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Home » Hansa Backwater Tours Kerala » Magical Kerala Backwater Tour

Magical Kerala Backwater Tour
Duration : 7 Days / 6 Nights
Destinations : Cochin - Kumarakom - Village Backwater Cruise - Alappuzha - Kuttanad - Pathiramanal

Day 01: Cochin - Kumarakom Backwater
On arrival at Cochin airport you will be met by a Hansa Vacations representative and you will be escorted to your hotel in Kumarakom. Upon arrival in Kumarakom check-in hotel. Kumarakom is a unique backwater destination situated on the banks of Vembanad Lake. Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 02: Kumarakom

After breakfast enjoy a short backwater cruise on a country boat through the narrow canals passing through villages. Visit the coir village and coconut farms. You may also get a chance to see spice plants like pepper, coffee, cloves, nutmeg, pineapple, wild pineapple, and betel leaves etc. Later enjoy a short walk around the village under coconut palm trees and watch traditional coconut plucking. Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 03: Kumarakom- House Boat
After breakfast we escort you to the boarding place of the houseboat. Enjoy a leisurely backwater cruise along the lake, the houseboat with all modern amenities and comforts lets you discover the countryside at your own pace. You will have lunch, dinner and breakfast on board the Houseboat. A ride on the houseboat is a fabulous way to explore the fascinating beauty of the backwaters. Overnight stay in house boat.

Day 04: Houseboat- Alappuzha
After breakfast disembark from the Houseboat at Alleppey and drive to Alappuzha. On arrival Alappuzha check into hotel. The alluring Alappuzha with its lovely lakes, lagoons and the fresh water rivers will not fail to sweep you off your feet. The stunningly gorgeous Venice of the East has more than the boat races, houseboats, beaches, marine products and the coir industry; Alappuzha is home to the diverse animal and bird life. Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 05: Alappuzha -Kuttanad

AM 0900 Hrs after breakfast check out from hotel we take you to Kuttanad. On arrival Kuttanad check in to hotel. Kuttanad in the heart of the backwaters of Alappuzha owing to its richness of the paddy crops is referred to as the rice bowl of Kerala. This is one of the very few places in the world where farming is done below sea level. Inland waterways which flow above land level are an amazing feature of this unique land. Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 06: Kuttanad- Pathiramanal
After breakfast we take you to Pathiramanal. According to mythology a young Brahmin dived into the Vemabanad Lake to perform his evening ablutions and the water made way for land to rise from below, thus creating the enchanting island of Pathiramanal which means sands of midnight. This little island on the backwater is a favourite haunt of hundreds of rare migratory birds from different part of the world. Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 07: Departure
Breakfast at the hotel. In time a Hansa Vacations representative we will assist and transfer you to Cochin airport where you will board the flight for onward destination.