Kerala-06 Nights / 07 Days

Kerala

Six Nights / Seven Days : Cochin – Munnar – Thekkady – Kumarakom – Kovalam – Kanyakumari – Trivandrum

Day 1 : Cochin to Munnar
Arrive Cochin Airport / Railway station, our executive meet you on arrival and explain the tour to you, later drive to Munnar (140 kms / 4. hrs). Munnar is one of the most famous hill station situated on the Western Ghats at the height of 1600 metres above the sea level. It is essentially a tea town – miles of unending tea plantation can be seen here. Enroute see Cheeyappara & Valara waterfalls and Karadipara View Point. Also see Spice plantations, Rubber Plantations etc… Arrive and check into the hotel, rest of the day at leisure / visit the nearby tea plantations. Overnight at hotel

Day 2 : Munnar
After breakfast proceed for Munnar sightseeing. Morning visit the Mattupetty dam, Echo point and the Kundala Lake. Boating facilities are available at Mattupetty Dam. Later visit a tea factory and tea museum. Afternoon visit Eravikulam National Park which is also known as Rajamala is the natural habitat of Nilgiri Thar. Nilgiri Thar can be observed very closely here. Evening free for shopping. Overnight at hotel

Optional Activities at Munnar : Motor boat or speedboat ride at Mattupetty Dam, Elephant Safari, Trekking, Ayurveda Massage etc.

Shopping : Tea, coffee, Spices

Day 3 : Munnar to Thekkady
After breakfast checkout from hotel and drive to Thekkady (110 kms / 3.30 hrs) which is also known as Periyar. Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the world’s most fascinating natural wildlife reserves. Enroute visit Gap Road, Anayirangal Dam, Spice Plantations etc. Arrive and check in to hotel. Afternoon boating (on own) at man made lake and this is the only wild life sanctuary in India where you can have the unique experience of viewing wildlife at close from the safety of a boat on the lake. The probable animals to watch are Bison, Gaur, Wild Elephants, Sambhar and a wide variety of birds. Evening free for shopping. Overnight at hotel.

Other activities available at Thekkady are : Boating at Lake Periyar, Spice Plantation tour, Ayurveda Massage, Martial Arts Kalaripayattu Show, Elephant ride, Nature Walk etc.

Shopping : Tea, Coffee, Spices, Antiques etc.

Day 4 : Thekkady to Kumarakom
Morning after early breakfast checkout from hotel and drive to Kumarakom (145 kms / 4.30 hrs) the backwater destination of Kerala. Arrive and check in to Houseboat which is also called as Kettuvallom (the boat will ready around 1200 hrs) and begin your journey through the picturesque backwaters and small lakes of Kerala. Your houseboat has bedrooms with attached toilet, a dining area cum sit out. Lunch, Evening Tea, Snacks and Dinner will be cooked and served on board by the accompanying cook. overnight at Houseboat.

Day 5 : Alleppey to Kovalam
Morning after breakfast houseboat drop you at nearest Jetty around 0900 hrs where our car and driver wait for you, drive to Kovalam, the beach destination (180 kms / 4 hrs). If interested on the way do Trivandrum sight seeing, interesting places to see are Padmanabha swami temple, Horse shoe museum, Chaitram Art gallery. Evening checkin to hotel rest of the day at leisure at hotel / beach. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 6 : Kovalam to Kanyakumari
After breakfast checkout from hotel and drive to Kanyakumari (90 kms / 2.30 hrs). Kanyakumari is situated at the southern most and is the confluence of Indian Ocean, Bay of Bengal and Arabian Sea. On the way visit Padmanabhapuram Palace. The interesting places to see at Kanyakumari are Vivekananda Rock Memorial, which is accessible by boat, Gandhi memorial, Devi temple, Wax Museum, Bay watch amusement park etc.. . Later see sunset. Overnight stay at hotel

Day 7 : Kanyakumari to Trivandrum drop
Early morning see sunrise, after breakfast, check out and drive to Trivandrum to catch your departure flight/train. (100 kms / 2.30 – 3 minutes)

End of Tour