Glimpse of Cochin


04 Nights / 05 Days

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  • The trip was great! Everything worked very well The travel itself was well elaborated, the hotels were very well equilibration, from the more basic ones to the luxury resorts as the Dune or the Taj Malabar in Cochin. A very special experience was the trip on the boat (Spice Coast Cruises) -> simply great!
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Tour Description


‘Glimpse of Cochin’ is well designed tour which gives you the chance explore the most popular locations of Kerala. One of the most beautiful state in Southern part of India on the Malabar Coast, Kerala, which is blessed with unique geographical features that have made it one of the most sought after tourist destinations in India. 
During this tour you will explore the beautiful beaches, stunning backwaters along with that you will also explore the unique culture and tradition of the god's own country. The duration of the tour is 04 nights and 05 days, covering the places such as Cochin, Alleppey, Kovalam and Trivandrum.During the tour also enjoy the colonial architectures in Cochin as well.


Day 1: Cochin (Arrival)
Upon arrival in Cochin, get an assisted transfer to the hotel. Cochin is one of the most important city of Kerala which is also known as Cochin. 
Upon arrival check in to the hotel. Post lunch, enjoy the boat ride. Later, proceed to visit some major attractions of Cochin such as the oldest Synagogue, Chinese fishing nets, St Francis Church and Mattancherry Palace. 
Stay overnight at Cochin
Day 2: Cochin – Alleppey (By Road-54 kilometres) 
Today after having an early breakfast, drive to Alleppey.It is one of the oldest planned city of the kerala, located about 75 kilometres away from Kochi and about 155 kilometres from Trivandrum. It is famous for backwaters.
Upon arrival, check in to the houseboat. Rest day is free at leisure, enjoying the beautiful serene backdrop. Dinner and night stay on the houseboat.
Day 3:  Alleppey –Thottappally (By Road-20 kilometres) – Kovalam (By Road-139 Kilometres from Thottappally)
Today after breakfast, proceed to Kovalam via Thottappally which is famous for its Fishing Harbour. Explore the surroundings here.Later resume drive to Kovalam, the city of Kovalam is arguably Kerala’s most popular tourist attraction.
En route, visit Haripad Subramanian Snake Temple which is known for having around 500 statues of snakes. 
On arrival, check in at the resort. 
Overnight stay at Kovalam
Day 4: Kovalam
After breakfast, rest day at leisure. Enjoy a relaxing massage at an Ayurveda centre at resort. Rest day is free at leisure.
Stay overnight stay at the resort.
Day 5: Kovalam – Trivandrum (By Road-19 kilometres)
Today is the last day of the tour, after breakfast, proceed to the Trivandrum airport for boarding a flight to your onward destination. We hope you have enjoyed your trip and look forward to organizing your next tour with us.
Tour Highlights

Tour Highlights

Tour Highlights:
  1. Visit the oldest Synagogue, Chinese fishing nets, St Francis Church and Mattancherry Palace.
  2. Explore Thottappally and visit Haripad Subramanian Snake Temple.
  3. Enjoy a relaxing massage
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