Periyar Wildlife Tour with Backwater

Periyar Wildlife Tour with Backwater 07 Nights / 08 Days

Destinations Covered : Thekkady - Kumarakom - Alleppey - Cochin

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One of the most stunning state in Southern part of India on the Malabar Coast, Kerala is blessed with amazing geographical features that have made it one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. The state is blessed with natural beauty in the form of beaches, mountain ranges, wildlife, backwaters and lush green areas offer a breath taking view. The region offers a calm and soothing environment which makes it as a haven for nature, the refreshing climate of the region, revive your body and mind.

 ‘Periyar Wildlife Tour with Backwater’  will give you the chance to explorethe Kerala’s most beautiful and exotic destinations, such as Thekkady, Kumarakom, Marari (Alleppey) and Cochinalong with that you will explore the major attractions of these places, apart from that you will also explore the Kumarakom bird sanctuary and Periyar National Park, where you will get an opportunity to understand the wildlife. The duration of the tour is 07 nights and 08 days.

Tour Highlights

  1. Enjoy boat riding on the Periyar Lake, Thekkady
  2. Explore wildlife through safari into the Periyar National Park 
  3. Enjoy sunset while cruising on the Vembanad Lake, Kumarakom 
  4. Sighting avifauna species at the Kumarakom bird sanctuary
  5. Visit Marari, a fishermen village in Alleppey
  6. Cover Chinese fishing nets and St. Francis Church, Cochin


Day 1 Cochin-Thekkady(By Road-170 Kilometres)

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Main Attractions:- Thekkady.
Upon arrival the Cochin International Airport or Railway Station, meet our representative, after welcome, you will get transferred to Thekkady/Periyar. Thekkady is the small village located in the Idukki district in the state of Kerala. This place is renowned for largest and one of the oldest wildlife sanctuary ‘Periyar National Park’, which is the most popular tourist destination of Kerala. Thekkaddy offers the various trails of hills along with the picturesque environment along with the exotic aroma of spices spread across the region.
On arrival, check into the hotel. The rest of the day is free for leisure activities. Overnight stay.

Day 2 Thekkady

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Main Attractions:- wildlife safari into the Periyar National Park.
Today after breakfast, proceed for wildlife safari into the Periyar National Park. The sanctuary is surrounded with dense forest and grass lands. It is home of Indian tigers, elephants, lion tailed macaques, gaurs, deer, sambars apart from this 45 species of reptiles, 30 species of snakes, 13 lizard species.
Enjoy boat ride on the Periyar Lake. While boating you may also spot wild boar, deer, monkeys, elephant, and various other species.
Post lunch, cover the spice plantations. After exploring the Periyar National Park, return back to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 3 Thekkady-Kumarakom(By Road-130 Kilometres)

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Main Attractions:- Kumarakom.
Post breakfast, proceed to Kumarakom by road. Kumarakom is the one of the most popular tourist destination in Kerala. It is renowned for backwater, located on the Vembanad Lake, which is the largest lake of fresh water. The backwater fishing village is indeed a heaven, and has had its attractions advertised by some stunning top end resorts by the side of Vembanad Lake. En route enjoy the breath taking lush green surroundings.
Upon arrival, check in at the hotel and spend rest of the day in leisure. In the evening enjoy sunset while on a cruise in the lake.
Overnight stay in Kumarakom.

Day 4 Kumaralom

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Main Attractions:- Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary.
Then early morning enjoy bird watching at the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, protected by a thick cluster of mangroves, the bird sanctuary spread across 14 acres and home to over 180 species of birds. It is best to visit on foot by one and half kilometres on walking trek, where you are likely to spot heron, darters, water duck, waterfowl, owl, cuckoo and Siberian cranes. It is one of the most popular tourist attraction of the town. Spot some most exotic and beautiful avifauna species.
After breakfast, proceed to visit the farmhouse. Enjoy leisure activities there. Return to the hotel for a night stay.

Day 5 Kumarakom-Alleppey(By Road-30 Kilometres)

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Main Attractions:- Houseboat.
After having breakfast, drive to Alleppey.  Often 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 one of the popular tourist destination of India. It is famous for backwaters. There are at least six navigable canals in the town. In the east they open to the backwater connecting the city to the mesh of backwater trials, which are abuzz with reinvented kettuvalloms (houseboats).
Enroute enjoy the view of coconut palm groves, a popular attraction. Once you reach there, check into the resort. Spend day in doing leisure activities. Overnight stay.

Day 6 Alleppey

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Main Attractions:- Alleppey.
After Breakfast at hotel, rest day is free at leisure, explore the beautiful backwater and surroundings. Overnight stay at the resort.

Day 7 Alleppey-Cochin(By Road-80 Kilometres)

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Main Attractions:- Bolgatty Palace, Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue, Chinese fishing nets, spice market and Kathakali dance performance (Optional)
After breakfast, begin your road journey towards Cochin. Once you arrive proceed to the hotel. Cochin is one of the most important city of Kerala which is also known as Gateway to 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 8 Departure from Cochin

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Main Attractions:- Cochin
On the last day of the tour, after breakfast, get transferred to the railway station or the airport to board a flight or train 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 Silver Crest/Similar

Hotel Holiday Vista/Similar

Cardmom Country Resort/Similar

02 Nights


A/C Deluxe Houseboat/Similar

A/C Premium Houseboat/Similar

A/C Luxury Houseboat/Similar

02 Nights


Panoramic Sea Resort/Similar

Hotel Lemon Tree Vembanad Lake Resort/Similar

Vasundhara Sarovar Premiere/Similar

02 Nights


Hotel Pearl Palace/Similar

Hotel Holiday Inn/Similar

Hotel Crown Plaza/Similar

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 07 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.