Kumarakom Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF INDIA 2318

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Kathakali Dancer

Day 1: Kochi

Welcome to India! Once you arrive into Kochi you will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel.

Jewish Market

Day 2: Kochi - Alleppey

Today you will be transferred approx. 2 hours to your houseboat in Alleppey. Overnight Spice routes - Premium Cardamom Houseboat or similar.

Alleppey sunset

Days 3-4: Alleppey

Our houseboat takes us sedately along the enchanting palm-fringed backwaters, covering a distance of some 20 kms, during which time the boat glides past local villages and interesting scenes of everyday rural life. Watch a beautiful sunset over the backwaters and enjoy tasty meals. Overnight Spice routes - Premium Cardamom Houseboat or similar.

Church on the river banks

Day 5: Alleppey - Kumarakom

Disembarking the houseboat at the Kumarakom Boat jetty you can check-in to your hotel.

Sunrise boat trip

Days 6-8: Kumarakom

Perched sleepily on the eastern banks of the mighty Lake Vembanad in the heartland of Kerala’s famed backwaters, Kumarakom has changed little since the Middle Ages but for it’s string of exotic resorts, making it the perfect point to explore the backwaters. Although right in the thick of a tangle of lush tropical waterways, Kumarakom is technically an island on Lake Vembanad. This is an ideal place to chill-out for a few days. The next three days are free for you to relax or explore independently.

Typical houseboat

Day 9: Kumarakom

Sadly your last day with us with your departure transfer back to Kochi airport. Enroute you can enjoy a half day tour of Old Kochi including Synagogues, Dutch Palace, St Francis Church and walking tour of Old Kochi.

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last updated - 29 Dec 2014 3:39 PM