Duration : 7 Nights / 8 Days
Destination Covered : Cochin - Munnar – Thekkady – Alleppey (Houseboat) - Kovalam – Trivandrum/Cochin
Day 1: Arrival at Cochin
After arriving at Cochin airport, meet our representative who will escort you to the hotel. Complete the check-in formalities, rest and relax. Afterwards, head out for sightseeing in Cochin. Cochin, also known as Kochi and Ernakulum, was once an important port city. Today, this cosmopolitan city, also known as “Queen of the Arabian Sea” and “Gateway to Kerala”, is dotted with numerous attractions. The famous tourist attractions that you will visit include Santa Cruz Basilica, Dutch Palace or Mattancherry Palace and St. Francis Church, the oldest European church in the country.
Day 2: Cochin – Munnar (130 km – 4 hrs)
Leave by road for Munnar in the morning. After arriving, check into the hotel. Munnar, situated almost 6,000ft above sea level, enchants visitors with its pleasant climate, lovely surroundings and tea plantations, besides others. Spend the rest of the day at your leisure, doing what you like. This is followed by an overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 3: Munnar
Post-breakfast, head out for a sightseeing tour of Munnar. The places which you will visit include Christ Church, Eravikulam National Park, Nilgiri Tahr, Mattupetty Dam and Anamudi Peak, which stands at an altitude of 2,695m above sea-level. All these places are popular tourist attractions and offer plenty of opportunities for sightseeing and exploration.
Day 4: Munnar – Thekkady (110 Kms / 3 hrs)
After enjoying your breakfast, complete your check-our formalities from the hotel and get transferred to Thekkady, famous for its Periyar National Park and Tiger Reserve. After completing your check-in formalities, rest for some time. In the afternoon, enjoy a motorboat ride on Periyar Lake for sightseeing. Periyar attracts tourists with its incredible variety of wildlife, including birds, animals and reptiles, besides others.
Day 5: Thekkady – Alleppey (130 Km / 3 hrs)
Start driving towards Alleppey in the morning, also known as Alappuzha. After arriving, go onboard a luxury houseboat, locally known as Kettuvallam. Check into an overnight houseboat cruise in and around Alleppey. The houseboat, equipped with modern comforts, consists of many rooms with several variations. Enjoy the spectacular sceneries and observe the lifestyle of the people.
Day 6: Alleppey - Kovalam (160 Km / 4 hrs)
The houseboat reaches Alleppey in the morning. Disembark the houseboat after check-out. Make your way to Kovalam, the beach town, by road. Complete your check-in formalities upon arrival. Rest for some time. After that, you have the option of visiting the various beaches or enjoying water sports. You can also enjoy a massage at one of the many Ayurveda centers.
Day 7: Kovalam
Relax on the beautiful Kovalam Beach in the morning and then make your way towards Kanyakumari, also known as Cape Comorin during the British days. Here, you will visit the famous ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Enjoy your day at the beach. You will also visit the wonderful Padmanabhapuram Palace.
Day 8: Trivandrum (15 Km / 30 Minutes) / Cochin (6 hrs)
Get transferred to Trivandrum or Thiruvananthapuram. Enjoy sightseeing in Trivandrum in the morning. Drive to the airport to board the flight for your onward journey or get transferred to the Cochin Airport for the same.
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