Kerala, located on the south-western tip of India, enjoys unique geographical features that have made it one of the most sought after tourist destinations in Asia. An equable climate, serene beaches, tranquil stretches of backwaters, lush hill stations and exotic wildlife are the major attractions of this land.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 01 : Arrival At Kochi
Arrival on Kochi airport, will meet our representitive. Then transfer to Kochi hotel. Evening, Sunset cruise (boating) in Kochi. Overnight stay in Kochi.
Day 02 : Kochi To Munnar
Morning, after breakfast, check out from hotel and start Kochi sightseeing, with visit to "The Dutch Palace"- built by the Portuguese in 1555, Mattancherry Palace was presented to the Raja of Cochin – Veera Kerala Varma, "Jewish Synagogue"- Scrolls of the Old Testament and copper plates inscribed in Hebrew script are preserved here, "Jews Street", "St. Francis Church"- built in 1503, is the oldest European church in India and has great historical significance. The Portuguese explorer, Vasco da Gama, died in Kochi in 1524 his body was originally buried in this church, but after fourteen years his remains were removed to Lisbon, “Santa Cruz Basilica” . This Roman Catholic church has beautiful paintings on the ceiling, “Chinese fishing nets" and the "Indo-Portuguese Museum". Afternoon drive to Munnar, (150 kms, 4 hours) the famous hill station of Kerala. Check-in to hotel. Overnight stay at Munnar.
The Indo-Portuguese Museum situated in Fort Kochi throws light on the strong Portuguese influence in both the art and the architecture of the region.
The museum was ...
Bishop Kureethara Rd, Fort Kochi, Kochi, Kerala 682001
Phone: Not available
Travel from Kochi to Munnar
Day 03 : Munnar Sightseeing
Morning, sightseeing with visit to "Mattupetty Lake & Dam", "Echo Point", "Kundala Lake", "Blossom Garden", "Rajamalai", "Eravikulam Wildlife sanctuary" famous for Nilagiri Tahr, “Tea Mueseum” and "Tea gardens". Overnight stay at Munnar.
The tea museum focuses regarding factors like the evolution as well as growth of tea plantations in this region. The Tea Museum at Munnar is started by the Tata tea in the ...
Tata Tea Museum Nalluthanni Estate Munnar, Idukki district
Phone: 91 4865 230561
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Day 04 : To Periyar ( Thekkady )
Morning check out from resort and drive through the scenic Western Ghats covered with spice plantations of cardamoms, vanilla, pepper, cinnamon & cloves to your wildlife reserve at Periyar. Check-in at hotel. Evening enjoy a boat ride on Lake Periyar to see wild elephants. Optional visit, to Spice Market in the town. Overnight stay at Periyar.
Periyar Lake is an intrinsic part of the socio-cultural landscape and hence, offers an insightful peek into life, as it exists in Thekkady .
Travel from Munnar to Thekkady
Day 05 : To Kumarakom, Houseboat
Early Morning, check out from hotel and drive to Kumarakom. The panoramic backwaters here offer an ideal retreat to enjoy nature at its best. Overnight stay at Kumarakom.
Travel from Thekkady to Kumarakom
Day 06 : In Houseboat
Afternoon, check in to your floating houseboat (Kettuvallam), boat with bedroom and en-suite rest room for your comfort. Enjoy unlimited surfing on backwaters, sip a coconut, get disturbed by only the chirping of birds and occasional ripples in water and savor mouthwatering delicacies prepared in front of you by your kitchen crew. Overnight stay in houseboat.
Travel from Kumarakom to Alleppey
Day 07 : To Kovalam
Early Morning, check out from houseboat and travel to Kovalam through coastal area. Evening, transfer to Kovalam. Overnight stay in Kovalam.
Day 08 : In Kovalam
Morning, after breakfast, half day Trivandrum sightseeing, with visit to "Napier Museum", "Kuthiramalika Museum", "Sri Padmanabha Temple". Afternoon, transfer to resort. Overnight stay at Kovalam.
Morning, drive to Kanyakumari with enroute visit to “Padmanabhapurm palace" and "Suchindram temple". Afternoon Kaniyakumari sightseeing with visit to "Gandhi Memorial", "Vivekananda Rock", "Devikanya temple", "Sunset at Southern Tip". Overnight stay in Kanyakumari.