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Oberoi Mumbai + Kerela Back Water Cruise

Deluxe Oberoi Mumbai Stay with Romantic All-Inclusive Kerala Backwaters Cruise

Discover the height of Indian opulence with a luxurious South India holiday package, experiencing three nights at the five-star The Oberoi, Mumbai, followed by one night in a suite at the luxe Trident Hotel Cochin and a three-night, all-inclusive Kerala backwaters cruise on The Oberoi Motor Vessel Vrinda. Included in this once-in-a-lifetime trip are return flights between Mumbai and Cochin, Kerala, private airport transfers, daily buffet breakfast at both hotels, one nightly cocktail per person at The Oberoi, Mumbai, plus all meals onboard the boat, nightly evening entertainment and a sightseeing excursion with a guide.

PACKAGE INCLUSIONS

MUMBAI & KERALA CRUISE

7 Nights | Deluxe Room

Rs 204,386 / Room

  • Inclusions valid for two adults

  • Three nights aboard the luxurious The Oberoi Motor Vessel Vrinda in a Deluxe Cabin, cruising the Kerala backwaters

  • Three nights at The Oberoi, Mumbai, voted the city's number one hotel on TripAdvisor

  • One night at the five-star Trident Hotel Cochin

  • Return economy-class flights from Mumbai to Cochin and back

  • All airport transfers plus transfers to and from the jetty on first and last day of your cruise

  • Daily buffet breakfast at both hotels

  • All-inclusive meals onboard the ship

  • One nightly cocktail per person at The Oberoi, Mumbai

  • Entertainment on the ship

  • Sightseeing excursion with a guide

CRUISE ITINERARY:

Day 1 - Arrival

Once all guests are on board, The Oberoi Motor Vessel Vrinda, Kerala, sets sail along the main waterway on Vembanad Lake and enters the Alleppey canal. Guest can actively participate with the local fisherman and understand the life cycle of "karimeen" also called as "pearl spot" . Lunch will be served on board.

The Oberoi Motor Vessel Vrinda, Kerala, sails along the scenic waterways for four hours and returns to the Vembanad Lake in time to watch the sunset.

Later in the evening, guests enjoy a performance of the highly ritualized "Kathakali" dance which tells stories from the ancient Hindu epics - Ramayana and Mahabarata. Performances begin with the application of elaborate makeup which is based in traditional Ayurvedic principles.

The Oberoi Motor Vessel Vrinda will anchor for the night at the Vembanad Lake jetty. Dinner on board.

  • Day 2 - Onboard

  • On board The Oberoi Motor Vessel Vrinda, Kerala, with a rice boat excursion

The Oberoi Motor Vessel Vrinda, Kerala, will sail from the Vembanad Lake jetty and head south, towards Alleppey. Breakfast will be served on board.

Sailing through scenic backwaters, guests can observe life along these "water highways" while passing through one of the few areas in the world where farming is done below sea level.

Guests will be transferred to a traditional rice boat to navigate through the narrower sections of the backwaters. For the next few hours, guests will observe and experience a way of life unique to this region, accompanied by a guide. This section of the cruise includes a visit to the half-statue of Lord Buddha at Karumadi.

Later in the day, guests return to The Oberoi Motor Vessel Vrinda where lunch will be served as the boat passes through picturesque stretches of the backwaters on the way back to Alleppey, known as the "Venice of the East". The Oberoi Motor Vessel Vrinda, Kerala, will return to Vembanad Lake, where guests can enjoy Vrinda Vadiyam a musical fusion of classical instruments. Motor Vessel Vrinda will anchor for the night at the Vembanad Lake jetty. Dinner on board.

Day 3 - Excursion

On board The Oberoi Motor Vessel Vrinda, Kerala, with a rice boat excursion

The Oberoi Motor Vessel Vrinda, Kerala will sail from the Vembanad Lake jetty and head South, past Kanjippadam. Vrinda will anchor near Chambakulam where guests will transfer onto the rice boat once again for a pre-lunch sightseeing excursion.

Guests will visit St. Mary's Church, established by St. Thomas in 1721 and Sree Bhagavathy Kshetram - a 100-year old Hindu temple to Mother Goddess - at Nedumudy. Guests can also explore the Chambakulam snake boat yard, which displays one of the traditional long snake boats used in races.

To further the understanding and appreciation of this experience, a qualified guide will be present on board for the full day after cruising through the backwaters in the afternoon, The Oberoi Motor Vessel Vrinda, Kerala will return to Vembanad Lake, where guests can enjoy a "Mohiniattam" recital on board. This classical dance form, distinctive to Kerala, is also called the 'Dance of the Enchantress'. Dancers attired in beautiful traditional costumes perform with slow, graceful movements and highly emotive expressions. Dinner on board.

Day 4 - Disembark

Your cruise ends and you'll be transferred to Cochin airport for your included flight back to Mumbai.

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