Backwaters of Kerala4 nights / 5 days Starting from QAR 6,968

Backwaters of Kerala

Day Arrive in Kochi
  • Welcome to Kochi. 
  • Upon arrival, our representative will meet you as you exit the arrivals terminal building after which you would be transferred to your hotel by a private vehicle. 
  • Check in to Grand Hyatt Kochi Bolgatty, a waterfront urban 5 star hotel overlooking the backwaters of Vembanad Lake. (Room will be pre-booked for early morning arrival for day use and to refresh).
  • Enjoy breakfast and checkout from the hotel. 
  • By 09:00hrs - Proceed for heritage walk of Fort Kochi along the old colonial, tree-lined avenues.  A visit will be made to one of India’s oldest churches before continuing past Princess Street and Loafers Corner. Also walk past the Koder House, Tower House, Old Harbour Hotel, Bishop’s House Road, Short photo stops will be made at Chinese fishing nets, one of area’s famous landmarks as you continue on your trail to the Dutch Cemetery. The tour is of 4 hours duration. 
  • Later drive to Kumarakom, a cluster of little islands and a beautiful paradise.
  • Check in to Kumarakom Lake Resort. Rooms at these resort are a perfect blend of Kerala’s traditional architectural charm with luxurious, modern comforts. 
  • Rest of the day is at leisure. 
  • Overnight stay at your resort in Kumarakom. 
Day Houseboat cruise and Ayurvedic massage
  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Embark on an enchanting journey across backwaters on a kettuvallom – fully furnished traditional rice boats. This area surrounded by coconut plantations is famous for its narrow maze of canals and backwaters. For the houseboat, embarkation and disembarkation is at the hotel.
  • Treat yourself to a sumptuous lunch of local delicacies.
  • Later, enjoy a rejuvenating 1 hour Ayurvedic Massage (Abhyangam) at the hotel. 
  • This therapy is said to balance the three elements of the body, bringing in a sense of wellbeing for the body physically, mentally & emotionally. 
  • Overnight stay at your hotel in Kumarakom. 
Day Day at leisure.
  • Breakfast at the hotel. 
  • Enjoy the day at leisure. 
  • Evening enjoy the traditional tea and snacks served at the Thattukada or you can even enjoy one hour sunset cruise. 
  • Watch cultural programs arranged at your resort. 
  • Overnight stay at your resort in Kumarakom. 
Day Drive to Kochi
  • Breakfast at the hotel.  
  • Check out at noon and drive to Kochi.
  • Check in to Kochi Marriott Hotel. 
  • Rest of the day at leisure. Visit one of the hotel’s on-site restaurants for a delicious meal, or relax by the outdoor pool and soak up the Kochi sun. Or enjoy some free time for shopping at the city.
  • Overnight stay at your hotel in Kochi.  
Day Depart Kochi
  • Breakfast at the hotel.  
  • Check out of the hotel. 
  • Transfer to International Airport by private vehicle to board your departure flight. 
  • Depart Kochi. 
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