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  • Cochin - Trivandrum
  • 9 Nights / 10 days

Tour for Travellers with Disabilities: 09 Nights and 10 Days

This tour has been designed to offer the best of Kerala along with maximum comfort and convenience for disabled travellers. Resorts used on the tours have been carefully chosen to provide the utmost convenience. The tour includes a stay in a port town, a beach resort and a backwater resort; performances of the traditional Kerala dance and martial arts; a houseboat cruise and a sunset cruise.
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Tour Highlights

  • Explore the Vibrant Port Town of Cochin
  • Enjoy an Overnight Houseboat Cruise
  • Stay in a Backwater Resort
  • Stay in a Beach Resort
Tour Route - Where you'll visit
1 Cochin

Cochin, or Kochi as it is now called, is divided into Old Cochin (comprising Fort Cochin and Mattanchery) and Ernakulam, which is a bustling metropolis and is considered the commercial capital of Kerala. It is the only district in Kerala where you can experience urban comforts on a par with other major cities in India and also the history of many centuries bygone.

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2 Alleppey-House Boat
Alappuzha (or Alleppey) is a city on the Laccadive Sea in Kerala. It's best known for houseboat cruises along the rustic Kerala backwaters, a network of tranquil canals and lagoons.
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3 Kumarakom

Kumarakom is home to the backwaters,a splendid area full of canals, lakes and coves. An overnight cruise is the best way to naviage through the breathtaking canals of Kumarakom.

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4 Kovalam

Kovalam is a beach town by the Arabian Sea in Thiruvananthapuram city, Kerala, India, located around 16 km from the city center. Kovalam means a grove of coconut trees and true to its name the village offers an endless sight of coconut trees.

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5 Trivandrum

Located on the west coast and near the extreme south of the state, Thiruvananthapuram, otherwise known as Trivandrum, is the capital of Kerala.The British, during their rule, found the name to be too complicated and rechristened it ‘Trivandrum’.  

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Detailed Itinerary

Day ONE +-
  • DAY 01: Arrival Cochin
You'll be welcomed by a Kerala Travel Centre representative at the airport and transferred to your hotel in Cochin. Often referred to as the spice capital of the world, Cochin's spice trade can be traced back to the time of the pharaohs and the pyramids. As you walk the streets of Cochin, you can smell the aroma of these spices wafting in the breeze. Check into your hotel, relax for a while, and as the dusk falls, go on an enchanting sunset cruise to glimpse the city silhoutted against a starlit sky.
Overnight at the Brunton Boatyard hotel with a vehicle at your disposal.
Day TWO +-
  • DAY 02: Cochin

Go for a sightseeing tour to explore the many fascinating highlights of Cochin; including, the Jewish Synagogue; St. Francis Church, the oldest European Church in India; the Santa Cruz Basilica, which was built in 1557 by the Portuguese; the Dutch Palace; the Spice Market; and the 15th century Chinese fishing nets believed to have been brought by Chinese traders. In the evening, visit an auditorium to watch the famous, traditional dance drama of Kerala, the Kathakali. This dance is characterised by intricate storytelling, amazing costumes and extensive make-up.
Overnight at the Brunton Boatyard hotel with a vehicle at your disposal.

