Kerala Beaches and Backwaters (5 Nights)

6 Days
Trip Type
Max 11 Group size
  • Duration: 5 Nights / 6 Days
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Overview

Preferred Arrival /Departure Destination
Arrival - Cochin / Kochi (Ernakulam)
Departure - Cochin / Kochi  (Ernakulam)

Route:- Cochin / Kochi (Ernakulam) - Cochin / Kochi (Fort Cochin)(2N) - Marari(2N) - Alleppey(1N) - Cochin / Kochi (Ernakulam).

Summarized Itinerary :-
Day-1 Arrive at Cochin / Kochi. Proceed to Fort Cochin / Kochi. Evening Walk around the Heritage Bylanes. Visit Greenix Village.
Day-2 In and around Fort Cochin / Kochi.
Day-3 Proceed to Marari. Evening Walk on the beach.
Day-4 Morning walk on the beach. Pathiramal Island Visit. Relax by the beach.
Day-5 Proceed to Alleppey boat Cruise Jetty. Alleppey round houseboat cruise.
Day-6 Departure.

Distances :-
Cochin / Kochi (Ernakulam) to Cochin / Kochi (Fort Cochin) -13 kms (0.5 hrs)
Cochin / Kochi (Fort Cochin) to Marari -50 kms (1 hrs)
Marari to Alleppey -16 kms (0.5 hrs)
Alleppey to Cochin / Kochi (Ernakulam) -65 kms (1.5 hrs)

Destination Overview :-

Cochin / Kochi (Ernakulam) - Ernakulam, part of Cochin area is business hub of Cochin and also commercial capital of Kerala.

Cochin / Kochi (Fort Cochin) - A heritage area a few kilometers from Willingdon Island. With many charming heritage hotels in the area, its perhaps the best area of accommodation for leisure and experience oriented travelers.

Marari - Mararikulam near Alleppey is one of the best beaches in Kerala offering idyllic beach stay experience.

Alleppey - Alleppey is renowned for its backwaters and is known as the Venice of the east. Overnight houseboats in Alleppey lake and backwaters are considered an experience.

itinerary
  • Day 1 Arrive at Cochin. Proceed to Fort Cochin. Evening Walk around the Heritage Bylanes. Visit Greenix Village.

    Arrive at Cochin and Proceed to Fort Cochin (45 kms - 1 hr). Fort Cochin is a charming heritage corner of Cochin visited for its heritage character, Arabian Sea views, Chinese Fishing nets, charming heritage bylanes and heritage hotels. Evening Walk in heritage bylanes of Fort Cochin visiting Church and Jewish Synagogue. Visit Greenix village for evening performances of traditional dance forms of Kerala.

  • Day 2 In and around Fort Cochin.

    Visit Kumbhalangi area to experirnce rural lifestyle with backwater character. In the afternoon take a boat trip to neighboring Islands (Vypeen and Bolgatty) In the evening explore Fishermen at work using Chinese fishing nets. Evening Dinner at one of the charming restaurants in a heritage hotel in Fort Cochin.

  • Day 3 Proceed to Marari. Evening Walk on the beach.

    Proceed to Marari (50 kms - 1 hour). Mararikulam is a beachside destination (Popularly known as Marari) offering guests idyllic beach destination experience. Its close proximity to Alleppey (20 kms) gives it a dual character where guests are able to explore the backwaters while staying on a beach. Evening walk on the beach. Guests who like seafood may ask for "Catch of the day" and enjoy some fresh delicacies.

  • Day 4 Morning walk on the beach. Pathiramal Island Visit. Relax by the beach.

    Morning walk on the beach to see Fishermen return with their catches. Visit Pathiramal Island for Bird watching in evening (1.5 kms boatride from Muhamma). Rest of the day swim in the Arabian sea or just laze around and enjoy a relaxed beachside stay.

  • Day 5 Proceed to Alleppey boat Cruise Jetty. Alleppey round houseboat cruise.

    Proceed to Alleppey houseboat Jetty (20 kms - Half an hour drive). Reach before 12 noon. Alleppey round of Houseboat Cruise. Overnight stay in Alleppey Houseboat.

  • Day 6 Departure.

    Depart to Cochin (75 kms) for onward journey.