Hills & Backwaters with Houseboat 4N/5D
Kuttanad Backwaters in South Alleppey is what gives Kerala Venice of the East tag.
Mattupetty Dam– A reservoir and popular tourist spot where boating is offered.
Top Station – Top Station is notable as the historic trans-shipment location for tea delivered up here from Munnar and Madupatty by railway and then down by ropeway. Top station offers stunning views of the hills and plains beyond. Enroute waterfalls can be visited.
Eravikulam National Park – It is located along the Western Ghats and the first national park in Kerala. It has the highest surviving population of Nilgiri Thar.
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary– Kumarakom Bird sanctuary is an area overlooking Vembanad Lake and is renowned for bird population and provides nesting grounds for a variety of birds. A walk (takes 2 hours) across the sanctuary in the mornings and evenings would provide opportunity to sight birds. There is also a lake at the entrance where boating is possible.
Backwaters of Alleppey– Kuttanad Backwaters in South Alleppey is what gives Kerala Venice of the East tag. Day cruises / hourly boat rides are popular and available from Alleppey jetty. Guests seeking an experience either opt for overnight houseboat or Kayaking tour.
Vembanad Lake– Vembanad Lake is one of the largest lakes in India and offering guests a comprehensive nature centric lakeside experience. There are boat rides on offer here where guests can take hourly or day cruises either from Alleppey or Kumarakom jetties. Guests looking for a backwater cum lakeside experience opt for overnight houseboat cruises ex-Alleppey.
Departure TimePlease arrive by 8:45 AM for a prompt departure at 9:00 AM.
Return TimeApproximately 8:30 PM.
Dress CodeComfortable athletic clothing.