Day THREE +-
  • DAY 03: Cochin - Houseboat (70 km / 1.5 hrs)
Drive to Alleppey to embark on your private houseboat and cruise the backwaters, a splendid area full of canals, lakes and coves. Your houseboats, or Kettuvalloms, are luxurious boats with well-appointed bedrooms and ensuite bathrooms. You can sunbathe on the deck or observe the palm-fringed landscape from your cabins. Apart from the mesmerizing surroundings, it's the life along the coast that makes this a fascinating experience. The locals travel in canoes, and you will find vegetable sellers, fishermen and other traders bringing household goods door-to-door in small, wooden boats. As you cruise along the backwaters you can ask your captain to stop at villages, paddy fields and other places en route.
Overnight on board with full board.
Day FOUR +-
  • DAY 04: Houseboat - Kumarakom
Disembark at Kumarakom, the enchanting backwater region of Kerala and check into your hotel. The labyrinthine network of rivers, canals, streams and lagoons which form the famed backwaters offer stunning views and is an ideal place to relax. Enjoy a day of leisure and exploring the area.
Overnight at the Zuri hotel with a vehicle at your disposal.
Day FIVE +-
  • DAY 05: Kumarakom
Have a day of leisure at the stunning backwater resort. At the hotel, you can learn from Ayurveda physicians about the 5,000-year-old ancient medical science of Ayurveda.
Overnight at the Zuri with a vehicle at your disposal.
Day SIX +-
  • DAY 06: Kumarakom - Kovalam (165 km / 4 hrs)
Drive to Kovalam, one of the most popular beach destinations in Kerala and check into your hotel. Kovalam consists of three adjacent crescent beaches separated by rocky headlands, of which the southernmost, Lighthouse Beach is the most famous. The azure waters and favourable climate make Kovalam a favourite year-round destination for beach lovers.
Overnight at the Leela hotel with a vehicle at your disposal.
Day SEVEN +-
  • DAY 07: Kovalam
Today you have the option of an excursion to Trivandrum, the capital of Kerala, to take a sightseeing tour of Horse Palace, Napier Museum and the Kerala Art Gallery or you could simply spend the day relaxing on the beach.
Overnight at the Leela hotel with a vehicle at your disposal.
Day EIGHT +-
  • DAY 08: Kovalam
Enjoy a day of leisure on the beach. In the evening, watch a performance of Kalaripayattu, the martial art of Kerala.
Overnight at the Leela hotel with a vehicle at your disposal.
Day NINE +-
  • DAY 09: Kovalam
Enjoy a day of leisure on the beach.
Overnight at the Leela hotel with a vehicle at your disposal.
Day TEN +-
  • DAY 10: Kovalam - Trivandrum
Departure transfer to the airport for your return flight with a vehicle provided to take you to the airport. 

When Should I go?

Being a coastal state surrounded by the Arabian Sea and because of its proximity to the equator, Kerala has a more or less consistent temperature pattern in the summers and the monsoons alike. The temperature hovers around 29°C throughout the year with varying levels of humidity.
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Monsoon Months in Kerala

June and July are monsoon months in Kerala, the showers being heavy at first and then easing off gradually. Whilst these are not the best months for tours, interestingly, this happens to the best time for travellers seeking the therapeutic Ayurveda treatment which is said to be most effective in these months.

Best months for travel to Kerala

The months of October through to March are considered to be the most favourable months to travel to Kerala when the weather is sunny and pleasant. The months of April and May are also favourable for travel but the humidity tends to be comparatively higher. August and September are also good months for travel.

Price Guide

Prices are per person based on 2 people occupying 1 double/twin room and may vary based on local market fluctuations. For single supplements please get in touch.

Contact Kerala Travel Centre.

B&B at all hotels except where cited on the itinerary, chauffeur driven AC car, sunset cruise, Kathakali performance, Ayurveda massage, all entrance fees, guide charges, assisted airport transfers and international flights.

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Destination Nights Standard Superior Deluxe
Cochin 2 Brunton Boatyard Brunton Boatyard Brunton Boatyard
Alleppey-House Boat 1 Rainbow Cruises Rainbow Cruises Rainbow Cruises
Kumarakom 2 Zuri Kumarakom Zuri Kumarakom Zuri Kumarakom
Kovalam 4 The Leela Kovalam The Leela Kovalam The Leela Kovalam

Brunton Boatyard

More than a century ago, George Brunton & Sons set up a boat-building facility in Cochin which grew to become one of the biggest ship-builders in the country. Records show that the British used some of the ships built here during World War II. On the very same site, long years after the boatyard was shut down, was built the Brunton Boatyard - effortlessly recreating the splendor of the city's illustrious past. For what is essentially an intimate sea-facing property, the Brunton Boatyard possesses a remarkable sense of scale and takes you back in time to the days of the British Raj. Situated at the harbour mouth overlooking the busy ship channel, all rooms boast a magnificent view of the sea, the Delta and the many boats and ocean liners that pass by. The period feeling of the resort with its huge halls, high ceilings, and long passageways extends to the rooms which have four poster beds. The ancient royal punkahs (fans) in the reception, old Dutch maps and portraits of Cochin's illustrious leaders on the walls and an old anchor in the courtyard all add to the ancient charm.

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Travel Brochures


With 230 pages our Kerala brochure is the largest of its kind globally and features;
Extensive regional information
20+ itinerary ideas
More than 100 hotels
Maps and images

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Travel Brochures

With 230 pages our Kerala brochure is the largest of its kind globally and features;
Extensive regional information
20+ itinerary ideas
More than 100 hotels
Maps and images

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