/ Arrival Trivandrum
Arrive Trivandrum by air/train. Meet assist at the airport/station
and transfer to hotel at Kovalam. Rest of the day free
at Kovalam for beach activities .Kovalam is an internationally
renowned beach of Kerala, with three adjacent crescent
beaches. A massive rocky promontory on the beach has created
a beautiful Bay of calm waters ideal for sea bathing.
The leisure options at this beach are plenty and diverse
- sunbathing, swimming, herbal body toning massages, special
cultural programs, Catamaran cruising etc. Evening enjoy
the beach. Night stay in Kovalom.
02 / Trivandrum - Kanyakumari - Trivandrum
After breakfast proceed for a day return excursion to
Kanyakumari, Padnabhapuram palace, Suchidram. Night stay
03 / Trivandrum - Alleppey
After breakfast leave to Alleppey by surface 165 kms.
On arrival transfer to the Kettuvallam (House Boat). Cruise
start after Lunch on board and night stay at house boat.
04 / Alleppey - Kumarakom
After breakfast move from house boat at Kumarakom and
transfer to the backwater resort. Rest of the day free
at leisure. The panoramic backwaters here offer an ideal
retreat to enjoy nature at its best. Night stay in Kumarakom.
05 / Kumarakom
After breakfast visit to the nearby bird sanctuary. Afternoon
free at leisure Mangrove Forests, Paddy Fields, and Coconut
Groves networked by a maze of waterways and canals adorned
with waterlillies, make Kumarakam an unbelievably beautiful
natural paradise. Also optional boat ride to the nearby
village through the lagoons. Night stay in Kumarakom.
06 / Kumarakom - Thekkady
After breakfast drive to the tekkady 130 kms. On arrival
transfer to hotel. Evening boat ride on lake Periyar.
Night stay in Thekkedy.
07 / Thekkady
After breakfast guided trek in the forestgo to Periyar
Tiger Reserve. Trekking with a local guide familiarizes
you to the rare birds, trees & flowers that are come
across here. You can even set upon a walk through the
plantations filled with the heady fragrance of fresh spice.
A boat safari on the Periyar Lake extends a lifetimes
chance to spot exotic wildlife in its natural habitat.
Like the eccentric bathing habits of the wild elephants
that come down to the lake. Evening boat ride in the lake
Periyar . Night stay in Thekkedy.
08 / Thekkady - Munnar
After breakfast drive to Munnar 110 kms.On arrival transfer
to hotel. Afternoon sightseeing tour of Munnar and top
station Rajmalai, Eravikulam National park etc. Night
stay in Munnar.
09 / Munnar
Day free at leisure. Munnar has the highest peak in South
India Anamudi which towers over 2695m. An
assortment of wild life such as the Nilgiri Thar, Nilgiri Langur, Sambhar, Gaur
and the lion tailed Macaque are found in the rich tropical
forests around. Devikulam This serene hill township
is a nature lovers retreat. Trout fishing on the
Devikulam lake is a major attraction. Eravikulam National
park - It is the best place to see Nilgiri Thar, the mountain
goat of South India. Optional paragliding and trekking.
Night stay in Munnar.
10 / Munnar - Cochin
After breakfast drive to cochin 150 kms. On arrival transfer
to hotel . Afternoon free at hotel/ Shopping at Ernakulam.
Night stay in Cochin.
11 / Cochin
After breakfast sightseeing tour of cochin including Dutch
palace, Jews Synagogue, St. Francis Church, Chinese fishing
nets etc. Return to hotel rest of the day free/ shopping
at Ernakulam. Night stay in Cochin.
12 / Cochin - Departure
After breakfast departure transfer to airport/ railway
station to board the onward flight/train.