Kerala, in south India, is often referred to as "God's Own Country". This coastal state is rich in distinctive traditions and culture, and lush unspoiled tropical beauty. Most of all, Kerala is known for its elephants, elaborate temple festivals, and the tranquil backwaters. The pace of life is slow, making Kerala the perfect place for a leisurely vacation.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Trivandrum To Kanyakumari
Arrival at Trivandrum airport and proceed to Kanyakumari which is famous for Vivekananda Rock. Later be back to the hotel. Rest of the evening free for shopping. Overnight stay at hotel in Kanyakumari.
Vivekananda Rock Memorial is one of the most interesting places to see in the southern part of India. It is situated in Kanyakumari and it is a fort and an island. Vivekananda...
Vivekananda Rock Memorial & Vivekananda Kendra, Jetty, Kanyakumari, Ta...
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Day 2: Kanyakumari To Kovalam
The Southernmost end of Tamil Nadu, the land's end of India or the point where three seas meet. Cape Camorin of Kanyakumari is at its best during Chitra Pournima (full moon day in April) when sun and moon are face to face at the same horizon at the confluence point of Bay of Bengal, Indian Ocean and Arabian Sea. The Vivekananad Memorial built on the rock into the water where the great Philosopher guide Swami Vivekananda when into meditation that transformed him into one of the most charismatic spiritual leader of the century. Arrive Kovalam and check-in at the hotel.
An architectural splendor, the Napier Museum in Thiruvananthapuram combines traditional Kerala style with the Chinese and Mughal influences much evident in its architecture. ...
LMS Vellayambalam Road, Thiruvananthapuram 695033, Kerala, India
Day 4: Kovalam To Varkala Beach
After breakfast visit the 800-year old Janardhana temple, dedicated to Ayyappan and Hanuman. Afternoon enjoy the quite beautiful Papanasam beach which is a perfect place to watch the sunset or relax gazing at the horizon. The area is covered with coconut palms .This beach is bordered by high cliffs. Right below this cliff is the 500 -meter stretch beaches. Back To Kovalam and Overnight stay at hotel.
The Papanasam beach (also called as Varkala beach), which is ten kilometers away from Varkala, is renowned for the natural spring. It is considered to have medicinal and ...
Day 5: Kovalam To Alleppey ( Houseboat)
Drive to Alleppey, embark on private houseboat and cruise on the canals, lakes and coves. Luxurious boats with well appointed bedrooms. Sunbathe on the deck or observe the palm fringed landscape. Observe the countryside lifestyle. Stop at villages, paddy fields and other places enroute. Overnight stay at Aplleppey.
Travel from Kovalam to Alleppey
Day 6: Alleppey To Kumarakom
After having breakfast, start driving towards Kumarakom Backwater . On arrival, check into the popular backwater resort, rest of the evening enjoy into the resort. Overnight stay at hotel.
Travel from Alleppey to Kumarakom
Day 7: Kumarakom To Thekkady
After breakfast drive to Thekkady. Check in at the hotel. Rest of the day free for own activities. Overnight stay at hotel.
Travel from Kumarakom to Thekkady
Day 8: Thekkady Tour
Enjoy a full day plantation tour. Relax later in the evening. Overnight in hotel.
Day 9: Thekkady To Munnar
After breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Munnar. On arrival check into the hotel. Spend the day at leisure. Overnight in Munnar.
Travel from Thekkady to Munnar
Day 10: Munnar Sightseeing
After breakfast, we drive you in and around Munnar on a sightseeing tour. Visit the Eravikulam National Park to catch a glimpse of and endangered species of mountain goats called Nilgiri Tahr. Overnight at Munnar.
Day 11: Munnar Sightseeing
After breakfast proceed for sightseeing includes Photo point, Mattupetty Dam (Optional Boat ride), Echo point (The natural Echo phenomenon is always happening here), Shooting point, Kundale Lake. On second half visit Tea Museum ( Monday Closed) and Blossom park. Overnight stay in Munnar.
Kundala is a picturesque place, about 20 km from Munnar on the way to Top Station. It is at a height of 1700 meters above sea level. It is located at a distance of 20 ...
Top Station Road, Kundala, Kerala - 685615
Day 12: Munnar To Cochin
After breakfast drive to Cochin. On arrival check in at the hotel. Afternoon visit Fort Cochi. Walk and see the suspended Chinese fishing nets, which were introduced by traders from the court of Kublai Khan in the 14th century. Kochi fishermen still use these fishing nets to earn their livelihoods. Continue your stroll down to St Francis Church, the oldest European church in India. Next, see Santa Cruz Basilica, one the largest and most impressive churches in India. Finish your tour at Mattancherry Palace. It was built by the Portuguese and presented to the Raja of Kochi in 1555. The palace is famous for its stunning murals portraying scenes from Hindu tales, such as the Ramayana and Mahabharata. Next door is the Paradesi (also called Pardesi) Synagogue, the oldest active synagogue in South India. Overnight in Cochin.
The oldest synagogues in the Commonwealth of Nations, this place is known for exquisite architecture.You will also see beautifully carved silver and golden crowns here. This...
jew town road, mattancherry, kochi (cochin), kerala, 682002, india
Travel from Munnar to Kochi
Day 13: Cochin To Guruvayoor
Drive to Guruvayoor, the temple town near Thrissur, the cultural capital of Kerala. Visit the famous Krishna temple. Walking along the busy roads leading to the temple for an awe-inspiring experience. Enroute, visit the Punathoor Kotta an erstwhile place that houses more than 60 elephants. Check into your hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure.
Punathur Elephant Palace, Punnathoorkotta (4 Km from West Nada). Believe it or not, you will see a sprawling large palace and its courtyards for a luxurious life for its ...
Kottapadi Rd, Kerala 680505
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Travel from Kochi to Guruvayoor
Day 14: Guruvayoor To Wayanad
Drive to Wayanad, set in the picturesque Western Ghats and littered with tropical rain forests, dense hills, rolling paddy fields, spice plantations and valleys. Visit the Edakkal Caves, a pre-historic rock shelter formed naturally.