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District : Ernakulum
Attractions : Boat Cruises, Mattanchery Palace, Wellington Island.
Best Time To Visit : August to May

Kochi BackwaterKochi Backwaters Trip
Kochi, the commercial centre of Kerala state is also one of the most sought-after backwater destinations in the state. Also called Queen of the Arabian Sea, the place is visited by large number of tourists who make it a note to experience the backwater trips in the region.

Kochi features one of the finest harbors in India and beyond. The place is one popular port city in the sub continent, with the waters of Arabian Sea reaching far in to the territory. There are many resorts located on the small islands created by the backwaters here. The famous Vembanad Lake traverses through the area and opens at the sea. The backwaters as such provide means of navigation from the shores to the interiors of Kochi. Some popular islands in the region include Bolgatty, Vypeen, Gundu and Vallarpadam.

Ernakulam Backwaters Experience
The famous backwaters in Cochin experience is filled with rich experience of the places and attractions that lie here. The region homes several communities and the travel through the region takes one in to the lives of some of the oldest communities living in this part of the sub continent. One often comes across a lot of fishing nets that lay basking in the sun. The backwater tours are unique and exhilarating as the cruise moves from the open and vast sea into more confined waterways. Navigating through lagoons and islands makes the place look more or less like Venice, the only difference being that it is all but natural.

Popular Activities- Cochin Backwaters
Cochin Backwaters Tour :At Kochi one can go for a backwater cruise that run around the popular islands such as Bolgatty, Vyppin, Gundu and Vallarpadam. The backwater stretch is quite beautiful with palm groves lining up the banks and spread over the islands. A number of tourist destinations are at hand in Kochi, like Mattancherry Palace, St.Francis Church, Marine Drive, Shiva Temple, etc. The place also features a beach, Fort Kochi Beach, which has recently been developed into a lavish resort. The beach is an additional feature and provide space to more activities. You can hire Cochin houseboats for the day tour around the backwaters.
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Features : The tour package has provisions for backwater trips to the famous destination Kochi. Besides Kochi the tour also takes along other backwater destinations like Periyar, Kumarakom and Cochin. Other than backwaters the tour provides for an expedition through popular hill station - Munnar, Kovalam beach and city tour of Cochin. Kovalam. Trivandrum, the capital city of Kerala makes up the departure station.

Elephants at Periyar, Kerala
Features : This tour package gives you some of the chief attractions in the state, including the popular backwaters. Cochin forms one such destination. The package also provides for a city tour of the same place, unfolding some traditional attractions. This 10 day tour proceeds further south and reaches the southern most end of India, Kanyakumari. Brief trips are arranged for other destinations like Periyar, Kumarakom and Kovalam. And to add to all there is a guided tour of Mumbai before departure.

Kumarakom Backwater, Kerala
Features : Kerala Backwater Tour takes to some of the known backwater attractions of Kerala like Cochin (Kochi). The tour provides for a few other such destinations including Periyar, and Kumarakom. There are boat rides, backwater cruises and beach holiday at Marari, provided in the schedule. Also provided is a guided city tour of Mumbai metropolitan city. The places covered in the tour schedule are Mumbai, Cochin, Periyar, Kumarakom, Alleppey, Marari and Cochin.

Kerala Beaches
Features : An adventurous trail along the low lying hill on the Western Ghats of India. The package provides for a boat ride from the famous backwater destinations Cochin to Alleppey. Periyar is yet other destination covered in the schedule. A great package that takes you through the popular hill stations, beaches and plantations lands. There are adventure treks, backwater cruises, beach pleasure and many more exciting events covered. Places to be visited include Trivandrum, Munnar, Madurai, Thekkady, Cochin, Alleppey and Kovalam.

Kerala Beaches
Features : Captivating Kerala provides for a brief sojourn at some popular backwater destinations like Cochin and Kumarakom. The package provides for a total fun and frolic vacations in the state of Kerala and showcases only few selected destinations. Other destinations included in the schedule are Periyar and Marari. The tour provides for the popular backwater activities encompassing the much enjoyed boat rides and cruises. It provides one great opportunity for spending family vacations at some of the best tropical places in India.

Houseboat at Alleppey, Kerala
Features : It is an extensive tour package with a lot of places to be seen. Backwaters destinations are one of the many features of this tour package. The destinations include Kochi (Cochin), Kollam, Alleppey and Kumarakom. Apart from backwaters the tour also offers exploration of the famous hill stations, spice towns and wildlife reserves in the state. The places covered include Kollam, Alleppey, Cochin, Munnar, Madurai, Periyar, Kumarakom and Kovalam.

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