Kerala Tour - Backwater, Beaches & wildlife

Visit the Land of Gleaming Backwaters, Diverse Wildlife - and Coconut Kerala in southern India is a traveller's true delight. The state has a charm and flavour of its own. During your holidays in Kerala, you will visit popular backwater destinations, crowd-free beaches and a number of monuments belonging to the Dutch and the Jewish era. The Coconut Holidays in Kerala tour is specially designed to help you uncover almost everything that makes Kerala one of the most coveted travel destinations not just in India but all across the world. The backwaters of Kerala, stretching over a length of 900 km, has so much to offer in terms of culture, scenic beauty and wildlife that you'll only want to spend more days in the state.

Start with a sightseeing tour of Cochin, which is globally known for its unique Chinese fishing nets. Other things that make Cochin worth travelling to include historical attractions like the Dutch Palace, the Jewish Synagogue and the St Francis Church. A visit to the very popular Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary will open your eyes to the abundant wildlife riches of Kerala. View a wide variety of wildlife while cruising along the Periyar Lake in a beautiful houseboat.

Later, travel to Kumarakom, one of the most visited backwater destinations in Kerala. Set in the backdrop of the Vembanad Lake, the largest in the state, Kumarakom is visited both for a wide variety of flora and fauna and the lifestyle of its people . This town is home to the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, where you can spot a number of migratory bird species. Wide expanses of mangrove forests, paddy fields and coconut groves give the town of Kumarakom a picturesque look. While driving to Mararikulam, you can feast your eyes on more coconut palm groves. All in all, you'll love every moment of your stay in Kerala during this charming tour – for sure.

Itinerary

  • Day 01 : Arrive Cochin

    On arrival at Cochin International airport you will be met by Max Holidays representative and transferred to the pre-reserved hotel. Check into the hotel and get freshen up. Later in the afternoon move for the sightseeing tour, start with Fort Cochin, the strategic township where you can visit a number of historic attractions like Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue, St. Francis Church, Chinese Fishing Nets. Evening, enjoy the Kathakali dance performance at the nearby theatre. Overnight stay at hotel in Cochin
  • Day 02 : Cochin - Thekkady

    In the morning, after breakfast drive to Thekkady (Periyar Wildlife reserve). On arrival, check into the jungle resort. Enjoy the soothing natural surroundings of Thekkady and explore the nearby area. Rest of the day free for leisure and overnight stay at hotel in Thekkady
  • Day 03 : Thekkady

    After breakfast take a wildlife-viewing cruise on beautiful Lake Periyar and enjoy watching the amusing wildlife from as close as you can. Periyar wildlife tour has a variety of wildlife to please you elephants, monkeys, deer, bison, wild boar and a number of rare species of birds. After lunch, we will proceed to visit the lush green spice plantation. Overnight stay at hotel in Thekkady.
  • Day 04 : Thekkady - Kumarakom

    After an early breakfast drive to Kumarakom which is one of the finest backwater destination in Kerala. Enjoy your stay near the beautiful and picturesque Vembanad Lake of Kerala. Relax the day at Kumarakom as you explore the exotic locale. In your resort or nearby you may also take a specialized Ayurvedic Massage. In the evening we take you to on sunset cruise at Kumarakom backwaters. Overnight stay at resort on Kumarakom
  • Day 05 : Kumarakom

    Today after breakfast take a tour to Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary and some of the farmhouses in Kumarakom. Rest of the time is free for independent activities at resort. While your stay at the resort explore the scenic beauty of the place as much as you can. Overnight stay is at resort in Kumarakom.
  • Day 06 : Kumarakom - Mararikulam

    After breakfast comfortable drive to Mararikulam through the picturesque route which offers panoramic views of coconut palm groves. Mararikulam is not only the beach but it’s the place which has the soul in itself and you can feel the breath in the heart of the beach. Spend leisurely time in your beautiful resort at Marari. Marari is a small picturesque village in Kerala inhabited by the local fishermen. This small village has not changed its shape for many decades and the peaceful atmosphere of Marari help to forget your worries and tensions of the busy day to day life. A beach holiday in Kerala is not completed if you did not visit Marari. It offers every taste of Kerala from palm to coconut and from resort experience to Ayurvedic treatment. Enjoy your stay at Marari to its fullest. Overnight stay is at resort in Marari
  • Day 07 : Mararikulam

    Day is free to relax and exploring the beauty of the nature at Mararikulam. Enjoy the beauty and uniqueness of the place which no other place can offer. Overnight stay is at resort in Marari.
  • Day 08 : Mararikulam - Cochin

    After breakfast, you will be transferred to Cochin airport to board flight for onward destination.

What’s Included

Expand All

Private air conditioned car with driver Company staff for airport assistance

07 nights in handpicked hotels

07 Breakfasts

Air conditioned Vehicles,

Expert local tour guides for sightseeing tours

Kathakali dances, Kumarakom Bird sanctuary

Govt of India taxes and Company service charges

International or domestic flights are not included

Please carry a valid travel insurance

Visa fee and charges

Monument and museum tickets

Meals not specified

Any kind of personal expenses/bills

Trip Dates

TRAVEL MONTH START DATE END DATE REVIEW BOOKING
January2019 January January BOOK YOUR SEAT

Map

Trip Highlights

Kerala Tour - Backwater, Beaches & wildlife

0 reviews
Vacation Style
  • culture-and-history
  • beach-holiday
  • wellness-tour
  • cruise-travel
Price From
$ 650
Activity Level
Start Point

Delhi

End Point

Delhi

Need expert advise for a customised trip?

Contact one of our travel advisors now

GET STARTED

Why we are different than others?

Value for money

We offer services which are better comparing to other agencies running similar trips. Our drivers and guides are highly experienced and trained for hospitality. The hotels are carefully picked to ensure your comfort and safety.

Safety & Flexibility

To book this trip you need to pay only US$100 and balance 45 days prior to the trip. If at any time before this you change your mind your money is safe with Max Holidays and can be transfered to your next trip with us.

Easy Payments

The payment can be made very easily via online and online mode of payments. For online payment services, you can use the credit/debit cards and for the facilitation of offline payments you can use our Swift Bank transfer services.

Need Help?

Let's plan your trip

Put us on work to plan your next travel. Send your details to our experts now to get a free travel plan with quote