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Kerala Backwaters Bliss: Thekkady to Alleppey Expedition



3 Nights / 4 Days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

8 people




Experience the enchanting beauty of Kerala on our “Kerala Backwaters Bliss: Thekkady to Alleppey Expedition.” Cruise through the picturesque backwaters of Alleppey on traditional houseboats, marvel at the rich biodiversity of Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, and explore the fragrant spice plantations of Thekkady. This journey offers a perfect blend of nature, wildlife, and serene waterways, making it an unforgettable Kerala adventure.


  • Witness the ancient Kerala art of Kalaripayattu at the Kadathanadan Kalari Centre.
  • Explore Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary on a boat, spotting tigers, elephants, and other wildlife.
  • Delve into the world of spices with a guided plantation tour.
  • Experience the enchanting Kerala backwaters aboard a traditional houseboat in Alleppey.
  • Conclude your journey in Cochin, filled with cultural experiences and stunning landscapes.

Bulk discount (by percent)

Bulk diccount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 Discount on 2-person group 2 2 43%
2 Discount on 3-person group 3 3 38%
3 Discount on 4-person group 4 4 50%
4 Discount on 5-person group 5 5 46%
5 Discount on 6-person group 6 6 53%
7 Discount on 7-person group 7 7 49%
8 Discount on 8-person group 8 8 55%


Day 1: Cochin - Thekkady (170kms)
Your journey begins with a pick-up from your Cochin hotel or the Cochin airport. From there, we'll drive to Thekkady, where you'll check in at your hotel. In the evening, you'll have the opportunity to visit the Kadathanadan Kalari Centre, known as "The House of Martial Arts." This center is renowned for the ancient Kerala art of Kalaripayattu, a martial art form that's not only fascinating to watch but also designed for self-defense. Afterward, return to your hotel for a comfortable overnight stay.
Day 2: Thekkady
Following breakfast at the hotel, it's time to explore the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary on a boat. This sanctuary is home to a diverse array of wildlife, including tigers, elephants, the rare lion-tailed macaques, sambar deer, leopards, and Indian bison. You'll embark on a thrilling boat ride through the sanctuary's picturesque waterways, keeping an eye out for these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat.

Later in the day, you'll have the opportunity to delve into the world of spices with a guided spice plantation tour. Here, you'll witness the cultivation of various spices such as cardamom, cinnamon, pepper, and coffee. Gain insights into the cultivation and harvesting processes, which have been integral to Kerala's rich culinary heritage. After an exciting day of exploration, return to your hotel for a relaxing overnight stay.
Day 3: Thekkady - Alleppey (135kms)
After a satisfying breakfast, we'll head to Alleppey, known as the "Venice of the East." Here, you'll board a traditional Kerala houseboat at the boat jetty. As you set sail, you'll be immersed in the enchanting world of the Kerala backwaters. These tranquil waterways are lined with lush greenery and offer a glimpse into the idyllic rural life of the region.

Your houseboat, equipped with modern amenities, will be your home for the day. Enjoy the serene surroundings from the sun deck, indulge in delicious meals prepared by an onboard chef, and observe life along the backwaters as you glide along. This houseboat experience is a unique way to immerse yourself in Kerala's culture and natural beauty.
Day 4: Alleppey - Cochin (60kms)
After a delightful breakfast onboard, it's time to disembark from the houseboat. We'll then drive back to Cochin, where you'll be dropped off at your hotel or the Cochin airport. Your memorable journey through Kerala's stunning landscapes and cultural experiences comes to an end, leaving you with cherished memories to take home.


  • Assistance on arrival at airport.
  • 3 Nights' accommodation in 5-star hotels.
  • Daily breakfast and meal as per day plan.
  • Private air-conditioned deluxe car for airport transfer, sightseeing and excursion as per program.
  • English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.
  • Monument entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Bottled drinking water in car.
  • Government taxes.
  • Any flight tickets.
  • Camera charges at monuments.
  • Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
  • Gratuities & optional activities.
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions.

Tour's Location


What is the standard of the hotels on this tour?
5 Star below mentioned hotels or similar
Pariyar - Spice Village/ Carmellia Haven Resort
Alleppey - Luxury Houseboat


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