The beautiful state of down south is Kerala famous for its biodiversity, fascinating Portuguese, Dutch, and Brazils & British history, incredible Kerala cuisine, spice plantations, palm fringed beaches, tranquil backwaters, wildlife & Ayurveda, truly incredible.
Explore palm fringed backwaters of the Kerala countryside by boat on cruising in a houseboat for an overnight trip through crisscross cannels & coconut waterways.

8 Days from USD 999

Delhi or Mumbai | Cochin | Kumarakom | Houseboat | Periyar | Delhi/Mumbai


Day 01: Delhi or Mumbai/Cochin (by flight)

Arrive Cochin for your point of entry. A picturesque island cluster, natural ports and scenic lagoons, Cochin drapes you in warmth and ethnic Kerala glory. A glorious past and scenic greens make Cochin a splendid tour option. Remaining day at leisure.

Day 02: Cochin

After having a leisurely breakfast, move out for sightseeing of Cochin which includes Fort Cochin, Dutch Palace, St. Francis church which is the oldest European Church in India, Jewish Synagogue and Famous Chinese fishing nets. In the evening, enjoy the famous dance drama of Kerala – "The Kathakali".

Day 03: Cochin/Kumarakom (1 hr. drive)

In the morning drive straight to Kumarakom. Rest of the day is at leisure to explore the backwaters known for its small water canals surrounded by lush green paddy fields and swaying palms or get indulge yourself with some Ayurvedic and Spa treatments.

Day 04: Kumarakom

Early morning move out for a tour of the Kumarakom bird sanctuary. A visit to the bird sanctuary, set within the lush acres of wooded land nearby, acquaints you to the variety of migratory birds that flock in thousands, some from the Himalayas, some even from as far as Siberia. The main attractions are local birds like the waterfowl, cuckoo, owl, egret, heron and the water duck, as well as the migratory Siberian cranes. Parrots, teal, larks, flycatchers, wood beetle, and other birds are seen here during their respective migratory seasons. Rest of the day completely free at your leisure.

Day 05: Kumarakom/Alleppy (Houseboat) (1 hr. drive)

After having a leisurely breakfast drive to Alleppey to embark on your private "Kettuvellam – House Boat" to start your thrilling experience through the backwater beauty of Kerala, while on your journey you can view Greenish Paddy Fields, Coconut Farms, Small Churches and paddy fields and you can observe the life orientation of village people with backwater. Your houseboats are luxurious boats with well-appointed bedrooms and ensuite bathrooms. You can sunbathe or observe the palm fringed landscape from your cabins. Apart from the mesmerizing surroundings it's the life along the backwaters that makes this a fascinating experience. Overnight stay in your – Air conditioned Deluxe House Boat.

Day 06: Alleppey (Hoseboat)

Day free for leisure at houseboat.

Day 07: Alleppy/Periyar (4 hrs. drive)

After breakfast, disembark and drive on a scenic route dotted with plantations of rubber, cardamom, cocoa, green pepper and areca nut, to the wildlife reserve at Periyar. Located about 155 kilometers away, it will take you about 4 hours to reach Periyar. Upon arrival in Periyar, check-in at the hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure; you can walk around the peaceful town known for its fragrant spice and coffee plantations. Overnight stay at your hotel in Periyar.

Day 08: Periyar/Cochin (4 hrs. drive)

After breakfast drive to Cochin airport to connect flight for onwards destination.


Room with breakfast + air-conditioned car with driver + English speaking/language guide/naturalist for all sightseeing & safari.