Day 1: Cochin
Arrival at Cochin airport/ railway station then 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
The “Venice of India” noted for its winding waterways and canals. It is an important commercial and business town, manufacturing and exporting coir products and black pepper. Explore the natural beauty of Kerala, the paddy fields, narrow canals, coir villages etc. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
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: Kanyakumari
Kanyakumari -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. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 8: Rameswaram
Rameswaram is one of the four most sacred Hindu Pilgrim canters. The Sri Ramanathaswamy temple (of Lord Sree Rama) has magnificent sculptures and spectacular corridors. Overnight stay at the hotel. Overnight stay at the Hotel/Resort.
Day 9: Madurai Drop
Check out from Hotel and proceed to Madurai for Drop. Go back to your home with the sweet memories of your trip.