Imagine the beauty of water forming different layers and splashing down from a height of 80 foot. This wonderful and largest waterfall in Kerala is magnificent even in the hottest summers. And it becomes huge and scary in the heavy rainy seasons. This waterfall is a must watch place if you are planning for a Kerala tour package. Kerala’s backwaters and its surroundings are also extremely fascinating. Spend a day in a houseboat exploring all these charms and at night rest in the floating boat.
Kochi or Trivandrum
3 Hours Before Flight Time
This is a specially designed low budget four-day tour package in which you can cover the whole Cochin, Athirapally, and backwaters in a houseboat. Cochin welcomes you with a range of attractions new and old, natural and man-made. Cochin is a place where you can see all kinds of diversity. Different culture, beliefs, languages, cuisine, and so on. Athirapally is in the Sholayar forest range including the largest waterfall in Kerala. Including two other waterfalls, garden, Dam, and Zoo there are many other attractions to this place. And houseboat will take you through the backwaters in Kumarakom or Alleppey according to the season. Both places are rich in tourist attractions, facilities, and alluring nature.
Arrive at Cochin. From there, our cab driver will take you to Athirapally which has the largest waterfall in Kerala. Besides that, you can also visit Vazhachal and Chapra falls. The other attractions in Athirapally include Anakkayam, Thumboormuzhi garden, Malakkapara tea garden, Ezhattumugham, Dams, Abhayaranyam, etc.
You can go for trekking near the sides of Athirapally waterfall which is surrounded by forest. Adventure enthusiast could also take a walk through the Sholayar forests. But don’t go beyond the restricted areas. After the day’s visit, check in to your hotel for overnight stay.
This morning after breakfast our cab driver will take you to the mini metro city of Kerala- Cochin. This city is called the queen of the Arabian Sea. Cochin present before you the remnants from her renowned days as you move through Fort Kochi, Mattancherry Palace, Jewish Synagogue, Jew Town, Old Spice market, St.Francis church, Santa Cruz Basilica, and Chinese Fishing Nets. Kochi has historical as well as the modernized importance since one part of the city is rapidly developing while history resides on the other.
You can also choose to spend the whole day in Wonderla (previously called veegaland) which is a large amusement park with amazing 50+ land and water rides. This place has all the fun, requirements and amenities for a complete family entertainment spot. After the day’s escapades, check in to your hotel for the night stay.
After breakfast, you’ll depart for your next adventure- Kettuvallam. This is a houseboat completely made of bamboos held together with coir knots. With furnished bedrooms, kitchen, washrooms, and other facilities, Kettuvallam is a small adorable house on the backwaters. You can check in on a Kettuvallam at 12 pm and check out at 9 am. On the daytime take a ride through the backwater and explore the unscathed beauty of rural Kerala. And spent the night floating on the water in this amazing bamboo home. Food will be served on the houseboat. A trip to gods owns country without a night in the Kettuvallam is actually half-done.
After having your breakfast, on this final day of your trip explore the remaining places in Cochin that you couldn’t cover on the first day. Also, there are other places like Hill palace, Edappally church, Lulu mall, Marine drive, Art galleries, Museums, etc. After the day’s visit, the cab driver will drop you at the Cochin airport or railway station according to guest departure timings.