Destinations Covered : Kovalam - Kumarakom - Houseboat - Thekkady - Munnar - Cochin
Duration : 08 Nights / 09 Days
Day 01: Kovalam (30 Km-1 hr)
On arrival at the Airport/Railway Station in Trivandrum, you will be met and transferred to Hotel at Kovalam. Check in at the hotel. Later proceed for a sight seeing of Thiruvanthapuram covering Museum complex, Padmanabha Swamy Temple, Science & Technology museum, Veli tourist village, Aakulam boat club, Shangmugham Beach. Over night stay at Kovalam.
Day 02: Kovalam
Full day at leisure at beach. Overnight stay at Kovalam.
Day 03 : Kovalam - Houseboat(150 Km-4 hrs)
After breakfast proceed to Alleppey to enjoy the magic by going on a Houseboat (Kettuvallam) cruise across the backwaters. Spend the next 24 hours in your floating villa. Enjoy the backwaters of Kerala by getting a glimpse of the village life at close quarters; a unique and unforgettable experience. Enjoy the sunset & stay overnight on the houseboat. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Day 04 : - Kumarakom (30 Km-1 hrs)
After morning breakfast, check into the Houseboat.. Enroute you can see many romantic beauty of the nature which will remind you that you are in the "God's Own Country". Check into a resort where you will forget everything except enjoyment of life. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at the resort.
Day 05: Kumarakom - Thekkady (130 Km-4 hrs)
After an early breakfast, check out from the Hotel & proceed to the wildlife sanctuary at Periyar/Thekkady and check in at the Hotel/Resort. Go on an evening game viewing cruise on the Periyar Lake. Here you will be able to see a large variety of wildlife, which include elephants, monkeys, deer, wild boar etc, and quite a lot of unique birds can also be spotted. Later, come back to the hotel; relax & enjoy your stay overnight.
Day 06: Thekkady - Munnar (120 Km-4 hrs)
After an early morning breakfast, check out from the hotel & embark on a fascinating journey to Munnar enjoying the stunning panoramic view of the Cardamom hills & green carpets of tea plantation enroute. On arrival, check in at Hotel/ Resort. Spend the rest of the day at leisure trekking around the estate. Overnight stay at Munnar.
Day 07: Munnar
A morning sight seeing trip of Munnar; visiting the Eravikulam National Park where you can see the very rare mountain goats locally called the Nilgiri Tahr, the Mattupetty Dam & Dairy Farm, Old Munnar Town, the town market etc Rest of the day at leisure and enjoy another overnight stay at your hotel.
Day 08: Munnar - Cochin (150 Km-4.5 hrs)
After an early morning breakfast, check out from the hotel and proceed to Cochin. After lunch go across the Cochin Harbour, which takes you to the gateway of the Arabian Sea. On arrival at Fort Cochin, proceed on a sight seeing tour, which includes a visit to the Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue, St. Francis Church, Chinese Fishing nets, etc. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at Cochin
Day 09: Cochin Departure (40 km-1 hrs)
Depart as per schedule to Airport / Railway station for your onward journey.
Enchanting Kerala (Option 2)
Destinations Covered : Cochin - Munnar - Thekkady - Kumarakom
Duration : 5 Nights / 6 Days