Welcome to ‘God’s Own Country’, a stunning corner of India replete with lush tropical landscapes of backwaters and beaches. This small tour offers an enviable combination of cultural sightseeing, wildlife viewing ,spices, Ayurveda treatments and most importantly an overnight cruise on a traditional houseboat through the region’s beautiful backwaters.
Day 1 : Cochin (Arrival)
Arrival at Cochin Airport and transfer to hotel . Check in at Hotel. About Dutch Palace built by the Portuguese in 1557 and subsequently renovated by the Dutch after 1663. The murals are perhaps the best in India. Jewish Synagogue - built in 1568 and the oldest Synagogue in the Commonwealth are at Mattancherry. St. Francis Church - built in 1510 and the oldest European church in India, Chinese Fishing Nets- introduced by the court of Kublai Khan in Fort Cochin. Overnight stay in Cochin.
Day 2 : Cochin - Munnar
After early breakfast proceed for sightseeing of Cochin – visit Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue, Vasco Da Gama and Chinese Fishing nets and afternoon proceed to Munnar. Munnar is 1800 mts above sea level and also the home of South India’s highest peak (anamudi-2695 mts). On the way to Munnar visit Vaplara, Cheeyappara waterfalls and Tea Plantations. Upon arrival at Munnar transfer to Hotel. Check in at Hotel. Afternoon visit Rajamala (eravikulam National Park - open as per the directions by the forest authorities ), the best place to see Nilgiri Tahr (hermitragus Hilarious)- the mountain goat of South India. You may visit the Tea Museum surrounded by tea Gardens- the only Museum of its kind; which illustrates the timeworn method of Tea production. Evening have a short visit at Munnar town. Overnight stay at Munnar
Day 3 : Munnar
After breakfast proceed for sightseeing of Munnar. Mattupetty dam, Echo Point, Kundala Dam, Pothenmedu View Point, Blossom Park etc are some of the highlights of the sightseeing. Shopping & overnight stay at Munnar
Day 4 : Munnar - Thekkady
Morning after having breakfast at resort later check out resort and drive to Thekkady. Thekkady is a world famous wildlife sanctuary and it is also called as Periyar. On arrival check in Hotel Afternoon proceed for a game viewing cruise on the Periyar Lake. Here you will be able to see a large variety of wildlife, which include elephants, monkeys, deer, wild boar etc evening you can take a Elephant ride at Periyar wild life and rest of the day is at leisure.
Day 5 : Thekkady - Alleppey
After Breakfast check out from Thekkady and transferred to Alleppey. Check in at hotel and Proceed to Local sight seeing.alappuzha has always enjoyed an important place in the maritime history of Kerala. Today, it is famous for its boat races, backwater holidays, beaches, marine products and coir industry. Alappuzha beach is a popular picnic spot. The pier, which extends into the sea here, is over 137 years old. Entertainment facilities at the Vijaya Beach Park add to the attraction of the beach. There is also an old lighthouse nearby which is greatly fascinating to visitors. over night stay at hotel
Day 6 : Alleppey - Kovalam
Alleppey - Kovalam - After breakfast check out from the hotel / houseboat and transfer to Kovalam. Check in at Hotel. Kovalam is an evergreen and pleasant climatic beach resort. Kovalam is a dreamland for tourists all over the world. With high rock promontory and a calm bay of blue waters, this beach paradise creates a unique aquarelle on moonlit nights. Kovalam was brought to the public eye by the Maharaja of Travancore. Over the past three decades, the place has been well developed, and now figures prominently on the world tourism map. The warm and clean atmosphere by the coconut trees and the white sanded are perfect for relaxing holidays, as the sea breeze gently plays with the waves. Relax at the hotel with overnight stay
Day 7 : Kovalam - Trivandrum - Kovalam
After breakfast proceed for Sightseeing of Trivandrum. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 8 : Kovalam - Trivandrum (Tour Ends)
Morning have breakfast at resort later check out Hotel and drive to Airport / Railway Station for departure with sweet memories 🙂
Accomodation in 3* Hotel on DBL sharing
Meal plan – Breakfast
All local Sightseeing Transportation on SIC/pvt basis
Pick up at cochin And Drop at Trivandrum
All Entrances & Guide Charges
All meals not mentioned above
All other expenses