4 days / 3 nights

The Oberoi – Motor Vessel – Vrinda India : Luxury Tour

Inclusions

meals
accomodation
activities
transfer
sightseeing

Themes

Adventure
Family
Summer
Honeymoon
Cruise

Snapshot

Backwaters are considered as the backbone of tourism in Kerala and what could be a better option other than Luxury Motor Vessel Vrinda to experience the joy of meandering through palm-fringed backwaters, lakes and canals. The 3 nights and 4 days journey will let you experience the rich heritage of Kerla backwaters. The guest cabins offering a blend of traditional interiors and modern amenities, fine dining comprised of traditional south Indian and international delicacies and panoramic windows overlooking vast expanse of backwaters will make your journey all more exciting.

Inclusions

Assistance on Arrival Daily Full Breakfast Hotel Accommodation on twin / double sharing basis. All tours / activities / shows as per the itinerary All entrance tickets as per itinerary All Pick up drops / transfers mentioned in the itinerary Transport in A/C car / Bus as mentioned Meals as per the itinerary / included in the itinerary

Exclusions

Air Tickets (International / Domestic) Visa and Insurance Hotel Taxes Suggested optional activities/ tours if any. Any meals / snacks other than mentioned in the itinerary Camera Fee and any other entertainment charges Tips of any kind – Guides, Driver, Cruise Crew, etc. Portages at airport Personal Expenses such as Laundry, Telephone etc Beverages of any kind

Itinerary

Day 1
Arrival
Around 1 PM, all the guests will board the Oberoi Vessel Vrinda and start sailing along the main canal on the Vembanad Lake. Lunch will be served on board the cruise. After 4 hours of backwater cruise, return back to the Vembanad Lake to watch the sunset. In the evening, enjoy a spectacular Kathakali dance performance which will narrate the tales from Ramayana and Mahabharata. The vessel will be anchored at the Vembanad Lake jetty. Dinner and overnight stay on board.
Day 2
On Board Vrinda, With A Rice Boat Excursion
Early morning, at 7 AM, the Motor Vessel Vrinda will head South towards Alleppy. The breakfast will be served on board. After a few hours, the vessel will enter the rivulets of the Pamba river via Alleppy canal. The vessel will anchor nearby Kanjipadam following which guests will be transferred to a traditional rice boat to sail through the tapered sections of the backwaters. For the next few hours, guests will witness the unique lifestyle of this region through a guide. Here you will visit Lord Buddha’s half statue at Karumadi and a traditional Kerala family residence. Late in the day, guests will be served lunch while the boat passes through the scenic backwater stretches en route Alleppy. The vessel will be anchored at the Vembanad Lake jetty. Dinner and overnight on board.
Day 3
On Board Vrinda, With A Rice Boat Excursion
Early morning, around 7 AM, the Motor Vessel Vrinda will start sailing towards South, past Kanjippadam. The vessel will anchor nearby Chambakulam. From here onwards, guests will board a rice boat for a sightseeing tour before lunch. The tourist attractions that you will visit includes St. Mary’s Church and Sree Bhagavathy Kshetram at Nedumudy. Thereafter, guests will be taken on a guided trip to Chambakulam snake boat yard to witness the long snake boats used in races. After sailing through the backwaters, in the afternoon, the vessel will return back to Vembanad Lake. After returning back, guests will enjoy a traditional “Mohiniattam” dance performance on board. Dinner and overnight stay on board.
Day 4
Departure
Next morning while enjoying a lavish breakfast, enjoy the picturesque views while this Motor Vessel Vrinda sails towards North along the main waterway channel on the alluring Vembanad Lake and later head in the south direction, after passing Pallathurathy. On reaching Vembanad Lake disembark from the cruise from where you will be escorted to Cochin airport for your onward journey.

Accomodations

5 STAR
The Oberoi Vrinda, Luxury Kerala Cruiser or similar

Policies

  • Above rates are subject to availability.
  • Cancellation charges as per company policy.
  • The above rates are subject to change in case of travel during the festive season
  • In case we are not able to provide the same hotels as mentioned, then we shall provide similar alternate properties, change in the cost if any will be advised.
  • In case of Political Unrest, bad weather or sudden breakdown of the vessel we may shift guest to alternative govt ferry and no refund will be entertained during that situation.
  • Our Executive may change your itinerary depending on the weather condition and ferry availability same will be update to you daily basis.
Note:
Enjoy Kathakali dance performance on board the Motor Vessel Vrinda Visit the half-statue of Lord Buddha at Karumadi Visit a traditional Kerala family residence

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