Kerala in 9 Days

Description

Majestic Kerala tour covers Cochin, Munnar, Thekkady, Alleppy, Kumarakom, Kovalam, Trivandrum, and Athirapalli. This tour package includes cochin which itself has a rich culture and grandeur of South India showcases multicultural lifestyle with the patches of colonial culture are still the beauty of the city. Munnar is one of the most adorable destinations of south India, is also Packed In this itinerary. Munnar is at an altitude of 1600 meters, hills covered with tea plantation add charm to its beauty. Thekkady is famous for its wildlife flora and fauna and spice gardens are something to must-visit. No place is as pleasing as Alleppy is, well Known as Venice of South, Houseboats in backwaters are the beauty. Kumarakom Advances with the Peace and serenity of beaches and beachside resorts around the lake. Kovalam for its Lighthouse, Trivandrum for its 1000 years old culture and Padmabhanswamy temple.

ITINERARY

  • Day 1: TRIVANDRUM - KOVALAM

    On arrival at Trivandrum International Airport, our representative will receive you and will transfer you to the hotel at Kovalam which is 15 km from the Trivandrum. Spend the day at leisure and in the evening relax on the beachside. Overnight stay is arranged at Kovalam.

    Day 2: KOVALAM - TRIVANDRUM – KOVALAM

    In the morning proceed for a sightseeing tour in and around Trivandrum. Trivandrum the capital of Kerala is located on the west coast of India, with trading traditions dating back to 1000 BC. Sightseeing tour around Trivandrum includes visit to Padmanabhaswami Temple, Srichitra Art Gallery, Napier Museum and Zoo. Kovalam is a beach town and it means a grove of coconut trees. In the evening travel back to Kovalam, where an overnight stay is arranged.

     

    Day 3: KOVALAM - ALLEPPEY (HOUSEBOAT)

    Check-out from the hotel after breakfast and head to Aleppey. Drive to Aleppey will take around 3 hours (160KM), enjoy natural beauty throughout the drive. Check into the houseboat on arrival. Enjoy ravishing overnight backwater cruise in delightfully decorated houseboats. Let your eyes spot skim past Chinese fishing nets, local inhabitants engaged in making coir products, rustic homes, bowed-down paddy fields, and ancient temples and swaying coconut groves while cruising in the luxury houseboats. Food will be served onboard. Well-arranged night stay in the boat. 

    Day 4: ALLEPPEY - KUMARAKOM

    Check out after breakfast and drive to Kumarakom which is located 50 KM from Aleppey. In the afternoon our representative will take you for local sightseeing in and around Kumarakom. Kumarakom located near Kottayam, famous for its backwater tourism is set in the backdrop of Vembanad Lake. You can enjoy the beauty of Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary where you can spot many species of Migratory birds. And also the backwater which is spread over 900 sq. Km. In Kumarakom overnight stay is arranged.

    Day 5: KUMARAKOM - THEKKADY/PERIYAR

    After the breakfast check-out from the hotel and proceed to Thekkady/Periyar which is 112 Km from Kumarakom. On arrival, you will be taken to the resort, a highly picturesque resort ideal for unwinding. Thekkady holds one of the extremely interesting wildlife reserves in the world. The Periyar wildlife sanctuary spreads across 777 sq km, because of its diversity of wildlife, scenic natural beauty, and its geographical features get refreshed and simmer down by enjoying boat safari through the scenic Periyar lake in the evening. Activities like spice plantation visit, bamboo rafting, Trekking, and elephant ride can be done at an extra cost. Overnight stay is arranged in Thekkady.

    Day 6: THEKKADY/PERIYAR - MUNNAR

    In the Morning after Breakfast Check out from the hotel and proceed to Munnar (95 Km) which takes around 2 hours. Enjoy the natural beauty during drive. Check into the hotel on arrival rest and relax for the day. Overnight stay in Munnar.

    Day 7: Munnar

    Morning after a refreshing breakfast, explore the picturesque hill station. Munnar Is 1600 meter above sea level and situated at the confluence of three mountain streams Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni, and Kundale Matt petty Dam, Kundale Lake, and Echo point are the major attractions of local sightseeing in Munnar. In Rajamalai, you can see rare species of mountain goat called “Nilgiri Thars”. Activities like boating and horse riding can be done. Overnight stay in Munnar

    Day 8: MUNNAR - COCHIN

    Check out the hotel after breakfast and drive down to Cochin (140 KM). Check into the hotel on arrival. In the afternoon our representative will take you for local sightseeing in and around Cochin - “The Queen of the Arabian Sea”. It was a major center for commerce and trade with Dutch, British, and Portuguese, etc. Santa Cruz Basilica Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue, Mattanchery Palace, Jewish Street, St. Francis Church and Chinese Fishing Nets are the main attractions in local sightseeing in Cochin. In the evening cultural show at Fort Cochin. Overnight stay is arranged in Cochin.

    Day 9 COCHIN - ATHIRAPALLY - COCHIN AIRPORT

    Morning time you can spend in shopping. In the afternoon check out from the hotel and drive to Athirapally Waterfalls which are located 90 KM from Cochin. Spend time for sightseeing in and around Athirapally. In the evening head back to Cochin International Airport 55 KM from Athirapally. Flyback home with a contented feeling about