On arrival at Cochin Airport, meet and transfer to your home stay in Vypeen Island for 02 nights. Cochin, the ‘Queen of Arabian Sea’ has one of the finest natural harbors in the world. The ancient churches, palaces and synagogue in this city are sought after by archaeologists and historians. Evening, go for motorboat cruise to watch the sunset and the Chinese fishing nets. Overnight stay at Cochin.
After breakfast, go for half-day sightseeing tour of Cochin covering the Dutch Palace (closed on Fridays), which was built by the Portuguese in 1555 and was presented to the Raja of Cochin as a gesture of goodwill. The Jewish Synagogue (closed on Fridays & Saturdays) was originally constructed in 1568, but was destroyed by Portuguese in 1662. This was rebuilt two years later when the Dutch took over Cochin.
The St. Francis Church, said to be India’s oldest European-built church was constructed in 1503. Having died in Cochin in 1524, Vasco da Gama was buried here for 14 years before his remains were taken to Lisbon. After noon you are at leisure. In the evening depart for the Cultural Centre where you can enjoy the Kathakali dance show. Overnight stay at Cochin.
After breakfast, drive to a planters house at Mavady Hills near Vagamon, Kerala sheltered by rubber trees , various spices, trees and plants. Post lunch free at leisure or go for nature walk with your host followed with a swim in the natural pool. Overnight stay at Teekoy.
After breakfast, check-out and transfer to Alleppey, known as the Venice of the East is a fairly pleasant market town built on canals and is surrounded by coconut trees. The Arabian Sea on its west and a vast network of lakes, lagoons and several freshwater rivers criss-crossing, Alleppey is a district of immense natural beauty. On arrival, check-in for 02 nights. Afternoon free at leisure. Overnight stay at Alleppey.
Early morning go for Country Canoe cruise in the backwaters of Champakulam. Post breakfast go for a village walk with a native to feel the pulse of the country. Optional Lunch Cruise in a Kettuvallom. Overnight stay at Alleppey.
12Noon check-out and drive to Marari. Mararikulam / Marari is a new beach destination with pristine sand beaches, swinging coconut palms and plenty of solitude. Experience the local aroma in the environment and traditional hospitality in the conduct of the people. Spend your time getting a stunning suntan, exploring the route of the backwaters and the changing moods of the sea. On arrival, check-in to your guest house for 02 nights. Rest of the day free at leisure. Overnight stay at Marari.
Post breakfast day free at leisure fro own activities. Overnight stay at Marari.
In-time transfer to Cochin international airport for onward journey.