Enchanting Kerala Houseboat Package
Kumarakom is located 15 km west of Kottayam District. Kumarakom is a multitude of islets on the Vembanad Lake. The abundant green region has extensive…
Cochin, popularly known as the Queen of the Arabian Sea, is one of the supreme natural harbors in the world. Cochin is also referred to as the Gateway of South India and an entryway to the enchanting backwaters of Kerala. Kochi is one of the fastest growing cities in India and is the business capital of the state. The city is comprised of a group of islands scattered along the Lake of Vembanad. Kochi has a collection of vivid and varied colors, which attracts lots of tourist from far and wide to its shores. The ferry rides across the vast expanses of Kochi backwaters an important tourist attraction. The enchanting coconut palms and Chinese nets leaning against the backdrop of the setting sun, the backwaters make a breathtaking vision. The magnificent houseboats that glide across the water are yet another spectacular sight that not many cities in India can boast. Backwaters of Cochin indeed occupy a top slot in the tourist map of this beautiful city. Cochin is the ideal destination to explore the charm of the former era, savor the tempting seafood delicacies, to explore the culture heritage and art forms or just to break free from the daily grinds. There are many popular tourist attractions in and around the city attracting tremendous tourists every year.
This beautiful hill station is noted for its cool climate and vast tea plantations. This little town boasts of many tea factories, wildlife sanctuaries, colonial bungalows and lakes. Literally meaning 3 rivers, Munnar is situated on the confluence of three rivers – Nallathanni,Mudrapuzha and Kundala. This hill station is 1600m above sea level and was once the summer resort of erstwhile British Government in South India. Among the exotic flora found in the forests and grasslands here is the Neelakurinji (scientifically known as Strobilantus kuntianus). This flower bathes the hills in blue every twelve years will bloom next in 2006 AD. Munnar also has the uppermost peak in South India, Anamudi hill, which towers over 2695 m. Accommodation amenities are outstanding. The altitude is 4000 feet.
Kumarakom in Kottayam is the most demanding backwater destination in the beautiful state of Kerala. It has seen an explosion in recent years with a bulky number of hotels and holiday retreats being developed there. Kumarakom is located 15 km west of Kottayam District. Kumarakom is a multitude of islets on the Vembanad Lake. The abundant green region has extensive expanses of mangrove forest that is home to many species of birds. There is a specially marked bird sanctuary at Kumarakom that covers over 14 acres. Many species of migratory birds visit Kumarakom every year. It is also a well-known resting place for Siberian cranes that flock here in hundreds. Albert George Baker pioneered reclamation and cultivation of the land in the 19th century. The bungalow, owned by the Baker family, has been malformed into a luxury hotel by preserving its traditional design. The set of connections of waterways intersecting the coconut groves adds to the beauty of the terrain. These waterways and the nearby areas can be traveled around in canoes to enjoy its aesthetic beauty. Kumarakom boat race on the Vembanad Lake, usually held on the August- September season, attracts plenty of tourists all across the world.
Alappuzha seashore is an admired leisure spot of the district. Alappuzha is a port town built according to plan by Divan Rajakeshavadas in 1785, was a busy centre of commerce in the 19th and the first half of 20th century. The port was eminent in the history and is naturally visited by many ships from different parts of the world. Reminding the past heyday still stands a pier which is about 140 years old. Gradual decline in marketable activity and final winding up the port operation had left the seashore in neglect for many years. However District Administration’s efforts gave it a facelift in 2004. Vijaya Seashore Park offers a variety of entertainment especially for children. This seashore has the first light house ever to be built on the western coast.
DepartureCochin Airport or Railway station
Departure TimePlease arrive by 9:15 AM for a prompt departure at 9:30 AM.
Return TimeApproximately 8:30 PM.
Dress CodeCasual. Comfortable athletic clothing.
Include5 Star AccommodationPersonal GuideAirport TransfersBreakfast
Not IncludedDeparture TaxesEntry Fees
Day 1: Departure
Day 5: Return
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