Welcome to Poovar


Numerous 'boat clubs' and operators along the Neyyar River or backwater canals will take you on 1½- to two-hour cruises through the waterways visiting the beach, bird-filled mangrove swamps and forested Poovar Island for around ₹1500 to ₹2500 per boat (you can bargain this down out of high season). Travel agents in Kovalam can also arrange these trips.


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Experience Kerala

Day 1 : Arrival At Trivandrum - Kovalam On the day of arrival at Trivandrum airport, our representative will assist you at airport and later drive to Kovalam. Upon arrival at Kovalam check in your hotel for night stay. Relax at hotel or day free to leisure activities. Overnight at Hotel. Day 2 : At Kovalam After breakfast at hotel, later proceed for full day tour at Kovalam visit Vizhinjam Marine Aquerium, Halcyon Castle, Analothbhave Mathe Church, Fishing Harbour, Vizhinjam Village, Samudra Beach, Rock Cut Cave, Chowara & Poovar. Relax at hotel or day free to leisure activities. Overnight at Hotel. Day 3 : Kovalam - Kollam After breakfast at hotel, later check out from hotel and drive to Kollam. Upon arrival at Kollam check in your hotel for night stay. Later enjoy the beauty of Kollam backwaters at Ashtamudi Lake, visit a typical coir village, Houseboat manufacturing center, Cashew Factory and temple without deity. Overnight at Hotel. Day 4 : Kollam - Alleppey After breakfast at hotel, later check out from hotel and proceed for backwater to enjoy the houseboat journey for day and night. Upon arrival at Alleppey check in your houseboat for night stay. Later proceed for backwaters & lagoons on Alappuzha, later lunch at houseboat. Enjoy the evening with dinner at houseboat and rest of the day and night at houseboat. Overnight at Houseboat. Day 5 : Alleppey - Periyar After breakfast at hotel, later check out from hotel and drive to Periyar. Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary is one of biggest wildlife sanctuaries in India's which covers 777 Sq. Km (300 Sq. miles) for a Tiger Reserve. Upon arrival at Periyar check in your hotel. Overnight at Hotel. Day 6 : At Periyar After breakfast at hotel, later proceed for full day sightseeing tour of Periyar visit Bamboo Rafting & Border Hiking are a unique program available in Periyar, elephant safari at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, Kumily, Mangala and Devi Temple. Overnight at Hotel. Day 7 : Periyar - Cochin After breakfast at hotel, later check out from hotel and drive to Cochin. Upon arrival at Cochin check in your hotel for night stay. After relax at hotel, later proceed for half day guided tour at Cochin, visit Fort Kochi, Marine Drive, Hill Palace, St.Francis Church, Dutch Palace, Pareekshith Thampuran Museum, Pallipuram Fort, Santa Cruz Basilica, Bolgatty Island, Indo Portuguese Museum.. Overnight at Hotel. Day 8 : Departure from Cochin After breakfast at hotel, later check out from hotel and drive to Cochin airport to board the flight to your home.

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Alappuzha Beach Tour

Day 1 : Arrival At Cochin On the day of arrival at Cochin airport, our Holidays At representative will assist you at airport and later transfer to your hotel for night stay. After relax at hotel, later proceed for half day guided tour at Cochin visit Fort Kochi, Marine Drive, Hill Palace, St.Francis Church, Dutch Palace, Pareekshith Thampuran Museum, Pallipuram Fort, Santa Cruz Basilica, Bolgatty Island, Indo Portuguese Museum. Relax at hotel or day free to leisure activities. Overnight at Hotel. Day 2 : Cochin - Alleppey (53 Kms / 1:30 Hrs) Today morning after breakfast at hotel, later check out from hotel and proceed for backwater to enjoy the houseboat journey for day and night. Upon arrival at Alleppey check in your houseboat for night stay. Later proceed for backwaters & lagoons on Alappuzha, later lunch at houseboat. Enjoy the evening with dinner at houseboat and rest of the day and night at houseboat. Overnight at Houseboat. Day 3 : Alleppey - Kovalam (159 Kms / 4:30 Hrs) Today morning after breakfast at houseboat, later check out from houseboat and drive to Kovalam via en-route visit the famous Temple of Sri Padmanabhaswamy Swami, Horse Palace, Sree Chitra Art Gallery and Padmatheertha Kulam (Temple Pond) at Trivandrum. Upon arrival at Kovalam check in your hotel for night stay. Relax at hotel or day free to leisure activities. Overnight at Hotel. Day 4 : Kovalam - Kanyakumari - Kovalam (90 Kms / 2:30 Hrs) Today morning after breakfast at hotel, later proceed for day excursion to Kanyakumari via en-route visit Padmanabhapuram palace. Upon arrival at Kanyakumari visit Swami Vivekanand Rock Memorial, Kanyakumari mandir (One of the Fifty Two Shakti Peethas), Tri smudra milan, Gandhi mandapam also Suchindram temple. Later evening drive back to to Kovalam. Upon arrival at Kovalam day free to leisure activities. Overnight at Hotel. Day 5 : At Kovalam Today morning after breakfast at hotel, later proceed for full day tour at Kovalam visit Vizhinjam Marine Aquerium, Halcyon Castle, Analothbhave Mathe Church, Fishing Harbour, Vizhinjam Village, Samudra Beach, Rock Cut Cave, Chowara & Poovar. Relax at hotel or day free to leisure activities. Overnight at Hotel. Day 6 : Kovalam - Trivandrum ( 18 Kms / 30 Mins) and Departure Today morning after breakfast at hotel, later check out from hotel and drive to Trivandrum airport to board the flight to your home.