• 5 Days Kerala Backwaters

    Wind down on this relaxing trip to Kerala, land of the coconut trees. Relax in your resort or houseboat of choice on the backwaters – and rejuvenate amidst dreamy lagoons, curving waterways, damp paddy fields and swaying greenery.
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4 days
From AED4,400/Adult


  • Day 01 - Dubai/Cochin
    Fly Dubai/Cochin EK 532 2155/0320+1 (3h 55m) – Daily

    On arrival, be met and transferred to your hotel.

    Have a half day fort Cochin heritage walk - and experience the well preserved history of the colonial times dating back to the 15th century. Explore the streets with Portuguese, Dutch and British influences in its architectural styles.

    Evening, enjoy a Kathakali Dance performance, a classical dance form believed to have originated in the 17th century.

    Alternative Option: Enjoy Evening Kalaripayattu Show - Kerala's own brand of martial arts.

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 02 - Cochin/Kumarakom

    Drive 4 hours from Cochin to Kerala’s backwaters. The complex network of lagoons, lakes, rivers and canals fringing the coast of Kerala forms the basis of a distinct regional lifestyle. Check into your resort and, perhaps try a traditional Ayuvedic massage or go for the overnight houseboat experience for a taste of local life.

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 03 - Kumarakom

    Hop onto a houseboat to take you on the famous emerald backwaters of Kerala. Enjoy a day cruise on the emerald palm fringed backwaters of Kerala gliding past enduring villages and lush greenery under an azure sky.

    Note: For those who stayed on the houseboat the night before, be transferred for a day at leisure in your backwaters resort.

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 04 - Kumarakom/Cochin/Dubai

    Drive about 4 hours back to Cochin, and be dropped off at the airport for your flight.

    Fly Cochin/Dubai EK 531 0940/1210 (4h) – Daily

    Meals included: Breakfast



    Day 03-06 - Kerala Backwaters Cruising
    For in-depth exploration, you might like to explore the waterways in 4Days/3Nights cruise instead of staying in a backwater resort or houseboat. You will enjoy land excursions in the more untouched areas in the region! Here are our some of our recommended cruisers -

    • The Oberoi Motor Vessel Vrinda, Backwater Cruiser: The vessel has luxurious, elegant interiors and offers excellent facilities with tastefully appointed air-conditioned cabins with attached bathroom. The cruise takes you along the scenic waterways with programs and excursions inclusive. www.oberoihotels.com

    • The Park Kerala MV Apsara Cruiser: This eight-cabin cruiser is a floating boutique hotel in the tranquil waters of Kerala's Vembanad Lake. It is built on two levels, with a gallery, saloon, dining area and a sundeck, offering a panoramic view of the backwaters. The interiors combine elements of Kerala's heritage with quiet sophistication of European yachting style. www.theparkhotels.com

    • Discovery Houseboat Kerala: Take a 3-night journey on this luxury eco-friendly cruise with contemporary design and silent electric motors (Sleeps 2 to 4 only). Being narrower, it is able to cruise into the non-mainstream routes away from other houseboats and cruises. www.malabarhouse.com





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