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Kochi Alleppey
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Duration

3 Days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

02 people

Languages

English

About this tour

A weekend getaway to Kerala, with a focus on Kochi and Alleppey, can be a fantastic experience. Kerala is known for its lush green landscapes, backwaters, rich cultural heritage, and delicious cuisine. Here’s a suggested itinerary for your 3-day Kerala Tour Packages From Hyderabad Remember that Kerala is known for its delicious cuisine, so be sure to try some local dishes like appam with stew, Kerala biryani, seafood specialties, and traditional sweets. This itinerary provides a taste of Kochi and Alleppey, but Kerala has much more to offer, so if you have additional time, consider extending your stay to explore more of this beautiful state.

Highlights

  • Alleppey (Alappuzha)
  • Backwater Sikarara ride
  • Vembanad Lake
  • Alleppey Beach
  • St. Francis Church
  • Fort Kochi
  • Mattancherry Palace (Dutch Palace)
  • Jewish Synagogue

Included/Excluded

  • Hotels, Meals, Cab, Sightseeing
  • Any train/ flight fare
  • Lunch and dinner chargeable Drinks at meals
  • Any personal expense (shopping or activities)
  • Visiting places entrance fees & Guide charges
  • Any services not specifically mentioned in the package
  • For long weekends and public holidays like the Deewali puja holiday, Christmas, and New Year's, the price isn't available.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kochi

Arrive in Kochi (also known as Cochin), either by flight or train, and check in to your chosen accommodation. After settling in, head out to explore Kochi. Some must-visit places include: Fort Kochi: Stroll through the charming streets of this historic area, known for its colonial architecture, art galleries, and the iconic Chinese fishing nets. St. Francis Church: Visit this historic church, the oldest European-built church in India. Mattancherry Palace (Dutch Palace): Explore this 16th-century palace, which houses a fascinating collection of murals depicting Hindu epics. Jewish Synagogue: If time allows, visit the synagogue in the Jew Town area.

Day 2: Alleppey (Alappuzha) Day Trip

Depart for Alleppey, which is about a 1.5 to 2-hour drive from Kochi. Upon arrival in Alleppey, embark on a backwater cruise. You can either opt for a houseboat cruise or a smaller, traditional boat ride. Enjoy the serene backwaters and the picturesque views. Have lunch on board or at a local restaurant by the backwaters. After the cruise, explore the Alleppey beach, relax, and take in the coastal beauty. Return to Kochi in the evening.

Day 3: Kochi Sightseeing and Departure

Start your day with a visit to the beautiful Kochi Marine Drive, a picturesque promenade along the backwaters. Explore the local markets for shopping and pick up some souvenirs. If you're interested in history and culture, consider visiting the Indo-Portuguese Museum or the Kerala Folklore Museum. Enjoy a traditional Kerala meal at a local restaurant. Depending on your departure time, you may have some free time for last-minute shopping or relaxation. from Kochi, either by flight or train, with wonderful memories of your Kerala getaway.

Languages

English

Frequently asked questions

The best time to visit these places is during the winter months, from November to February, when the weather is pleasant and comfortable for sightseeing and outdoor activities.

The distance between Kochi and Alleppey is approximately 53-65 kilometers, depending on the route. You can travel between the two cities by road, and the journey takes around 1.5 to 2 hours by car or bus. You can also take a train from Ernakulam (the main railway station in Kochi) to Alleppey.

Must-visit attractions in Kochi include Fort Kochi, St. Francis Church, Mattancherry Palace (Dutch Palace), Jewish Synagogue, Chinese fishing nets, Kochi Marine Drive, and various museums and art galleries.

You can experience the backwaters of Alleppey by taking a houseboat cruise or a traditional boat ride. Houseboat cruises offer overnight stays with all amenities, while smaller boat rides are suitable for day trips.

It's generally recommended to drink bottled or purified water to avoid stomach issues. Most hotels and restaurants provide bottled water, and you can easily purchase it from stores.

Tour's Location

Kochi Alleppey

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