Duration : 09 Days / 08 Nights
Destinations : New Delhi - Cochin - Periyar - Kumarakom - Alleppey - Marari - Cochin - New Delhi.
Day 01: New Delhi – Cochin (ARRIVAL): Welcome to Incredible India!!! On your arrival at Delhi international airport you will be received by representative of Western India Nature Tours and further transferred to domestic airport of New Delhi to board the flight for Cochin (Kochi). Arrive in Cochin, the commercial capital of Kerala. This afternoon, you visit the Jewish synagogue built in 1568, walk to the adjacent Dutch Palace, and see the famous Chinese fishing nets. Stay overnight.
Day 02: Cochin:Morning, transfer by road to Thekkady (120 kms / 3.5 hrs) to visit the Periyar National Park and Tiger Reserve. Late afternoon, enjoy a boat safari on Periyar Lake to view the varied wild life of this region. Stay overnight.
Day 03: Thekkady (Periyar): The day is at leisure OR you may take an optional guided nature walk in the Periyar wildlife sanctuary or a boat ride on Lake Periyar. Stay overnight.
Day 04: Thekkady: Today you engaging in a full day jungle trail involving bamboo rafting and treks. Over night in your hotel.
Day 05: Kumarakom:Transfer to Kumarakom (130 kms / 4 hrs), hidden away in Kerala's famous backwaters, is one of Southern India's most discreet holiday destinations, en-route you will stop to see the spice plantations. Stay overnight.
Day 06: Kumarakom:The day is at leisure to relax by the poolside of your hotel OR enjoy an optional backwater cruise OR pamper yourself with some Ayurvedic beauty treatments. Stay overnight
Day 07: Alleppey (Houseboat):This morning after breakfast transfer to Alleppey popularly referred to as 'Venice of the East' and check-in to the traditional houseboat for Back water Cruise, which will be a unique experience in your life. No tourist can go away from Alappuzha without taking a cruise along the backwaters in a traditional houseboat. The houseboats complete with a well furnished bedrooms, a kitchen and a bathroom. There are drivers and a cook on board. On the houseboat you can observe the everyday life of locals, pick up toddy (a mild alcoholic drink made from coconut sap), dig into grilled prawns and indulge in bird watching. Enjoy dinner on board and overnight in the houseboat.
Day 08: Marari: Morning you will be disembarking from the House Boat at Alleppey finishing point boat jetty, from there drive straight to the Marari Beach. Spend quality time at the Marari Beach on your own pace. Check-in at a hotel at Marari Beach. Enjoy the sunset at Marari beach. Night stay at your hotel.
Day 09: Cochin :This Morning after breakfast you will be transferred to Cochin airport to take your onward flight.(The Tour Ends)
· Welcome Dinner at Jaipur.
· Invitation to Indian family house to experience real culture and tradition.