Destination Covered: Delhi – Alleppey – Cochin
Take a leave from busy life and enjoy our Short trip to Alleppey and Cochin. During the Journey you will explore the Kerala food Culture and traditional, Kathakali Dance show also Martial Art “ Kalaripayattu”, visit famous churches built during the time of Dutch, Local market around cochin and unforgettable stay on Houseboat on the backwaters.
Highlights of Tour
Enjoy the backwater cruise in Alleppey
Kathakali Dance Show
Kalaripayattu – Local martial arts
Visit Jewish Synagogue, Dutch Palace, Chinese Fishing Net
DAY 1: Delhi – Cochin – Alleppey
Early morning transfer to the Delhi airport for your flight to Cochin. Upon arrival, departure by road to Alleppey (60kms, 1½ hours approx.), Famous for the pristine backwaters, a chain of brackish lagoons and lakes located parallel to the Malabar coast. Think of a maze of backwaters with bright water, the bright green of the mangrove forests, the coconut palms that line the retaining walls, the blue sky, the flocks of migratory birds grazing the water and you begin to understand that Alleppey, a group of small islands on the eastern shores of Lake Vembanad in God’s Own Country, is a true dreamland. At mid-morning he embarks on his traditional Houseboat (Kettuvallam). Each Houseboat (houseboat) is built with wood, strong coconut fiber ropes, and other natural materials. The air-conditioned rooms tastefully decorated with private bathrooms have large sliding glass windows for uninterrupted views.
DAY 2: Alleppey – Cochin
Disembarked from houseboat and departure by road to Cochin (60kms, 1½ hours approx.), In the afternoon enjoy a demonstration of ‘Kalaripayattu’, local and fun martial arts of “Kathakali” colorful dance show.
DAY 3: Cochin
In the morning visit of the Jewish Synagogue (closed Friday, Saturday, and Jewish holidays), built-in 1568, but destroyed by cannon fire during a Portuguese raid and rebuilt 2 years later. Walkthrough the Jewish City road and continue your tour visiting the Dutch Palace (closed Friday and national holidays). Later, visit the Church of San Francisco, First European Church of India. Seeing the Chinese fishing nets in operation, a legacy of the first visitors to this coast, it is said that they have been carried by merchants since the court of Kublai Khan between 1350 and 145 AD.
DAY 04: Cochin ( Departure)
At a convenient time transfer to the international airport for your return flight (must be presented at the airport 3 hours before the flight departure time)
02 nights’ accommodation on twin / double sharing at the hotels
01 Night accommodation on AC Houseboat
Meal plant on Buffet Breakfast in all hotels
All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner ) on Houseboat
Air-conditioned Vehicle for excursion, transfers, and tours
Local English speaking Guide in Cochin
All taxes, tolls, parking fees, and service tax.
Any airfare (International or domestic).
Monument Entrance fees
Lunch / Dinner is not Included
item of personal nature
Gratuities to Guide and Driver
All other services not specifically mentioned as included in the itinerary.
All personal expenses (Medical expenses, laundry, drinks, telephone and fax services)