01 / Arrival Cochin
Arrive Cochin. Meet & assist at the airport &
transfer to hotel. Afternoon sightseeing tour of Cochin
covering The Dutch Palace at Mattancherry is renowned
for its wall murals depicting scenes from the Ramayana.
The Jewish Synagogue at the heart of what is locally called
the Jew Town. The St. Francis Church, the oldest European
church in India. The Santa Cruz Basilica, originally built
in 1557 by the Portuguese. The Chinese fishing nets are
huge cantilevered fishing nets believed to have brought
to Kochi by Chinese traders. Finally, the Willingdon Island,
named after Lord Willingdon, is the headquarters of the
Southern Naval Command of India. Night stay in Cochin.
02 / Cochin - Periyar
Morning drive on a scenic route dotted with plantations
of rubber, cardamom, cocoa, green pepper and areca nut,
to the wildlife reserve at Periyar. Arrive Periyar and transfer to hotel. Rest
of the day free for walk around in the peaceful town known
for various Spice and coffee plantations. Night stay in
03 / Periyar - Munnar
Early morning enjoy a boat ride onLake Periyar to see
wild elephants. Afternoon drive to Munnar, the famous
hill station of Kerala. Arrive Munnarand transfer to hotel.
Night stay in Munnar.
04 / Munnar
Day is free to relax and to walk around. Munnar is situated
near the Anaimudi Peak, the highest peak in the Western
Ghats.Also visit Rajamalai & Eravikulam National Park,
15Kms from Munnar, this is the natural habitat of the
Nilgiri Thar, a rare mountain goat (Hermitragas Hylocres).
2. Marayoor, 40Kms from Munnar, the only place in Kerala
that lays claim to the natural growth of Sandalwood. The
Muniyara caves with murals and relics from the New Stone
Age Civilization. A Childrens Park, spread across
a hectare of land under the canopy of a Single Banyan
Tree, are of great interest to tourists. Night stay in
05 / Munnar - Kumarakom
Morning drive to Kumarakom near Kottayam and stay in one
of the backwater resorts. The panoramic backwaters here
offer an ideal retreat to enjoy nature at its best. Night
stay at Kumarakom.
06 / Kumarakom - Alappuzha
Morning drive a short distance before switching over to
a boat for a through many canals and waterways up to Alleppey.
The backwater cruise in a country boat is the best way
to explore the villages and rural life. In Alleppey you
will be taken aboard your floating houseboat, a different
boat with a 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. Spend the night
on board the houseboat. Enjoy a cruise on the backwater
through a maze of canals and lagoons and enjoy freshly
caught fresh water fish cooked to your taste on board.
Night stay in Allapuzha.
07 / Alappuzha - Kovalam
Morning drive to Kovalam & transfer to hotel. the
international beach Resort with full of Coconut trees.Kovalam
is an internationally renowned beach of Kerala, with three
adjacent crescent beaches. Kovalam has been a favorite
haunt of tourists, especially Europeans, since the 1930s.
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 Kovalam.
08 / Kovalam - Trivandrum
Morning drive to Trivandrum- gateway to one of the most
beautiful states in India-Kerala. The city presides over
one of the most scenic states, stretching along the southern
coast of the country, with the backwaters of the Arabian
sea reaching deep into the veredant countryside, kerela
affords a fascinating experience. Afternoon sightseeing
tour of Trivandrum visiting The ancient temple of Sri
Padmanabhaswamy is one of the major attractions in the
city of Thiruvananthapuram.Napier Museum was built in
1880 and shows a harmonious blending of Kerala, Mughal,
Chinese and Italian architectural styles. Sri Chitra Art
Gallery has a good collection Tanjore, Mughal, and Rajput
schools of art. The Zoo in Thiruvananthapuram has many
shady and delightful walks. Night stay in Trivandrum.
09 / Departure
Morning transfer to airport to board the onward flight.
2. Water Sports at Kovalam.
3. Boating at Periyar Lake.
4. Kathakali dance performance.
5. Elephant ride on the Tropical Forests.