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Kerala Gods Own Country  /  5 Days

Cochin – Mararikulam - Alleppey –Kochi


Renowned the world over as “Good’s own country”, the southern Indian state of Kerala is truly a tropical paradise. It’s a land of coconut palms swaying gently in the breeze and an even gentler people. A land where country boats slip past as unhurriedly as time it does here. For those who seek refuge from the stress and pollution of modern civilization, Kerala is a haven, Serene, unspoilt, eternal, despite having been discovered by the world as the place for the perfect vacation. Alleppey and Kumarakom, the magnificent backwater region of Kerala is among the ten most favored global tourist destinations, geographically, unique. Kumarakom is a magical mix of land and water with a lacework of canals in “a tapestry of green tropical luxuriance.

Tour Highlights

  • Traditional Indian Welcome upon arrival
  • Boat trip to see the Chinese fishing nets & everyday life of Rural
  • Attend the performance of the Kathakali Classical Dances
  • Experience backwaters of Kerala
  • Stay in Kettuvalam Rice Boat A Lifetime Experience
  • Explore the Marari Beach & Village
  • Stay in Luxury Hotels

Day 01-02

Fly to Kochi – Mararikulam

Fly to Kochi and transfer to Mararikulam for an idyllic two days at Marari Beach. The resort is far-removed from the usual hustle and bustle of India - there are no crowds, no traffic and almost no connection with the outside world. The incredibly inviting sandy beach separates the sea from the palm tree forests and provides a picture-postcard place to relax. Your accommodation is a private, air-conditioned, thatched-roof garden villa, located only a stones-throw from the Arabian Sea. At the resort you can relax in a hammock, enjoy the spa and swimming pool or spend your time on the beach, your home for 2 nights.[B, D]

Day 03

Day 03 Marari – Houseboat Cruise

After breakfast private transfer to Alleppey Jetty to meet your way own floating hotel. Cruise the backwaters &explore the rural life in & around Alleppey to Alleppey

Kettuvalam - An Authentic Kerala Houseboat - the moving master piece, have been plying the inland waterways of southwest India for untold centuries and originally used as cargo rice boats. The fully furnished and palm covered boats (single & double) bedrooms with attached bath, sit out, kitchen and living room made of traditional wood. A journey through the backwaters of Kerala which offer one of the world’s truly unforgettable experiences, myriad network of silent lagoons, freshwater river & hyacinth covered canals that wind their way through colorful corridors of forests, palms & fruit trees. A canoe expedition via an intricate network of canals, through backwater villages where daily continues unaltered, as it has for centuries. You will see lush palm groves and stretches of rice fields. Overnight stay in house boat. [L, D, B]

Day 04

Day 04 House boat -Cochin / 53 kms

We travel be road to Cochin check in Burton boat yard hotel Later visit to the Dutch Palace built by the Portuguese in 1557 and renovated by the Dutch from 1663 with its beautiful murals and Jew town including the antique warehouses & shops, spices trading house and the Jewish synagogue built in 1568, the oldest in the commonwealth. This inter, connected series of Islands & shoreline presents a vivacious blend of Cultures & Religions; Kochi is the only place in the country where you can see Portuguese Churches, a Jewish Synagogue, Hindu Temples, Dutch Architecture & Mosque nearly side by side.

During the return to the hotel you'll pass the seafront, where giant Chinese fishing nets line the beaches, demonstrating the mechanical method for catching fish employed by local fishermen. Later we attend the performance of the Kathakali, one of India’s most famous Classical Dance form.Overnight stay at hotel. [B, D]

Day 05

Day 05 Fly to Delhi / Mumbai – Onward Destination

After breakfast transfer to Cochin Airport to board the flight for Delhi / Mumbai, upon arrival at Delhi Airport transfer to the hotel. [B]

Price based on Twin Sharing

Occupancy 01 Apr - 30 Sep 2017 01 Oct - 20 Dec 2017, 11 – 31 Jan & 01 Mar – 30 Apr 2018
Per Person USD 600 USD 1050
SGL Supplement USD 285 USD 555

Note: Rates are not valid from 21 Dec to 10th Jan& 01 to 28 Feb, 2018

Hotels Used

Destination Hotel Name Category Room Type
Mararikulam Marari Beach Resort 5 Star Garden Pool Villa
Alleppey House Boat Deluxe A/C Room

Inclusions & Exclusion


  • 02 nights stay in Marari Beach
  • 01 night stay in Deluxe House Boat
  • 01Night stay in Cochin


  • 04 breakfast at hotel
  • 01 Lunch & 01 Dinner 01 Breakfast at house boat


  • All transfers & sightseeing by air conditioned vehicle
  • English speaking guided tour in Cochin
  • Monument entry fees wherever applicable as per the itinerary
  • Entry Fees for Kathakali Dance
  • All applicable taxes


Laundry, Insurance, Tips, Telephone Calls, Hard Drinks Still & Video Camera fees in Monuments and Expenses like Personal Nature

Important Note

Check-in time 1400 hrs & Check-out time 1100 hrs for hotels in Cochin & Mararikulam

Domestic air fare from Delhi / Mumbai - Kochi and back will give you at the time of booking

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