Day 01 – Arrival – Cochin
You are greeted at Cochin Airport by an In Love with Kerala Representative. Transfer to the hotel, Afternoon at your leisure, in the evening, high tea and a a sunset cruise.
Day 02 – Cochin
After breakfast – enjoy a leisurely half day tour of historical fort cochin – Wonder around the old dutch town on foot, seeing the famous Chinese fishing nets, and old historical sights. Afternoon back at the hotel.
Day 03 – Houseboat
Morning drive to Alleppey, board your private houseboat and lazily cruise through the Vembanad lake and smaller backwater canals. Your houseboat or ‘Kettuvallom’ is a luxurious boat with well-appointed bedrooms and ensuite bathrooms. You can sunbathe on the deck or observe rural Kerala life from your cabins. A fantastic landscape and a cultural experience all in one, as the locals transport daily goods from house to house, alongside your boat! Overnight on the houseboat.
Day 04 – Kumarakom
After breakfast on board the houseboat, drive to Kumarakom and check into your backwater resort. Afternoon, visit the beautiful Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary – You can see Kingfisher, woodpeckers, drongo, bee-caters etc. Afternoon at your leisure.
Day 05 – Kumarakom
You have the day at your leisure – take full advantage of the in house activities and spa.
Day 06 – Kovalam
After breakfast, transfer to Kovalam – check into your beachside resort and enjoy the majestic surroundings Kovalam has to offer.
Day 07 – Kovalam
Today after breakfast, go for half day sightseeing at Trivandrum. See Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple (260 years old) Napier Museum and gardens, Sree Chitra Art Gallery – Afternoon at your leisure.
Day 08 – Departure – Trivandrum
You have the morning at your leisure, then transfer to Trivandrum airport for your onward journey.