The backwaters of Kerala are a unique product of Kerala and are found nowhere else in the world. Thekkady and Kumarakom are the best backwater attractions of Kerala that provide an unforgettable backwater experience in Kerala. Suburban offers 3 nights/4-day Kerala backwater tour package from Cochin to explore the beauty of Kerala backwater. Enjoy the sheer beauty and serenity of the legendary backwaters of Kerala in this Kumarakom – Thekkady backwater trip.
Cochin > Thekkady > Kumarakom > Cochin
On your arrival at Cochin airport our representative will receive you. Your Kerala backwater tour package starts with Thekkady sightseeing. From the airport we escorts you to Thekkady which is located 150 kms from Cochin airport. Check into a resort in Thekkady. After fresh up visit Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary.The main attraction in Thekkady is boating on the lake and the Mullai Periyar dam.Boating will take approximately 2 hours.Here you will be able to see a large variety of wildlife, which include elephants,monkeys,deer,wild boar etc and quite a lot of unique birds can also be spotted.Overnight stay is arranged in Thekkady.
After the breakfast explore the possibilities of adventure tourism in Thekkady. Many programs including Periyar tiger trail,nature walk,bamboo rafting etc are offered by the Forest department for the tourists.After lunch you can enjoy shopping in Kumali, the plantation town closely associated with Thekkady which is an important shopping center and spice trade center in Kerala.At evening you will be transferred to Kumarakom. Overnight stay at Kumarakom.
After breakfast you will experience a tour around Kumarakom.First visit Kumarakom bird sanctuary where you will be lifted with the amazing view of the colorful birds and the sweet twittering that fills the air.After that check into a premium house boat and enjoy the Vembanad lake.In the houseboat you will be served with authentic Kerala food including traditional dishes.Overnight stay in the houseboat.
Enjoy the morning on the houseboat viewing the natural vistas and the sightseeing spots.After the breakfast check out the houseboat and you will be transfer back to Cochin airport.
Your Kerala backwater tour ends with happy memories…….
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