TT-46: 02Night/03Days KOLLAM to ALLEPPEY ASHTAMUDI Backwater Trip
On this HOUSEBOAT Tour, on either sides of the lake you get to see the ASHTAMUDI lake, Alumkadavu famous for Houseboat Construction, Matha Amritanandamayi Ashram, Chinese fishing nets, Coir Making procedures like coir beating, coconut husk soaking,Paddy fields and farming activities, backwater life, Duck traders, Kayamkulam lake and Punnamada Lakes.
Day 01 : TRIVANDRUM – KOLLAM (100 Kms. – 2½ Hrs.) – KOLLAM ASHTAMUDI
Arrival at TRIVANDRUM Airport or KOLLAM Railway station. Our representative will meet you and give you a flower bouquet. Then directly transfer to KOLLAM boat jetty. Board the Boat on arrival. Proceed for the backwater cruising from KOLLAM to ALLEPPEY ASHTAMUDI Backwater via THOTTAPALLY and KAYAMKULAM backwaters. You can explore the beauty of the Kerala’s backwater. Evening by 18:30hrs, You will reach Alleppey visiting all the best of the backwaters of Alleppey and Kollam Districts. Our Driver will pick you up from the Boat Dock and transfer you the Hotel in Alleppey. Overnight Stay at Hotel in Alleppey.
Day 02 : ALLEPPEY – KUMARAKOM Backwaters
This morning check out from the Hotel and proceed to KUMARAKOM * 20 Kms away), this time to check in to a Houseboat. You will be welcomed with tender coconut water before the cruise begins, and then starts the cruising through, rivers, canals, lakes enjoying nature’s bounty.
At 1300 hrs, You will be served freshly cooked lunch in the typical kerala recipies. By 1500 hrs the cruise continues covering canals and palm fringed banks, temples, churches and real backwater life can be witnessed on either sides of the waters. Fresh Toddy ( soft liquor taken from the coconut palm) can be enjoyed if you prefer to, also you could
buy fresh prawns and fish from local fishermen and give our chef who would cook it for you for Dinner.
By 1700 hrs Tea/Coffee with kerala style snacks will be served on board the houseboat. The Houseboat will be docked by 18:00 hrs untill next morning at a picturesque location from where you can enjoy the sunset. Enjoy Your dinner and retire to bed.
Day 03 : KUMARAKOM – TRIVANDRUM (275 Kms. 05 Hrs)
This Morning at 0630 hrs bed tea/coffee will be provided. Enjoy the sunrise and breath fresh unpolluted air. Breakfast will be served at 0800 hrs which include bread, butter, jam together with Idly, Dosa etc.
0930 hrs is the time to check out and end of services in houseboat. You will leave the houseboat with an ever lasting beautiful memory.
After Check out from the Houseboat, You will be transferred to Cochin airport/railway station on time to board your flight/train.
Package Cost: Rs. 27500/- Per Couple.
The above Tour rate is valid till 30/Sep/2017 (Peak season dates exclusive)
Package Inclusions :
- 01 Night accommodation in the A/c Deluxe Houseboat and 01 night accommodation in 3 Star Hotel in Alleppey on twin sharing basis.
- Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner in Houseboat and only breakfast in Hotel.
- Pick-up from Trivandrum airport/railway station and drop-in at Cochin airport/railway station in A/c Indica. Driver’s bhatta, toll and parking included.
- Hotel and Houseboat taxes.
Package Exclusions :
- Any meals other than those mentioned above.
- Any Airfare/Train fare.
- Any transportation which is not mentioned in the itinerary.
- Entrance fees to the amusement parks & boating charges.
- Any portage at Airport and Hotels, tips, insurance, beverages, mineral water, telephone charges, and all items of personal nature.
- Any services not specifically mentioned in the inclusions.
- Expenses caused by the factors beyond our control like rail and flight delays, road blocks, vehicle mal-functions, political disturbances, etc….