1N Kochi – 2N Munnar – 1N Thekkady – 1N Kumarakom – 1N Houseboat – 2N Kovalam/Poovar

  • Destination: Kerala
  • Duration: 9 days
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Overview

Although legend declares that the land of Kerala was formed when Parsurama, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu, threw his mighty battle-axe into the Arabian Sea. Kerala’s attractions are focused mainly in the south, within easy distance of the capital, Thiruvananthapuram, where the beautiful white-sand beaches around the resort of Kovalam attract streams of sun worshippers throughout the winter months and the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary draws tiger-spotters.

Itinerary

Day 1
Kochi: On arrival at Kochi Airport our Tour Executive welcomes you and assist you further transfer to the hotel. Check in to the hotel. Half day sightseeing in Kochi including Jewish synagogue, Chinese fishing nets, Mattancheri palace, Fort Kochi beach, Jew Street. Later witness the famous Kathakali performance (optional)/ harbour cruise (optional) covering Islands, Kochi backwater and Kochi shipyard in the evening. Over night stay at Kochi.
Day 2
Kochi –Munnar(126kms): After an early breakfast proceed to Munnar, a peaceful hill station having impeccable beauty. On your way enjoy beautiful streams, small waterfalls, rubber, pepper, cardamom and tea plantations and thick forests. Visit Tata tea museum at the Nallathanni Estate in Munnar. Check in to resort. Enjoy the leisure activities in the resort. Over night stay at Munnar.
Day 3
Munnar: Morning proceed on a drive through the picturesque countryside of Munnar. Visit the Raja Mala the highest peak in Munnar, the Eravikulam National Park where you can see the very rare mountain goats locally called the Nilgiri Tahr, Panther, Sambhar etc. Mattupetty Dam & Dairy Farm, Echo point, Kundala dam, tea and coffee plantations and the town market where you can go for spice shopping etc. Enjoy another overnight stay at your resort.
Day 4
Munnar-Thekkady(85 kms): After breakfast, embark on a fascinating journey to Thekkady enjoying the stunning panoramic view of the Cardamom hills & green carpets of tea plantation enroute. Check in to your resort by noon. Visit at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary and go for boating in the Periyar Lake to watch the wild animals a large variety of wildlife, which include elephants, monkeys, deer, wild boar etc, and quite a lot of unique birds can also be spotted. Relax & enjoy your over night stay at Thekkady.
Day 5
Thekkady-Kumarakom(130 kms): Drive to Kumarakom. Check into resort by noon. In the afternoon visit Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, a favorite haunt of migratory birds from across the world which makes it a renowned bird watching centre. Evening sunset cruise on back waters and go for an Ayurvedic Massage (optional). Over night stay at Kumarakom.
Day 6
Houseboat: Check in to your House Boat. A cruise along the palm-fringed waterways, lush paddy fields, coir villages, rustic homes, temples, churches, ancient Chinese fishing nets, water lilies and coconut groves of Kerala in a luxury houseboat will be a most enchanting holiday experience for you. Your crew will prepare delicious food on board. In the houseboat you can try gliding, exploring, fishing, bird watching or just lazing in the sun. Over night stay at House Boat.
Day 7
Kumarakom-Kovalam/Poovar( 188kms): Check out from the houseboat in the morning after breakfast and proceed to Resort at Kovalam/Poovar, Trivandrum. Relax at the resort. Over night stay at resort.
Day 8
Kovalam/Poovar: Half day sightseeing in Trivandrum including Padmanabha Swamy Temple, Puthen Malika palace, Napier Museum, Sree Chithra Art Gallery, Zoological Gardens, Reptile House, Observatory and Kanakakannu Palace. Realx and have leisure on the Kovalam beach- an internationally renowned beach. The leisure options at this beach are plenty and diverse – sunbathing, swimming, herbal body toning massages, special cultural programs, Catamaran cruising etc. Evening go for an Ayurvedic Massage (optional). Over night stay at resort.
Day 9
Kovalam to Trivandrum: Drive to Trivandrum airport and return home with sweet memories of the trip.
Add Ons
1. ANTHIRAPPILLY • COCHIN NEAREST AIRPORT • Water falls 2. Bekal • Mangalore Nearest Airport • Beach 3. Marari • Nearest Airport cochin • Beach

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