07 Nights 08 Days
Cochin – Munnar – Thekkaday – Alleppey – Kovalam – Cochin
Arrival at Kochi Airport assist/meet with all formalities transfer to hotel. After lunch Your itinerary here will include places like Fort Cochin, still keeping alive its ancient Jew tradition, the Santa Cruz Basilica, Mattancherry palace, St. Francis Church and more. The Jew’s street and the Chinese fishing nets at Fort Cochin beach are the must see. Lulu Mall [ if interested in shopping] Overnight stay Kochi.
After Break fast check out from the hotel, Please allow us to handle all of your bags along with tensions (now onwards, you just become free to enjoy your Trip). When your Tour is in the God’s own Country, we will take care of each and everything. Drive from Cochin – Munnar. Reach Munnar and check-in to your pre-booked Hotel by afternoon. On your holiday, enjoy the scenic beauty of Munnar with its marvelous waterfalls, lush tea gardens and high mountains with low flying clouds. This days sightseeing will include visit to: Cheyapara and Valara waterfalls, Spice plantations and Tea Gardens. Overnight stay at Hotel in Munnar.
Morning after breakfast proceeding for sightseeing at Mattupetty Dam; a beautiful spot for viewing the picturesque Munnar, Kundala Lake- a natural lake with recreational facilities like boating and having excellent view of Western Ghats as well as the forest surrounded with. Also visit Eco point and tea plantations. After noon you can visit Eravikulam National park; where the endangering Nilgiri Tahr is conserved. Evening is optional to visit Blossom Park & tea museum. Return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Today after breakfast check out your hotel and drive towards Thekkady (100 K.M / 4 Hrs), the Wildlife destination of Kerala. It’s also known as the spice bag of the state. You can enjoy a beautiful journey through the hills and valleys of Wastern Ghat to reach this jungle destination. On the way visit Gap Road Viewpoint and spice plantation tour covering tea, coffee, tea, pepper and cardamom plantations. Elephant ride. Check in your hotel and later have an amazing boat ride in Periyar Lake which flows through the Periyar tiger reserve. You will have chance to watch the wild animals like elephant, Bison, Sambar, Deer etc are roaming the both shore. Evening Optional shows Kathakali and Kalarippayattu and evening visit the local spice market for garden fresh spices. Overnight stay at Thekkady.
Morning after breakfast checkout from Thekkady and drive to Alleppey (155 KM/ 5 Hrs) is the Venice of the East; 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. Evening leisure at backwater resort. Overnight stay at Alleppey.
After early breakfast and drive to Kovalam (16 KM / 30 Mins). Up on arrival, check in to a hotel. This beach town ranked high among international tourists is an ideal destination to feel the tropical sun and to feel contented about the golden suntan. Water enthusiasts have a lot of beach activities to indulge in like – kayaking, swimming, surfing and skiing. Occasionally walk into some of the certified massaging centers alongside the beach and pamper yourself with an exotic herbal, body- toning massage. Overnight to be spent at hotel near the beach.
After breakfast, proceed to Trivandrum for sightseeing.Visit the famous Sri Padmanabha Swamy Temple- a blend of Kerala and Dravidian style of architecture, the temple is noted for its mural paintings and stone carvings. One among the 108 sacred Vishnu temples in India, the presiding deity here is Lord Vishnu reclining on Anantha, the Serpent. Only Hindus are allowed inside the temple in prescribed dress code.The palace museum displays paintings and priceless collections of the royal family. (Monday holiday)Shangumugham Beach-this place is favourite haunt of sunset watchers and beachcombers. An indoor recreation club, the gigantic 35m long sculpture of a mermaid, restaurant shaped like a starfish are some of the attractions here.Veli Tourist Village-this popular picnic spot offering boating facilities lies snuggled where the Veli Lake merges with the Arabian Sea. Children can have a great time at the beautifully landscaped garden dotted with huge sculptures. Evening, return back to Kovalm for beach activities and overnight stay.
Morning after early breakfast proceeding to Cochin International airport (220 KM/ 6.5 Hrs) for your flight back home, feeling contented about a wonderful holiday you spent in the “God’s Own Country”.