Upon arrival in Cochin, met and transfer to hotel. Overnight stay.
Breakfast will be at hotel. Thereafter enjoy a sightseeing tour of Cochin. Visit the famous Mattancherry Palace (Dutch Palace), St. Francis Church and the Jewish Synagogue. Also see the giant Chinese Fishing Nets being lowered on the famous Vasco Da Gama Square, offering a spectacular view to its visitors. Evening, enjoy a Kathakali Dance Show in a Theatre. Overnight stay will be at Cochin.
After breakfast, drive to Periyar. Arrive and check into the Hotel. Afternoon, enjoy an exciting boat cruise on Periyar Lake for wildlife viewing.
After breakfast, we drive to Kumarakom. Arrive and check into the Hotel.
Morning visit the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary. Overnight stay.
After breakfast, we drive to Kottayam (115 km - 4 hrs). Arrive at Kottayam and board Kettuvallom (the luxury Houseboat). Enjoy sailing through the day on the serene and paradise like backwaters of Kerala. Dinner and overnight stay will be on the Houseboat.
Arrive at Alleppey in the morning and disembark the Houseboat. Afternoon, we proceed to Cochin (56 km-1 hr) by surface to Cochin airport to board flight for Chennai 9W-3530 Departure 1205 / Arrival 1335 ( operates daily). Upon arrival transfer to hotel. Overnight stay.
After breakfast transfer to Chennai Airport to board flight for Port Blair. On arrival at Port Blair. Transfer to Hotel. Over night at Port Blair.
Late morning city tour visiting Cellular Jail, Visit Chatham Saw Mill, one of the oldest and largest mills in Asia, is built on a tiny island connected to Port Blair by a bridge. Visit Samudrika (Naval Marine Museum). Overnight stay.
0830-1330 Explore Islands. Overnight at Port Blair North Bay Coral reefs, Coral Island or full day tour to Jolly buoy Island (subject to operation of boats) North Bay Island is a Coconut plantation originally owned by Shawallace, at present a tourist spot. Here the light house is the navigational aid to all the land and inter island ships as it is located at the mouth of the Port Blair harbour- one can watch the coral reefs and marine life through glass bottom boat. At North Bay there is small beach good for snorkeling and sun-bathing.
0600-1000 Depart from Hotel after tea. Embark a boat at Phoenix Bay Jetty. Proceed to Havelock Island. Boats operated on the above sectors are PUBLIC BOATS used for Islanders Movement.On arrival at Havelock transfer the guests to Dolphin or Wild Orchid resort. Explore Islands. Overnight at Havelock.
Explore Islands. Overnight at Havelock Scuba Diving can be organized at the Islands.
After breakfast depart from Resort at 1100 hrs board a ferry to proceed to Port Blair. Overnight at Port Blair.
Transfer to airport to board flight for Chennai.Upon arrival Chennai transfer to hotel. After dinner transfer to airport to board flight for onward destination.
Mr Shri Ram Lakhan Sharma
Plot No. 3, Second floor Near S.B Academy, Sector-18 Gurgaon Hrayana, Gurgaon, Haryana, India - 122015
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