7 Nights From £485.00 per person, 2 Sharing
Cochin – Kumarakom Village – House Boat Cruise – Marari Beach
This tour is a budget option tour, you will be staying in good quality standard accommodation.
Your Kerala trip will start when you are met at the airport by your personal driver and transported to your Cochin hotel for two nights, from there you will travel south to the traditional village of Kumarakom for a further two nights, this is followed by one night houseboat accommodation and two nights beach hotel. You have the option to extend the beach stay if you want to spend time relaxing by the Arabian Sea.
Day 1 – 2: You will be met at the airport and taken to your Cochin accommodation for two nights. In the evening you will enjoy the spectacle of the world famous Kathakali Dancers in their vibrant colourful costumes and make up at a local theatre. The following morning you will be met by your driver after breakfast for a tour of Cochin that will include visiting the Dutch Palace, temples and the Chinese fishing nets.
Day 3 – 4: Today you will be driven to Kumarakom a cultural working village on the Kerala backwaters. Discover this naturally beautiful area, take a kayak out on the lake or experience an Ayurveda treatment. Kumarakom also offers the opportunity to watch abundant wildlife.
Day 5: You will journey to Alleppey and join your traditional houseboat, you will glide through the backwaters whilst being catered for by the on-board staff.
Day 6-7: Travel to beautiful Marari beach for two nights by the Arabian Sea and watch the fishermen bring in their catch.
Day 8: You will be collected from your hotel and transported back to the airport in time for your homeward flight, or you can choose to extend your stay in Kerala and we are happy to discuss the various options available to you.