The Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary--one of the South India's major sanctuaries--has thick tropical forests, mirror-calm artificial lake to take you on a captivating boat ride and several species of animals such as tigers, leopards, antelopes and wild boars, besides a wide range of birds that create perfect surroundings for the hearts that are as wild as them.
The backwaters and a bird sanctuary at Kumarakom add to the rejuvenating experience that soothes your senses. Splash some more in the backwater delights at Alleppey and cruise together in the boats, which offers you glimpses of the true lifestyles of the rural people.
A ride in "Kettuvallam" (a houseboat) is not worth missing while the tourists take pleasure in seeing the old-fashioned Chinese fishing nets that confirms to the natural beauty of the place with shimmering waters and palm-fringed canals. Cochin or Kochi boasts of one of the world's finest natural harbors. You can see the influences of the Arabians, the Chinese, the British, and the Portuguese in its buildings and structures overlooking the Arabian Sea.
Tour Duration : (02 Nights / 03 Days)
Destinations Covered : Cochin - Kumarakom - Cochin
Day 01 : Cochin - Kumarakom
Morning you will be picked up from Cochin Railway station / Airport & transferred to Kumarakom by surface approx. 69 kms/2 hrs. Arrive in this small town also known as "Venice of the East". You will check at your hotel. Evening will be at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 02 : Kumarakom
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning at leisure or relax at the poolside or explore the resort. Afternoon you can take a boat cruise on the backwaters of Kerala (on own). Evening at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 03 : Kumarakom - Departure
After breakfast you will be transferred to Cochin to depart for further destination. Note : Kumarakom is approx. 69 kms from Cochin Town. It would be more 45 kms / 01 hrs from Cochin Airport.