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Kerala is a paradise, nestled between the Western Ghats and the overwhelmingly beautiful Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean. And, this state in India has a little bit of everything that India has to offer. Therefore, our Luxury Backwater Tour of Kerala is a must experience in Kerala.
This Kerala luxury backwater tour package is an ideal relaxing holiday because it offers 6N/7D of opportunity to explore the beautiful southern state. In this package, you will be exploring Cochin’s historical side, wildlife abd forests of Thekkady, backwaters of Alleppey and Kumarakom, and water sports in Marari. In addition, this luxury backwater of Kerala package is all inclusive of your flights, stay at some of the best luxury hotels and houseboats, recreational activities, cruise and culinary experience.
Luxury Backwater Tour Route: Cochin – Thekkady – Kumarakom – Alleppey – Marari
You can look at booking British Airways flights because they fly direct from London Heathrow to Cochin. Because, your tour starts from Cochin. Also, Emirates, Oman Air, Qatar Airways and Etihad Airways also have excellent connections via their respected hubs to Kolkata, Kochi, Trivandrum, Kozhikode, Goa, Jaipur and Lucknow and fly from airports all over the UK.
Direct flights from the UK take between 8 and 10 hours depending on the destination. Also, flights with stops en-route take between 12 and 14 hours.
India is +5½ hours ahead of GMT.
Holders of British Citizen passports are able to apply for an e-Tourist Visa (eTV). Please note that the very latest an Indian eTV application can be made is 4 days prior to travel to India.
3 Hours Before Flight Time
Today, you will reach Cochin and we will drive to Thekkady. In the afternoon, we will head for a cruise down the Periyar Lake to witness a wide variety of wildlife including elephants, monkeys, deer and wild boar along with a lot of unique birds.
After breakfast, we will be driving to Kumarakom. Your stay is arranged at the bank of the Vembanand Lake.
After breakfast, we will be going to Alleppey. Your stay is arranged in a houseboat cruising along the backwaters. Your meals will be provided in the houseboat. Alleppey backwater is a famous backwater destination in Kerala and one of the best things to do.
Today, we will be driving to Marari, which is again a small beach village best known for its backwaters.
After the breakfast, you will be given a full day to enjoy the sun, water sports and ayurveda treatments. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast, we will be driving to Cochin. In the afternoon, we will proceed for a sightseeing tour – Fort Kochi Beach, Vasco House and Dutch Palace. Back to hotel for an overnight stay.
After breakfast at the hotel, you will be dropped to the airport to board a flight for onward destination.
Indiaologist excels in customising trip itineraries for you! Absolutely, anything you want! If you loved our itinerary and would, in addition, want something new and exciting to do, we can add that too. Have a large group visiting like family or a corporate? We can easily tailor to your wants and needs – new destinations, more attractions or extend the number of people.
For booking the trip, you would need to use the United Kingdom – Pound sterling (£) and for shopping during the trip, you would need Indian Rupee.
Unlike many tour companies, we include a selection of entrances in our tour prices. Any other entrance fees will be at your own expense.
Indiaologist Team does our best to accommodate your dietary needs. Please ensure that any restrictions are made clear to us at the time of booking so we can pass the information on to our hotels, restaurants and suppliers.
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