Day 1 Cochin
Upon arrival at Cochin our representative will transfer you to hotel
for overnight stay.
Day 2 Cochin
Morning sightseeing tour of Cochin including St. Francis Church, Santa
Cruz Basilica, Chinese fishing nets and Jewish Synagogue.
Cochin- The port city of Cochin is also known as 'Queen of the
Arabian Sea'. There is Dutch Palace at Mattancherry and the very famous
Fort Cochin, which is renowned for its Portuguese heritage and has early
16th century St. Francis' Church. Spice is at its best in area
surrounding Jewish Synagogue while there are carved wooden panels and
pulpit at Santa Cruz Basilica. Chinese fishing nets are popular among
the tourists as a rare old-world trade form while Parishath Thampuram
Museum houses 19th-century paintings, old coins, sculptures and temple
models. Cruise at sunset. Overnight stay will be at Cochin.
Day 3 Periyar
After breakfast you will be driven to Periyar. Transfer to hotel for
overnight stay. Afternoon boat cruise on Lake Periyar to explore
wildlife sanctuary featuring Indian elephants, Barking Deer, Indian Wild
Dogs, Pythons and King Cobras.
Periyar - Moist deciduous fauna, flat and hilly terrain, a
delightful lake and rich wildlife makes Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary a hot
favorite amongst the nature livers. A protected tiger reserve and a
national park, Periyar is basically an elephant's paradise. Leopards,
Wild Dogs, Barking Deers, Nilgiri Langurs (a primate), Bonnet Macaquea,
Tigers, Nilgiri Tahrs and Flying Lizard and Flying Snake steal the
limelight. Stay overnight at Periyar.
Day 4 Kumarakom
After breakfast drive to Kumarakom. Transfer to hotel for overnight
Day 5 Kumarakom
You will have full day free to relax and explore the city. Stay
overnight stay at Kumarakom.
Day 6 Alleppey
Cruise in Kettuvallams or old rice-barges through Azhikkal Canal
passing through Kuppapuram, Pallathuruthy, Swamy Canal, Meenappally
Kayal, Muttael Canal, Kainakary Church Canal, Vatta Kayal, Venattukadu
Canal, Aakkathara Canal and paddy fields. Stay overnight at Chithira
Day 7 Cochin
After breakfast, disembark houseboat around 1000 hrs at Alleppey and
later transfer to Cochin airport for take the flight for onward