Tour Program

DAY 1: COCHIN (KOCHI) ARRIVAL
Pick up from Cochin Railway Station or Airport. Transfer to hotel. Afternoon you will be taken for a guided sightseeing tour. Older parts of Fort Cochin and Mattancherry have an unlikely blend of medieval Portugal, Holland and also of an English country village grafted on the Tropical Malabar Coast – a radical contrast to the bright lights of mainland Ernakulam. You will be taken to the St. Francis Church constructed by Portuguese – said to be India’s oldest European built church, Mattancherry Palace where the astonishing murals depicting stories from Ramayana, Mahabharatha and Puranic legends are seen. Next stop is at Paradesi Jewish Synagogue, originally constructed in 1568. In the evening, you can enjoy the Chinese fishing nets area. Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 2: COCHIN - MUNNAR
After breakfast drive to Munnar. Munnar known as the ‘High Range of Kerala', 1524m above sea level. The combination of craggy peaks & manicured tea estates make Munnar an ideal retreat. Check in to the hotel and take rest till 16:00 Hrs. Proceed to Munnar Town at 16:00 Hrs. Visit Munnar market and do shopping as per your wish. Evening, visit Blossom Park and Pallivasal view point. Overnight Stay at Munnar.
DAY 3: MUNNAR
After breakfast, you will be taken for a sightseeing tour of Munnar visiting Raja Mala - the highest peak in Munnar, Eravikulam National Park where Nilgiri Thar are found, Mattupetty dam, tea plantations and Echo-point. Overnight stay at the same resort.
DAY 4: MUNNAR - THEKKADY
After breakfast, proceed to Thekkady - a land full of spice plantations and one of South India's most popular wildlife sanctuaries. Check in at your hotel. In the afternoon, visit a locally owned spice plantation and later visit Periyar Tiger Reserve for a 2 hour boat safari (on join-in basis) on the Periyar Lake to spot birds and wildlife on the shores of the lake. Overnight at Thekkady.
DAY 5: THEKKADY - KUMARAKOM
After Breakfast, drive to Kumarakom. Kumarakom, A nice Backwater Village hidden among the palm trees on the eastern shore of Lake Vembanad, at the mouth of the Kavanar River. Nature itself has set on an abandoned coconut plantation in the very heart of these fascinating backwaters and has been designed to give visitors an authentic insight into Kutanad life. Most of the places can only be reached by boat - a ferry leaves from one of several mainland embarkation points at scheduled times throughout the day. Afternoon visit Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 6: KUMARAKOM - ALLEPPEY (HOUSEBOAT DAY CRUISE)
Check in to the Houseboat at 11.00 am. With the Arabian Sea in the west and a vast network of lakes, lagoons and fresh water rivers criss-crossing it, Alleppey is referred to as the Venice of East by travelers from across the world. This backwater country is also home to diverse animal and bird life. Enjoy spectacular lush green paddy fields, where you may enjoy an unique nature, life style of village people and their activities like Coir roping, Toddy tapping etc. Proceed to Alleppey Beach. Overnight stay at resort in Alleppey.
DAY 7: ALLEPPEY - KOVALAM
Kovalam Beach: This internationally renowned beach has been favorite haunt of tourists since 1930’s. Kovalam consists of three adjacent crescent beaches. The southernmost, known as the Light House Beach- is the most popular. Enjoy the beach and remove your hang over of the long trip. Overnight stay at a beach resort.
DAY 8: KOVALAM - TRIVANDRUM SIGHTSEEING - KOVALAM
Today morning after breakfast you can go for sightseeing of Trivandrum[Capital of Kerala]. Here you can see 260 year old Sri Padmanabha Swami Temple, covers an area of 2400 sq Km, Puthan Maliga Palace Museum [200 year old Palace of the Travancore Maharaja’s], Napier Museum [Which has an electric display of bronzes, temple carts, Ivory carvings etc..], Zoological Park: (10.00am to 6.15 pm- Closed on Mondays) and Sri Chitra Art Gallery(10.00am to 04.45 pm- Closed on Mondays and Wednesday forenoons). Evening return back to Kovalam Beach. Enjoy the sunset and return back to resort.
DAY 9: TRIVANDRUM DEPARTURE
After breakfast drive to Trivandrum Airport / Railway station for your return journey
PRICE PER PERSON IN INR
VALIDITY
Twin sharing basis
Triple sharing
01 Mar 2017 to 30 Sep 2017
INR 14,650*
INR 14,400*
* Price applicable only if minimum 10 persons travel together
DESTINATION
DELUXE HOTELS
Cochin
Abaam Boutique Hotel
Munnar
Archana Residency
Thekkady
Sandra Palace
Kumarakom
Lakshmi Resort
Houseboat
Houseboat Day Cruise
Alleppey
Panoramic Sea Resort
Kovalam
Jasmine Palace
Transportation
Airconditioned Tempo Traveller