Day 1 : Arrive Cochin TBA
Welcome to India – a country where hospitality is a way of life; to a culture steeped in tradition, a land where history lives in music and dance. You will be received at the airport in a traditional manner and transfer to the hotel.
Overnight in Cochin
Day 2 : Cochin
Morning after breakfast you will taken for full Day sightseeing of Cochin.
ToDay you will have heritage walking tour of Cochin or by car. Formerly a princely state which beckoned travelers from distant shores, Cochin is also known as “The Queen of the Arabian Sea”.
Visiting the Dutch palace, the Jewish synagogue (closed on every FriDay, SaturDay and Public holiDays)
, St. Francis church. Also view the Chinese fishing nets. Relax in the afternoon. Later in the evening proceed to the auditorium to witness the famous classical dance performance of “Kathakalli”. Kathakali Dance Drama in the evening. The most popular and sacred dance drama of Kerala, Kathakali, has evolved over last 400 years.
Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3 : Cochin / Munnar Surface (125 Kms – 04 Hrs)
Morning after breakfast you will proceed to Munnar.
Tour exotic Munnar with its lush hills carpeted with fragrant spice plantations and enjoy nature at its glorious best. Famous for the Neelkurinji blossom that spreads a sparkling blue carpet on the Munnar hills once in 12 years, Munnar enchants you with rows of tea plantations and red roofed colonial cottages that pop up from amongst dense greens.
Munnar was the summer holiDay resort during the British rule in India and is still a favorite summer holiDay retreat. Located on a hill stretch that lies where three rivers meet, Munnar is a picture perfect plantation town in Kerala, South India.
Upon arrival check in at hotel. Overnight in Munnar.
Day 4 : Munnar
Tour the Kundala Lake, Tea Musuem, spice plantations, tea gardens, Mathupetty and other interesting tourist destinations on your Munnar travels. Travel to the Anaimudi Peak that is the highest point of the Western Ghats in Kerala, South India and enjoy wild verdant Kerala as you course wood trails in Munnar that lies about 1,600 meters above the sea level.
Overnight in Munnar.
Day 5 : Munnar / Periyar Surface (125 Kms – 04 Hrs)
Morning after breakfast proceed to Periyaar. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel.
Upon arrival check into your hotel. Rest of the time at leisure.
Evening back to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 6 : Periyar
Early morning enjoy the boat cruise on Lake Periyar and if you are lucky you could come across a herd of wild elephants or wild boars. Later visits small spice plantation, where we will learn about the many uses of the spices, both in medicine and local cuisine.
Afternoon relax in the hotel or enjoy Ayurvedic massage or learn to cook the Keralite delicacies from the master chef at the hotel.
Overnight stay Periyar.
Day 7 : Periyar/ Allepey Surface (138 Kms – 03 Hrs)
ToDay morning drive to Alleppey, Upon arrival check into Houseboat for an Overnight stay The sweeping network of canals honey-combing the town of Alleppey (Alappuzha) has earned for the place its sobriquet – “The Venice of the East”. Small, low-slung country boats are the taxis of this waterland. It is a heart warming sight to see them carry a motley assemblage of cycles, goats, fisher women with cane baskets, school children, toddy-tappers with their knives and pots, duennas in white and gold earings , Syrain Christian priest and the bare-chested boatman apiece.
Overnight at your house Boat.
Day 8 : Allepey / Kovalam Surface(160 Kms – 4 Hrs )
Morning after breakfast proceed to Kovalam. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel.
It is among the most happening spots in Kerala where tourists come in great number. Set between the Arabian Sea and the Western Ghats, the beach is a famous honeymoon tour destination. It is located 16 off Thiruvananthapuram. It boasts of three mesmerizing crescent shaped beaches namely the Lighthouse beach, Hawa beach and Samudra beach.
Overnight in Kovalam
Day 9 : Kovalam
Continue your stay at the hotel & spent time at leisure for own activities at hotel.
Overnight in Kovalam
Day 10 : Kovalam
Day at the hotel & spent time at leisure for own activities at hotel.
Overnight in Kovalam
Day 11 : Kovalam / Trivandrum Surface (20 Kms – 1/2 Hrs )
ToDay as per your flight schedule, you will be driven to airport for your flight connecting to onward destination.