Begin your Tour.
Arrive into Cochin. Welcome to Vardhman's Honeymoon Package. On arrival in Cochin, assistance at airport and transfer to hotel. Rest of the day free.
Evening attend the Kathakali dance performance. Overnight: Hotel
Morning after breakfast proceed on a city tour.
Cochin - the palmgreen commercial town of Kerala has one of the finest natural harbours in the world.
The Chinese fishing nets can be seen at the entrance of the harbour. The Chinese through trade contact taught this technique of catching fish. Overnight: Hotel
Early Morning: Drive to Periyar (100 kms/03 hrs) and on arrival, check in at hotel.
Afternoon: Boat ride in Lake Periyar to watch wildlife.
Later, visit Kumily spice market to see and buy spices. Overnight: Hotel
This morning drive to Kottayam (120 kms/03 hrs) and on arrival, switch over to the House Boat and cruise along the backwaters, passing through paddy fields, villages, market etc.
The cruise is through `Kuttanad' literally meaning the land which is lower than the sea level but is kept intact by its bunds and dikes. It is the `rice bowl' of Kerala. The rice fields are very beautiful and this lush land and surrounds governs the placid way of life of the people who live on the backwaters. Overnight: Houseboat
This morning after breakfast drive to Kovalam (180 kms/04½ hrs) and on arrival in Kovalam, check in at a beach resort. Rest of the day to relax at the beach or indulge in Ayurvedic massages. Overnight: Hotel