Duration : 10 Days / 09 Nights
Destination Covered : Cochin – Munnar - Thekkady - Kumarakom - Alleppey - Kovalam - Trivandrum
Day 01 : Arrive Cochin
Upon arrival at Cochin airport meet with our representative and transfer to the hotel.
In the afternoon city tour of Cochin to visit Dutch Palace (Built by the Portuguese), Jew Town, the 1568 Jewish Synagogue, spice market, where the air is filled with the pungent smell of spices, St. Francis Church and Chinese fishing nets. The evening holds a show of Kerala's most popular classical dance. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 02 : Cochin – Munnar
After breakfast drive to Munnar (4½ hours), the beautiful hill station of Kerala. Transfer to hotel on arrival. Spend the remaining day at leisure and enjoy picturesque landscapes. Visit the aromatic tea plantations or indulge in thrilling sport activities like paragliding. Evening transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03 : Munnar
After breakfast, full day sightseeing in and around Munnar. Enjoy panoramic views of Anamudi, the highest peak of South India at 2695 m, is visible from Munnar. Visit the Christ Church and proceed for wildlife watching at Eravikulam National Park (16 km).
Day 04 : Munnar - Thekkady/Periyar
After breakfast leave for Periyar in the morning (4 hours) and transfer to hotel on arrival. You may opt for a pleasant boat ride along the Periyar Lake in the evening. Enjoy watching varied birds and animals like tigers, elephants, wild boar, deer, etc. at the Periyar / Thekkady National Park. You can also visit a few tribal villages around Periyar and witness fascinating activities of tribals collecting honey from dangerous hill bees. Evening transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05 : Thekkady - Kumarakom
After breakfast leave for Kumarakom (3½ hours) on day 5 of Kerala Tour Itinerary. Check in at backwater resort on arrival. Spend the rest of the day at leisure at the picturesque backwaters that form one of the major attractions of Kerala. Overnight at hotel.
Day 06 : Kumarakom - Alleppey
Enjoy the magic of backwater by going on a Houseboat (Kettuvallam) cruise across the backwaters. Spend the next 22 hours in your floating villa. Enjoy the backwaters of Kerala by getting a glimpse of the village life at close quarters; a unique and unforgettable experience. Enjoy the sunset & stay overnight on the houseboat. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Day 07 : Alleppey - Kovalam
Disembark from the houseboat at Alleppey and transfer to Kovalam. Check in to hotel near the beach upon arrival. Day free to spend at leisure on the beach. Enjoy playing with the golden sands or take a swim in the shallow water. A soothing sunbath is a perfect option to unwind. The more adventurous ones can enjoy thrilling beach sports. An Ayurvedic massage can also be availed (optional). Evening transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel. Kovalam Beach
Day 08 : Kovalam
After breakfast, full day free to explore the beaches. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 09 : Kovalam - Trivandrum - Kovalam
After breakfast drive to Trivandrum, arrive Trivandrum city tour of Trivandrum. The main attraction is Padmanabhaswamy Temple, one of the 108 pilgrimage sites for the Vaishnavites. The exquisite carvings on its 400 pillars is notable. Evening transfer to hotel. Afternoon free for leisure on beaches. Overnight at hotel.
Day 10 : Kovalam Departure
After breakfast transfer to airport to connect flight for onward destination.