Kerala Elephant and Backwater Tour

Kerala Elephant and Backwater Tour 05 Nights / 06 Days

Destinations Covered : Cochin - Kothamangalam - Alleppey - Kovalam - Trivandrum

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Kerala Elephant and Backwater Tour will give you an opportunity to explore some of the splendid destinations of Kerala.  Located on Malabar Coast, Kerala is blessed in the form of remarkable beaches, spectacular mountain ranges of Western Ghats, great wildlife and lush green paddy fields, which makes it as nature’s heaven. Apart from its astonishing nature, Kerala is also renowned for various Ayurveda treatments as well. The state is also known for splendid backwater is a chain of canals spread over 1500 kilometres with a network of 44 rivers, lagoons and lakes. During the tour explore Kodanad elephant orphanage. You may join in bathing the elephants in the river, as well as training and feeding the elephants and enjoy the elephant safari as well. Also enjoy the spectacular backwater of this region also enjoy the staying at traditional houseboat in Alleppey. Also you will get the chance to explore some of the stunning beaches of Kovalam such as Hawa Beach, Lighthouse Beach and Samudra Beach. Here you will get the complete experience of the rich culture and tradition of this Malabar region.

Tour Highlights

  1. Half day sightseeing tour of Cochin including Bolgatty Palace, Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue and Chinese fishing nets and spice market.
  2. Enjoy the Kathakali dance performance (Optional)
  3. Explore Kodanad elephant orphanage
  4. You can also enjoy the Elephant rides 
  5. Enjoy the staying at traditional houseboat in Alleppey
  6. Visit to Kovalam Beaches such as Hawa Beach, Lighthouse Beach and Samudra Beach.
  7. Sightseeing trip of Trivandrum like Science and Technology Museum, Veli Tourist village, Shangmugham Beach, Museum Complex


Day 1 Cochin (Arrival)

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Upon arrival at Cochin Airport, meet and greet by our representative and transfer to hotel. Cochin, known as the gateway of Kerala. This beautiful port town is situated on the south-west coast in Kerala. Located on the Arabian Sea. 
On arrival at your pre-booked hotel. Check in to the hotel. Rest for a while. Post lunch, proceed for a half day sightseeing covering the places such as Bolgatty Palace, Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue and Chinese fishing nets and spice market.
In the evening, enjoy the Kathakali dance performance (Optional). Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 2 Cochin-Kothamangalam(By Road-54 kilometres-by Road)

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Today after having an early breakfast, drive to Kothamangalam.  Located in the eastern part of Ernakulam district, Kothamangalam is one of the most beautiful town of Kerala. The town is renowned as centre of spices and forest products trading.  Kothamangalam is also popular for its ancient Syrian cathedrals.
Upon arrival, check in at Mundackal Estate Bungalow. Take a rest for a while. Later Visit the Kodanad elephant orphanage. Elephants are often referred to as the sons of the 'Sahya' (the Western Ghats) in Kerala. You may join in bathing the elephants in the river, as well as training and feeding the elephants. You can visit the tree house built by the Forest Department within the training camp. Also enjoy the Elephant rides. 
Overnight at the Mundackal Estate Bungalow. 

Day 3 Kothamangalam-Alleppey(By Road-99 kilometres)

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Post breakfast, proceed to Alleppey. Also known as Alappuzha. It is one of the oldest planned city of the Kerala, located about 75 kilometres away from Kochi and about 155 kilometres from Trivandrum. It is renowned for backwaters. There are at least six navigable canals in the town.
Upon arrival at Alleppey, check-in at the houseboat. The houseboat has well-equipped rooms with all modern comforts. Rest day is free at leisure, while the houseboat is cruising on the serene backwaters, enjoy the amazing view of paddy fields, coconut grooves and traditional village along with that you may also spot some beautiful birds.
Have your dinner. Overnight stay aboard the houseboat.

Day 4 Alleppey-Kovalam(By Road-160 Kilometres)

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After breakfast, proceed to Kovalam . This picturesque beach town is located on the shores of Arabian Sea in Thiruvananthapuram city. The meaning of Kovalam is a grove of coconut trees which gives it the true significance as the entire town is surrounded by coconut trees. Three crescent shaped beaches separated by rocky headlands are the main hotspot here.
On arrival, check in at the resort. Overnight stay at a resort. After freshen up, you have the choice to explore the beautiful beaches the town such as Hawa Beach, Lighthouse Beach and Samudra Beach, apart from this you may also enjoy the water sports activity such as kayaking, skiing swimming, you may also take relaxing Ayurvedic massage as well. 
Overnight Stay in Kovalam.

Day 5 Kovalam-Trivandrum(By Road-19 kilometres)

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After breakfast, proceed Trivandrum by road. Thiruvananthapuram or Trivandrum is the capital city of the state of Kerala. The city is located on the foothill of Western Ghats and surrounded by the sea shore of the Arabian Sea. Thiruvananthapuram is the most visited tourist destination of Kerala.
Check in to the hotel at the time of arrival. After freshen up, proceed for the sightseeing of Trivandrum which includes places like Science and Technology Museum, Veli Tourist village, Shangmugham Beach, Museum Complex, Padmanabha Swamy Temple and Aakulam boat club. Spend the night in the hotel at Trivandrum.

Day 6 Trivandrum

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On the last day of the tour, after breakfast, get transferred to the airport to board a flight for your onward journey.

We hope you have enjoyed your trip and look forward to organizing your next tour with us.


Subject to availability at the time of booking or else similar hotels will be suggested: -





No. of Nights


Hotel Pearl Palace

Hotel Holiday Inn

Hotel Crowne Plaza

01 Night


Hotel Kavery

Cloud 9 Hotels

Hotel Laxmi

01 Night


Panormic Sea Resort

Hotel Lemon Tree Vembanad Lake Resort

Vasundhara Resort

01 Night


Hotel Jasmine Palace

Turtle on The Beach

The Leela Kovalam

01 Night


Hotel Abhirami

Classic Sarovar Portico

Hilton Garden Inn

01 Night

Extra Govt. Service Tax will be Applicable on total billing amount 

01.    Group rates are available on request ………. For more person Contact
02.    Above mentioned package cost is valid on minimum Two Person Basic.
03.    High Season – Any Fair / Festival / New Year / Christmas surcharge are additional 


Cost Includes:  
1. Accommodation for 05 Nights on twin / double sharing basis. 
2. Daily buffet breakfast at all hotels and All meals at House Boat Only 
3. Transportation by private air-conditioned Tempo Traveler with driver for all arrivals, 
     Departures, sightseeing and inter-city drive as per the itinerary
4. Services of English speaking guide as per the itinerary above. (On Demand at additional Cost)
5. Services of Travel representative on all arrivals and departures.
6. Fuel charges, toll tax, state tax & parking charge
7. All presently applicable luxury taxes.


Cost does not Includes: 
1. Entrance fees at monuments/parks/museums.
2. Items of personal nature like drinks on table, laundry, telephone bills etc.
3. Meals other than mentioned above.
4. Indian visa fees or international airfare / domestic flight fare / train ticket
5. Still Camera or video charges levied by some monuments.
6. Any other shopping and personal purchase.
7. Medical Requirements on request.
8. Service Tax as per government.
9. Any other services not mentioned in the inclusions.