Brace yourself for an exciting vacation to the backwaters of Kerala with Royal Rajasthan Travels. The God's own country Kerala is a part of every traveler’s bucket list. The land of backwaters tour package takes you to the most exotic destinations of Kerala like Allepey, Kumarakom, Periyar and Trivendrum set amidst the nature's bounty.
Day 1. Mumbai
On your arrival at Mumbai airport, our representative will meet you at the airport and will comfortably transfer you to the hotel. Rest of the day is free for your independent activities. Overnight at hotel in Mumbai.
Day 2. Mumbai
On the 2nd day of your journey you will embark for sightseeing of the’ city of dreams.’ The landmark of Mumbai – the enormous Gateway of India - overlooking the Arabian Sea, was built in 20th century by Britishers. Being a coastal city, the beaches are tourist hotspots like the Juhu Chowpaty and Girgaum Chowpaty. The Jahangir Art Gallery, ancient Elephanta Caves situated on Elephanta Island, Flimcity, Siddhi Vinayak temple are other fascinating places to visit. Come back to the hotel for relaxing overnight stay.
Day 3.Mumbai - Cochin
Next morning board the flight to Cochin after breakfast at the hotel. On reaching there our representative will transfer you to the hotel where you can unwind after the exhausting journey. Rest of the day is free for you to explore this beautiful historical town on your own. In the evening you can enjoy a fascinating Kathakali dance performance that will surely leave you awestruck. Overnight stay at Cochin.
Day 4. Cochin
Cochin has been a major port city since 1341 and is one of the largest ports in India. This beautiful city on the West Coast of India reflects European influence on the architecture and culture. This small town has much to offer like the water bound Cochin Fort, the first European church of India- Saint Francis church built in 15 century, the Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica built by Portuguese, Thrikkakara Temple dedicated to Lord Vamana, the Indo Portuguese museum and several other places. After the full day experience of the beauty and vigor of the city you will return to the hotel in evening for overnight stay.
Day 5. Cochin - Munnar
Your next destination in the trip would be the hill station of Munnar. This small town, set amidst the Western Ghats and dotted with numerous tea plantations, was the summer resort of erstwhile British rulers in colonial days. Overnight stay at Munnar.
Day 6. Munnar
The continuous hills, spice scented air and pleasant weather will draw you out to explore more of the town. The Eravikulam National Park housing some exotic flora and fauna is the major tourist destination. It is home to the endangered mountain goat- Nilgiri Tahr. The Munnar tea museum, Blossom Hydel Park, Attukal waterfalls, the Anamudi peak and the Mattupetty Dam are the attractions of the town. Overnight stay at hotel in Munnar.
Day 7. Munnar- Periyar
Next morning you would be driven to Periyar. On arrival in the city you would be transferred to a luxurious beach resort for your comfortable stay. Rest of the day is at your leisure. Overnight stay in Periyar.
Day 8. Periyar
The lush green forest, unending chain of hills and picturesque lake define Periyar. In the rich jungles of Thekkedy lies the Periyar wildlife sanctuary, declared as tiger reserve in 1978. Due to its diversity of wildlife and scenic beauty, several visitors are attracted from all over the world to this place. Tourists here enjoy activities like touring the plantations, elephant rides, trekking and boat cruises in Lake Periyar. Overight stay at hotel.
Day 9. Periyar - Kumarakom
Kumarakom is a popular tourist destination located on the Vembanad Lake in the backwaters of Kerala. Being abundantly blessed in flora and fauna, the city is home to many unique species of birds like Egret, Heron, Cormorant, Waterfowl, Cuckoo, Owl, Moorhen, Darter, etc. of which you can have a look at the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary. You may also visit the Pathiramanal beach and the Bay Island driftwood museum. Overnight at Hotel in Kumarakom.
Day 10. Kumarakom- Alleppey
On the 10th day of your journey you will explore the serene backwaters of Kerala. From Kottayam you will board the houseboat and while enjoying the ride and having a closer look at rustic life you will reach Alleppey. Your meals will be served onboard and you will enjoy the exceptional experience of staying overnight in the traditional houseboat.
Day 11. Alleppey - Kovalam
Next day, alight the houseboat in the morning to reach Kovalam by road. On arrival in the coastal town, you will be escorted to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 12 -14. Kovalam
Enjoy your 3 days stay in Kovalam amidst the beautiful beaches due to the uninterrupted coastline of the town. Adrenaline junkies can try their hand at the water sports at the Lighthouse beach, Hawah Beach and the Samudra Beach. Amidst the long beach walks, san basking, ayurveda and spa treatments you will surely rejoice the time spent here in Kovalam. Overnight stay in Kovalam.
Day 15. Departure
After the enchanting experiences and a memorable trip you will leave for Mumbai from where you will catch the onward flight back home.
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