Cochin, Munnar, Thekkady, Alleppey, Kovalam
A state in Southern India, home to the languid backwaters, long coastlines, sprawling tea gardens, and colourful dance forms.
Tour Code: KR04
DAY1: ARRIVE COCHIN - MUNNAR
You will be met and greeted by our representative on arrival at Cochin Airport / Ernakulam railway station. You will be introduced to your driver. Start your Kerala tour proceeding drive to Munnar (04 Hrs drive). On the way enjoy Cheeyappara & Valara waterfalls. On arrival at Munnar, check into Hotel and relax for the rest of the day. Overnight stay in Hotel at Munnar.
DAY 2: MUNNAR
After breakfast, proceed for local sightseeing. Situated at the confluence of three mountain streams - Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundale, Munnar is 1600 Meter above sea level. This majestic hill station was once the summer resort of the British government in South India. Local sightseeing of Munnar includes visit to Mattupetty Dam, Kundale Lake and Echo point. Afternoon proceed to Rajamalai were the rarest species of mountain goat, "Nilgiri Thars", can be spotted. Overnight stay in Hotel at Munnar.
DAY 3: MUNNAR – THEKKADY
After breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Thekkady (04 Hrs.); on arrival check in to the hotel. Proceed for the sightseeing tour of Periyar wild life reserve. The Periyar wild life sanctuary in Thekkady is spread across 777 sq. km of which 360 sq. km is thick ever green forest. Prominent for its geomorphology, diversity of wild life and scenic beauty, the sanctuary was declared a Tiger Reserve in 1978. Optional activities like Boating at Periyar Lake, Spice Plantation visit and Elephant Ride can be done at an extra cost. Overnight stay in Hotel at Thekkady.
DAY 4: THEKKADY – ALLEPPEY
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive to Alleppey to board Houseboat – The highlight of Kerala Tour. Check in time is 01:00 PM and cruise starts with lunch. Delight in the facilities and amenities in your houseboat and pass through the lush coconut lagoons, never-ending paddy fields, narrow canals and coir villages. Witness the local inhabitants engaged in making coir products, rustic homes, and ancient temples and swaying coconut groves. Food will be served onboard. Overnight stay in Houseboat at Alleppey.
DAY 5: ALLEPPEY - KOVALAM
After breakfast, proceed to Kovalam. Reach Kovalam and check in at your hotel It is one of the beast beaches of India with its lovely slice beach sand and perfectly positioned palms. Evening relax on the Kovalam beach. Overnight stay in Hotel at Kovalam.
DAY 6: KOVALAM
Start your day with sightseeing tour of Trivandrum after breakfast - Thiruvananthapuram, previously called Trivandrum, is an ancient city with tradition dating back to 1000 BC. This capital city of Kerala is a beautiful seaside metropolis built on seven hills. It is located on the west coast of India spreading over a total of 2,192 sq.km. Sightseeing tour is comprehensive with the visits to Padmanabhaswami Temple, Srichitra Art Gallery, Napier Museum and Zoo. Overnight stay in Hotel at Kovalam.
DAY 7: KOVALAM TO TRIVANDRUM DROP
After breakfast check out from Hotel and drive to Trivandrum Airport / railway station (depend on your departure place) for your flight / train back home, with memories of a wonderful holiday you spent in beautiful Kerala.