KERALA – ALLEPPEY BACKWATERS
01 Nights 2 days
Kettuvallom (House Boat) is a country boat that was used in the early days for the transport of goods from the isolated interior villages to the towns. With the advent of roads, bridges and ferry services, gradually the Kettuvalloms went off the scene. Now these kettuvalloms are back again as a major tourist attraction. A ride on a Houseboat is a fabulous way to explore the fascinating beauty of the backwaters.
Day 01: Cochin-Alleppey
Arrival at Cochin Airport/Railway station, and proceed to Alleppey at the house boat jetty .12 Noon check-in to the Houseboat and enjoy an over night Cruise cum Stay in your house boat. Food will be provided in the house boat. Enjoy the backwaters in the houseboat and meander through the narrow Canals and villages. The backwater sail paints vivid picture of the traditional country life in its natural beauty.
Day 02: Alleppey -Cochin Drop:
After breakfast check out from the houseboat .If time permits, Sight seeing at old part of Cochin, Fort Cochin and Mattancherry. Visit the famous Chinese fishing nets which are distinctly unique to Cochin and watch its operations, then visit the famous St. Francis church where Vascoda Gama buried. After that visit Mattancherry palace(Dutch Palace), where you can find a fine collection of Mural paintings depicting the scenes of Hindu epics Ramayana & Mahabharata. Then you can walk through the Jewish street and visit the famous Jewish Synagogue which is built in 1568 and magnificently decorated by Chinese tiles and Belgian chandeliers. Later transfer to Cochin Airport / Railway station for departure.
~ TOUR ENDS ~
*Jewish Synagogue – (Open 10:00-12:00 hrs; 1500-1700hrs). Closed on Saturdays
*Dutch Palace – (Open 10:00-17:00 hrs) Closed on Friday
ALL SIGHT SEEINGS STRICTLY SUBJECT TO WEATHER CONDITIONS & AVAILABILITY OF TIME.
- Boats are subject to availability,
- Child below 05 yrs will be complimentary & above will be chargable
- A/c in the houseboat will be working from 09.00 PM to 07.00 AM.
- Houseboat will be anchored from 0630 PM to 0730 AM
- Houseboat check in 12.00 Hrs and check out 09:00 Hrs.