Day 1: Cochin
Pick up from Cochin Airport/Railway station and proceed to Cochin .Cochin also known as “Queen of Arabian Sea” due to the long maritime history; Arabs, Chinese, Dutch, British and Portuguese followed the sea routes to Cochin. The fascinating Chinese Fishing nets are typical of Kechi. Visit Dutch Palace (Closed on Fridays), Jewish Synagogue (Closed on Saturdays and Jewish holidays), St. Francis church, Santa Cruz basilica, Chinese Fishing Nets as time permits. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 2: Munnar
Munnar. This beautiful hill station was once the summer capital of the British Government in India. The never ending vast expanse of tea plantations and the round the year moderate climate makes it a little haven for visitors. Overnight at Munnar. On the way visit Neriyamangalam Bridge Cheeyyapara water falls Vallara water falls. Kallar water falls Spice plantations tour (optional)
Day 3: Munnar sightseeing full day
After breakfast visit Tea museum then Visit to Rajamala- house of the highly endangered mountain goats – the Nilgiri Thars. Then to Echo point and Mattupetty Dam. Speed boating facilities are available here. The dam is flanked by forests and vast expanse of grass land on one side and the Kundala dam, top station, tea plantation on the other Etc….Overnight at Munnar. Optional activities Elephant ride (350 PER PAX 15een minutes) Kathakali dance (200 PER PAX) Mattupetty dam sped boating (650 for 5 pax)
Day 4: Thekkady
Morning After breakfast proceed to Thekkady. By noon at Thekkady. Periyar Lake around which the sanctuary is built, for boating. This is the only sanctuary in India where you can have the unique experience of viewing the wild life at close quarters from the safety of boat .Overnight in Thekkady. Optional on the way Kulukkumali jeep safari (trekking) Optional activities (you can book in advance) https://www.periyarfoundation.online/ Bamboo rafting Natural walk Gavi jeep safari Village safari
Day 5: Alleppey
Morning after breakfast proceeds to Alleppey. By noon check in at the house boat in Alleppey for a 20 hour house boating through the legendary backwaters of Kerala. On the way you will witness a full range of life’s and activities and some mind boggling sceneries. Overnight in the house boat. House boat is a private boat with fully furnished spacious bath attached bed rooms, hygiene kitchen, dining area and private front deck to capture the beauty of the backwaters.
Day 6: Kovalam
Kovalam – breathtakingly beautiful – a haven of peace and tranquillity – the idyllic tourist destination in God’s own country. Kovalam offers an excellent diversity with Kovalam beach to suit all desires and occasions. Visit light house beach and Hawah beach. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 7: Kovalam-Kanyakumari-Kovalam
Kanyakumari Day Trip-Located at the southern tip of peninsular India, it offers a unique experience of sunrise & sunset. Visit rock memorial dedicated to Swami Vivekananda, the Gandhi Memorial, Suchidram Temple with exquisite sculpture & musical pillars dedicated to Brahma, Vishnu &Shiva.Back to Kovalam.Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 8: Trivandrum Drop
After breakfast proceed to Trivandrum for drop at railway station / Airport. Go back to your home with the sweet memories of your trip.