Welcome to Vardhman’s ‘Kerala Tour’! On arrival in Cochin, you will be met and transfered by Vardhman’s representative to your hotel.Rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight at hotel.
Day 2 - Cochin
City tour of Cochin
Visit the Dutch palace, Jewish Synagogue, chinese fishing nets, St. Francis Church and the Santa Cruz Church. Also visit the Hill Palace Museum which displays articles of archeological importance.
Overnight at hotel.
Day 3: Cochin-Periyar
This morning after breakfast drive to Periyar nestled in spice and rubber plantations. Known to be Kerala’s pride and testimony to nature’s splendour, Periyar has a lot to offer in terms of wildlife. Set high on the Western Ghats is the famous Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary and Reserve. Periyar is famous for its rare habitat of birds and animals and is one of the most popular destination for nature lovers.On arrival at Periyar check in to your hotel and get ready for your trip to cardamom hills where you could have a closer look at the spice plantations. Rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight at Hotel.
Day 04 - Periyar-Kumarakom
After breakfast get ready for your drive to Kumarakom. A picturesque, clean village, Kumarakom is a tiny hamlet on the banks of a lagoon formed by the Vembanad lake.
On arrival at Kumarakom, check in to your hotel where calm, emerald backwaters reflect hundreds of thousands of gently swaying palms where the primary attraction however, is its lazy ambience. Enjoy the sunset cruise in the evening.
DAY 05 - Kumarakom-Houseboat
After breakfast drive to Kumarakom Goevernment Boat Jetty Poin to board the houseboat. The overnight cruise takes you through Kumarakom Backwaters allowing you to enjoy serene surroundings en route. Breakfast, lunch and dinner served on board. Enjoy the backwaters of Kerala by getting a glimpse of the village life from a close quarter. Enjoy the sunset and stay overnight on the houseboat. It will definitely be a unique and unforgettable experience for your lifetime.
DAY 06 - Houseboat - Mararikulam
Morning disembark the houseboat and drive to Mararikulam. On arrival, check in at the Hotel.Afternoon at leisure.
DAY 7 - Mararikulam
Full day at leisure to relax at the beach.
DAY 8 - Mararikulam-Cochin
After breakfast, transfer to Cochin Airport to catch flight for onward journey to back home with sweet and unforgettable memories of ‘Kerala Tour’! escorted by Vardhman Vacations.