Day 1 (Taj Malabar) - Arrival at Cochin
Situated right at the tip of Willingdon Island, Taj Malabar offers the perfect entry point to God's Own Country, Kerala, with magnificent views of the Kochi harbour and beautiful backwaters. Taj Malabar also has Kerala's only authentic Thai restaurant.Checkin to the hotels and go for a walk in the marine drive in the evening. Overnight stay at the hotel .
Day 2 (Taj Malabar) - Cochin Sightseeing
Explore Kochi and Fort Kochi and Mattancherry.Visit the Jewish Synagogue built over 400 years ago, containing beautiful Belgian glass chandeliers and paved with hand pained tiles from China; the Dutch palace with its wonderful murals depicting the entire story of the Ramayana; St:Francis Church which was the original burial site of Vasco De Gama and which is the first European church that was built in India and the fishing in the Fort Kochi beach using the Chinese fishing nets. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 3 (Taj Garden Retreat ) - Trip to Kumarakom
Azure backwaters, swaying palms, and floating houseboats. These are a few of the things that inspired English Missionary Henry Baker, in the late 19th century, to acquire land on the banks of Vembanad Lake. Today, it is known as the Taj Garden Retreat, Kumarakom. Often referred to as the little jewel of Kumarakom, it still maintains the beauty of its rustic surroundings. The 123-year-old colonial bungalow houses newly built Luxury Villas, heritage rooms and charming cottages. At this idyllic retreat, guests can look forward to practicing the art of doing nothing or keeping themselves busy with a variety of experiences, from nature to adventure, from culture to cuisine, and from rejuvenation to religion.
Day 4 (Taj Garden Retreat )- Kumarakom Sightseeing
After breakfast proceed to Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary and enjoy the scenic surroundings.Enjoy the scenes in a Kerala country side -skim past Chinese fishing nets, bowed down paddy fields, local inhabitants engaged in making coir products, rustic homes and swaying coconut palms. All meals will be served on board. Overnight stay at houseboat. Return to the resort after sightseeinga and do a complimentary consulting with Ayurveda doctor. Spend evening relaxing near the beautiful Vembanadu Lake at the resort.
Day 5 - Alleppey(Houseboat)
After breakfast checkout from the Taj Garden Retreat in Kumarakom .We will proceed to Alleppey and check in to a premium gold rated houseboat. Set out on an enchanting overnight backwater cruise in traditional Kerala Houseboat after lunch. Sit back and relax while the boat cruises through the narrow serene backwater canals of Kumarakom and Alleppey. Overnight stay at houseboat.
Day 6 (Taj Green Cove) - Trip to Kovalam
Located on one of India's most popular beaches, Kovalam, Taj Green Cove is spread across 10 acres of land, offering a breathtaking view of the backwater, lush landscapes, coconut palms, and unspoiled beaches. With its exotic tropical beauty and relaxing hospitality, this getaway is the perfect place to enjoy relaxation and rejuvenation of the mind, body, and soul.Enjoy the beach and the evening sunset. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 7 - Departure
Enjoy the morning at your leisure and checkout of the hotel after breakfast. We will drop you back for the departure flight back home from Trivandrum/ Kochi for your trip back home, feeling contended about a wonderful honeymoon you spent at God's Own Country like so many of our guests.
Accomodation - Superior Rooms or Cottages at Taj Hotels specified in the itinerary.
Transportation - A/C Vehicle with chauffeur at your disposal through out the tour.
Meals - Breakfast included.
Total Tour Cost - 849 USD /Rs.36850(Per person)