Kerala, a state on India’s tropical Malabar Coast, has nearly 600km of Arabian Sea shoreline. It’s known for its palm-lined beaches and backwaters, a network of canals. Inland are the Western Ghats, mountains whose slopes support tea, coffee and spice plantations as well as wildlife. National parks like Eravikulam and Periyar, plus Wayanad and other sanctuaries, are home to elephants, langur monkeys and tigers.
Visit : 1N Cochin – 2N Munnar – 1N Thekkady – 1N Alleppey – 2N Kovalam
Pickup – Cochin
Drop – Trivandrum
Hotels used :
1N Cochin : The Dunes Continental
2N Munnar : Aranyaka Resort
1N Thekkady : Silver Crest
1N Alleppey Houseboat : Deluxe Houseboat with All Meals
2N Kovalam : Soma Palmshore Beach
Total Nights/Days : 7 Nights / 8 Days
Min Pax : 2 Adults
Include : Hotel,Vehicles
Vehicle : AC SEDAN CAR
Day 1 : Arrival at Cochin and Sightseeing of Cochin.
Day 2 : Cochin Hotel To Munnar Drive ( 4 Hrs.)
Day 3 : Munnar Local Sight Seeing.
Day 4 : Munnar to Thekkady by Road (4hrs.) with Thekkady sightseeing
Day 5 : Thekkady to Alleppey by Road (5hrs.)
Day 6 : Proceed from Alleppey to Kovalam by Road (4hrs.)
Day 7 : Kovalam Local Sightseeing
Day 8 : Drop to Trivandrum Airport / Railway Station (1hrs.) TOUR END
- Accommodation for 7 Nights
- Daily Breakfast
- Airport transfers and sightseeing by AC Sedan Car
- All applicable government taxes
- Any International or Domestic Air Fare
- Any item not mentioned in inclusions
Day 01: Arrival at Cochin and Sightseeing of Cochin.
Cochin, the confluence point of the alluring Arabian Sea and the Silent Backwater, will be your host for the day. With your arrival in this pictorial port-city, you will be warmly greeted by our representatives. Hereafter, you will be checked-in to a hotel, where you can unwind, relax and get freshened up. Later visit Folklore Museum, Jew Town, Jewish Synagogue(except Friday & Saturday) , Dutch Palace (except Friday), St. Francis Church(except Sunday), Santa Cruz Basilica, Fort Kochi Beach, Chinese Fishing Nets, Marine Drive, Lulu Mall, Cochin Shopping. Overnight stay at Cochin hotel.
Day 02: Cochin Hotel To Munnar Drive ( 4 Hrs.)
Today morning, after having breakfast, you will be checked-out from the hotel and driven towards the hill station of Munnar. Cosseted by lush greeneries, guarded by captivating hills and mountains, and fringed with never-ending tea plantations, Munnar is also known as the ‘Nature Lover’s Paradise’ and will surely hold you captive throughout your stay. On the way, you can visit Cheeyappara Waterfalls, Valara Waterfalls. Arriving in this hilly retreat, you will be checked-in to a hotel or a resort; overnight stay at Munnar Hotel/resort.
Day 03: Munnar Local Sight Seeing.
Brace the playful morning light and wake up to a beautiful morning at the hotel/resort. Get freshened up and enjoy a healthy breakfast. Post this, you will be guided for a full day sightseeing tour wherein you will be visiting the important landmarks and other important places in Munnar. Start the tour with Echo Point, Kundala Lake, Kundala Dam, Mattupetty Lake & Mattupetty Dam, Munnar Boating, Munnar Tea gardens, Munnar Tea museum & Tea factory, Munnar Elephant Ride(Own cost), Rose (Blossom) Garden, Pothamedu View Point, Hydel Park, Photo Shooting Points & Tea Powder Shopping. During the day, you will also visit Eravikulam National Park(Entry tickets own cost) where you can enjoy spotting the exotic Nilgiri Tahr and several other wildlife species. Overnight stay will be in Munnar hotel.
Day 04: Munnar to Thekkady by Road (4hrs.) with Thekkady sightseeing
Today morning, following your breakfast at the Munnar hotel/resort, pack your bags and check-out from the hotel/resort. Hereafter, you will be driven towards the gorgeous Thekkady, located near to Kerala-Tamil Nadu border. Following your arrival in the town, settle down in a hotel/resort and relax for a while. Post this, embark on a rustic tour to the Periyar National Park, a protected reserve forest, which is home to a stunning variety of flora and fauna. It is bound to wake up and give pleasure to the nature lover in you. The sanctuary is famous for its dense evergreen, semi-evergreen, moist deciduous forests and savanna grass lands. It is home to herds of elephants, sambar, tigers, gaur, lion-tailed macaques and Nilgiri langurs. Close to Periyar National Park is the Periyar Lake, one of the largest artificial lakes in India. Take a boat ride here to truly bask in the true beauty of the place. Coming back from the boat ride, you can go for local shopping & visit spice plantations also. Also see Kathakali Show, Kalarippayattu Show, (if time permits, at own cost) Overnight stay in Thekkady hotel/resort.
Day 05: Thekkady to Alleppey Houseboat by Road (5hrs.)
Start your day with an appetizing breakfast at the hotel. Check-out and proceed to drive to Alleppey. The houseboat cruise re-starts from Pallathuruthy at 12 Noon. The houseboat travels towards SNDP Thodu, Punnamada Kayal, experiencing the emerald beauty of Kerala. In the late afternoon, visit a nearby village. The other sights you explore is the Kuppapuram, Chitira Palli. The wonderful views of lush paddy fields from your houseboat is spectacular. Enjoy the charming ambiance. The houseboat is anchored for night at Mangalam/Marthandam.
Day 06: Proceed from Alleppey Houseboat to Kovalam by Road (4hrs.)
Today the houseboat cruise starts at 7.30 AM along the breakfast. The houseboat travels via Kanjipadam and moves towards Pallathuruthy. You shall reach the jetty dock by 9.00 AM. After checkout from Houseboat, we proceed to Kovalam by road. On the way to Kovalam, we will do sightseeing of Trivandrum : Padmanabha Swami Temple, Kuthira Maligai Palace, Zoo, Napier Museum , Sree Chithra Art Gallery and Zoological Gardens (All places close on Monday except Padmanabha Swami Temple). Evening reach Kovalam. Overnight stay at Kovalam hotel.
Day 07: Kovalam Local Sightseeing
After breakfast, proceed for a day tour of Kovalam. Kovalam means a grove of coconut trees and true to its name the village offers an endless sight of coconut trees. Kovalam has three beaches separated by rocky outcroppings in its 17 km coastline, the three together form the famous crescent of the Kovalam beach. A massive rocky promontory on the beach has created a beautiful bay of calm waters ideal for sea bathing. You will visit Thiruvallam Parasuraman Temple, Lighthouse Beach, Kovalam Beach, Vizhinjam Marine Aquarium, Hawah Beach, Vellayani Lake, Velli Tourist Village and Samudra Beach.
Day 08: Drop to Trivandrum Airport / Railway Station (1hrs.) TOUR END
After breakfast we checkout from hotel and proceed for Trivandrum by road. On arrival you will be transferred to the airport/railway station to board the flight/Train back to home. Tour Ends With Happy Memories .