Duration : 8 Days / 7 Nights
Destinations Covered : Cochin - Periyar -
Kumarakom - Mararikulam - Cochin
Day 1: Cochin
Begin your tour.
Arrive into Cochin
Welcome to Vardhman's 'Kerala Tour'! On arrival in Cochin, you
will be met and transfered by Vardhman's representative to your
hotel.Rest of the day at leisure.
Day 2: Cochin
City tour of Cochin
Visit the Dutch palace, Jewish Synagogue, chinese fishing
nets, St. Francis Church and the Santa Cruz Church. Also visit
the Hill Palace Museum which displays articles of archeological
Day 3: Cochin-Periyar
This morning after breakfast drive to Periyar nestled
in spice and rubber plantations. Known to be Kerala's pride
and testimony to nature's splendour, Periyar has a lot to
offer in terms of wildlife. Set high on the Western Ghats
is the famous Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary and Reserve. Periyar
is famous for its rare habitat of birds and animals and is
one of the most popular destination for nature lovers.On arrival
at Periyar check in to your hotel and get ready for your trip
to cardamom hills where you could have a closer look at the
spice plantations. Rest of the day at leisure.
Day 4: Periyar-Kumarakom
After breakfast get ready for your drive to Kumarakom.
A picturesque, clean village, Kumarakom is a tiny hamlet on
the banks of a lagoon formed by the Vembanad lake.
On arrival at Kumarakom, check in to your hotel where calm,
emerald backwaters reflect hundreds of thousands of gently
swaying palms where the primary attraction however, is its
lazy ambience. Enjoy the sunset cruise in the evening.
Day 5: Kumarakom-Houseboat
After breakfast drive to Kumarakom Goevernment Boat Jetty
Poin to board the houseboat. The overnight cruise takes you
through Kumarakom Backwaters allowing you to enjoy serene
surroundings en route. Breakfast, lunch and dinner served
on board. Enjoy the backwaters of Kerala by getting a glimpse
of the village life from a close quarter. Enjoy the sunset
and stay overnight on the houseboat. It will definitely be
a unique and unforgettable experience for your lifetime.
Day 6: Houseboat - Mararikulam
Morning disembark the houseboat and drive to Mararikulam.
On arrival, check in at the Hotel.Afternoon at leisure.
Day 7: Mararikulam
Day 8: Mararikulam-Cochin
Full day at leisure to relax at the beach.
After breakfast, transfer to Cochin Airport to catch flight
for onward journey to back home with sweet and unforgettable
memories of 'Kerala Tour'! escorted by Vardhman Vacations.