Kumarakom is a lovely little village in the Kuttanad region of Kerala. Often referred to as the rice bowl of India, Kumarakom has evolved from a fertile land of farmers to a beautiful village that draws several tourists from all over the world. Most tourists come to Kumarakom to enjoy the serenity and splendour of the famous backwater cruises available here. There are several other interesting places to visit in and around the village. The Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary is truly a birdwatcher' s paradise. It is home to kingfishers, woodpeckers, and owls among others. Several migratory birds such as the Siberian crane can be spotted here as well. The Kumarakom Beach is another tourist hotspot that offers many sporting activities. In addition to swimming, you can also indulge in a lot of adventure activities like boating, parasailing and windsurfing. The resorts around the beach are famous for their Ayurvedic massages and spa treatments. The Bay Island Driftwood Museum holds many unique collections of articles made from driftwood. Also, worth visiting is the beautiful 1000-year old mosque, Juma Masjid.
A prominent port city in South India, Cochin or Kochi is fondly known as the ' Queen of Arabian Sea' . The city is a harmonious blend of modern city life and traditional charm. The main part of the city is a fast-growing metropolis, an evolving software hub of the country. As you leave the fast lanes of the city and move to the outskirts, you see a quaint village life where the people live in traditional houses, on the banks of the lakes and lagoons interspersing this district. The massive Chinese fishing nets bringing up a hefty catch, from the bottom of the lagoon, is indeed a sight to behold. Mattancherry is a part of Cochin that showcases the hospitality of the people of this region. A visit to the Jewish district and the Jewish Synagogue is a must, in Mattancherry. The Santa Cruz Basilica, Dutch Palace and Kerala Folklore Museum are the other attractions, in Cochin. Refresh your spirit with a stroll along Cherai Beach and Marine Drive. Witness the bewitching beauty of Bolgatty Palace and relish the unique flavours of Kerala cuisine, while in Cochin.
Assistance on arrival
Meal plan will be on CPAI (Room+Break fast) at all the hotels.
Transfers and sightseeing as per the itinerary
Transportation as mentioned with an English/Hindi speaking friendly driver cum guide throughout your trip
Includes toll,parking,driver allowance & fuel Cost.
Govt. service tax
Any train fair/airfare unless specified.
Any rides/safari/boating charges
Entrance fees, camera fees & guide charges
Personal expenses like phone calls, laundry, alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages
Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political disturbances (strikes), etc (to be borne by the client, which is directly payable on the spot).
Any increase in taxes or fuel price, leading to increase in cost on surface transportation & land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.
Any other expenses or services not mentioned in inclusions
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