalls, tea gardens and the highest south Indian peak Anaimudi. Ahead of Munnar is Thekkady, the spice forest famed for Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. From there, the tour embarks on to a backwater trail of Alleppey. After all these moments are cherished during the tour its time to experience the different beaches of Kovalam in Kerala and Kanyakumari on the southernmost tip of Tamil Nadu in India. Last four days of the tour alongside the sand stretch get a perfect sealing with Cochin city tour.

kerala Beaches Backwater tripDay 01 Cochin - Munnar (130 km - 4 hrs drive).

On arrival at Cochin airport / Nedumbassery Airport, you will be received and guided by Incredible India Tour representative who will guide you to the vehicle. Straight from the airport, you will be driven to Munnar through a mesmerizing passage. Enroute Munnar, stop at Kallar view point and gurgling waterfalls of Cheeyappara and Vallara to enliven your desires and senses in the approaching hill station of Kerala. Once you reach Munnar, check in at the hotel. Relax in the gentle winters of the hilly retreat during overnight stay at Munnar.

Day 02 Munnar

Begin your highland tour of Munnar through the sprawling tea plantations, winding lanes, picture book towns, trekking and varied holiday options in this hill station. The sweet brews emanating from the lush tea greens spread over acres offer charming tour experience in the hill station. Get ready after breakfast to discover the best kept secrets of this pleasant tourist destination.

Post breakfast, visit Eravikulam national park, the home of Nilgiri Tahr. Later visit Kundala Estate for its fresh tea gardens, Mattupetty Dam, famous as a picnic spot. Blossom park, Tea Museum are another highlights of the day spent in Munnar. You can even shop in the local markets of the hill station. If you feel like tired at any point of time, the therapeutic Ayurvedic massages will be readily available as per your special interest extension. Overnight at Munnar.

Day 03 Munnar - Thekkady (120 km - 3 hrs drive)

kerala Beaches Backwater tour

Next day, proceed towards the dense forests of Thekkady, famous for Periyar wildlife sanctuary. En route cherish the exclusive sights as you delve deep into the wilderness. On arrival in Thekkady, check in at the hotel for relax and refreshment. Later proceed towards the boating at Periyar Lake, where you will be spotting rare wild species at a close range. Also, you can go for the Spice plantation visit and Elephant safari to wind up the day. Overnight at Thekkady.

Day 04 Thekkady - Alleppey (170 km - 5 hrs drive)

Post breakfast in the hotel; proceed towards Alleppey, the premier backwater destination. Step straight into the houseboat by 12 noon. While cruising through the backwaters on the luxurious houseboat, enjoy the panoramic view of paddy fields and canals. A ride through such an enchanted cruise makes you unwind your worries, soak the bounties of nature in its untouched form and feel refreshed. Relax and enjoy the afternoon cruising through the backwaters of Alleppey. Overnight stay at Houseboat.

Day 05 Alleppey - Kanyakumari

After breakfast checkout the eco-friendly houseboat and proceed to Kanyakumari. On arrival, check in to hotel. Later, proceed to visit Tiruvalluvar statue, Vivekananda rock, Kanyakumari temple located offshore in the confluence of Arabian Sea, Indian Ocean and Bay of Bengal. Enjoy the Sunset view at Kanyakumari Beach. Overnight stay at Hotel/Resort.

Day 06 Kanyakumari - Kovalam

kerala Beaches Backwater trip

After breakfast, check out Kanyakumari and proceed to Kovalam, the beach paradise in Kerala. En route, indulge into the sightseeing of Trivandrum. Overnight stay at a Beach Resort in Kovalam. 

Day 07 Kovalam - Trivandrum - Kovalam

After breakfast, you can spend full day at beach from the varied options. You can do catamaran riding, surfing, skiing, parasailing or indulge into a relieving ayurvedic massage. Overnight stay at Resort/Hotel.

Day 08 Cochin

Morning after breakfast, proceed towards Cochin, the commercial capital of Kerala. On arrival, explore the city through Kochi city tour including a visit to Mattancherry Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue and more popularly Chinese fishing nets etc. Overnight stay at Resort / Hotel.

Day 09 Cochin

Invest some money during farewell shopping at Cochin and secure hold over some unforgettable souvenirs of Kerala. Post shopping session, transfer to Airport for a flight onwards.


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