The world famous Kovalam Beach and Kerala Backwaters are the two most popular tourist destinations in Kerala. Kovalam Beach is a great place to both explore and relax. Houseboats offer a glimpse into a world of water that has changed very little over time. Kerala cuisine offers something for everyone - the mellow use of spices create dishes of delight - don't miss out on the fresh caught fish from the floating fish vendors on the bakcwaters prepared by your personal chef the Kerala way - Yum!

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Duration: 2 Nights / 3 Days

Route: Trivandrum -Kovalam -Alleppey -Cochin


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    Arrive Trivandrum - Transfer to Kovalam Beach

    You will be met in Trivandrum by a KeralaToursco Representative and escorted to your Kovalam Beach hotel by private AC car where you'll check into your hotel for the night. Spend the evening strolling the boardwalk, walking on the beach, or exploring the shady labyrinthe of lagoons running throughout the backside of the town.

  • Day

    Kovalam Beach to Alleppey Houseboat (3 hour drive)

    Enjoy the scenic drive north to Alleppey where you'll board your private houseboat for the night. Relax onboard while the cook prepares your meals and the navigator guides the boat through the lagoons and lakes. Buy fresh fish from floating vendors, hop off for tender coconut juice, observe the lifestyle of a people who spend their lives on the backwaters.

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    Alleppey to Cochin for Departure (2 hours)

    After disembarking your houseboat, you'll be driven to Cochin for your departure.

Twin Sharing Basis & Includes Daily Breakfast

Location Standard Superior Deluxe
Kovalam Uday Samudra Travancore Heritage The Leela Kempinski
Alleppey Non-AC Houseboat Luxury houseboat Deluxe Houseboat


Backwater houseboats come in varying degrees of luxury. The deluxe variety will be equipped with AC, fine furniture, plush carpets, modern bathrooms, and entertainment centers. Non-AC houseboats are of a more spartan nature but still provide all the basics including attached bathroom, kitchen, living areas, etc. The one commonality is that they ALL provide a cook, a navigator and the unique Kerala Backwater experience.


  1. Accommodations including breakfast; twin sharing basis
  2. One overnight stay in Houseboat including ALL meals
  3. An AC Car/Driver will be provided for tour duration as specified in Itinerary
  4. All applicable taxes


  1. Meals which are not specified in the itinerary
  2. All other than those listed in above inclusions
  3. Entrances fees, camera fees, Special guides
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