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Explore the tea/coffee garden of Cochin and Thekkady with this Kerala holiday package.

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The tour introduces the tourists to Vasco Da Gama square, tea/coffee garden of Cochin and Thekkady. It also brings to the county raft with tribal boatman through traditional Keralan houses; on the backwaters of Kumarokom and a visit to Bird Sanctuary as well.

Destinations Covered: Cochin - Thekkady - Kumarokom - Alleppey
Tour Package Duration: 6 Days

Day 1: Cochin Arrival at Kerala
Arrival at Cochin and transfer to hotel. Sightseeing includes in the tour are Chinese fishing nets along the Vasco Da Gama Square, Santa Cruz Basilica, St. Francis Church, VOC Gate, Bastion Bungalow etc. Apart from these architectural splendors, an array of restaurants serving fresh seafood is also popular among tourists. Afternoon out for city tour of Cochin. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 2: Cochin - Thekkady
Breakfast at hotel. Proceed for Thekkady by road (150 km - 4 hour from Cochin) through tea estates, spice gardens and wild forests. Arrive Thekkady after a memorable drive and check in at hotel. Overnight at Thekkady.

Day 3: Thekkady
Reporting at the boat landing on Lake Periyar after an early breakfast to cross over to the starting point of the trek. After about two hours of hard walk, you hop on to a country raft (its just bamboo poles bound together) paddled by tribal boatmen. Lunch would be packed and served in the jungle while a lavish dinner would be served at the hotel. Overnight would be at the resort.

Day 4: Thekkady - Kumarokom
In the morning proceed by road to Kumarakom (175 km - 5 hour) after breakfast. Arrive at Kumarakom, after enjoying the beauty of the traditional Keralan houses. Kumarokom offers visitors an enchanting backwater destination, many other leisure options. An unbelievably beautiful paradise of mangrove forests, emerald green paddy fields and coconut groves interspersed with enchanting waterways and canals adorned with while lilies - this is Kumarokom. Check in at hotel. Overnight stay at Kumarakom.

Day 5: Kumarokom - Alleppey Houseboat Cruise
Morning visit to Bird Sanctuary. Later, check into a traditional houseboat of Kerala Style and go on a leisurely backwater cruise along the lake on a thatched houseboat. Overnight stay at houseboat.

Day 6: Alleppey - Cochin
Come ashore the boat at Alleppey. Alleppey is known as the rice bowl of Kerala. Here you can enjoy the lively villages and backwaters. Transfer at leisure to Cochin by road (60 km in - 1 hour) for flight/train to the next destination.

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