Number of Days: 02 Nights / 03 Days
Routing: Cochin - Alleppey - Kumarakom - Cochin
Day 01: Arrive Cochin/Alleppey (68 Kms / 1.5 hours)
Morning Arrive Cochin and straight drive to Alleppy, also known as Alappuzha, and called Venice of the East. A town with picturesque canals, backwaters & lagoons, It has a wonderful past, it owes its existence to the sagacious Diwan Raja Kesavadas in the second half of 18th century. Kuttanad, the rice bowl of Kerala with the unending stretch of paddy fields, small streams & canals with lush green coconut palms, was well known even from the early periods of the Sangam age. History says Alappuzha had trade relations with ancient Greece & Rome in the pre Jesus era. Alleppey is now the hub for backwaters tourism in Kerala.
On arrival we board the Houseboat, locally called Kettuvallam, cruise around backwaters of Alleppey to Kumarakom to observe & experience the daily life of the villagers along the backwaters. Holiday on the houseboats are an out-of-this-world experience.
Overnight houseboat. (B, L, D)
Day 02: In House boat
Day on House boat. (B, L, D)
Day 03: Kumarakom– Cochin ( 75 Kms/1.5 hrs)
Disembark the houseboat at Kumarakom and drive to Cochin airport to board flight for onward journey.