Itinerary of a Rejuvenating Beach Holiday at Kerala
A beach vacation is all it takes to rejuvenate your mind and soul from the daily rut of life and responsibilities. Such is the charm of the beaches at Kochi, Alleppey and Kovalam, that you will keep coming back to escape from your hectic schedules. This tour package is perfect being short and sweet for an extended weekend getaway. Your family and friends will love the various shades of the beaches here. Some of them are tranquil while the others offer a lot of fun activities for you to loosen up! The 5 days and 4 nights tour of the three beach towns of Kerala is an experience you must have on your travel bucket list!
- Day 01: Arrival at Kochi
- Day 02:Kochi to Alleppey (53 km / 1 Hour 10 Minutes)
- Day 03:Alleppey to Kovalam (159.9 km / 3 Hours)
- Day 04:Kovalam Sightseeing
- Day 05:Departure from Kovalam to Trivandrum (17.5 Km / 28 Minutes)
Upon your arrival at Kochi in the morning, you will check into your respective hotel, freshen up and have a filling breakfast. You can spend a few hours resting and then take a look at the lovely beaches at Kochi. You can start your tour by visiting Fort Kochi Beach where you will see the unique Chinese nets used for fishing. The beach also has an array of fresh seafood stalls that you can enjoy. If you want to spend some quiet time with your loved one, head to Puthenthode Beach. It is untouched by commercialism and crowds and is safe to stroll along. Cherai Beach is best visited during the day and has a very carnival-like vibe to it. You will enjoy it a lot if you love watersports, swimming and seafood.
Head back to your hotel for the night for dinner and rest.
Once you have dressed up and had breakfast, you will check out of the hotel and head to Alleppey. It is a short drive and will give you a day to enjoy the beach located there.
Alleppey is called the ‘Venice of the East’ because the town is covered by canals and is surrounded by water. Alleppey beach is a beautiful place and a well-known picnic spot. You can visit it in the evening to enjoy the beautiful sunset. There are waters sports available here as well so you can visit the beach during the day if you are interested.
Once you are exhausted playing in the waters, you can head back to your hotel, freshen up, have a hot dinner and retire for the night.
The day starts with you checking out from your hotel at Alleppey after freshening up and having breakfast. You will be moving to beautiful Kovalam and it will be a 3 hours long journey. Once you reach your hotel, you can check in and relax for the day as you will be understandably tired.
In the evening you can step out and go look around the markets or watch the gorgeous sunset at Hawa beach if you would like. You can a lovely stroll along the shore but it is advised that you stay away from the water as the currents are strong.
Enjoy your dinner and a good night’s sleep as tomorrow will be another day full of beaches.
Your day will be busy sightseeing beaches and a couple of rivers. The Lighthouse beach is the best one in all of Kovalam. They also have very interesting water sports activities for you to try out. The beach has a lot of seafood stalls that will tempt you to try new dishes.
Next, you can visit the Karamana River. They are the backwaters of Kovalam and join into the ocean. Aruvikkara Dam is located near the river and makes a nice picnic spot for the family. Post lunch, you can go see the Samudra beach. The place is known for its serenity and is the quietest beach of all in Kovalam.
After this exhausting excursion, you will head back to your hotel to clean up, have dinner and tuck into bed for the night.
Your trip was short and sweet; we know you already are planning to return soon! After you have breakfast and pack up, your taxi will take you to Trivandrum from where you can head back home and take picture perfect memories.
Main Highlights of this Tour
Fort Kochi Beach, Puthenthode Beach, Cherai Beach, Alleppey Beach, Hawa Beach, Lighthouse Beach, Karamana River, Aruvikkara Dam, Samudra Beach