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Kerala Backwaters KB

Visiting: India
Tour Duration 12 Days

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Kerala Adventure

Unwind with us on this relaxing exploration of Kerala, a corner of India known by its welcoming locals, as God's own country. We cruise tranquil backwaters by houseboat, trek in search of wildlife in Periyar National Park and visit hilltop tea and spice plantations. Along the way we discover colonial Kochi and relax on Kovalam's crescent beaches.

Tour Highlights

  • Houseboat - Drift through the backwaters on a traditional houseboat
  • Homestay - Enjoy a tasty homecooked curry whilst spending the night with a local family
  • Hillstations - Head for hills and spend time in the cooler climate perfect for cultivating tea
  • Kochi - Explore Kochi from the water, including Fort Kochi, St Francis Church and Mattancherry Palace


Itineraries on some departure dates may differ, please select.

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  • 1
    Join tour in Kovalam

  • 2
    Drive to Thrikunnapuzha.

  • 3
    Houseboat in the backwaters

  • 4
    Boat to village houses

  • 5
    Drive to Periyar wildlife sanctuary

  • 6
    In Periyar; morning nature walk

  • 7
    Drive to Munnar; visit a tea museum

  • 8
    Bus to Kochi

  • 9
    In Kochi

  • 10
    Train to Trivandrum; drive to Kovalam

  • 11
    Free day in Kovalum

  • 12
    Tour ends Kovalam

Tour notes

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Kerala Backwaters
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Included meals 11 3 3
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Bus, Train, Boat
8 nights Standard Hotel
1 night Standard Lodge
1 night Simple Boat
1 night Simple Homestay
Tour Staff
Driver(s), Explore Tour Leader, Boat Crew
Group Size
Generally 10 - 16